Owing to the severe heatwave conditions in Delhi, parents have urged the Delhi government to either revise the school timings or advance the summer holidays. Parents claim the current school timings are not appropriate for students to step out in the sun.
Aparajitha Gautam, President, Delhi Parents Association. told news agency PTI that “On one side, the Centre advised not to go out in the sun, especially between 12 noon and 3 pm. But in Delhi, most of the schools timings are between 8 am-2 pm.”
“Students reach home by 3 pm. That means during peak summer hours, students are out in the sun, which is really dangerous. We request Delhi government to either revise the school timings like other states are doing or pre-pone summer holidays,” she further added,
Last week, the Centre urged the states and Union Territories to review their health facility preparedness for the availability of adequate quantities of essential…