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IIT-Jodhpur campus to get Kendriya Vidyalaya, HRD ministry clears plans

According to senior HRD officials, the proposal submitted by IIT-Jodhpur, was examined and approved

education Updated: Aug 15, 2017 17:16 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
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The HRD ministry on Monday cleared plans to open a Kendriya Vidyalaya on the IIT-Jodhpur campus.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation only)

New Delhi A Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) will come up on the campus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur in Rajasthan.

The HRD ministry on Monday gave its nod to a KV on the IIT-Jodhpur campus.

At present, there are 32 KVs functioning on the premises of Institutes of Higher Learning (IHL) in the country.

“Today accorded approval for setting up a new #KendriyaVidyalaya under IHL sector in IIT Jodhpur campus in Rajasthan,” union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted.

According to senior HRD officials, the proposal submitted by IIT-Jodhpur was examined and granted approval.

“The sponsoring authorities have committed all required pre-requisites. The IIT-Jodhpur will bear the cost for setting up of the school as well as for future developement expenditure,” an official said.

First Published: Aug 15, 2017 16:55 IST