Earlier, South Western Railway Public Relation Officer (PRO) also said that the Railway ministry will write to the HRD Ministry urging it to re-conduct the NEET exam for the said students. The HRD ministry came into action after complaints from students across the country and announced the rescheduling of the exam.
Earlier, the Ministry of Human Resource Development announced the postponement of the exam. Taking to Twitter, R Subrahmanyam, education secretary in the Ministry of Human Resource Development said, "#NEET exam scheduled for 5th May in Odisha postponed as per the request of State Govt working on relief and rehabilitation work in the wake of #FaniCyclone. Revised dates for the exam in Odisha will be announced soon. @DG_NTA @PrakashJavdekar @CMO_Odisha."
Cyclone Fani made landfall in the morning of May 3 and wreaked havoc in the state of Odisha. It has claimed three lives and left more than 160 injured, besides causing large scale destruction of property.
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