Here Is A List Of States That Announced Early School Summer Holidays Due To Heatwave Alert

Here Is A List Of States That Announced Early School Summer Holidays Due To Heatwave Alert

Schools reopened in 2022 after two years of disruption due to Covid-19. But it seems that it is not the right time for students to resume school and attend classes once again since severe heatwave has gripped the nation.

Many state governments have started announcing the date for summer vacations for schools as well as for colleges due to the scorching heat. However, the summer holidays this year have been cut back to make up for lost time. 

Here’s the list of states.

List of states & early summer vacations


WEST BENGAL : The West Bengal government on Wednesday announced that all schools in the state- private and government will go for summer vacation from May 2. The state government cited the rising mercury in the state as the reason for the decision. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday had issued a heatwave warning over several districts of West Bengal from 25-28 April and asked the residents of the state to avoid prolonged heat exposure.

UTTAR PRADESH: The summer vacations in UP schools to begin from May 21 and continue till June 30 this year. This means students in the state will get a 51-day summer holidays in 2022.

MAHARASHTRA: The 2022 summer holidays for Maharashtra schools are scheduled from May 2 to June 12 for Classes 1-9 and 11. Apart from Vidarbha, where schools will reopen on June 27, the academic session in the rest of Maharashtra will start on June 13.

UTTAR PRADESH: The summer vacations in UP schools to begin from May 21 and continue till June 30 this year. This means students in the state will get a 51-day summer holidays in 2022.

MAHARASHTRA: The 2022 summer holidays for Maharashtra schools are scheduled from May 2 to June 12 for Classes 1-9 and 11. Apart from Vidarbha, where schools will reopen on June 27, the academic session in the rest of Maharashtra will start on June 13.

BHOPAL, MADHYA PRADESH: Most of the schools in Bhopal have decided to end classes from April 29 without mandate from the state.


ANDHRA PRADESH: The students in the state will get summer vacations from May 6 to July 4 this year.

PUDUCHERRY: All schools in Puducherry to be closed for summer holidays for Classes 1 to 9 from April 30.

CHHATTISGARH: The state school education department of Chhattisgarh has announced that the summer holidays this year will begin on April 24 and will end on June 14.

ODISHA: Summer vacations in Odisha were cut short by 35 days this year and have been announced for June 6 to June 16. Due to the prevailing heatwave in the state, a five-day suspension of classes for all students have been announced from April 26 to April 30.