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Arunachal govt committed to improve education sector: Khandu

Press Trust of India  |  Itanagar 

Chief Minister on Thursday reiterated his government's commitment to improve the sector and said the Centre has sanctioned seven new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) for the state because of continuous efforts of his administration.

Speaking at a function at Yingkiong in district, Khandu said the new KVs would come up at Kurung Kumey, Dibang Valley, Namsai, Upper Subansiri, Anjaw, West Siang and districts of the state soon.

The also visited the under construction at Ramsing village, near Yingkiong, the district headquarters, a CMO release said.

Khandu thanked the villagers for donating the land for free for the school, the building of which is being constructed with an estimate cost of Rs 3 crore.

The said the school needs more infrastructure such as principal's quarter, staff quarters, boundary wall, science lab and auditorium for which, he promised to sanction additional fund of Rs 8 crore within the financial year 2019-20.

Khandu urged the officials to carry out the work on war footing so that the new school building gets ready within this year that classes can commence from the next academic session in the new building.

At present the school is being run from a temporary site, the release added.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 18:50 IST