Sankranthi is a festival celebrated in both Telugu states but majorly celebrated in Andra Pradesh and not that much in Telangana. So the Telangana state started giving more holidays for Dussera and decreased the number of holidays for pongal. For all the educational institutions which include Degree, btech and inter colleges and schools. 

Telangana Government has Changed the dates of Sankranthi holidays from 12 jan to 16th jan. But according to the academic calender which was fixed initially was from 11th jan to 15th jan. But the general secretary of Education Ranjiv R. Achaya has issued an order on Monday. So according to the latest schedule it will be from 12th January to 16th January