Kendriya Vidyalayas in Chhattisgarh: Lok Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
DEPARTMENT OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & LITERACY
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1864
TO BE ANSWERED ON 14.03.2022
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYAS IN CHHATTISGARH
+1864. SHRI ARUN SAO:
Will the Minister of EDUCATION be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government proposes to establish new Kendriya Vidyalayas in the country and if so, the details thereof including the State of Chhattisgarh, State-wise/Region-wise/district-wise;
(b) the number of such districts in Chhattisgarh State where the KVs are running at present;
(C) whether the Government has received any proposal to start new KVs in Bilaspur, Mungeli, Gaurela-pendra Marwahi district of Chhattisgarh State;
(d) if so, the details thereof; and
(e) the time by when the Government proposes to start such KVs?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
(SMT. ANNPURNA DEVI)
(a) Opening of new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) is a continuous process. KVs are opened primarily to cater to the educational needs of the wards of transferable Central Government Employees including Defence & Para-Military personnel, Central Autonomous Bodies, Central Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) and Central Institute of Higher Learning (IHL) by providing a common programme of education throughout the country. Proposals for opening of new KVs are considered only if sponsored by Ministries or Departments of the Government of India / State Governments / Union Territories (UTs) Administrations and committing resources for setting up a new KV. The proposals received from various sponsoring authorities found fulfilling the mandatory pre-requisites for opening of new KVs have to compete with other such proposals under the “Challenge Method” and subject to approval of the competent authority.
(b) At present, 36 KVs are functioning in 20 districts of Chhattisgarh.
(c) to (e) Proposal for opening of a new KV in Mungeli, Chhattisgarh has been found fulfilling the mandatory pre-requisites as per norms of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS). Proposal for opening of a new KV in Bilaspur district has been received by KVS. There are some discrepancies / deficiencies in the proposal which have been brought to the notice of district Administration, Bilaspur by KVS for necessary rectification. Further, KVS has not received any proposal in the prescribed proforma for opening of a new KV at Gaurela-pendra-Marwahi district from the State Government of Chhattisgarh.
Source: Lok Sabha