Schools up to class 8 closed till January 14 in Noida, Ghaziabad due to cold

NOIDA/GHAZIABAD: Schools for classes 1-8 in Gautam Buddha Nagar and Ghaziabad are to be shut till January 14 due to the extreme cold wave and fog situation under the orders of the district magistrate and district inspector of schools.
According to the order, the state government directed the closure of all basic and secondary schools, madrasa education boards, Sanskrit schools and council schools as well as those affiliated with ICSE, CBSE and UP board.
While the order is implemented in GB Nagar and Ghaziabad from Wednesday, the timings for senior classes of 9 to 12 across all boards of the state have also been changed from 8.50am to 10am in the morning and from 2.50 pm to 2pm in the afternoon till January 14.