In view of the summer ahead, all the government and private schools across Odisha have been directed to start morning classes from April 11.
According to a notification issued by Odisha Information and Public Relations (I&PR) department, the morning classes will start at 7 am and will continue till 11.30 am.
The school authorities have been directed to ensure potable water and other necessary facilities for the students as a precaution for heat wave.
Meanwhile, the new academic session will begin from April 3, 2023.
The admission for the new academic session will be held between from April 3 and 8 in all schools.
“The academic session is starting on April 3 this year. Admissions of students will take place from April 3-8. Proper arrangement has been made to provide textbooks to students immediately following their admission,” said School and Mass Education minister, Samir Ranjan Dash.
Earlier in the day, the Odisha government sent Odia textbooks of class I to VIII to Odia students residing in eight states- Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Chhattisgarh.
(Reported by Jagdish Das, OTV)