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Modern residential schools to be established in Garhwal & Kumaon : CM

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to boost educational facilities for the youngsters of the state, the government is planning to open one residential school each in Garhwal and Kumaon regions. He said this while visiting the government inter college, Jaiharikhal established in Pauri district in 1932.

He said that a place to set up the residential school at Jaiharikhal has been made available adding that  it would equipped with all the modern facilities. Students belonging to every section of the society will get admission and the fee structure will also be flexible as per the paying capacity of their parents. The students who are academically brilliant but without any financial means would be given free education in these schools so that they perform well in any competition. He further said that attempt will be made to ensure that up to 15 per cent of students in the two residential schools are from different states so that students of these schools get to know more about the rest of the country.

Later, Rawat also inaugurated the home stay managed by Vicky Rawat and also inspected it. He said that home stay is a good option for self employment and that the state government plans to set up 5000 home stays in the state by 2020.  He also visited the hospital built by the Hans Foundation at Satpuli and appreciated the works amounting to Rs 500 crore being undertaken by the foundation for public welfare.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 | PNS | Dehradun

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