Given the lack of teaching staff, academics in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), which are largely intended for the children of central government officials, including defence and paramilitary personnel, are suffering. This academic year, the problem has gotten to the point that certain KVs in the city have declared vacations for one or two days a week for some primary-level classrooms.
"This holiday declaration problem started a week before Christmas. A week later, the school once more declared two days off. We were told there is a teacher shortage after asking, a parent who asked to remain anonymous stated. parents say that the school has been alternately declaring vacations for each of the elementary grades. Speaking to india Herald, the head of a KV in the city acknowledged that there was a shortage of teaching personnel not just at their institution but also at KVs throughout south India. Additionally, it was acknowledged that the school was cancelling part of its primary-level sessions owing to a teacher shortage.