Call on Maharashtra state board Class 12 exams this week: Varsha Gaikwad

Call on Maharashtra state board Class 12 exams this week: Varsha Gaikwad

MUMBAI [Maha Media]: Maharashtra school education minister Varsha Gaikwad on Wednesday said a proposal has been sent to the disaster management authority regarding the state board exams for Class 12 students and a decision on the issue will be taken in a couple of days. She said the issue was discussed at a meeting of the state cabinet here, a day after the Centre cancelled the CBSE Class 12 board exams citing the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.

Amid the pandemic which has hit Maharashtra hard, Gaikwad said, students' health remains the top priority for the state government. Speaking to reporters after the cabinet meeting, Gaikwad said, A proposal has been sent to the disaster management authority regarding the Class 12 state board examinations. The authority will hold a meeting and a decision will be out in a couple of days."

"Our priority is the health and safety of students. They are facing two challenges - curriculum and the pandemic," she said.
 

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