Pothashang News Service: Imphal, April 25, 2020: The results of Higher Secondary Examinations, 2020 and High School Leaving Examinations, 2020 will be declared in time to facilitate the academic plans of the students.
This was stated by education minister Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam on Friday when he visited visited the centralised evaluation centres for Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur (COHSEM) and Board of Secondary Education, Manipur (BOSEM) for the examinations at Ramlal Paul Higher Secondary School, T. G. Higher Secondary School, C. C. Higher Secondary School and D. M. College of Science.
The minister said the evaluation of the answer papers has already begun as planned.
The evaluations will be completed by the first week of the May. Arrangements are being made for the remaining subjects and practical examinations for all practical involving subjects of the higher secondary examinations, he added.
He also appealed to the students and the parents not to worry.
He also interacted with the teachers. On the need for the curfew passes for the teachers engaged in the evaluation of answer papers, Dr. Thokchom Radheshyam said identity cards have already been issued to the teachers engaged for the evaluation.
He appealed to the deputy commissioners, superintendents of police and officials concerned to extend all possible assistance to the teachers during the curfew period.
Highlighting their grievances the teachers also informed the Mminister regarding the scarcity of fuel for the vehicle because of the lockdown. The minister assured that the fuel for vehicles will be arranged at the evaluation centres for the teachers and officials engaged in the evaluation with discussion with the chairman and officials concerned of the education department.
He lauded the efforts of the officials and the health workers in the evaluation centres for maintaining strict guidelines of social distancing, monitoring body temperatures and taking necessary measures to prevent Covid-19.
The minister appealed the teachers and officials to wear mask or any cloth that would cover their mouth and nose.