NSA, Gangster Act potent weapon to now crackdown on cheating mafia
Lucknow: This time more strict action will be taken against those who mess up in the UP Board exams. Be it copying mafia or elements creating hindrance in law and order during the examination. The government will take action against such elements under the NSA and the Gangster Act. Also attachment of properties will be done. This decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Deepak Kumar, Principal Secretary, Basic and Secondary Education, regarding the preparations for the board exams on Tuesday. All high officials including STL’s ADG Amitabh Yash to DG School Education Vijay Kiran Anand took part in the meeting.
The district school inspector and the district administration will have full responsibility for the efficient completion of the board exams. In the meeting, instructions were issued to all the DMs of the state that they should get the CCTV cameras installed in the examination centers of their districts checked and the management arranged by the board should be fully monitored.
During this, STF’s AGD told that on the basis of past experience and current inputs, the activities of such people are being continuously monitored so that prompt strict action can be taken against any kind of disturbances or suspicious activity. It was also emphasized in the meeting that DM and SP should establish coordination with STF and identify such persons who are found involved in the activity of cheating or can influence the examination by conniving with the cheating mafia. Strict action should be taken against such people.
Apart from this, from the deployment of adequate police forces for the security of the strong room to taking steps against those spreading misleading information on social media, the framework for taking immediate action by investigating any kind of adverse information received by the control room has also been finalized. It was also said that question paper packets should be opened only under CCTV surveillance and work should be done as per the prescribed SOP.