Heavy rain: Holiday for schools, colleges in state
Thiruvananthapuram/ Ernakulam/Thrissur/Pathanamthitta: Educational institutions in Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam districts have declared a holiday on October 21 (Monday).
The district collector has announced holidays for all educational institutions in Thiruvananthapuram district, including private institutions, on Monday. Holiday will be applicable for Central government institutions as well.
In Pathanamthitta, District Collector has announced holiday for colleges and anganvadis on Monday. However, university exams will take place as scheduled.
Thrissur District collector S. Shanavas announced half-day holiday for all schools in the district on Monday (October 21) in view of the rains and orange alert issued. He added that the schools can compensate for the loss of study hours in the upcoming holidays accordingly.
The District Collector of Ernakulam has declared a holiday for all educational institutions in the district due to the heavy rains that continues to lash the state. The holiday will be applicable even for anganvadis, CBSE and ICSE schools. Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools will not work today. There is no holiday for colleges in the district.
In Kollam district, all schools in Kottarakkarea taluk will remain closed. Holiday has been declared in all professional colleges, anganvadis, CBSE and ICSE schools and madrasas. Though anganvadis will be opened, it will be a holiday for children. Meanwhile, there will not be any change in university exams, board exams that were scheduled earlier. Professional colleges in Punalur municipality and all educational institutions will remain closed.