The direction was given in view of complaints and media reports that several schools are conducting vacation classes despite intense heat and lack of enough drinking water, a official release said here today.
It asked the General Education Department to issue strict guidelines to schools to conduct camps and workshops during the summer vacation, it said.
Pointing out the significance of summer vacation, the Commission said allowing children to spend the time with their family and friends would help them to nurture their innate skills and improve social life.
The panel also asked the General Education secretary to submit an action taken report on the directive within the next ten days, the release added.
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