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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
18-November-2010 14:30 IST
Setting up of Educational Institutions on Railway Premises
The Ministry of Railways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Human Resource Development for development of educational facilities on Railway premises. A High Powered Working Group has been constituted consisting of senior officials from both the Ministries for achievement of the objectives of MoU.

So far, six Kendriya Vidyalayas respectively at Carriage Repair Workshop Hamaut (Bihar), Cast Wheel Plant, Bela (Bihar), Railway Campus Nanded (Maharashtra), Railway Campus Rangiya (Assam), Freeland Ganj Railway Colony Dahod (Gujarat) and Krishnarajapuram Diesel Loco Shed colony Bangalore (Karnataka) have been sanctioned by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The High Powered Working Group is engaged in the process of identifying and developing further suitable proposals for setting up of educational institutions on railway premises.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways, Shri K.H. Muniyappa in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.