New school timings notified in Sindh amid chilly weather

EducationNew school timings notified in Sindh amid chilly weather

KARACHI: Education and Literacy Department of Sindh has notified new school timings in the southeastern region including in the provincial capital Karachi.

The new timings for private schools come on the heels of a new weather forecast issued by the Pakistan Meteorological Department. The new weather advisory suggests the temperature will plunge by an additional 2 to 6 degrees Celsius in recent days.

   

As per the latest notification from the education department, the schools will commence classes from 8:30 am, with the timings remaining in effect for the next two months – till March 31.

“As per the decision of the Steering Committee of the Education & Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, taken on 7th April, 2022, and in view of the prevailing waves of severe cold in the province, the privately managed schools in the Province of Sindh shall function from 8:30 a.m. The said timing shall remain operative till March 310 ,2023. The decision may be strictly followed”, the circular reads.

Sindh faces freezing winds as mercury fall to single digit

A severe cold wave grips Sindh as the lowest temperature in the city of lights was recorded at 7 degrees Celsius in wake of Northeastern winds blowing in the metropolis, with a wind speed of 14 kilometers per hour, which are contributing to the cold conditions.

Another weather system will enter Balochistan on January 28 which will bring rain and snowfall to parts of the region as officials advised masses to take precautionary measures during the cold wave.

Capital changes school timings as cold weather prevails

Earlier, the Federal Directorate of Education announced new timings and dress codes for all state-run and private educational institutions. Punjab also changed the dress code

In the latest updates, the classes commenced from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM from Monday to Thursday and the schools closed on Fridays at 12:30 PM.

Facilitating the students, the Federal Directorate of Education and Punjab’s School Education Department (SED) also allowed students to wear casual warm clothes to stay warm amid bone-chilling weather.

Pakistan has highest number of out of school children in the world

Must read

Recent News

Chief Justice asked to form larger bench to hear cases of civilian prisoners in...

0
PTI’s Ali Muhammad Khan says all detainees are patriotic Pakistanis, needs state sympathy Chief Justice must sit in larger bench to do...

Brother of senior journalist Mateen Haider abducted from Rawalpindi

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The younger brother of senior journalist and anchorperson Mateen Haider was abducted on Wednesday morning while he was on his way from...

President for stronger economic and cultural ties with China

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Asif Ali Zardari has stated that Pakistan and China enjoy long-term strategic relations, which need to be further strengthened in the...

Child Protection Institute resolved 258 cases of child protection since 2021

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Child Protection Institute (CPI), Ministry of Human Rights, has dealt with 260 cases of child protection since its inauguration in June...

IPO to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day on April 26

0
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The annual World Intellectual Property Day, observed on April 26, is set to focus on the theme "IP and SDGs: Building Our...
Advertisement