Source: NDTV Education
The territorial administration has ordered to close the schools for classes 1 to 8 from March 22 to May 31. And the holiday applies to all the schools having either State Board or CBSE or ICSE pattern of the curriculum.
The administration took the step due to the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in UT, a press release from Director of School Education P T Rudra Goud said here on Friday.
Gour said, on March 18, the high-level vaccine committee also suggested the closure of institutions at its meeting.
The committee headed by Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Tamilisai Soundarajan reviewed the pandemic situation in Puducherry. Then gave the order to close the schools.
However, the classes of 9, 10, and 12 will continue for 5 days a week.