SHIMLA: The Himachal Pradesh Assembly requested the central government to give consent to the state’s decision to carry out board examinations of elementary classes until a well-organized evaluation system is put in place.
This decision moved by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, who is also in charge of the education portfolio, stirred up positive response from officials of other parties. According to the chief minister, the process of continuous evaluation system has given way to poor educational standards.
As a result the students are not serious about their classes, in the primary and secondary standards and teachers too have responded casually to the situation. The Chief Minister recommended the Union Government to amend the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.