The administration is taking all precautionary measures to arrange hassle-free transportation of around 25 lakh of examinees appearing for the West Bengal government-organised Group D recruitment tests this Sunday.
State-run buses, trams will ply like regular days, a senior official at the state secretariat said adding that private bus and taxi operators have been asked to operate their vehicles just as in normal days.
The state has also requested the Railways including Metro railway to operate normally on the day.
Ferry services, totos, autos trams will ply just like normal days, he said adding that Railways authorities have assured of full cooperation.
A meeting was today held at the state secretariat today in this connection with the examination amid the presence of senior government officials and representatives of the Railways and the transport department.
"District Magistrates have been asked to keep a close vigil on the situation on Sunday so that nobody face any trouble reaching their respective test venues," he said adding that precautionary measures have also been taken to stop question papers' leakage.
Out of around 25 lakh appearing for around 6,000 Group D posts, close to five lakh examinees are from other states and 35 per cent are female candidates, the officer said.
Extra policemen including women police personnel will be posted at different centres to keep a check on any untoward incident, he added.
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