All schools across state to remain shut from June 17 to 20 due to bad weather

Shillong, June 17, 2022(MMP):All schools across Meghalaya would remain closed from June 17 onwards till June 20 due to bad weather. A notification issued by the Commissioner and Secretary of Education, BDR Tiwari said, “In view of the inclement weather and the warning by IMD for the next five days. The deputy commissioners of all districts have been advised to assess and examine the safety aspect on a case-to-case basis a announce re-opening of schools in their respective districts. The notification also said that the decision has been taken in the interest of safety of schoolchildren.In addition, the state government has constituted four regional committees to monitor the situation throughout the state. Meghalaya education minister Lahkmen Rymbui said that the schools in the state have been asked to close down till June 20 “considering the weather prediction that heavy rainfall in the state will continue in the next 48 hours”.

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