Source: NDTV Education
Today the Delhi Government released the list of holidays for the 2021-22 academic session, according to which March 11 to June 30 will be observed as summer vacation. However, for teachers, June 28, 29, and 30 will be working days.
The Autumn Break will be from October 12 to 14, 2021 and the winter vacation will be from January 1 to 15, 2022.
Delhi’s Directorate of Education (DoE) said Apart from these, government and private schools can observe six holidays, which will include two local and four restricted holidays.
An official statement said “During the vacation period, Heads of Schools are hereby authorized to call vacation staff as per requirement for any school-related work (academic, admission, examination, etc.) maintaining COVID Appropriate Behavior (CAB) and following the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) issued by the Competent Authorities from time to time. The list of Restricted / Special holidays, proposed to be observed during 2021 will be approved by the concerned Zonal DDEs”.
On April 1 the new academic session in Delhi schools was started, with online teaching. The government had clarified that students of Classes 9 to 12 should not be called to school for classes or exams.
The DoE also said "It is clarified that no student of class 9 to 12 should be physically called to school for exams, practical’s or any academic and non-academic activity,”