Tamil Nadu govt to continue fight for NEET exemption, says education minister
The Tamil Nadu government will continue to exert pressure on the Centre to exempt the State from NEET, education minister K A Sengottaiayan said on Monday.
Coimbatore: The Tamil Nadu government will continue to exert pressure on the Centre to exempt the state from NEET, education minister KA Sengottaiayan said on Monday.
The government's stand in this regard was clear and it would continue to fight for exemption from NEET for the benefit of the students, he told reporters.
Besides, there were plans to release a book containing 54,000 questions being asked at the national-level examinations conducted by the Centre, he said.
Stating that new announcements for the benefit of students from economically-backward classes would be made before the end of the current Assembly session, Sengottaiayan said that 3,000 smart schools were on the anvil in the State.
To a question with regard to fees structure in place in private schools, he said that it was being looked into.
Similarly, a committee would look into the issues concerning part-time teachers, he said.
Based on the Centre's assurances, the Tamil Nadu chief minister said his government is confident that Karnataka cannot go ahead in its initiative and legal options would also be pursued in the matter
The BJP national general secretary said that Karnataka must also think about bringing a policy to control population like Uttar Pradesh and Assam
The region identified with the contours of Kongu Nadu is economically important for Tamil Nadu and politically significant for the BJP and its ally AIADMK