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Inter, Class X exams will be held: Adimulapu Suresh

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | DC CORRESPONDENT
Published Jun 6, 2021, 12:48 am IST
Updated Jun 6, 2021, 12:48 am IST
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Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh.
 Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh.

KAKINADA: The state government has no intention of cancelling Class 10 and Intermediate examinations and these have only been postponed, said education minister Adimulapu Suresh while participating in several programmes in East Godavari district on Saturday.

He, along with ministers K. Kannababu, P. Viswaroop and Ch. Venugopala Krishna, Kakinada MP Vanga Gita, Kakinada MLA Dwarampudi Chandrasekhar Reddy. special chief secretary (education) Satish Chandra, and collector D. Muralidhar Reddy, unveiled a bronze statue of Dr B.R Ambedkar at JNTUK premises here.

 

Suresh said that keeping in view the concerns of parents and health of teachers, the exams were postponed due to the Covid-19 second wave. It was expected that in July the intensity of the virus would come down and then the exams would be considered.

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is of the view that the exams should be conducted to maintain educational standards and enable the students to fare well in competitive exams. Therefore, under any circumstances, the exams will not be cancelled. But all the protocols and guidelines will be followed and all steps taken to safeguard the health of students and teachers, Suresh assured.

 

The Minister also said that the education infrastructure would be strengthened in JNTUK, JNTU-A, SV University and Andhra University to enable them to compete for the top-10 ranks in the National Institutes Framework. He said the state government was taking steps to introduce the CBSE syllabus in the state schools and a majority of the schools were being converted into English Medium schools.

He said that development and infrastructure facilities were being created in the state schools at a cost of Rs 3,600 crore in the first phase of the Nadu-Nedu programme.  In the second phase, around Rs 4,000 crore would be spent for the purpose. JNTU-K Registrar Ch. Satyanarayana and others were present.  

 

Earlier, the minister participated in the Haritha-Yuvatha programme along with Rajamahendravaram MP M. Bharat. He praised that Bharat was making efforts to protect the environment through the programme.

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