A 28-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the paper leak of an online examination for the recruitment of revenue officials in Maharashtra’s Nashik city. Ganesh Shamsing Gusing, the accused, was apprehended by the police when they found him behaving suspiciously near the examination center in the Panchavati region of the city on Thursday. The police confiscated two mobile phones containing photographs of the leaked question paper. It was revealed that he had been aiding exam candidates by using these images during the examination. Additionally, the authorities seized a walkie-talkie set, a SIM card, headphones, and a tablet from the accused.
Confession and Police Action
During interrogation, the man confessed to assisting candidates by providing them with answers during the examination. Consequently, a case has been registered with the Mhasrul police station. This arrest and subsequent investigation highlight the seriousness of maintaining the integrity of recruitment exams, ensuring a fair selection process for revenue officials.
Rajasthan Government’s Response to Student Suicides
Addressing the concerning issue of student suicides in Kota, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot, has taken a proactive step by directing officials to establish a committee. This committee’s primary objective is to propose effective measures to prevent student suicides. The Chief Minister’s deep apprehension regarding the increasing number of tragic incidents prompted this action. The committee is expected to submit a comprehensive report detailing its recommendations within 15 days, focusing on the distressing instances of suicides among students aspiring for IIT and NEET exams within the coaching hub of Kota.
A Tragic Year for Students
The escalation of student suicides has cast a shadow over this year’s preparations for JEE Advanced and NEET exams in Kota. Approximately 20 students have tragically ended their lives by suicide, emphasizing the urgent need for comprehensive measures to address the underlying issues and provide necessary support to aspiring students.
The arrest in the paper leak case and the formation of a committee in response to student suicides underscore the importance of maintaining the integrity of education and examination systems. Addressing these challenges is crucial to ensuring a fair and secure environment for both recruitment processes and student well-being.
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