MALKANGIRI:Nearly 6,500 students will write the annual High School Certificate (HSC) examination, 2017 being conducted by Board of Secondary Education (BSE) in the district. The examination that begins on Tuesday will be conducted at 31 centres across the district.
Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarthy has appointed 31 observers, one for each centre, to ensure zero malpractice. The administration has set up three more centres at Kaliaguda, MPV-21 and Chitrakonda (SSD) High Schools this year.
Eleven nodal centres have been set up at different police stations and outposts where question and answer papers will be kept and dispatched to the nearest centre amidst tight security on the examination day.
This apart, Block Education Officers have been asked by the District Education Officer (DEO) to ensure smooth conduct of the examination at the centres in their respective jurisdictions, said HSC Examination in-charge Krushna Chandra Bebarta. About 600 invigilators from different high schools and elementary schools have been appointed for the purpose, he added.
Flying squads from the district headquarters, zonal office, Board and Central office will also visit the centres to ensure zero malpractice in the examination. Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarthy has warned the teachers and staff members of stringent action if they are found involved in any unfair means during the conduct of the examination, sources said.