Friday holiday for educational institutions in 12 districts
Kozhikode: In the wake of heavy rains predicted, Collectors of 12 districts except Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam have announced a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges on Friday.
Collectors of Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam, Alappuzha and Pathanamthitta announced Friday holiday for educational institutions.
The holiday will be applicable to Kendriya Vidyalaya, anganwadis and madrasas, Kozhikode Collector said. The Pathanamthitta Collector had announced a holiday for all educational institutions including professional colleges and anganwadis on Friday.
Mahatma Gandhi (MG), Calicut and Kannur universities have postponed all examinations scheduled to be held on Friday.
The Kerala Public Service Commission (PSC) has also postponed its examinations scheduled for Friday. The exam for the post of Welfare Officer Gr II in Jail department would be conducted on August 30. There is no change in the timetable or admit card.
The Ernakulam district Collector said that holiday has been declared for the safety of children. He urged the parents to take necessary precautions and prevent the children form going near waterbodies.
Control rooms are functioning 24 hours at all taluk offices in Pathanamthitta. Public can contact at these phone numbers in times of distress. Collectorate – 0468 2322515/ 0468 2222515/ 8078808915, Thiruvalla taluk office – 0469 2601303, Kozhencherry taluk office – 0468 2222221, Mallapalli taluk office – 0469 2682293, Adoor taluk office – 04734 224826, Ranni taluk office – 04735 227442, Konni taluk office – 0468 2240087.