The examinations for class 10th and 12th students will however continue as per the schedule.
In an official communiqué, the School & Mass Education department said, "In view of the heatwave situation in the state, Government after careful consideration has been pleased to suspend the classes of all Educational Institutions under S&ME Department i.e. Government, Government aided and privately manged (Odia and English medium) from 26. 04. 2022 to 30.04. 2022) ecxept for examination which has been an official communiqué already scheduled by BSE & CHSE).”
Meanwhile, the IMD issued a yellow warning of heatwaves in many districts of the State for the next five days. The districts that are likely to experience heat wave condition are Angul, Sonepur, Boudh, Cuttack, Nayagarh and Khordha.
The weathermen also advised people to take precautionary measures for hot weather while going outside during day time between 11 am to 3 pm.