Advisor to the Governor, Parvez Dewan Wednesday reviewed preparations with respect to upcoming 10th and 12th class examinations being conducted by Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education (JKBOSE) in the 7 districts of Jammu Division under summer zone. Chairing a video conference with concerned Deputy Commissioners, the Advisor urged them to ensure smooth conduct of examinations free from any malpractice. During the meeting instructions were passed on to put in place fool proof measures to maintain security of question papers. Besides, it was decided that supervisory staff deployed earlier shall not be repeated and local randomization of invigilation staff shall also be carried out by the respective DCs. With regard to certain sensitive examination centres, directions were issued to the DCs to be extra vigilant in deploying invigilation staff to these centres and observers selected from different departments may also be deployed. The Advisor also asked IGP Jammu to ensure that police presence is strengthened at such locations in addition to normal deployment. The Advisor said that there is need to further strengthen the examination process to ensure that no complaints regarding malpractice is received from any quarter and hoped that forthcoming examinations are conducted in a most fair and transparent manner. Commissioner Secretary, School Education, Shaleen Kabra, IGP Jammu, Danish Rana, DC Jammu, Simrandeep Singh, SSP Jammu, Uttam Chand, Chairman JKBOSE, Prof Zahoor Chatt, Secretary JKBOSE Veena Pandita, Director School Education, Jammu, Smita Sethi and other senior officers were also present in the meeting.
2015 Kashmir Despatch