Cabinet approves for establishment of new KVs, JNVs in 7 states


NEW DELHI: The Cabinet has sanctioned for the opening of 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in seven states including the opening of second Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Madhya Pradesh state. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the proposal, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi presided.

New 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas those will be opened in seven states, details have been maintained below:
Bihar-                  Nawada, Devkund
Uttar Pradesh –     Banda, Mirjapur, Bhadohi, CISF Surajpur, Baoli
Maharashtra –       Washim, Parbhani,
Manipur –              Chakpikarong
Jharkhand –           Palamau
Telangana –           Siddipet
Karnataka –           Kudamalakunte

Nowadays, the Kendriya Vidyalayas are imparting excellence education to more than 12 lakh students across India while Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya are imparting modern education as free of cost to around 2.50 lakh students across India.

After opening of these 13 new KVS, at least 13000 eligible categories of students will be able to access affordable grand education and an additional 560 students will be benefited from the second JNV at Alot once and the education will be start from class VI to XII.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had held its meeting  in March 2017 in which the Committee had approved a proposal for opening of 50 new KendriyaVidyalayas under civil/defence sector in the country under ‘Challenge Method’ at an estimated cost of Rs 1160 crore.

Detailed guidelines for consideration of proposals under the ‘Challenge Method’ were issued in September 2017.