Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday stated that the state authorities has determined to postpone the Maharashtra Public Service Fee (MPSC) examination scheduled on October 11. The brand new date for the examination will probably be introduced quickly, he added.
That is for the third time the federal government has postponed the MPSC examination because the outbreak. The chief minister stated there was a requirement from the candidates that they wanted extra time to arrange for the examination as libraries within the state are nonetheless shut because of COVID-19.
“After discussing with all of the stakeholders, now we have determined to postpone the MPSC examination scheduled for October 11,” he stated.
“There was a requirement (from candidates) for extra time to review as instructional institutes and libraries are nonetheless shut because of the pandemic. We’re popping out of the lockdown now, however the variety of instances are nonetheless rising,” Thackeray stated, including that this examination for 200 posts had been postponed twice earlier.
“All the scholars who have been eligible to seem for the examination on October 11 will probably be allowed to take action at any time when it’s held in future,” he stated.
Maratha outfits, protesting in opposition to the Supreme Court docket’s keep on implementation of quota for the neighborhood, had been demanding that these exams be postponed.
Nevertheless, state PWD minister and head of cupboard sub committee on Maratha quota Ashok Chavan stated the choice to shift the date was because of the coronavirus outbreak and never “any stress”, including that the CM had made it it clear this postponement could be closing.