Delhi Schools Prepared for Heatwave: Here's How Education Dept Issues Guidelines
Delhi Schools Prepared for Heatwave: Here's How Education Dept Issues Guidelines

Delhi Schools Get Heatwave Guidelines from Education Department: Check the Rules Here: The Directorate of Education (DoE) in Delhi has rolled out guidelines to ensure the safety of students and staff amidst soaring temperatures and heatwaves sweeping across North India. Here's a breakdown of what schools need to follow:

  • Display Heatwave Prevention Posters: Schools must put up posters highlighting measures to combat heat stress and heatstroke.
  • No Afternoon Assemblies: To shield students from the scorching heat, schools are advised to cancel afternoon assemblies.
  • Indoor Classes Only: Outdoor classes and activities are a no-go during heatwave alerts.
  • Access to Clean Water: Schools must maintain working RO systems and offer students clean drinking water round the clock to keep them hydrated.
  • First Aid Kits: Emergency kits and ORS solutions should be on hand to assist students showing signs of heat-related illnesses.
  • Prompt Reporting: Schools should promptly notify nearby health facilities of any heat stress cases.
  • Parental Awareness: Parents should ensure students wear protective headgear like hats, caps, or use umbrellas to shield from the sun.
  • Water Breaks: Regular water breaks are a must during class hours, especially in extreme weather.
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IMD's data reveals that April witnessed more severe heatwaves compared to last year, making it the hottest year on record.

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