The Kerala General Education Department on Wednesday mentioned there could be a complete of 205 working days in state-run schools in the continued educational yr 2023-24.
The choice was taken throughout a gathering of varied academics’ associations convened by General Education Minister V Sivankutty right here.
During the educational yr 2022-23, state-run schools functioned for198 days.
The present guidelines and courtroom verdicts have steered that there ought to be 5 working days in every week, and Saturdays have been made a working day in chosen weeks to guarantee this.
Though the federal government had earlier determined to enhance the variety of working days to 210 throughout the educational yr, it was later revised and glued at 205, based mostly on the request of academics’ associations, an official assertion mentioned.
There could be no change in the dates of summer season holidays, it mentioned.
In the assertion, the schooling division additionally rejected the propaganda that each one Saturdays would now be working days in state schools. Out of the full 52 Saturdays in the educational yr, solely 13 are designated as working days, it mentioned.
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First Published: Jun 07 2023 | 6:55 PM IST