Odisha to provide help to candidates appearing for JEE, NEET exams in need of transportation & accommodation

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Bhubaneswar: Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy said that keeping in view the JEE Main Exam from 1st to 6th September and NEET Exam on 13th September, the State Government has taken extensive steps for smooth management of the said examinations.

Around 37,000 students will appear in 26 Centres located at 7 towns of Odisha. State Government has decided to impose no restriction on movement of the students, even during the Covid situation.

Sanjay Kumar Singh, Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Information & Public Relations Department, Skill Development & Technical Education Department said that the students will be provided free transportation and accommodation for the purpose if required. The ITIs selected for every district as Nodal Centre will be in touch with the District Administrations and the Regional Transport Officers will facilitate it. The examinees shall communicate with Nodal Centres about their travel and accommodation planning.
(The Nodal Officers and their Contact Numbers are annexed here with)

• The Engineering College Hostels located at different places shall provide accommodations to the examinees free of cost.
• The Collectors and SPs of all the districts have been directed to provide transportation facilities to the examinees, maintaining law & order situation and to implement required protocol in the Centres.

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