The government of Delhi announced an early winter break in Delhi schools in November, from 9 to 18 due to an increase in pollution levels. Now once again the winter break in Delhi has been extended for the next five days.
The Directorate of Education, Delhi released a circular declaring the extension of the winter vacation for all schools in Delhi until January 10 on January 6, 2024. Subsequently, a withdrawal notice was issued, clarifying that the earlier order was issued by mistake.
The notice released by the government read, “In response to the extreme cold waves and yellow alert issued by the IMD, the Delhi government extended the winter break until January 10, 2024, for all government-aided and unaided recognized private schools in the National Capital Territory (NCT).”
Deteriorating weather conditions, marked by severe fog, are disrupting the daily routines of people in Delhi. On January 6, 2023, the daytime temperature reached a maximum of 15.2 degrees Celsius, with the early morning low recorded at 8.9 degrees.
Delhi Schools Closed till January 12, 2024?
All the Delhi schools will remain closed for the next five days (January 12) for students from nursery to class 5, said Education Minister Atishi. The decision was taken due to the prevailing cold weather conditions in the national capital.
The notice applies to all public and private schools in Delhi, and the classes from the 6th grade onwards will continue as usual from January 8, 2023. Meanwhile, the administration of Gautam Buddh Nagar ordered all schools in Noida and the Greater Noida area to remain closed for students up to Class 8 until January 14 due to dense fog and cold weather conditions.
The notice issued by the administration read, “In compliance with the instructions given by District Magistrate Maneesh Kumar Verma given the dense fog and extreme cold, all the board (CBSE/ICSE IB, UP Board, and others) affiliated schools (from Class Nursery to 8) running in the district Gautam Buddh Nagar will observe holiday till January 14.” This notice applies to all the schools.
Delhi Schools Closed FAQs
A. Yes, the Delhi Schools are closed for the next five days only for students from nursery to class 5.
A. Delhi Schools are closed due to extreme weather conditions.
A. Yes, all the Delhi Schools for students from nursery to class 5 will remain closed for the next five days.
A. Yes, all the Delhi Schools will remain closed till January 12 but only for students from nursery to class 5 and the classes from the 6th grade onwards will continue as usual from January 8, 2023.