Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government is mulling ringing in massive changes to the state's education system.
Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government is mulling ringing in massive changes to the state’s education system, Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said on Saturday. The changes will completely transform the education scenario for student in Uttar Pradesh. Sharma, who was visiting Meerut’s Chaudhary Charan Singh University, said that the government has plans to introduce the NCERT pattern in examinations conducted by the UP Board to bring government school students on par with those in the CBSE -affiliated institutions. The Deputy Chief Minister added that Board would conduct examinations under the watch of CCTV cameras, and the dates for the same would be declared before Diwali. Sharma, who was a senior functionary in Uttar Pradesh BJP before becoming the CM, said that measures will be taken to curb cheating and the examinations would be wrapped up within a month.
The Adityanath government will work hard to provide stress-free atmosphere to students, he said, adding that a selection board will be constituted to deal with the shortage of teachers and transparency will be ensured in their transfers and promotions. The Dy CM further added that till fresh appointments are made, the retired teachers would continue according to procedures. “The Yogi Adityanath government has announced farm debt waivers and is providing electricity, fertilisers and water to farmers,” he was quoted as saying.
On Saturday, UP Government issued directions to install CCTV cameras in all board examination centres by December to check cheating. Rajive Kumar, Chief Secretary, Uttar Pradesh, said that the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across the state. Kumar further said that move has been taken with a purpose to bring improvement in the quality of education in the schools, a better work plan should be made in the span of 10 days.