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Students of Eklavya Model Residential Schools showing excellent results: Shri Jual Oram

Newdelhi:23/7/18;As per the budget announcement for 2018-19, by the year 2022, every block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20000 tribal persons will have Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) throughout the country. Replying to a starred question in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of Tribal Affairs, Shri Jual Oram said that there are 564 Sub-districts i.e. block/taluka/tehsil having more than 50% ST population and at least 20000 tribal persons. Accordingly, all these 564 sub-districts will be covered under the EMRS scheme over the next three years.

In reply to a supplementary question, the Tribal Affairs Minister said that the performance of these schools is excellent in several states with almost 100% passed result while 60-70% of the students having passed with first class distinction. The students of these schools are qualifying NET and also joining IITs and IIMs, the Minister explained.

A total of 284 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) have been sanctioned as on date, out of which 214 have been reported functional. The number of EMRSs currently operational in the country, and the details of students enrolled in these EMRSs is mentioned below:

Sl No. States Number of functional EMRSs Number of students enrolled
1. Andhra Pradesh 14 2800
2 Arunachal Pradesh 2 240
3 Chhattisgarh 25 6780
4 Gujarat 27 10172
5 Himachal Pradesh 1 210
6 Jammu & Kashmir 2 120
7 Jharkhand 7 2829
8 Karnataka 10 2385
9 Kerala 2 600
10 Madhya Pradesh 32 10270
11 Maharashtra 18 4103
12 Manipur 3 1170
13 Mizoram 2 400
14 Nagaland 3 583
15 Odisha 14 5340
16 Rajasthan 15 5350
17 Sikkim 4 915
18 Tamil Nadu 7 1553
19 Telangana 11 4160
20 Tripura 4 1680
21 Uttar Pradesh 2 630
22 Uttarakhand 2 279
23 West Bengal 7 2662
Total 214 65231

 

The capital cost for the school complex, including hostels and staff quarters is Rs. 12.00 crore with a provision to go up to Rs. 16.00 crore in hill areas, deserts and islands. As per guidelines, Recurring cost during the first year (2010) for schools was @ Rs. 42000/- per child which has now been enhanced to Rs. 61,500/- per student per year. As per extant guidelines the responsibility for the management of the School including student admission, staff recruitment, personnel policy/administration estate management etc. rests with the State Government. The details of the teachers in EMRSs across the country is not centrally maintained. A statement on recurring grants released during last four years for the EMRSs is mentioned below:

 

Sl. No. States 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
       
1 Andhra Pradesh 1260.00 680.00 680.40 757.26
2 Arunachal Pradesh 50.40 120.80 50.40 100.80
3 Chhattisgarh 4126.24 1725.57 1756.02 2226.84
4 Gujarat 2503.62 3168.90 3802.26 3930.78
5 Himachal Pradesh 95.00 88.20 88.20 88.20
6 Jammu & Kashmir 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
6 Jharkhand 504.00 504.00 806.40 957.60
7 Karnataka 680.40 1000.00 999.60 999.60
8 Kerala 388.50 350.00 221.76 244.02
9 Madhya Pradesh 3290.80 3008.88 3370.92 3643.28
10 Maharashtra 916.96 1083.60 1512.00 1663.20
11 Manipur 0.00 75.00 239.40 302.40
12 Mizoram 100.00 345.45 168.00 168.00
13 Nagaland 200.34 200.34 183.96 222.60
14 Odisha 2683.29 2142.00 2242.80 2242.80
15 Rajasthan 1381.80 1381.80 1633.80 1970.00
16 Sikkim 320.30 300.00 300.30 354.48
17 Tamil Nadu 264.00 352.80 378.00 504.00
18 Telangana 2520.00 1272.00 1344.00 1377.60
19 Tripura 655.20 0.00 730.80 705.60
20 Uttar Pradesh 195.44 208.70 189.00 252.00
21 Uttarakhand 126.00 151.20 0.00 367.06
22 West Bengal 1049.16 1049.16 1049.16 1049.16
Total 23311.45 19208.40 21747.18 24127.28

 

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