“Due to the COVID crisis, all examinations of the Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) stand postponed till a further date. The revised schedule will be announced in due course,” tweeted the Chief Minister’s Office.
As per the schedule, the MPSC preliminary examination held to fill 200 posts in various departments – was earlier supposed to be conducted on April 5 but was postponed to September 13.
However, with the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), which is slated to be held on September 13, clashing with the MPSC, the exam was rescheduled again to September 20. Now, the government has decided to reschedule all MPSC exams until further notice.
Nearly 2.5 lakh students appear for MPSC examinations each year.
The Cabinet had also decided to waive the annual road tax payable by transporters and commercial vehicle owners for six months begining from April 1. Also, the government has approved the proposal of extending the subsidy scheme for skimmed milk powder till October.