As part of the government’s initiative to set up 100 new Sainik Schools across the country, the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has approved the establishment of 21 new Sainik Schools in partnership with Non Governmental Organization (NGOs), private schools or state governments.
The objective of setting up 100 new Sainik Schools is to provide quality education to the students in line with the National Policy on Education (NEP) and provide them better career opportunities which include joining the Armed Forces.
These 21 new Sainik Schools will be set up as a partnership in the initial phase of setting up 100 new Sainik Schools. These 21 new Sainik Schools will be different from the existing Sainik Schools.
Details Of 21 New Sainik Schools Approved by Ministry of Defence:
A total of 17 out of the 21 new Sainik Schools are Brownfield running schools, whereas the 4 remaining schools are Greenfield schools to be operational shortly.
A total of 12 newly approved Sainik Schools went to NGOs, trusts or societies, 6 private schools and 3 state-government-owned schools also found their place in the list. While NGOs/ Trusts /Societies have a share of 12 approved new schools, 6 private schools and 3 state-government-owned schools find place in the list of such approved new Sainik Schools.
Of the 21 new Sainik Schools, seven will be day schools as opposed to the existing Sainik Schools which are purely residential whereas 14 of these schools have residential arrangements
These new Sainik Schools, besides their affiliation to respective education boards, will function under the aegis of Sainik Schools Society and will follow the rules and regulations for new Sainik schools in partnership mode prescribed by the Society.
In addition to their regular affiliated board curriculum, they will also impart education of Academic PLUS curriculum to the students of the Sainik school pattern.