New Sainik Schools
The Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik in a written reply in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, 12th December 2019 informed that the Government is considering for setting up new Sainik Schools in different states across the country. The Minister shared the status of new Sainik Schools requested by different states as:
Sainik School in Amethi District of Uttar Pradesh and Sambalpur District of Odisha will commence from 1st April 2020. A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed for setting up Sainik Schools in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, Warangal district of Telangana and in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.
The Sainik Schools are set upon receipt of a request from the state government agreeing to provide land along with funds for the maintenance and creation of basic infrastructure, facilities, and purchase of equipment.
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