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Government assures three more Eklavya schools for Himachal

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

The central government will sanction three more Eklavya Model Residential schools for Himachal Pradesh, of State for Tribal Development Jasvantsinh Bhabhor said Thursday.

Presiding over a review meeting of the state here, he said, in view of the state government's efficient management of the existing EMRS in district, his ministry will certainly approve three more such schools for the state.

The new schools will come up at Pangi and Bharmour in district and Lahaul in district, the said.

The would also consider other demands of the state regarding tribal development projects, including declaring the Hatti community of district as a scheduled tribe, and building a new at Shimla, he added.

The EMRSs programme of the Centre aims to provide quality middle and high level to Scheduled Tribes (ST) students in remote areas.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 21:30 IST