Examination writers’ price for disabled college students goes : The Tribune India


Sanjeev Singh Bariana

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, February 26

Bodily and mentally impaired college students availing the providers of writers within the matriculation and Class XII examinations of the Punjab Faculty Training Board (PSEB) is not going to should pay price for the aim this 12 months onwards.

Earlier, all college students with disabilities needed to pay Rs 100 per topic. The power had been free just for the blind. The bills will now be borne by the PSEB, mentioned Komal Singh, a public relations officer of the board.

The Class XII finals start tomorrow, whereas the Class X examinations begin on March 12.

Sources mentioned college students with disabilities in 21 classes will profit from the choice, together with these bothered with Parkinson’s illness, deafness, blindness, listening to and visible impairment, sickle cell illness, haemophilia, thalassaemia, speech and language incapacity, a number of sclerosis, particular studying incapacity, persistent neurological situations, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum dysfunction, psychological sickness, mental incapacity, dwarfism and locomotor incapacity. Acid assault victims are additionally on the listing.

Permission for hiring a author can now be taken from the centre superintendent involved. The college principal can ahead the scholar’s case on to the native centre head as an alternative of sending it to the pinnacle workplace. Earlier, the permission took time because it got here from the pinnacle workplace in Mohali.

The college head involved is required to present the names of writers for all college students within the respective establishment at the very least per week earlier than the examinations. The officer or the principal who fails to supply a author every to the disabled college students will face disciplinary motion.

College students can point out their alternative of the writers, together with fellow college students, however the latter needs to be at the very least one class junior to the examinee.

Former IAS officer to go PSEB

Mohali: Manohar Kant Kalohia (64), a retired IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, was on Monday appointed Chairman of the Punjab Faculty Training Board (PSEB). The publish was mendacity vacant after the Capt Amarinder Singh authorities had eliminated retired PCS officer Balbir Singh Dhol, an appointee of the earlier Akali-BJP authorities, in Might final 12 months. Since then, Faculty Training Secretary Krishan Kumar had been officiating because the Chairman. Kalohia, a resident of Jaipur, has served because the Commissioner (Industries), Rajasthan. He’s additionally the chairman of the Rollball Federation of India. TNS


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