Privater players to enter setting up of Sainik Schools

The Samikhsya Bureau

NEW DELHI: The Union Government is proposing to bring a new scheme for setting up of Sainik Schools in the country in partnership with NGOs, Private Schools and States.

The endeavor is to provide schooling opportunities in “CBSE Plus” type of educational environment by involving desirous Government/Private Schools/NGOs to partner in establishing/aligning their system with Sainik Schools ethos, value system and national pride, the Ministry of Defence sources said.

It envisages enrolling existing/upcoming schools to be run on the lines of Sainik Schools curriculum.

The schools are proposed to be affiliated to Sainik Schools Society.

Detailed guidelines and requisite approval are at an advance stage.

This information was tabled in a written reply by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shripad Naik to a question asked by Kripanath Mallah and others in Lok Sabha today.