Delhi L-G permits JEE, NEET exams in capital, despite state opposition: Report
Delhi government had in a file conveyed to the L-G its recommendation to not hold JEE and NEET exams in the city, citing safety concerns for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic
August 30, 2020 / 12:02 PM IST
The Lieutenant Governor (L-G) of Delhi Anil Baijal has permitted JEE and NEET exams to be held in the city, following the Supreme Court order. The permission comes despite opposition from the state government.
A proposal for the same was brought before the L-G and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the Delhi Disaster Management Authority’s (DDMA) last meeting, state government sources told the Business Standard.
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Delhi government conveyed to the L-G its recommendation to not hold JEE and NEET exams in the city, citing safety concerns for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sources said.
“However, the L-G returned the file giving his permission to hold the exams," they added.
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