New Delhi: Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda interacted with the students of seven Eklavya Model Residential Schools situated in the various districts of Jharkhand via video conferencing mode .
During the lively interaction, Union Minister stated that the Government has taken up the challenge of education of tribal population in mission mode and they are working to catapult them to international levels.
To this effect, the government has sanctioned new 452 Eklavya Model Residential Schools to fill the gap in the education of tribal children and a large number of these schools are proposed to be opened in remote areas and at block level.
These schools will provide quality education for all round development of the tribal students, the Minister added.
Union Minister further stated that the Prime Minister laid foundation stone of 50 EMRSs on Janjatiya Gaurav Divas i.e 15th November, 2021, out of which 20 are located in Jharkhand.