Plus Two evaluation begins at 56 centres

Bhubaneswar: The Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) began evaluation of Plus Two answer sheets at 56 centres across the State today.

Around 7,000 teachers have been engaged for the evaluation that will be conducted in two phases- from today to April 14 and from April 16 to 26. The e-evaluation of answer sheets will be conducted at 29 out of the 56 centres. On the first day, registration for the evaluation will be held till 1.30pm.

As per the guidelines issued by the CHSE, evaluators will not be allowed to carry mobile phones while entering the evaluation centres.

Council authorities informed that in case any evaluator remains absent at his/her allotted centre, the centre supervisor will immediately identify and engage another efficient teacher for the same.

Meanwhile, the block grant teachers have threatened to disrupt the evaluation process and stage picketing in front of all centres thus preventing other teachers from reaching the venue for evaluation work.

The teachers under the banner of Odisha School and College Teachers’ and Employees’ United Forum (OSCTUF) have been staging agitation demanding issuance of a notification regarding withdrawal of the affidavit clause prescribed in the Grant-in-Aid (GIA) Policy-2017.

On the other hand, the CHSE officials have claimed that they have put in place”alternatives” and are ready to face any kind of disruption in the evaluation process.