On Wednesday, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the proposal for opening of 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in seven states and a second Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in Madhya Pradesh.
Contribution of KVs and JNVs in education:
The KVs are imparting quality education to more than 12 lakh students. Not only this, even JNVs are providing modern education free of cost to nearly 2.50 lakh students in different parts of the country.
According to the report by Zee News,
with the opening of these 13 new KVS, about 13000 more eligible categories of students will be able to access affordable quality education and an additional 560 students will be benefitted from the second JNV at Alot once it becomes fully functional from Class VI to XII.
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- Banda (UP)
- Washim (Maharashtra)
- Chakpikarong (Manipur)
- Parbhani (Maharashtra)
- Nawada (Bihar)
- Mirjapur (UP)
- Bhadohi (UP)
- Palamau (Jharkhand)
- Siddipet (Telangana)
- Kudamalakunte (Karnataka)
- CISF Surajpur (UP)
- Devkund (Bihar)
- Baoli (UP)
The CCEA has also agreed to establish a Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) at Alot, Ratlam district, Madhya Pradesh.
News credit : Indiatoday