Pokhriyal inaugurates 2 new Kendriya Vidyalayas in Bihar, Chhattisgarh

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Nishank said that the new building of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bihar’s Bettiah has been constructed at a cost of Rs 13.016 crore.

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Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

New Delhi: Penetrating the chain of Kendriya Vidyalayas further, Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Thursday inaugurated 2 new Kendriya Vidyalayas– one in Bettiah (Bihar) and another in Korba (Chhattisgarh) via video link.

Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Nishank said that the new building of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bihar’s Bettiah has been constructed at a cost of Rs 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 Rs 15.86 crore,” he said.

“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.

Education Minister told the press that out of total 1,245 Kendriya Vidyalayas in operation across the country, 151 KVs were opened in last 6 years.

“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 new National Education Policy (NEP), Pokhriyal said, “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 emphasizes practical knowledge rather than just book knowledge. the new education policy is capable of realizing the dream of a self-reliant India.”

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