Ashok Gehlot, the Chief Minister of Rajasthan, has given his approval to an additional budgetary proposal of Rs 14.80 crore for a number of tribal-related programmes, including a boost to the state’s educational infrastructure. A 7-story dormitory (Centre of Excellence with Modern Facilities) will be built in Udaipur’s Chitrakoot Nagar, according to an official release.
There will be 120 female students that can stay in the hostel. “Two-storey basement will be built here, in which basketball, volleyball arena, gym facilities will be available,” the statement said. The statement described the hostel’s amenities and included a floor-by-floor breakdown of the infrastructure that will be constructed.
Additionally, a 50-student hostel will be built at Nathuwas in Rajsamand on the budget of Rs 2.80 crore. “State-of-the-art coaching classrooms are also being prepared here. Along with this, additional facilities will also be increased in 175 tribal hostels run by the Social Justice and Empowerment Department. A budget provision of Rs 3 crore has been made for these,” it said.
The Tribal Development Fund would also spend Rs 4 crore to build additional classrooms in tribal government schools. The Chief Minister announced Rs 500 crore Tribal Development Fund in the budget for 2022–2023.
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