Summer Vacation to start early in West Bengal schools as temperature hits 40 degrees

April 18, 2024: The West Bengal government on Thursday issued a notification that the authority has decided to prepone the summer vacation in the schools due to heatwave.

Earlier, the summer vacation was scheduled to start from May 6 but now the vacation has been preponed to April 22.

However the notice has been issued for all the schools except the hill areas of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts, wherein the existing academic schedule may continue until further order. Secretary to the presidents of primary education and secondary boards said.

Schools affiliated with CBSE and ICSE have also been requested to begin the summer vacation from April 22.

Additionally the Met office has predicted the temperatures to soar over 40 degree celcius in the coming days.