In view of the grim situation of the pandemic of Covid 19, the Uttarakhand government has declared summer vacations in all the schools of the state till June 30. The order would be applicable in all government, aided and private ( day boarding schools) of the state.
On Saturday the education minister Arvind Pandey directed the secretary R Meenakshi Sundaram to declare summer vacations in all the schools so that the students are protected in the prevailing second wave of the pandemic. Acting on the directive Sundaram ordered summer vacations in all the schools. In the order the schools have been allowed to undertake online classes as per their convenience.
It is worth mentioning here that all the schools in the state are already closed to prevent the spread of Covid 19. At present the schools are undertaking online classes to teach the students.
On Friday the state government had declared summer vacations in all the universities and colleges.