1st Ekalavya Model Residential Schools Sports Meet 2019

1st Eklavya Model Residential schools meet 2019'

Question: How many Ekalavya Model schools are being planned to be established by Government of India till 2022?
(a) 400
(b) over 400
(c) 200
(d) 300
Answer :(b)
Related facts:

  • On 14th January 2019, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor inaugurated the 1st Ekalavya Model Residential Schools Sports Meet 2019 at GMC Balayogi Stadium, Gachibowli in Hyderabad.
  • The 3 day meetwas organised by Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Society and hosted by Telangana.
  • This event offered a platform toabout 1735 participants from 20 States across the country to exhibit various events including including Athletics. 
  • Addressing the occasion, the Minister informed that the government of India is planning to establish more than 400 Ekalavya Model schools by 2022.
  • He further notified that the government of India is working a vision to develop Ekalavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) on par with the Navodaya vidyalays with a focus on overall development of tribal students.

Links:

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=187494

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eklavya_Model_Residential_School

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