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Delayed Construction Activity Under RMSA

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As per information provided by the states/UTs on the Project Monitoring System of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), out of the 12066 new secondary schools approved till 2016-17, construction of only 1830 schools has not been started. In respect of Tamil Nadu, out of the 1115 new schools approved till 2016-17, construction of only 2 schools has not been started by the State so far. .

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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. .

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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. .

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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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First Published: Thu, July 27 2017. 00:20 IST