Fire and rescue personnel try to put out the fire which broke out at the Brahmapuram waste treatment plant | Photo: PTI
Ernakulam: The district collector on Wednesday declared March 9 and 10 as holidays for all educational institutions in the regions affected by Brahmapuram fire.
The kindergartens, daycare centres, anganwadis, schools (Govt/Aided/Unaided/CBSE/ICSE) and colleges (including professional colleges) in the following local bodies will have holidays:
- Vadavucode-Puthencruz panchayat
- Kunnathunad panchayat
- Kizhakkambalam panchayat
- Thrikkakara municipality
- Tripunithura municipality
- Maradu municipality
- Kochi municipal corporation
The decision comes in wake of the reports corroborating the presence of smoke in those regions and as a precautionary move to avert health-related issues.