National Education Society for Tribal Students
National Education Society for Tribal Students (NESTS) is an autonomous organization that was established under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA). On 2nd April 2022, this organization will be celebrating its fourth Foundation Day.
- The fourth foundation day will be celebrated at the Tribal Culture Centre in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.
- Arjun Munda, Minister of Tribal Affairs will be attending this event.
The aim of NESTS
NESTS started its journey four years back with the aim of providing high-quality education to all the tribal students across the country in their own specific environment.
Milestones of NESTS
In its short journey that commenced in 2019, multiple milestones have been achieved by NESTS. It has also approved the building of 391 new schools. 140 schools are currently under construction and a total of 123 schools have started to function.
Targets of NESTS
NESTS and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs have set up targets to complete the construction of a total of 452 new schools and the pending 67 schools under its old scheme by the year 2025.
The constructed schools will be having state of the art facilities which will be in line with the Navodya Vidyalaya. By The IITs and the NITs of the respective states along with the dedicated teams of NESTS the construction of the schools are being monitored.
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