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Amit Shah lays foundation stone of the first cooperative-run Sainik School

The foundation stone-laying ceremony of Shri Motibhai R. Chaudhary Sagar Sainik School in Boriyavi village of Mehsana,Gujarat marked a significant milestone in the education sector. This groundbreaking project, inaugurated virtually by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, is set to become the first Sainik School in India to be operated by a cooperative organization. With an estimated cost of Rs 75 crore and spread across 11 acres of land, the school is being managed by Dudh Sagar Research and Development Association (DURDA), an entity of Dudh Sagar Dair

Increasing Opportunities

The academic year 2022-2023 witnessed the enrollment of 50 students, comprising 46 boys and 4 girls, in the prestigious Sagar Sainik School. Building upon this success, the school has expanded its capacity for the academic year 2023-2024. The number of seats has been increased to 80, with a significant step toward inclusivity being the introduction of a 10 percent reservation for girls. This move not only promotes gender equality but also opens doors for more aspiring young women to receive military training and academic excellence.

Collaborative Government

The foundation stone-laying ceremony also showcased the unified efforts of the state government. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, Health Minister Rishikesh Patel, Industries Minister Balwant Singh Rajput, and Cooperation Minister Jagdish Panchal were present at the ceremony, emphasizing the government’s commitment to providing quality education and fostering the growth of young individuals in Gujarat. Their presence and support demonstrate the collaborative approach taken to ensure the success of Shri Motibhai R. Chaudhary Sagar Sainik School.

Key takeaways for competitive examination

  • Sainik Schools are English medium residential schools affiliated to: Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
  • Sainik Schools prepare Cadets to join the: National Defence Academy
  • Sainik Schools were started in : 1961

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