Both central and state govts working to end NEET malpractices: Ajit Pawar

Mumbai, (| Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Saturday assured the Legislative Assembly that the Mahayuti government is committed to ensure honest students suffer from malpractices like NEET paper leak. Pawar said all suggestions made by the opposition parties will be considered positively. “The central and state governments have taken serious notice of the malpractices in the ‘NEET’ examination for admission to medical courses and action has been initiated by various agencies.

The culprits have been arrested,” he told the House.”The Centre has issued an ordinance to prevent such malpractices in the future. It has provided heavy monetary penalty along with strict action against the culprits. “The idea of ​​handing over the responsibility of medical course entrance examination to the states as before also came forward. The central government will investigate and take a decision in this regard,” the NCP-AP chief added.

Opposition leaders Vijay Wadettivar, Nana Patole and other MLAs raised the issue of malpractices in the ‘NEET’ examination in the Legislative Assembly through an adjournment motion.However, even after the Speaker rejected the postponement, Pawar gave the statement in the House.(UNI)