The class 12 state board exams in Odisha stand cancelled because of the prevailing Covid-19 state of affairs, introduced Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday.
“Training and livelihood have been the worst affected throughout the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, conserving everybody secure on this pandemic is most necessary College students’ lives extra necessary than any examination,” the CM mentioned.
Earlier this week, the central authorities had cancelled the CBSE class 12 board, bringing reduction to quite a few college students and oldsters because the nation continues to battle in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic.
The CBSE will announce the outcomes “as per well-defined goal standards in a time-bound method”. It was additionally determined that in case some college students want to take the examinations, CBSE will provide an choice “as and when the state of affairs turns into conducive”.
Following this, the Council for the Indian Faculty Certificates Examinations (CISCE) additionally determined to cancel its class 12 board examinations this 12 months.
On 14 April, the Central authorities had determined to cancel class 10 board exams.
Many state governments have welcomed the choice to cancel the CBSE class 12 exams.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal mentioned it’s a “massive reduction” for college students. Maharashtra Faculty Training Minister Varsha Gaikwad welcomed the centre’s choice.
Quickly after, states many states, together with Uttar Pradesh, MP, Goa, Gujarat and Haryana, additionally cancelled their state board exams.
The Karnataka authorities introduced on Friday that it’ll conduct the SSLC or class 10 examinations within the third week of July whereas cancelling the second 12 months pre-university exams.
Circumstances in Odisha
The on Friday reported 7,729 new Covid-19 instances and 39 extra deaths, a well being division official mentioned.
Odisha has up to now recorded 7,98,699 instances and a couple of,912 deaths, he mentioned.
Within the final 24 hours, 10,343 folks recovered, taking the whole recoveries to 7,13,055.
There are 82,679 lively instances within the state at current, the official mentioned.
Of the brand new infections, 4,331 had been detected on the quarantine centres and the remainder 3,398 had been native contact instances.
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