3 August 2016

Schools on Indian Railways Land

Ministry of Railways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in February, 2010 with Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) for development of educational facilities for wards of railway employees as well as of children living in the vicinity of railway habitations. This MOU, inter-alia, envisages setting up of 50 Civil Sector Kendriya Vidyalayas by Ministry of HRD on the land to be provided by Railways during 11th and 12th Plan periods. Pursuant thereto, Ministry of HRD has sanctioned twelve new Kendriya Vidyalayas namely at Carriage Repair Workshop Harnaut (Bihar), Cast Wheel Plant, Bela (Bihar), Railway Campus, Nanded (Maharashtra), Railway Campus, Rangiya (Assam), Freeland Ganj Railway Colony, Dahod (Gujarat), Krishnarajapuram Diesel Loco Shed Colony, Bangalore (Karnataka), Shakurbasti, West Punjabi Bagh(Delhi), Bandel Railway Colony, Hooghly (West Bengal), Angul (Odisha), Golden Rock, Tiruchirapally (Tamil Nadu), Modern Coach Factory, Raebareily (Uttar Pradesh) and Jhajha, Jamui (Bihar).