CS reviews preparedness for APSSB exam

ITANAGAR, Aug 16: In a bid to review the preparedness including security arrangements for the ensuing Arunachal Pradesh Staff Selection Board (APSSB) exam for recruitment of Constable (GD) Civil Police and Constables IRBn (Band/Bugler) on 18th August next, a video conference was held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar with the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of 12 districts, according to an official release.

About 14,745 candidates will appear in the APSSB conducted recruitment examination with centres in 12 districts.

The Chief Secretary reviewed all the arrangements in detail from the 12 Deputy Commissioners and their representatives who were accompanied by the SPs/ DySPs 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 every examination centre and make every possible arrangement for holding the exam successfully in their respective districts.

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

The DCs and SPs informed that arrangements including safety and security right from storing the Sealed Question Papers, appointment of Centre Superintendents (CS), Assistant Centre Superintendents (ACS), invigilators and local observers etc have been made.

All necessary trainings and briefings have been imparted to the CS, ACS, invigilators, they informed.

They also informed that measures such as frisking; deployments of lady police, videography have been arranged.

The exam will be held in 51 centres across 12 districts namely Itanagar and Naharlagun (Papump Pare district), 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).

Chairman APSSB Dr A C Verma, Secretary APSSB S K Jain and DGP R P Upadhaya attended.