All Candidates Appearing in REET To Get the Facility of Free Travel: CM


Jaipur, September 24. Chief Minister Mr Ashok Gehlot has said that all candidates appearing in Rajasthan Eligibility Exam for Teachers (REET) 2021 will be provided the facility of free travel. 

He directed to make arrangements for a sufficient number of private buses apart from roadways buses and provide free travel facility to all the candidates. He said that government employees found involved in paper leak, allowing dummy candidates to appear in the exam and incidents of cheating during recruitment exams will be terminated. Besides this, in case of a personnel of any private school or the person associated with the school is found involved in such incidents, then the affiliation of the concerned school will be put to an end permanently.

Mr Gehlot was addressing a high-level meeting organised to review the preparations for REET-2021 through VC from his official residence on Thursday. He said that when incidents of cheating done by gangs in competitive exams come to the fore, the hard work put in by the candidates goes waste. In such a situation, strict action should be taken against such gangs involved in fraud. He said that there should be no negligence at any examination centre. CCTV cameras should be installed at examination centres. He directed the Board of Secondary Education and collectors to get the videography done of the whole process of question papers reaching to the examination centres from the printing press and also the opening of the packets having question papers at the centres. He said that candidates appearing in the REET exam should not bring mobile phones to the examination centres.

The Chief Minister said that strict action should be taken against all those who are responsible for incidents such as paper leaks and cheating in REET-2021 and all the competitive exams to be held in the future. He said that young candidates who are appearing in the REET exam are the future of our State. In the event of the candidates coming to appear in exams, especially the women candidates face any problem in lodging and boarding, then public representatives, social workers and voluntary organisations should come forward to help these candidates. He said that district collector should engage the voluntary organisations in their respective district to help the candidate.

Mr Gehlot directed collectors and SPs to ensure that law and order is maintained during the REET exam. Along with that, they should constantly take rounds and keep watch on all the arrangements. He directed to set up a control room in every district so that candidates, especially women candidates can call directly if  they face and adverse situation.