Dharmshala: The teachers of the state who have been deployed for the correction of answer -sheets of students appearing for Himachal Pradesh Board Exams have been directed to complete the corrections within 25 days of the commencement of the exams. 

Education Department has instructed the schools to relieve these teachers for the purpose.

More than 800 teachers from Kangra district alone have been appointed for examining high school and intermediate board exam copies.

On the other hand, the department of education has said that more teachers would be required for the task. In this connection Deputy Director Higher Education RC Kondal said, “The Board has appointed the teachers of government schools for checking the exam copies, therefore, the school administration must relieve them from the workload for the timely declaration of results”.

He added, “In case of non-adherence to the orders, action will be taken against the concerned schools.”