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Govt announces winter vacation for schools

JAMMU, NOV 29: The Government today announced winter vacations for educational institutions of Kashmir division and winter zone of Jammu division.
According to an order issued by the School Education Department, winter vacation for upto 8th standard would be observed with effect from 6th of December 2018 to 2ndMarch 2019 while for 9th standard onwards the vacation would be observed with effect from 17th December 2018 to 23rd of February, 2019.
The order further states that the officials associated with conduct of practical examinations, if any, shall avail winter vacation only after conclusion of the said examination and the officials are required to undergo training as per schedule already notified by the Chief Education Officers. Moreover, the teaching faculty shall report for duties in advance on February 22, 2018 to supervise the arrangements for reopening of the schools.