From 2011-12 to 2013-14, 4037 new secondary schools were approved under RMSA, out of which construction of only 507 schools has not been started by the States/UTs so far.
Under RMSA, the civil works for all 36 States/UTs including Tamil Nadu were approved on normative cost till 2011-12. Thereafter, w.e.f. 2013-14, civil works for all States/UTs are approved on State Schedule of Rates (SSoR) or Central Public Works Department (CPWD) rates, whichever is lower.
This information was given by the Minister of State (HRD), Shri Upendra Kushwaha today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question.
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