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

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

Police presence around the exam centres would also be stepped up (Representational image)

The Maharashtra Board’s Class 10 exams will begin on March 2 and of Class 12 from February 21

The Maharashtra government has decided to take steps to implement the “copy-free exams” campaign which includes shutting photocopy shops in 50-metre radius of the examination centres ahead of the Class 10 and 12 exams.

The Maharashtra Board’s Class 10 exams will begin on March 2 and of Class 12 from February 21.

According to a presentation made by officials at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday, the exam centres will be graded according to their ’sensitivity’, and the entry of unauthorised people will be banned within 50 metres of an exam centre.

Police presence around the exam centres would also be stepped up.

Read | Maharashtra Board to Stop Distributing Question Papers 10 Minutes Before Exams

The education commissioner has been appointed as nodal officer and district collectors as coordinating officers 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 an Indian Administrative Service officer as its Chief Executive Officer.

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(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed)

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