Kumram Bheem Asifabad: Arrangements were in place for the smooth conduct of Class X examinations in Kumram Bheem Asifabad district. Authorities were hoping that performance of the district would improve this year considering the slew of measures taken to raise the academic performance of students.
District Education Officer Bollaram Bikshapathi said elaborate arrangements were made for the examinations beginning March 16. As many as 6,342 regular students and 1,125 private ones would appear for SSC board examinations at 37 centres across the district.
According to DEO, specially prepared study material was distributed to the students, besides conducting special classes. The district stood at 26th place in the SSC examinations in 2018.
Flying squads and sitting squads were also formed. Photocopy centres would remain closed at the time of the examinations. Section 144 of CrPC would be imposed around the venues and students would not be allowed to carry electronic gadgets.
The authorities requested TSRTC to operate buses on all routes to help students reach the centres at least 45 minutes in advance. However, those from remote areas were advised reach an hour in advance.
34,000 to appear in erstwhile Khammam
Kothagudem/Khammam: Around 34,123 students would be appearing for the SSC exam in 168 centres in erstwhile Khammam district. About 17, 960 students in Khammam would take the examinations at 89 centres.
For the first time a control room was set up at Khammam Collectorate to monitor the exams, besides a control at the DEO office. There would be six flying squads and 94 sitting squads, District Educational Officer P Madanmohan said.
As many as 94 chief superintendents and 94 departmental officers and about 2,165 invigilators would be involved in the conduct of the examinations.
In Bhadradri Kothagudem 16,163 students would appear for the exam at 79 centres, District Educational Officer D Vasanthi said.