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800 primary schools to be upgraded

800 primary schools to be upgraded

TNN May 23, 2012, 04.45AM IST

BHOPAL: A Cabinet meeting chaired by chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday decided that more than 800 primary schools will be upgraded to middle schools. It decided to construct more than 13,000 toilets for girls across the state. Nine new colleges too have been sanctioned for the state, Narrottam Mishra, spokesman of the Cabinet said after the meeting.
Sanction for Rs 41,9687.8 lakh has also been accorded for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, the National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL) and Kasturba Gandhi Girls Schools.

A decision has also been taken to create posts for 13,022 part-time instructors for middle schools. Sanction has also been accorded for setting up of seasonal temporary hostels for 6,359 children of migrating population and special residential training centres for 39,597 school drop outs or children not going to school. The decision was also taken on the non-residential training centres for 54,140 children. Sanction has been granted for to-and-fro facility for 4,140 children living in remote and forest villages.

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