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SEBA planning digitisation of records

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, March 16 - The Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA), is planning complete digitalisation of records in another one-and-half years time.

SEBA chairman RC Jain told newsmen today that the process of data digitisation has already started and the process has begun with digitalisation of the latest records.

�We plan to have a digitalised store of records dating from 1964. We have started from 2016-17 and accordingly records of the preceding years would be kept in digitalised format in a gradual manner,� Jain said.

�This would help in referring to a particular document with a click of the mouse. Responding to queries under the Right to Information Act would also be easier,� Jain opined.

Jain also briefed media persons about the digital evaluation of the four lakh answer scripts of Mathematics which it will start from this year.

Jain said that digital evaluation would help in reducing human errors and the automated system would ensure that no question (answers) is left unattended.

�Further, marking of each question would be mandatory by default and the system will also make sure that marks of every question are taken into account,� Jain asserted, adding that the digital evaluators have already been trained in this regard. �There would also be experts to guide the digital evaluator in every centre,� Jain added.

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