All private and govt schools in Punjab will be closed from 24th May due to scorching heat wave. The decision has been taken in a high level meeting chaired by Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashood and secretary education.
The heat wave can cause heat stroke especially to the children. A few days ago the timings were also changed was yesterday and new timings were 7 to 11 am.
This decision has been taken as a preventive measure to safeguard the children from the high temperatures and load shedding which hampers teaching process.