Arunachal Pradesh will have seven new Kendriya Vidyalayas this year, according to official sources.
An official statement issued on Sunday informed that Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has assured Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra about establishing seven Kendriya Vidyalayas in the state during this financial year as proposed by the latter.
The assurance from the Union HRD minister was given to Arunachal Governor when Brig Mishra called on Javadekar in New Delhi on Saturday.
It is learnt that the Arunachal Governor had an elaborate discussion on the education scenario of the State with the Union HRD Minister.
The Union HRD Minister, according to official sources, expressed Centre’s commitment towards improving primary education and overcome the dropout rate in Arunachal Pradesh.
The official statement also added that Javadekar had assured the Arunachal Governor that the requisite Cabinet proposal will be moved shortly.
The proposed KVs are in Kurung Kumey, Dibang Valley, Namsai, Upper Subansiri, Anjaw, West Siang and Upper Siang districts.
Notably, Arunachal Governor Brig Mishra has also requested the Union HRD Minister for establishing three Navodaya Vidyalayas for the newly created districts of Shi Yomi, Lepa Rada and Pakke Kessang.
It is learnt that Javadekar had assured the Governor that the appeal would be moved in the next Cabinet meeting, the release further stated.