Education Minister Pokhriyal to hold virtual meeting with all state education secretaries on May 17

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank will interact at a virtual meeting on May 17 and review the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on education.

In the virtual meeting, the minister will also review the promotion of online education and implementation of the New Education policy.

According to the source, this is the first virtual meeting of the Union Education Minister with the state education secretaries after COVID -19 second wave.

The Union Minister will also review the preparation made by the state education departments to cope with the COVID-19 and how students can continue their online education despite the pandemic.

In the wake of the second wave of COVID-19, the Union Education Ministry has cancelled the Class 10 CBSE board exam and postponed the CBSE board exam of Class 12.

The ministry has also postponed all exams of higher education scheduled in May.

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