Source: NDTV Education
State School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad announced on Saturday that students will be promoted to the next class without any examination from Class 1 to Class 8 in Maharashtra due to Covid-19, but the decision regarding students of Classes 9 and 11 will be taken soon as well.
Keeping in mind the ongoing situation of the Covid-19, students from Class 1 to Class 8 of all Maharashtra state boards will be promoted to the next class without any examinations. Such an announcement was made when Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that stricter rules would be imposed in the state over the weekend considering a sudden increase in daily cases of the coronavirus disease.
Maharashtra has reported 49,447 new COVID cases and 277 deaths in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 37,821 people have recovered from the diseases in the last 24 hours taking the total number of recoveries in the state to 24,95,315. The active number of COVID cases in the state stands at 4,01,172.