Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank just about inaugurates two new Kendriya Vidyalayas–one in Bettiah, Bihar and one other in Korba, Chhattisgarh.

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:59 PM IST

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday just about inaugurated two new Kendriya Vidyalayas–one in Bettiah, Bihar and one other in Korba, Chhattisgarh.

Speaking on this event, Nishank mentioned that the brand new constructing of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bihar’s Bettiah has been constructed at a value of 13.016 crore.

“At present, there are 53 Kendriya Vidyalayas in Bihar, out of which 4 Kendriya Vidyalayas are running in two shifts. The Kendriya Vidyalaya in Chhattisgarh’s Korba has been constructed at a cost of 15.86 crore,” he mentioned.

“I am happy to share that all the new Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings are being built with green standards. These buildings will make the next generation aware of nature conservation,” he added.

The minister mentioned {that a} whole of 1,245 Kendriya Vidyalayas are being operated within the nation and 151 new Kendriya Vidyalayas have been opened within the nation within the final six years, whereby 13,88,899 college students are learning and glorious schooling is being imparted to them.

“Out of 1,245 Kendriya Vidyalayas, 953 Kendriya Vidyalayas are being run from their own buildings. The process of building the remaining schools is also going on quickly and soon these schools will be also run from their buildings,” the Education Minister added.

Speaking on the brand new National Education Policy (NEP), Pokhriyal mentioned, “In line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the NEP that we have introduced will give a new boost. This policy is designed keeping in mind the future of India, which emphasises practical knowledge rather than just book knowledge. The new education policy is capable of realising the dream of a self-reliant India.”

The faculty schooling secretary and Commissioner of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan had been additionally current on this event.

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