SunstarTV Bureau: Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik had announced that the state government will not charge any fee from students appearing in the Matric examination, on Tuesday.
Patnaik decided to waive the fees for the annual examination, conducted by the Board of Secondary Education, in the greater interest of the students.
The state government will bear Rs 27 core on this account and more than 6 lakh students will be benefited.
Every candidate appearing in the annual high school certificate examination was supposed to pay Rs 420 for filling up the forms.
As the education sector is one the worst sufferer of the pandemic as the students could not attend classes for nine long months which has affected their studies.
Patnaik said, “No student will be denied opportunity to appear in the annual board examination for class 10th due to financial constraints.”
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