In an innovative initiative, Patna District Magistrate on Friday started four all women examination centres in the district for the ongoing Intermediate examination conducted by Bihar School Examination board.
Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal displayed an innovative idea in the direction of women empowerment by starting four all women examination centres, a release from the district administration said.
In the four all women examination centres, women were deployed as examination superintendent, invigilators besides only women police personnel were put on duty there, the release said.
The four women exclusive examination centres were Bankipore Girls’ High School, Government Girls’ High School, Gardanibagh, Government Girls’ school Shashtri Nagar and Dayanand Girls’ High School, Mithapur.
These exam centres were only meant for girl examinees.
The women have been entrusted all responsibilities of conducting a free and fair exam of the Intermediate level currently underway, the release said.
Women magistrates have been put on duty in these centres and females have been given the job of bringing question papers to the centres from banks and depositing them back after end of examination, it said.
Patna DM Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal has in the past also rewarded for innovative steps. Recently, the Election Commission had rewarded him for good conduct of polls in the recent Assembly elections.
He also won praise for deciding to sit on the chair of a clerk once a week to motivate lower rank officials to work efficiently and also instill a respect for work among them.