Sun News Desk: Education Minister Dipu Moni said the government is planning to shut down educational institutions in the country for two days in a week to save electricity.
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The education minister said while responding to a question at an event in the capital on Friday (12 August).
Dipu Moni said that it is being considered two day of holiday can be extended in educational institutions to save electricity. However, no decision can be made at this moment. the decision will be taken soon.
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It was said earlier by the government, according to the new curriculum, all educational institutions will have two days of weekly holiday from next year. Recently, the education minister said this in an event.
In response to a question from reporters, Dipu Moni said, there is no possibility of postponing the SSC exam. Unless an unavoidable cause occurs.
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She said addressing to the journalists, the right decision is not always popular. They (journalists) always look for popular news. The government has taken a bold decision on power and energy on time. If we do not obey austerity today, we will be in danger in the future.
Basically, there are two day weekends at the universities of the country. Some of the schools and colleges of the secondary and higher secondary level also have the same.
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However, the weekend is supposed to be one day a week according to government decision. For this, most primary and secondary schools have one-day weekends at present.
The government is taking various steps to cut down on power consumption at present.
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