Centre approves three Jawahar Navodaya schools for Chhattisgarh
RAIPUR: Central Cabinet gave it’s approval to establish Jawahar Navoday schools in Tribal and naxal-infested regions of Narayanpur, Bijapur and Kondagaon area of Chhattisgarh on Thursday evening.
Cabinet secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha announced the approval in a video conference of chief secretaries of various states including Chhattisgarh. Sinha said that three Jawahar Navoday schools would commence in Chhattisgarh soon. Chhattisgarh chief secretary Vivek Dhand extended thanks to Sinha in this regard. In the meeting, electronic and information technology secretary Aman Singh informed that broadcast of Doordarshan will be started in Jagdalpur from June next year, preparations for which are in progress. The meeting was attended by principal secretary BVR Subramanyam, director general of police AN Upadhyay, PWD principal secretary Amitabh Jain, special director general of police (Naxal) DM Awasthi among others.