Final Up to date: September 22, 2022, 20:07 IST
Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday in search of her intervention to make sure the state allocates land for everlasting campuses of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in South 24 Parganas-I and Malda. Pradhan famous the land allotment problem for the 2 JNVs stay unresolved since 2007-08 and 2016 respectively. With the state administration final yr withdrawing the momentary website on which the JNV South 24 Parganas-I used to be functioning since 2007-08, the scholars needed to be shifted to close by JNVs and new admissions had been placed on maintain, he mentioned.
JNV-Malda which was sanctioned in November, 2016 continues to be non-functional for need of appropriate land for the development of everlasting campus and momentary lodging. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are government-run Class 6-12 chain of residential colleges. They admit college students based mostly on an entrance examination. “The conditions for opening of a JNV are provision of about 30 acres of appropriate land, freed from value, together with ample momentary rent-free lodging, ample sufficient to accommodate roughly 240 college students, to be offered by the involved State Authorities to run the Vidyalaya for a interval of three to 4 years,” Pradhan mentioned within the letter.
“JNV, South 24 Parganas was sanctioned within the yr 2007 and made useful throughout the educational yr 2007-08 from a brief website offered by the district administration,” Pradhan mentioned, including the administration had assured to switch land in favour of NVS for building of the everlasting constructing. “Nevertheless, the switch of the provided land continues to be awaited and the momentary website has additionally been withdrawn throughout February, 2021. Consequently, the scholars finding out within the JNV, South 24 Paraganas-I needed to be shifted to the close by JNVs and additional admissions to the Vidyalaya have additionally been placed on maintain,” he mentioned. The minister requested the West Bengal CM to look into the matter personally and problem essential directions to the officers involved to expedite the identification and switch of appropriate land and momentary lodging. “…in order that these vidyalayas might be made useful on the earliest within the bigger curiosity of the training of the agricultural kids of those two districts,” the minister mentioned.