Corona Impact: All higher education exams postponed in Maharashtra

Maharashtra Health Minister, Rajesh Tope on Monday announced that all higher education exams have been postponed until further notice due to coronavirus outbreak, this does not include Class X and XII exams.

The examinations of private universities and colleges have been postponed.  He also said, “All Gram Panchayat elections have been delayed for three months and the same has been informed to the Election Commission of India,”

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He added that the travellers will be put in “home quarantine until March 31 and the same time will be used to check if the traveller is a possible patient,”

Tope said that various measures have been taken to ensure cleanliness and hygiene in the Maharashtra. “To ensure there is no dirtiness in the Maharashtra, people from outside have been banned entry moreover, collectors and officials have been adviced to not call people from outside,” he added.

He also added, “All the officials of railways have been told to make arrangements for more security, so far Maharashtra has recorded 38 confirmed cases,”

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