Authorities main faculty lecturers in Punjab have been despatched query papers for Class 5 college students, which carry an enormous state authorities commercial on mountaineering social safety pension, beneath that are questions associated to the commercial.
A observe Punjabi query paper, which lecturers have been directed to distribute to college students to organize them for the Nationwide Achievement Survey (NAS), was despatched to them on WhatsApp teams of the Schooling Division on Sunday.
Manmeet Grewal, assistant challenge coordinator, Padho Punjab, Ludhiana district, stated NAS observe papers have been obtained from the state head workplace in Mohali and the identical query paper has been despatched to all lecturers throughout the state. “These query papers are ready at head workplace in Mohali, not at district stage. We despatched them to lecturers as obtained,” he stated.
Within the query paper, query no. 2 has an commercial as a reference image which says that the Punjab authorities has doubled the social safety pension for outdated age, widows and destitute girls, orphan kids and disabled. That is adopted by a a number of alternative questions: “The above commercial is concerning what?” and “When was the hiked social safety pension distribution began?”
Lecturers stated they’ve been directed to take printouts of this query paper to present to college students on Monday, when Courses 3 to five will sit for his or her September mid-term exams. “To organize kids for Nationwide Achievement Survey which is in November, these NAS observe papers of 40 marks every might be distributed for mid-terms,” stated a instructor.
A senior instructor from the Democratic Lecturers Entrance (DTF) stated: “Elections are right here and now Punjab authorities is publicising its schemes by way of query papers… Query papers of schoolchildren aren’t meant for ballot campaigning… The commercial is only a publicity measure.”
Meeting elections in Punjab are slated to be held subsequent 12 months.