The temperature is likely to reach 40 degrees by the end of the week. In such a situation, the Directorate of Education has already become alert regarding the safety of children.
Due to the scorching sun in April, the temperature has started increasing. The temperature is likely to reach 40 degrees this weekend. In such a situation, the Directorate of Education has already become alert regarding the safety of children.
The directorate has issued guidelines to all government, government-aided and private schools to protect children from the heat. The directorate has asked afternoon shift schools to postpone prayer meetings in the afternoon.
According to the Directorate of Education, the temperature is increasing during the day.
It is harmful to the health of children and adolescents studying in schools. The rise in temperature is also leading to cases of heat related illnesses like exhaustion, dehydration, diarrhea and vomiting among the citizens. Children quickly become victims of heat. In such a situation, the Directorate of Education has directed to spread awareness and adopt appropriate measures for the safety of school children.
Schools have been asked to ensure availability of drinking water in schools.
Avoid prayer meetings in afternoon shift schools. Children should be given breaks to drink water during classes. Children should be made aware to cover their head, umbrella, cap, towel while coming in direct contact with sunlight while coming and leaving school during day time. Report any case of heat related illness to the nearest hospital. The directorate has requested all district sub-education officers to ensure its compliance.