Lucknow : The Uttar Pradesh government, led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, is set to upgrade schools situated near interstate and international routes as well as multipurpose hubs. The Chief Minister has already approved the proposal for upgradation of 16 schools located near multipurpose hubs and those located on the main roads along the Indo-Nepal border, in this context.
It is noteworthy that the Chief Minister gave his consent to the proposal during a review meeting of the Basic Education Department recently. To implement this proposal, the Basic Education Department has proposed a budget of about Rs 8.5 crore. In the same
– Schools located close to interstate, international routes and multipurpose hubs to be upgraded
– State govt to spend Rs 8.5 crore to implement the proposal
*Students will get smart facilities*
The Basic Education Department has presented a proposal to the Chief Minister, outlining plans for the upgrade of a total of 9 schools located on interstate routes. This project is anticipated to incur an expenditure of Rs 3.71 crore. Additionally, there is a proposal to upgrade 7 schools situated along the international route near the Indo-Nepal border, for which the government has allocated a budget of Rs 4.73 crore.
These schools will be transformed to provide students with educational material in a smart manner. Language labs, computer labs, smart classrooms, modular science labs, robotics, and machine learning labs, as well as WiFi-enabled campuses will all be upgraded as part of the plan. Furthermore, 24-hour security arrangements will be ensured through the deployment of security personnel and sanitation workers, with provisions in the Basic Education Department Budget.
*Construction work to be done under the supervision of DM*
The proposals presented to the Chief Minister also outline the action plan, emphasizing the pivotal role of the District Magistrate throughout the project’s implementation. According to the proposal, in the districts where such schools will undergo upgrades, the District Magistrate will chair and oversee the execution of the scheme. Government institutions responsible for construction will be selected and monitored by the DM. Furthermore, committees headed by the District Magistrate will be responsible for procuring equipment such as computers and furniture from the GeM portal