Pratap Sarangi asks Odisha CM to ‘clear misgivings’ on exam schedule

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By: PTI | Bhubaneswar |

Published: April 22, 2020 6:48:00 pm


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Union Minister Pratap Sarangi has urged Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to clear the air for college students who’re anxious to learn about their unfinished examinations and analysis which acquired disrupted due to nationwide lockdown within the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

In a letter to Patnaik, the Minister of state for MSME, Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, additionally instructed {that a} uniform schedule for examinations and publication of outcomes be adopted by all of the states, together with Odisha, within the bigger curiosity of scholars.

Sarangi, who hails from Odisha, mentioned that that is the interval throughout which the outcomes of Matriculation, Higher Secondary and Graduation examinations often come out.

But due to the outbreak of coronavirus and subsequent nationwide lockdown, the examination schedules have been disrupted, the letter talked about.

“Matriculation examination in Odisha has been over, but papers have not been evaluated and similarly, other examinations in our colleges/universities have not begun as yet. All these have cascading impact on the state level and also All India level entrance examinations for professional courses,” Sarangi mentioned in his letter, a replica of which was launched to the media.

The college students and their mother and father are anxious to know concerning the plan of action being contemplated by the federal government relating to their unfinished examination and analysis which can decide their future, he mentioned.

“In bigger public curiosity, I request you to kindly instruct the authorities to clear the misgivings concerning the examination/analysis schedule and are available out with the long run plan of action since it’s clear by now that on-line system is to be resorted to and social distancing is to be adopted for some extra time to come.

“I further request that a uniform schedule may be adopted across the states in consultation with the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India so that the students of our state avail the same opportunities for study in the country as much as the students of other states,” he added.

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