Any proposal to set up Kendriya Vidyalayas in each district ? Lok Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 102
ANSWERED ON: 18.11.2019
New Kendriya Vidyalayas
Uday Pratap Singh
Will the Minister of
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government is aware that a large number of boys-girls in rural areas get deprived of better quality education of Kendriya Vidyalayas each year;
(b) if so, whether the Government proposes/is considering any proposal to set up Kendriya Vidyalayas in each district (Tehsil-in rural areas) of the country;
(c) if so, the details thereof;
(d) whether the Government proposes to convert Government schools into Kendriya Vidyalayas to improve the quality of education in Government schools;
(e) if so, the details thereof; and
(f) the details of the proposals received from various States in this regard?
MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI RAMESH POKHRIYAL ‘NISHANK’)
(a) The Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are opened primarily to cater to the educational needs of the wards of transferable Central Government Employees including Defence personnel by providing a common programme of education.Proposals for opening of new KVs are considered only if sponsored by Ministries or Departments of the Government of India/State Governments / Union Territories Administrations thereby committing resources for setting up a new KV as well as the availability of necessary sanction of the Government.
(b) No such proposal is under consideration at present.
(c) Does not arise.
(d) No such proposal is under consideration at present.
(e)& (f) Do not arise.