Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad has announced that the Maharashtra class 10 and 12 board exams 2021 will not be cancelled, and students will have to appear for the exams this year, regardless of the ongoing pandemic.
Gaikwad made this announcement to dismiss the reports that the Class 10 examination has been cancelled in Maharashtra for the safety of the students due to the surge in coronavirus cases in the state.
Earlier, education minister Varsha Gaikwad had also stated the dates of the Maharashtra Board Exams 2021 for students of classes 10 and 12. The exams are usually held in February and March, which have to be rescheduled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Amid the spike in the number of cases in Maharashtra, schools where coronavirus cases have been found, local authorities have been directed to ensure that necessary hygiene and disinfection measures are taken, state education minister Varsha Gaikwad said.
The education minister added, considering the rise in…