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CM Naveen Patnaik Writes to PM Modi For Clarity On Conducting Board Exams

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for clarity on conducting board exams.

The Chief Minister said that a national policy on board exams would help to reduce stress and anxiety among school children.

“In absence of clarity on academic session and conduct of both Standard X and Standard XII board examinations, all enrolled students and their parents/teachers are in a state of uncertainty. It is leading to anxiety among all,”the leader read.

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CM Patnaik also said that since the competitive examinations and admission to higher educational institutions are interlinked, ‘national guidelines with tentative timeliness will help the States for framing appropriate strategy.’