New Delhi: The Health Ministry on Saturday decided to postpone the NEET examination in Odisha, scheduled for May 5. The decision comes after Odisha was hit by cyclone Fani which caused massive destruction of property and partial shutdown of power and telecom services in the state.
The postponement decision was conveyed by the ministry during the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary P.K. Sinha. The decision was taken following the advice of the state government.
The meeting was held to review the rescue and relief measures in the cyclone affected areas of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
During the NCMC meeting, Odisha reported that the advance…