IIT-Jodhpur campus to get Kendriya Vidyalaya, HRD ministry clears plans


The HRD ministry on Monday cleared plans to open a Kendriya Vidyalaya on the IIT-Jodhpur campus.

New Delhi A Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) will come up on the campus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

The HRD ministry on Monday gave its nod to a KV on the IIT-Jodhpur campus.

At present, there are 32 KVs functioning on the premises of Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL) in the country.

“Today accorded approval for setting up a new #KendriyaVidyalaya under IHL sector in IIT Jodhpur campus in Rajasthan,” union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.

According to senior HRD officials, the proposal submitted by IIT-Jodhpur was examined and granted approval.

“The sponsoring authorities have committed all required pre-requisites. The IIT-Jodhpur will bear the cost for setting up of the school as well as for future developement expenditure,” an official said.




Written by Loknath Das