Published On : Wed, Feb 20th, 2013

Private Schools Federation may give two-day time to Govt to accept their demands

Nagpur News: The Federation of Private Schools, before boycotting the Std XII examinations, may give a two-day time to Government to look into their demands and find a solution for it. The Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) will conduct Std XII examinations from February 21 and federation had declared to boycott the examinations following no positive from the Government.

In order to give a fair chance to Government, the Federation is planning to give a two-day time to Government for accepting their demands. If Government fails to take any action in this regard, the teachers will boycott the remaining examinations of Std XII. The decision for the same would be taken in the meeting private school.

It is to be noted that a total of 12,94,363 students will appear for the examination including 5,50,375 girls. The examination that will commence on February 21 is scheduled to conclude on March 26. There 2,322 centres allotted for the examination across the State.

A decision to provide time to Government was not taken till filing of the report. The thought is under process and decision will be declared only after the completion of the meeting.


245 flying squads, cameras to ensure fair examinations

MSBSHSE has formed 245 flying squads, seven for each district, to ensure fair examinations and minimize cases of cheating. These squads will keep an eye on the students other than the actual examiners. These squads will not be awarded any particular class, but will work as mobile examiners. Also, Sensitive examination centre will be video-graphed for ensuring fair examinations. The authorities at respective Divisional Commission will pay surprise visits to centres in their areas.