DSEK issues guidelines for schools to combat heat wave impact

DSEK issues guidelines for schools to combat heat wave impact


DSEK issues guidelines for schools to combat heat wave impact


The directorate has advised certain modifications in the daily routines at schools and suggested that morning assembly should be brief and conducted areas preferably in classrooms so that the students are not exposed to direct sunlight 


Srinagar : The Directorate School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has issued guidelines for schools to combat the heat wave impact. The move a day prior to the reopening of all the schools in Kashmir post 10 days of summer vacations.

The summer vacations were announced for schools up to higher secondary level from July 4 to 14 and the routine class work will resume on Friday (July 15).

In view of the prevailing heat wave in Kashmir division, the directorate has issued guidelines for the schools noting that it (heat wave) may at times pose risk to the health of the school going children.

The DSEK has issued circular instructions to all the heads of the schools for strict implementation of the guidelines.

The directorate has advised certain modifications in the daily routines at schools and suggested that morning assembly should be brief and conducted areas preferably in classrooms so that the students are not exposed to direct sunlight;

" Sports and other outdoor activities should be adjusted in early hours and care be taken during assembly and dispersal of students," the circular reads.

Instructions have been issued to the school heads to do away with the overcrowding in school buses and students should be carried in school buses as per seating capacity. 

" Drinking water and first aid kits must be available in buses and all these vehicles or vans should be parked in shaded areas," the DSEK circular reads.


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