Summer Vacation of Degree Colleges in Jammu Starts Today
The Jammu government has announced that all of its degree-colleges in the summer zones of Jammu and Kashmir will have month-long summer vacations.
The vacation will start from today, that is 5 June.
“All government degree colleges of the union territory of J&K (summer zone) shall observe summer vacations with effect from June 5 to July 5,” said Talat Parvez Rohella, Secretary of the Higher Education Department.
The directors of colleges in Jammu and Kashmir have been asked to consult at their respective institutional level with students, parents, and other stakeholders on the reopening of colleges and submit a report to the Nodal Principals by 5 June.
“The respective nodal principals shall, on the basis of reports received from the Principals of their respective divisions, prepare a brief one-page report for submission to this office within June 6 for further consolidation and onward presentation to the Administrative Department,” he said.
Rohella added that the Ministry of Home Affairs has given one week to the states and union territories to take a final decision regarding the opening of educational institutions after consulting with parents and other stakeholders.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has denied taking any step regarding the reopening of schools on 15 June.
Meanwhile, the Haryana government has said that schools in the state will reopen in July in a phased manner, starting with classes 10 to 12, followed by 6 to 9 and 1 to 5. Schools will function at 50% strength, with half of the students coming in the morning and the other half in the evening, or on alternate days.