In addition to this, Krishan Kumar Secretary School Education has said that for evaluation of answer scripts, 400 centres have been decided this year instead of 168. 'Instead of 168 centres, the Board has decided for 400 evaluation centres this year. To curb malpractices during exam, 217 exam centres will be equipped with CCTV cameras,' reports the leading daily.
In PSEB 2016 board exam, class 10 students had a 'poor' performance. Taking a serious note of the poor performance of students, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh issued strict instructions to Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary to prepare a blueprint for raising the standards of learning in the state. The chief minister also directed the finance department to make all necessary funds available to the education department for undertaking urgent measures to improve the quality of education and infrastructure in government schools, an official spokesperson said.