MP meets HRD Minister on re-examination of Eco. Paper

Port Blair
2 Apr 2018

Mr. Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament met Mr. Prakash Javedkar, Minister HRD on Monday and submitted a fresh letter in which he stated that he has verified the matter with various intelligence agencies/Print Media and electronic media of this UT Islands and there is no information of question paper leak for any subject of 12th Standard so far. No reports or evidence to prove that the Economics Question paper has been leaked in this UT Islands, until the CBSE is declared and that too after examination of economic subject is over. In 2011, there was an issue of question paper leak, which the CBSE took seriously and conducted fresh examination exclusively for the A & N Islands.
The Nodal Department i.e. the Education Department has also not received any such report of leakage of question paper from the Centre Superintends of various examination centre of these UT Islands. After receipt of mass petition of the parents and students seeking exemption of re-examination of economic subject, the Nodal Department i.e. the Education department has called for the report from the Centre Superintendent. The report is awaited. However the petition has been forwarded to the Chairman, CBSE, and New Delhi. Minister HRD listened to the submissions of Mr. Ray and assured to look in to the matter.