Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed the State government to ensure uninterrupted electricity supply in schools during SSC and HSC examinations in October and asked it to depute officers in all examination centres to assess the power situation and suggest measures.

A bench of Justice Abhay Oka was hearing a contempt petition filed by activist Vishnu Gawli alleging that there was load shedding during examinations in areas where the centres were located. The court asked the Education Secretary, who was present during the proceedings, to send officers to all the examination centres and find out whether more generators were required.

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