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Winter School Holidays 2024: Winter Holiday Extended In These States And Cites Due To Cold Weather; Check Updated List

Winter School Holidays 2024: Cold weather prompts extended winter breaks in Noida, Ghaziabad, Bareilly, Punjab, Chandigarh, and Agra. Stay updated with schools for the latest information."

Winter School Holidays 2024: Extended Breaks in Cities and States Across India as Cold Weather Persists

Winter School Holidays 2024: Winter Holiday Extended In These States And Cites Due To Cold Weather; Check Updated List

Noida and Greater Noida –

 School Closure Update In response to the prevailing cold weather and dense fog, Gautam Buddh Nagar District Magistrate, Maneesh Kumar Verma, has announced the extension of winter holidays for schools in Noida and Greater Noida. The closure applies to classes from nursery to 8, with schools set to remain shut until January 16. Additionally, adjustments to school hours have been made for classes 9 to 12, which will now operate from 10 am to 3 pm until January 20.

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The official notification emphasizes the importance of adhering to these measures to safeguard students from adverse weather conditions. Parents and students are urged to stay informed about any further updates through communication channels provided by their respective schools.

Ghaziabad Schools

 Follow Suit In alignment with the decision made in Noida and Greater Noida, Ghaziabad district schools, catering to students from Nursery to Class 12, will also remain closed until January 16 due to the ongoing cold wave. The district school inspector issued a notice confirming the extended winter break, urging parents to ensure the safety and well-being of their children during this period.


Joins the List of Extended Winter Breaks Bareilly, too, is experiencing the impact of dense fog and a significant drop in temperature. As a precautionary measure, schools from class 1 to 12 in Bareilly have extended their winter holidays until January 16. Parents and students are encouraged to stay updated on any changes through official announcements from school authorities.

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Punjab’s Comprehensive School Closure Announcement

The cold wave has prompted a comprehensive closure of schools in Punjab. The education minister of the state, Harjot Singh Bains, declared that all schools, including public, government-aided, and private institutions, will remain closed for students in Class 5 and below until Saturday, January 20. Higher classes are expected to resume on Monday, January 15, according to the minister’s announcement on social media.

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Chandigarh Extends Winter Vacation for Young Learners 

In Chandigarh, the Director of School Education has decided to extend the winter vacation for classes up to the 8th grade until January 20, 2024. Citing the extremely cold weather conditions, the official notice emphasizes the avoidance of physical classes for these grades. Schools are encouraged to organize online classes to ensure the continuity of education during this extended break.

Agra District Implements Closure

 Up to Class 5 Responding to the extreme cold, the Agra District Magistrate has issued an order for the closure of all schools, including those under the UP Board, until January 20 for classes up to 5. Parents and students are advised to stay connected with school authorities for the latest updates and any additional guidelines regarding the extended winter holidays.

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For Winter School Holidays 2024, Stay Informed and Connected As winter weather continues to impact various regions, parents, students, and educators must stay informed about the evolving situation. The extended winter breaks aim to prioritize the safety and well-being of students during challenging weather conditions. Regularly checking with respective school heads for the latest updates will help ensure a smooth transition back to regular school activities once the weather conditions improve.

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