Mumbai: The devastation of Corona (Coronavirus) is being seen. Corona cases are increasing continuously. The situation of Corona in rural areas is worrying in many places. The Mahavikas Aghadi (Government of Maharashtra) in the state is adamant about not conducting the 10th class examination (SSC examination) during the Corona period. The Mumbai High Court had sought an explanation from the government regarding the conduct of the 10th examination. The court had pulled up the state government for not conducting the examination. Despite this, the government stands by its decision. So I look forward to seeing what happens next. Today Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad will discuss with the Advocate General. After that the state government will present its side in the court regarding the 10th board examination.
Meanwhile, Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad had indicated not to conduct the 10th examination yesterday. However, the children will be considered for passing without taking the exam. There is a possibility for him that today there will be a discussion about valuation. After that the state government will present its side. It is curious whether the government’s side will survive the High Court. Concerns are being expressed about the increasing cases of corona in rural areas. Some parents are demanding that the exam should not be taken during Corona. At the same time, the government has decided that this examination should not be conducted. So the focus is on what happens next.
In a meeting with the Union Cabinet on Sunday, Minister Varsha Gaikwad informed about the situation of Corona in the state and the mental preparedness of the children. The state government is preparing to face the third wave of Corona. This wave is said to be dangerous for children. It was told that in such a situation it can be dangerous for the students to take the exam. After that today Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad will discuss with the Attorney General. The future course of action will be decided after this discussion. The stand of the state government is that it does not want to take any risk. Therefore, the state government is of the opinion that it is only appropriate not to take the examination during the Corona period.
Meanwhile, Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said that students need to be vaccinated urgently to create a safe environment for exams and to be mentally prepared. The state government has decided not to conduct the 10th examination. In this regard, the state government will present its side in the court. The current situation is extraordinary. Extraordinary situations have to make extraordinary decisions. In such a situation, it is clear that the state government is adamant on not conducting the 10th examination.
If you do not give 10th exam then some problem is likely to arise in future. In this background, discussions are going on with education experts regarding the 11th admission process. Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad has informed that a plan will be decided for this. So now we are focusing on what the court decides.