Arunachal Pradesh chief secretary Naresh Kumar at the review meeting on Friday.

Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar on Friday held a video conference with the DCs and SPs of 12 districts to review the preparedness and security arrangements for the Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) examination.

The APSSB examination will be conducted for recruitment of Constable (GD) Civil Police and constables IRBN (Band/Bugler) on Sunday.

Around 14,745 candidates will appear for the examination with centres in these 12 districts.

The chief secretary reviewed all the arrangements in detail from the 12 DCs and their representatives who were accompanied by the SPs and deputy SPs to brief the arrangements, including security, with regard to the ensuing exam.

Kumar asked the DCs, ADCs or the nodal officers of the exam to visit each examination centre and make every possible arrangement for holding successful and impartial exam in their respective districts.

He further asked them to follow due process of sealing the OMR/answer sheets in requisite condition and deposit the sealed boxes to the headquarters.

The DCs and SPs said that arrangements including safety and security right from storing the sealed question papers, the appointment of centre superintendents (CS), assistant centre superintendents (ACS), invigilators, local observers, etc., have been made as per the protocol.

All necessary training and briefings have been imparted to the CS, ACS, invigilators, etc., they added.

They also said that measures such as frisking and deployments of lady police have been arranged.

The exam will be held in 51 centres across 12 districts – Itanagar (Papum Pare), Naharlagun (Papump Pare), Tezu (Lohit), Khonsa (Tirap), Aalo (West Siang), Tawang, Changlang, Ziro (Lower Subansiri), Pasighat (East Siang), Daporijo (Upper Subansiri), Bomdila (West Kameng), Roing (Lower Dibang Valley), and Seppa (East Kameng).


Damien Lepcha is Northeast Now Correspondent in Arunachal Pradesh. He can be reached at:

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