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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
09-March-2011 17:39 IST
Smart Schools
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          Under the revised Centrally Sponsored Scheme “Information & Communication Technology in Schools”, there is a provision to establish 150 smart schools in the country.  A sum of Rs. 25.00 lakh is provided to States/UTs to establish each smart school.  55 smart schools in 11 States and 2 UTs have been cleared so far.  State wise details of smart schools is as under:

 

Sl. No.

State/UT

No. of Smart Schools recommended

1.

Andhra Pradesh

05

2.

D & N Haveli

02

3.

Daman and Diu

02

4.

Himachal Pradesh

05

5.

Kerala

05

6.

Manipur

04

7.

Meghalaya

04

8.

Nagaland

04

9.

Punjab

05

10.

Sikkim

04

11.

Tamil Nadu

05

12.

Uttar Pradesh

05

13.

West Bengal

05

 

Total:

55

 

 

          This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Smt. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question, in the Lok  Sabha today.

 

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