Hyderabad: With the mercury starting to taking an upward curve, schools across the State would function half day.
The Directorate of School Education has decided to start the half day schools schedule from March 15 till the last working day of the academic year 2017-18.
The schools i.e. primary, upper primary and high schools of all managements including government, government aided and private will function from 8 am to 12.30 pm.
In case of school having SSC examination centres, the school timing will be from 1 pm to 5 pm.
The Directorate in an order issued said optional holidays would be applicable for the schools also. All the Regional Joint Directors and District Educational Officers were instructed to communicate the order to the schools functioning under all managements and monitor its implementation.