Raipur, Apr 28: Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) has conditionally granted affiliation to 45 private institutions to conduct high school and higher secondary school certificate examinations in the year 2018-19. The CGBSE affiliation committee during its meeting, found these 45 private institutions to have fulfilled minimum affiliation parameters.
The newly affiliated schools included four in Raipur district-Shri Ramkrishna Vidya High School (Mangal Bazar GE Road Raipur), Dream India High School (Telibandha Raipur), Shristi Public Higher Secondary School (Rakhi Abhanpur) and Raipur Public School (Birgaon, Raipur).
Total 185 institutions had submitted applications seeking affiliation for conducting board examinations in the academic session 2018-19. The board got these institutions inspected through government school principals to know whether they have fulfilled affiliation parameters such as adequate building, adequate number of teachers, endowment fund, amount in savings account, furniture, drinking water, library, laboratory, sports ground, electricity and separate toilets for boys and girls etc.
After going through the inspection reports of 132 institutions, the affiliation committee headed by Gourav Dwiwedi (IAS) found that they did not have adequate buildings, adequate number of teachers and lacked drinking water, furniture, library, laboratory, sports and several other facilities required for affiliation. All these institutions have been given time till 28th May 2018 to fulfill affiliation parameters. These institutions have been told not to allow admission in 10th and 12th classes till they are granted affiliation.
The affiliation committee meeting held from 10th to 23rd April was attended by Secretary Sudhir Kumar Agrawal (IFS) and members Paras Ram Bohra, Mohan Rao Samant, Arvind Singh Thakur and RS Chouhan (representative of deputy director DPI). Last year applications for new affiliation were received from 168 institutions. Of them 107 institutions were granted affiliation after they were found to be fulfilling affiliation criteria while 61 were denied affiliation. 35 out of these 61 institutions which were denied affiliation, submitted inspection fees again and accordingly they were inspected for the session 2018-19.