According to officials, an order was issued by school education department yesterday directing all schools, including private ones, to alter timings.
As per the order, timing of primary (from class I-V) and upper primary (from VI-VII) has been made from 7 AM to 9:30 AM, officials said today.
In schools that run classes in two shifts, timing of upper primary classes has been fixed from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
The order has been issued to all district collectors, zila panchayat CEOs and district education officers.
According to the Meteorological Centre here, Raipur today recorded a maximum temperature of 42.1 degree Celsius, while Bilaspur stood at 41.9 degree Celsius; Ambikapur 38.6 degree Celsius and Jagdalpur at 41.6 degree Celsius.
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