Maha to Run ‘copy-free’ Exam Campaign; Photocopy Shops in Vicinity of Exam Centres to Remain Shut

Last Update: February 15, 2023, 13:46 IST

Police presence will also be increased around the exam centers (Representational Image)

Police presence will also be increased around the exam centers (Representational Image)

Maharashtra Board’s 10th exam will start from March 2 and 12th from February 21

The Maharashtra government has decided to take steps to implement the “copy-free exams” campaign, which includes the closure of photocopy shops within 50 meters of exam centers, ahead of class 10 and 12 exams.

Maharashtra Board’s 10th exam will start from 2nd March and 12th from 21st February.

According to a presentation made by officials at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday, exam centers will be classified according to their ‘sensitivity’, and entry of unauthorized people within 50 meters of the exam center banned. will be given.

Police presence will also be increased around the examination centres.

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Education commissioner has been appointed as the nodal officer and district collector as the coordinating officer for the campaign.

The cabinet also passed the Maharashtra Medical Purchase Authority Bill. Under this, the Governing Board will be headed by the Chief Minister, with the Chief Executive Officer being an Indian Administrative Service officer.

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