JAMMU — The Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) has decided to extend the winter vacation for schools in Jammu’s summer zone due to the prevailing extreme cold weather conditions. The new extension will be in effect until January 27, 2024.
“In view of prevailing extreme cold conditions and in continuation to previous orders, all the schools up to 12th class functioning in Summer Zones of Jammu Division shall observe vacations from January 22, 2024, to January 27, 2024,” reads an official order from DSEJ.
The order specified that students engaged in Republic Day celebrations’ rehearsals are exempted from the extended vacation period.
“However, students practising for participation in Republic Day celebrations shall continue to come for the rehearsal, and the Head of Institutions (HOIs) shall ensure that all the arrangements for the Republic Day Function are in place (including enthusiastic participation of the students),” the order further stated.