Four New Kendriya Vidyalayas Added, Total Number Increases To 1,239
Kendriya Vidyalayas, or KVs, are one of the central government schools in India instituted under the aegis of Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Minister for Human Resource Development Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, on June 14, announced the launch of four new Kendriya Vidyalayas, or KVs, in India. The new KVs are set to be launched as KV SSB in Champawat, Uttarakhand; KV Railway in Dangoaposi in Jharkhand; KV Madhupuri in Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh and KV Sumerpur in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh. With the introduction of these four schools, the total number of Kendriya Vidyalayas has increased to 1,239. The admission process to these Kendriya Vidyalayas and their completion will be according to the schedule prescribed for the academic year 2020-21.
A statement issued by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan said: “The Vidyalayas will start functioning from Class 1 to Class 5 during the academic year 2020-2021 and thereafter will grow consequently based on feasibility." Each class will start with a single section now, it added.
A social media post of the HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said: “I am very happy to share this with everyone. KVS HQ (KVS Headquarters) has launched 4 new Kendriya Vidyalayas: 1. KV SSB, Champawat, Uttarakhand; 2. KV Railway, Dangovaposi, Jharkhand; 3. KV Madhupuri, Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh; 4. KV Sumerpur, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh.”
“Now the total number of Kendriya Vidyalayas has increased to 1239”, the minister added.
मुझे सबके साथ यह साझा करते हुए अत्यंत हर्ष हो रहा है कि @KVS_HQ ने 4 नए केन्द्रीय विद्यालयों का शुभारंभ किया है।— Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) June 14, 2020
1. KV एसएसबी, चंपावत,उत्तराखंड
2. KV रेलवे, डांगोवापोसी,झारखंड
3. KV मधुपुरी, फतेहपुर,उत्तर प्रदेश
4. KV सुमेरपुर, हमीरपुर,उत्तर प्रदेश ।@PIB_India @DDNewslive
Mr Pokhriyal further congratulated all students and parents who will be benefited from the newly launched Kendriya Vidyalayas. He added: “I heartily congratulate all the students and parents benefiting from the new Kendriya Vidyalayas and hope that our Kendriya Vidyalayas will continue to spread the light of education in every corner of the country.”
Kendriya Vidyalayas are much sought after schools for education. In 2019, about eight lakh registrations were received for admission to KVs as against one lakh seats available across the country.