The Government has approved an initiative to set up 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode with NGOs/Private Schools/State Government Schools in all State/UTs including one each at Belagavi and Mysuru in Karnataka.
The State/UT-wise list including district-wise details of New Sainik Schools with whom Sainik Schools Society has signed Memorandum of Agreement is as follows:
|Number of New Sainik School on Partnership mode
|Dadra And Nagar Haveli
While the initiative envisages creation of all necessary infrastructure, faculty and other requirements prescribed for new Sainik Schools in partnership mode by the entity setting up and operating the School (State Govt./Pvt Sector/Trust/Society/NGO), there is no provision of expenditure to be incurred by Government of India towards the same. However, an annual support on Merit-Cum-Means basis of up to 50% fee support (subject to an upper limit of Rs. 40,000/- per student per annum) for up to 50% of class – strength (subject to an upper limit of 50 students per class per annum) for the approved school, will be provided by Govt. of India through Sainik Schools Society. In so far as criteria for opening of a new Sainik School on partnership mode is concerned, the same is subject to approval based on meeting of qualifying requirements framed for the purpose, compliance to the approved by-laws and signing of Memorandum of Agreement with Sainik Schools Society.
This information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt in a written reply to Shri Devji M Patel and others in Lok Sabha today.
Sangolli Rayanna Sainik School : The Government of Karnataka established Kranthi Veera Sangolli Rayanna Kshetra Development Authority working under Backward Classes Welfare Department to execute the Sangolli Rayanna Sainik School at Sangolli village Bailhongala Taluk, Belagavi Dist, to commemorate Sangolli Rayanna, the army chief of Kittur ruled by Rani Chennamma who fought against British East India Company till his last breath.
In this regard The Government of Karnataka identified suitable 100 Acres land and also allocated Rs. 185.00 crore with administrative approval for construction of the said school with capacity of 1000 students from 6th to 12th standard.
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