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Odisha is going to be free from lockdown for JEE, NEET Exams. The office of Special Relief Commissioner has issued an order now.
The order ( enclosed with this story) directs that there will be no lockdown or shutdown in force in the entire state of Odisha from August 30 to September 7, 2020, and from September 12 to September 14, 2020.
It is meant to facilitate free movement to the candidates and their guardian, examination personnel, and staff/ representatives of the service providers and logistics requirements connected thereto for smooth conduct of the JEE(MAIN)and NEET(UG)-2020 in Odisha.
However, the observance of COVID-19 protocols, such as social distancing, wearing of a mask, no spitting in a public place, etc. shall be strictly followed, states the order.