Summer holidays for schools in Telangana 2017: The Telangana government has declared summer holidays for all government and private schools from Thursday, in view of the prevailing heatwave conditions in the State. The decision was taken by the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.
The Telangana government has advanced the summer holidays for schools to April 20 from the scheduled April 24 due to the rising mercury. “Due to high day temperatures recorded in the state and taking feedback from district collectors, and also considering demand from parents of school children, it is decided to declare holidays to all schools functioning under government/ local bodies/private managements from 20 April.
According to a communication from the CMO, the Chief Minister felt that the situation was not conducive for moving outside and more so for children. He issued express instructions to the school education department to advance the Summer holidays, which were to begin from Saturday.
Telangana continued to be in the grip of severe heat wave conditions with several parts of the state recording high temperatures between 40 and 45 degrees Celsius today. According to IMD, maximum temperature is likely to be above than normal by 2 to 4 degree Celsius.