The Govt. of Punjab has taken the decision of extending the winter vacations of schools until the 12th of January. The schools would be reopening from the 13th of this month.
The decision of extending the holidays has been taken owing to the recent cold wave in the province.
As per a notification issued by the provincial School Education Department all the public and private schools in the province of Punjab would be reopening on the 13th of January.
As per the notification, in light of the recent weather conditions, the winter holidays have been extended from January 7 till January 12 in all the public and private schools in Punjab.
The notice was forwarded to all the deputy and divisions commissioners of the province of Punjab and other officials of the provincial government.
The government of Punjab previously announced 15-day winter break across the province on the 13th of December.
All the public and private schools across Punjab were previously to observe the winter vacations from the 20th of December 2019 until the 5th of January 2020. But, the holidays were later extended to 7th January before the latest extension.