Source: The New Indian Express
The Telangana government has declared summer vacations for all schools and junior colleges in the state from April 27 till May 31 keeping in view the rapidly rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state.
An official communication informing about the same was relayed on Sunday to all Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Education Officers by the Director of School Education, Syed Omar Jaleel, and directing them to take necessary action.
A similar communication was released by the Secretary of Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education, a position that is also held by Syed Omar Jaleel, informing regarding the summer vacation to the Principals of all government and private junior colleges, District Intermediate Education Officers, Nodal Officers, and TSBIE Regional Joint Director, Warangal.
The minister said the reopening of schools and junior colleges will be decided depending on the Covid-19 situation on June 1. The minister also said April 26 will be the last working day of the academic year.
On Sunday, Telangana recorded 8,126 new Covid-19 cases, the highest ever single-day spike in the number of infections.