Bhubaneswar, Apr 14: The evaluation of the annual matriculation examination papers will begin after the countrywide lockdown is lifted, i.e, May 3.
This was informed by School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash today.
“We had earlier decided to resume the evaluation after April 14 as the lockdown period has been extended to May 3 to curb the spread the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). After the lockdown period is over, we will announce the date for evaluation,” said Dash.
Speaking about the distribution of textbooks for Class-I to VIII, the Minister said that the books have reached at block and school-levels and the teachers will deliver them at the homes of the students by April 25.