Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 20:
The four-member fact-finding team, constituted by the Odisha Higher Education department to suggest amendments in the +2 syllabus, examination and evaluation, submitted its interim report to the government on Tuesday.
“We have suggested measures to streamline the evaluation, re-addition and re-checking processes. We have also suggested reforms in the examination pattern to be brought by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) in future,” chairman of the committee and former principal of Ravenshaw College Amulya Kumar Panda told reporters after submitting the report to Higher Education minister Pradip Panigrahi.
He, however, said he had informed the minister that the committee needed more time to suggest amendments in the Odisha Higher Secondary Education Act, 1982.
Panda said that the Committee would have another meeting by this month-end while the complete report would be submitted in January next year.
It may be mentioned that the Higher Education department had constituted a four-member fact-finding team in July this year to look into the functioning of the CHSE and conduct of annual Plus Two examinations scheduled to begin from March 2 next year.
Former principal of BJB Junior College Bijay Chandra Rath and former vice principal of BJB Junior College Satya Ranjan Mishra are the two members of the committe while Ajay Kumar Nayak, joint secretary, Higher Education is the convener-member.