Open 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode with NGOs/Private/State Government Schools in all States/UTs

Open 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode with NGOs/Private/State Government Schools in all States/UTs
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE 

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1141
TO BE ANSWERED ON 22nd July, 2022

SAINIK SCHOOLS

1141. SHRI RAMESH CHANDER KAUSHIK
          SHRI DILESHWAR KAMAIT
          SHRI RAM MOHAN NAIDU KINJARAPU
          DR. DHAL SINGH BISEN
          SHRI NIHAL CHAND
          SHRI BASANTA KUMAR PANDA
          SHRIMATI NAVNEET RAVI RANA
          MS. LOCKET CHATTERJEE
          SHRI JYOTIRMAY SINGH MAHATO
          SHRI SAUMITRA KHAN:
          SHRI RODMAL NAGAR
          SHRIMATI RAMA DEVI
          SHRIMATI RITI PATHAK
          SHRI JUGAL KISHORE SHARMA

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) the aims and objectives of Sainik schools along with the criteria fixed for opening new schools;

(b) the  total number of Sainik Schools/Rashtriya  Military Schools  set up and functioning across the country from the year 2014 to 2022, State/UT-wise;

Open 100 new Sainik Schools

(c) whether the Government proposes to open new Sainik schools in partnership with Non- Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and private institutions and if so, the locations identified for setting up of such schools, State/UT-wise including West Bengal and Sri Ganganagar in Rajasthan;

(d) whether any proposal has been received from various State Governments, private schools and NGOs to set up Sainik schools, if so, the proposals approved and rejected by the Government, State/wise including Kalahandi and Nuapada district of Odisha, Amravati in Maharashtra, Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh; and

(e) whether Sainik School Society has submitted its assessment report to the Government in this regard and if so, the details thereof?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT) IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(a): The aims and objectives behind establishing erstwhile Sainik Schools (introduced in 1961) was for preparing Cadets academically, physically and mentally for entry into the National Defence Academy. The other objectives of this erstwhile scheme are (i) to remove regional imbalance in the officer cadre of the defence services (ii) to develop qualities of body, mind and character to enable the young Cadets of today to become good and useful citizens of tomorrow (iii) to bring public school education within the reach of the  common  man. Existing Sainik Schools were established on receipt of a request from State Government agreeing to provide land alongwith funds for the creation and maintenance of basic infrastructure, purchase of equipment and other facilities besides scholarships for the children belonging to the State.

(b): The details of erstwhile Sainik Schools set up and functioning in the country from the year 2014 to 2022, State/UT-wise is at Annexure- ‘A’. No Rashtriya Military School has been set up from the Year 2014-2022.

(c) to (e): Yes, Sir. The Government proposes to open 100 new Sainik Schools in partnership mode with NGOs/Private/State Government Schools in all States/UTs including West Bengal, Rajasthan, Odisha, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. During the 1st  Round, 379 applications have been received by Sainik Schools Society, Ministry of Defence from NGOs/Private/State Government schools through web portal  http://sainikschool.ncog.gov.inwhich are subject to shortlisting for approval based on meeting of qualifying requirements framed for the purpose and agreeing to the Rules and Regulations of New Sainik Schools in partnership mode and signing of the Memorandum of Agreement with the Sainik Schools Society. As on date, Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) have been signed by Sainik Schools Society with 11 Schools for setting up as new Sainik Schools.

ANNEXURE REFERRED TO IN PART (b) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1141 TO BE ANSWERED ON 22.07.2022 REGARDING “SAINIK SCHOOLS”.;

DETAILS OF SAINIK SCHOOLS FUNCTIONING IN THE COUNTRY STATE/UT- WISE SET UP FROM THE YEAR 2014 TO 2022

S. No.

Name of School

State

Year

1.

Sainik School Kalikiri

Andhra Pradesh

2014

2.

Sainik School Chhingchhip

Mizoram

2017

3.

Sainik School Jhunjhunu

Rajasthan

2018

4.

Sainik School East Siang

Arunachal Pradesh

2018

5.

Sainik School Chandrapur

Maharashtra

2019

6.

Sainik School Jhansi

Uttar Pradesh

2019

7.

Sainik School Mainpuri

Uttar Pradesh

2019

8.

Sainik School Amethi

Uttar Pradesh

2020

9.

Sainik School Sambalpur

Odisha

2020


9 Sainik Schools have been set up from the year 2014 to 2022.


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