Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank is inaugurating four new Kendriya Vidyalaya buildings through video conferencing, today. The four buildings are KV Mahuldiha, Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), Rairangpur (Odisha) and KV Nayagarh (Odisha). At an estimated cost of Rs 68.60 crores, the new KVs have been constructed. Pokhriyal had earlier tweeted about the event on his personal Twitter account. All were cordially invited to join the video conference to become fully cognizant of the full benefits of the new KVs. The Minister also addressed the local audience and dignitaries through the virtual portal.
Previously, Pokhriyal had released guidelines and SOPs for school reopening following health and safety precautions.
The video conference was also attended by Minister of State for Education Sanjay Dhotre, senior officers of Kendriya Vidyalaya and senior officers of SR City. Around 4000 students from Rajasthan, Odisha and Haryana will be accommodated inside the new KV branches.
The Union Education Minister has also announced a new KV building at IIT Indore which will witness a unique synthesis of higher and school education.
The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan system is a cluster of central government schools in India under the wing of Education Ministry and affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. Presently the schools have a conglomeration of 12,78,201 students and 45,477 employees spanning across the country.