Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the intense heat wave conditions, the Odisha government today extended school holidays by three days, informed School & Mass Education Department Secretary Pradipta Mohapatra.
The state government has decided to close down the schools till June 21 due to heat wave in the state, said Mohapatra.
Earlier a notification issued by the department mentioned that the schools would reopen on June 18 (Monday). But with the temperature gradually rising, the department decided to extend the summer holidays by three more days, i.e. till June 21 (Thursday), sources said.