Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Pune*

*S.R. No. 832-A, Final Pl No. 178, 179. Near Bal Chitrawani, *

Behind Agharkar Research Institute, Bhamburda, Shivaji Nagar,



*The Divisional Secretary *No. R.M./pariksha-5

*Maharashtra State Board of Secondary *Pune – 411004

& Higher Secondary Education Board Dt. – 21/02/2014

Mumbai Divisional Board, Mumbai

Subject: Facility of writer/reader for autistic students of Secondary
Schools appearing for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination.
* *Reference:
1. Your letter no. Muvim/Secondary Examination/Disabled Students/218 dated
* 2. Shri Rajendra Dalvi’s mailed letter dated 18/01/2014.*

With reference to the above subject, we hereby advise you that the above
issue of providing writer/ reader to autistic students was presented before
the Examination Committee in its meeting held on 15/02/2014, when the
Committee passed the following resolution:

‘’It was decided that, henceforth, the autistic students be extended the
facility of a writer/reader, provided the medical certificate issued by the
District Civil Surgeon, specifically states so.’’

In accordance with the above resolution, please advise all the Schools/Jr.
Colleges under your jurisdiction & submit an action report to this office.


State Board, Pune-04

Copy for information and necessary action:-

The Divisional Secretary, All Divisional Boards

For information:-

  1. Shri. Rajendra Dalvi, Mumbai 2. Branch Officer, Research Branch, State
    Board, Pune-04



*Thanks to Renuka Nardodkar and Amrit Bakhshy who voluntarily translated
and verified **