Telangana Department of School Education has declared half-day schools from 8 am to 12.30 pm, starting March 15 until the last working day of the 2017-18 academic year in view of more number of heatwave days anticipated across the state this summer.
The DSE circular read: “Half day schools will run during summer i.e. from March 15 onwards till last working day of the academic year 2017-18. The schools i.e. primary, upper primary and high schools of all managements i.e. both government, government aided and private managements will function from 8 am to 12.30 pm.”
The DSE issued the order to all regional joint directors and district education officers to take necessary action regarding the same.
In respect of high schools having SSC exam centres, the school timing will be from 1 pm to 5 pm.