CBSE launches toll-free helpline on coronavirus safeguards for students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has launched a toll-free helpline on coronavirus safeguards for students.

The facility is available on helpline number 1800118004 from 8 am to 8 pm, initially up to 31st March.

CBSE Secretary Anurag Tripathi said the dedicated coronavirus safeguard tele-counselling service will be provided by trained counsellors who will deal with students and parents for preventive interventions, reducing transmission and counsel on first-aid to stop corona spread. They will also assist students to engage in useful and productive activities while at home. The board has postponed all exams till March 31 and evaluation work has also been suspended.

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