Eklavya School: Ever since the Budget was announced, Eklavya School has been in the news, know everything about it

New Delhi (Eklavya School), Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has released the General Budget 2023-24 on 01 February 2023. It mentions the construction of more than seven thousand Eklavya schools. With the opening of such a large number of Eklavya model residential schools in the country, employment opportunities will be available to more than 8 thousand teachers and support staff. You can check Eklavya School details at tribal.nic.in.

Eklavya School is also known as Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS). It was established in 1997-98. These schools are specially designed for Scheduled Tribe students. So they are getting good opportunities for study. Here the focus is not only on education but also on holistic development. These schools come under the jurisdiction of the state government. The central government provides funds for their establishment.

How many students get admission in Eklavya school?
Eklavya School has an enrollment capacity of 480 students (EMRS School). Students from class VI to VIII are admitted here. Last year it had said that by the end of 2022 every block with 50 per cent ST population and at least 20 per cent tribal population would have an Eklavya school.

Currently, how many Eklavya schools are there in the country?
Eklavya Schools come under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India. According to their official website tribal.nic.in, currently 401 Eklavya schools are functioning. 113275 students are studying in this. This includes 56106 boys and 57168 girls.

Best schools in remote areas
Eklavya Model Residential School conducts various activities to promote sports, local arts and culture along with studies. Students from remote areas mainly study here. Apart from ST category, students from PVTG category (PVTG Tribal) can also take admission here. Be sure to visit the official website tribal.nic.in to know every detail related to this school.

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