Govt steps in to bailout BSE in Matric exam mess

Odisha govt directed all DMs and SPs to extend requisite help to ensure that rescheduled matriculation examinations are held without any hiccups.

Updated: Apr 01, 2012, 14:28 PM IST

Cuttack: Yielding to the request made by
Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha government has
directed all the district collectors and superintendents of
police (SPs) to extend requisite help to ensure that the
rescheduled matriculation examinations for Regular students
are held without any further hiccups from April 17.

The government has passed necessary orders to the
civil administration at district level to help the Board
officials in storing, distribution and transportation of
question papers to different examination centers safely for
the ensuing examinations which was suspended on March 21 last
after missing of questions from a center, BSE secretary
N R Mohapatra said here.
The government has also appointed 11 coordinators in
as many districts along with the 19 existing Circle Inspectors
(CIs) to act as Nodal Officers in each of the 30 districts to
coordinate in setting of Nodal centers in all the districts
which would take care of the questions on each day till the
examinations are over on April 26, Mohapatra said.
Meanwhile, BSE has also formed a 10-member monitoring
committee which would review progress of the examination on
a daily basis and make recommendations for improving the
system if any. Mohapatra would head the high-level committee
while other officials of the Board are its members.