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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Ministry of Human Resource Development
RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1741 ANSWERED ON AUGUST 26, 2013
QUESTION Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) in Karnataka
1741. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state;
(a) whether Government has decided to set up new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in Karnataka and other parts of the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether Government also proposes to set up new Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) in Karnataka; and
(d) if so, the details thereof, and if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DR. SHASHI THAROOR)
(a) to (d): The expansion of the Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) / Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) in the country is a continuous process. During the 12th Five Year Plan, it is envisaged to open 500 new KVs and 378 JNVs. But the Government has been unable to grant formal approval for the setting up of any of these new Vidyalayas in view of the paucity of funds. The locations of all these Vidyalayas, including those to be opened in Karnataka, will be decided as and when the approval of the competent authority is received and when the necessary funds are made available.