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17 December 2019


Bhawanipatna: All High Schools in Kalahandi district will remain open during the winter vacation for preparing students of Class X for the annual High School Certificate (HSC) Exam 2020.

The District Education Officer (DEO), Kalahandi has issued a circular to headmasters of all High Schools in Kalahandi district in this connection, citing it as an instruction of the Collector and District Magistrate of Kalahandi.

The letter says this has been done to enhance the pass percentage of Class X students of the district and achieve the 'Mission 100% Pass' of the Collector.

The schools will, however, remain closed on December 25 for Christmas, the letter adds.

In the circular, the DEO has asked the headmasters to conduct parents meeting and convince the parents to allow their children to come to school regularly during the winter vacation to perform well in the ensuing annual HSC examination.

The DEO in the letter has instructed all teachers not to leave the school during the winter vacation and conduct teaching and test as per the scheduled programme.