Delhi University Exam News: In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government has decided to cancel all Delhi state university exams including final exams. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia made the announcement regarding the same on Saturday. Also Read - Global Covid-19 Deaths Surpass 690,000: CSSE
He stated that the degree will be awarded based on evaluation parameters decided by the universities Also Read - Coronavirus: Sri Lanka Makes Face Masks Mandatory in Parliament
Sisodia informed that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has written to PM Modi requesting him to take a similar decision for the universities and colleges falling under the Centre. Also Read - Tripura CM Biplab Deb Goes Into Self-isolation After Family Members Test Positive For Coronavirus
The announcement by Sisodia comes days after Delhi University postponed exams of final year undergraduate and postgraduate students of all streams.
Coronavirus in Delhi:
Delhi recorded 2,089 fresh coronavirus cases yesterday, following which the the city’s total tally surpassed 1.09 lakh-mark. The death toll from the disease mounted to 3,300.
Earlier this week CM Kejriwal had directed the principal secretary (health) to share a detailed analysis of factors behind all COVID-19 deaths in the capital in the last two weeks.
According to officials, the objective was to take all possible measures to further reduce deaths due to COVID-19 in Delhi. Deaths have already reduced from the peak over 120 per day in June to 50 on July 7.