The Minister for Education Syed Muhammad Altaf Bukhari today conducted on spot inspection of arrangements made at the examination centres for smooth and fair conduct of class 12 summer zone board exams, which started from today, an offiacil spokesman said.
A high level team of officers, including commissioner secretary, School Education, Shaleen Kabra, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, Prof Zahoor Ahmad Chatt, Director School Education, Jammu Babila Rakwal and other senior functionaries accompanied the Minister during the inspection, he added.
The Minister, according to the spokesman, visited various examination centres established at Higher Secondary School, Channi Himmat, High School Kalu Chack, Boys High School Digiana and Girls High School Raipur Satwari, on the city outskirts.
On the first day, the exams were conducted for Geology, Philosophy, Psychology, Education and Music subjects.
In a significant measure to ensure smooth and fair conduct of exams, this year the authorities have established all examination centres in Government schools. In this regard, an extensive exercise was made by JKBOSE in consultation with the School Education Department to arrange adequate infrastructure at accessible schools so that students may not face any inconvenience. The board exams for class 10 are starting from March 2, 2017, the spokesman added.
Responding to the demands raised by school heads, the Minister issued on the spot directions for necessary repair of buildings and making available sufficient number of desks to each institution. He also suggested for installation of Solar light system to ensure round the clock light in the schools, the spokesman said.