Cabinet approves setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas

The union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved the setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas under civil and defence sector all over the country.

The Vidyalayas, once fully operational, will provide quality education to approximately 50,000 students.
The consolidated list of 50 proposals recommended by the 'Challenge Method' Committee constituted by the union home ministry for opening of new Kendriya Vidyalayas include the following:
  • Assam  (Darrang in Dalgaon district – 210 Cobra battalion of CRPF);
  • Bihar (Barachatti in Gaya district – 205 Cobra battalion of CRPF);
  • Bihar (Beerpur in Supaul district – 45th battalion of SSB);
  • Chhattisgarh (CRPF Group Centre,  Bilaspur);
  • Haryana (CRPF Kadarpur, Gurgaon);
  • Haryana (CRPF Group Centre, Sonepat);
  • Madhya Pradesh (CRPF Group Centre, AB Road, Navagaon, Gwalior);
  • Tamil Nadu (BSF Camp, Kittampalayam, Coimbatore);
  • Tamil Nadu (ITBP, Idayapatti, Madurai);
  • Tamil Nadu (ITBP Shivagangai, Illupaikudi, Shivagangai);
  • Tripura (BSF Gokulnagar, Sepahijala district);
  • Uttar Pradesh (SSB 39th Batallion, GadniaPaliakalan, LakhimipurKhiri district);
  • Uttar Pradesh (SSB  59th Batallion, Nanpara, Behraich district);
  • Uttarakhand (SSB 5th Batallion, Champawat);
  • West Bengal (CRPF Group Centre, Siliguri);
  • Assam (NF Railway, Rangapara, Sonitpur district);
  • Jharkhand (SE Railway, Dangoaposi, West Singhbhum district);
  • Karnataka (SC railway, Yeshwanthpur, Bengaluru district);
  • Rajasthan (Railway ColonyBandikui, Dausa district);
  • Uttar Pradesh ((Railway Idgah, Agra Station);
  • West Bengal (NF railway Katihar, Jalpaiguri district);
  • Andhra Pradesh (Irlapadu village, Nadendla Mandal, Guntur district);
  • Andhra Pradesh (Irlapadu village, Nadendla Mandal, Guntur district);
  • Arunachal Pradesh (Daporijo,Uppar Subansari district);
  • Arunachal Pradesh (Namsai, Namsai district);
  • Arunachal Pradesh (Hayuliang, Anjaw district);
  • Chhatisgarh (Konagaon, Kondagaon district);
  • Haryana (Bilaspur, Yamunannagar district);
  • Himachal Pradesh (Dharampur, Mandi district);
  • J&K (GandoshBhalessa, Doda district);
  • J&K (Jodhpur, Doda district);
  • Jharkhand (Koderma, Koderma district);
  • Jharkhand (Sari Kelakharsawan);
  • Karnataka (Sadalga, Belagavi district, Belgaum);
  • Kerala (Thrikkakara, Ernakulam district);
  • Madhya Pradesh (Agar-Malwa, Agar-Malwa district);
  • Madhya Pradesh (Alirajpur, Alirajpur district);
  • Madhya Pradesh (Alirajpur, Alirajpur district);
  • Madhya Pradesh (Anuppur, Anuppur district);
  • Madhya Pradesh (Shamgarh, Mandsaur district);
  • Maharashtra (Gadchiroli, Gadchiroli district (LW E));
  • Odisha (Anandpur, Keonjhar district);
  • Odisha (Champua, Keonjhar district);
  • Odisha (Chatrapur, Ganjam district);
  • Odisha (Gunupur, Rayagada district);
  • Rajasthan (Pratapgarh, Pratapgarh district);
  • Tamil Nadu (Udamalpet, Tiruppr district);
  • Uttar Pradesh (Bandahkalan, Varanasi district);
  • Uttar Pradesh (Madhupuri, Fatehpuri district);
  • Uttar Pradesh (Sumerpur, Hamirpur district);
  • Uttarakhand (Khatima, Udham Singh Nagar).