Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

With the 11-day summer vacation coming to an end, all schools in Odisha will reopen from Friday.

As per reports, the offline class will resume after the reopening of the schools. However, the classes will start from the usual 10 am and continue till 4 pm this time instead of morning.

All the teachers will reach school by 9.30 am and stay at the campus till 4.30 pm. State School and Mass Education Department has issued a guideline in this regard. Planning has been made by the department to prepare an academic calendar. It has also been decided to finish the academic year by March 2023.

In a letter to all District Education Officers-cum-DPCs, OSEPA State director Anupam Shah had asked the concerned officials to initiate special measures to cover 100 % syllabus through a well-planned academic calendar.

The move aims at ensuring learning process in a systematic way after the summer break. The academic calendar is also crucial as the new academic session is to be started after the summer vacation.

Earlier, the Odisha government had announced the summer vacation for all government and private educational institutions of the State from June 6-16, 2022.