PM Modi to chair important meeting regarding Class 12 Board Exams

ANIUpdated: Tuesday, June 01, 2021, 03:39 PM IST
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PM Narendra Modi | ANI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level meeting regarding Class 12 Board Examination on Tuesday evening, GoI sources told ANI.

He will be briefed on all possible options, as a result of the extensive discussions with all states and other stakeholders.

Earlier on Monday, the Apex Court adjourned hearing of plea seeking directions to the Centre, Central Board of Central Education (CBSE) and the Council of Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) tocancel CBSE, ICSE Class 12 examination after Central government sought time till June 3.

The Central government told the Supreme Court that it will take final decision on the issue of conducting or cancelling Class 12 CBSE, ICSE Board examination in two days and sought time till Thursday to place its decision before the court.

Meanwhile, India recorded a single-day rise of 1,27,510 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in 51 days, taking the country's infection tally to 2,81,75,044, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on June 1, Tuesday. The death toll due to the virus climbed to 3,31,895 with 2,795 fatalities being recorded in span of the last 24 hours. With 2,55,287 recoveries in the last 24 hours, the recovery tally has reached 2,59,47,629 and the recovery rate stands at 92.09 percent.

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