More than 1.8 lakh students did not appear for Uttar Pradesh board examinations on the first day following the strict measures initiated by the Yogi Adityanath-led government to check copying in the exams.
The UP Board examination for Class 10 and Class 12 commenced on Tuesday and will continue till March 12.
“On the first day of examinations on Tuesday, over 1,80,826 students did not appear. It included over 53,100 high school and over 1.27 lakh intermediate students,” Deputy Director Education Vikas Srivastava said.
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LUCKNOW: On Thursday, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said that he was not a fulltime politician, and serving the public was the only reason for his foray into politics.
When asked about his chances of becoming India’s future PM, Adityanath said he considered himself fortunate to have been given the responsibility of heading Uttar Pradesh by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. “After I have successfully carried out my responsibilities, I would like to return to my matth. I don’t think it’s acceptable to devote my life to politics,” he told HT. Continue reading
In a big morale booster, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh Government on Monday announced Rs 10,000 reward for every girl in the state who passed class 10th. The announced was made by Uttar Pradesh’s deputy chief minister Dinesh Sharma.
While the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results have been declared, Uttar Pradesh Board results for High School are yet to be announced. The pass percentage in 10th class results was recorded at 90.95, a 5.7% drop when compared to 96.21 in 2016.
This year, the Central Board of Secondary Education conducted the class 10th exams from March 9 to April 10. There was a slight delay in conducting the exam due to state assembly elections in Punjab, Manipur, Goa, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. The delay in conducting the exam subsequently delayed date when the final announcement was made – they have an academic schedule to adhere to and this delay may impact it in a dreadful manner.
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New Delhi: Following in the footsteps of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the AAP government in the capital has decided to cancel leaves on the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities.
In a series of tweets, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said:”The Delhi government will also cancel leaves on the birth and death anniversaries of eminent personalities. I have directed the chief secretary regarding this.”
Praising the UP government which cancelled 15 public Holidays, Sisodia said:”It has taken a good initiative… We should always be ready to learn from other states.”
There are 18 gazetted holidays of which four are birth anniversaries of eminent persons. There are 34 restricted holidays but officials can avail only two.
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