Presently 1084 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) are functioning in the country. The detailed list of schools in the Annexure, which is given below...
KVs are not available in 155 districts of the country. Proposals for opening of new Kendriya Vidyalayas are considered in the project sector if sponsored by one of the following (i) Ministries or Departments of the Government of India (ii) State Governments / UTs; (iii) Organizations of employees belonging to the eligible categories. Further, new Kendriya Vidyalayas are opened when there is a concentration of at least 500 employees of the Defence services / Government of India / Government Undertaking individually or jointly (250 in the case of Special Focus Districts) or when there is minimum potential enrolment of children of specified categories which may be 200 or an average of 30 per class, whichever is more. Accordingly, it may not be possible to open Kendriya Vidyalayas at all locations where Government employees are posted on transfer.
Setting up of KVs in the uncovered areas of the country is an ongoing process. However, the 12th Five Year Plan proposals, including opening of new KVs, have not been finalized.
The above information was given by MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT SHRI KAPIL SIBAL in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 21.03.2012.
The State wise details are given in Annexure.
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