CBSE board exams: PM to hold meeting with Education Minister, senior officials

New Delhi, Apr 14 (FN Agency) Amid demand to cancel CBSE board exams in view of Corona surge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting on Wednesday with Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and senior officials to discuss the issue of the board exams, sources said.

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday had appealed to the Central government to cancel CBSE board exams and introduce alternatives, to ensure the safety of the children in the country, since these examination centres can become COVID-19 hotspots. The CBSE Class 10 and 12 board exams will commence from May 4.