Centre to consider Kendriya Vidyalayas in new districts of TS

Kendriya Vidyalayas

Hyderabad: Union Minister of State for HRD Upendra Kushwaha said that the Central Government would consider the proposal sent by Telangana Government for establishing Kendriya Vidyalayas in newly created districts.

“Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is in receipt of proposals for opening of new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in the State of Telangana at Nizamabad Town, Bhongir, Siddipet, Suryapet, Vikarabad, Bhadradri Kothagudem, Jagitial, Jangaon, Jogulamba Gadwal, Jayashankar Bhupalpally, Kamareddy, Kumuram Bheem Asifabad, Nagarkurnool, Nirmal, Wanaparthy and Warangal (Rural),”

the Union Minister said in his reply to a question raised by Congress MP M.A. Khan on Thursday. He said that the Navodaya Vidyalaya scheme provides for opening of one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in each district of the country.

“Central Government has accorded approval for establishment of 62 new JNVs in uncovered districts of the country (as on 31.5.2014). As and when any proposal for opening of new JNVs in uncovered districts created after 31.5.2014 is taken up,

the uncovered districts of the State of Telangana will also be included,” the Union Minister assured. At present 32 KVs and 9 JNVs are functioning in the State of Telangana, he said. (INN)

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