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Cabinet approves Rs. 5718 crore World Bank-supported STARS project


  • Union Cabinet chaired by the PM Modi has approved the implementation of the STARS project.
  • STARS is a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme for improving the quality of education, in the Indian School Education System.
  • The total project cost is Rs 5718 crore with the financial support of World Bank amounting to the Rs. 3700 crores.
  • The project will cover 6 states namely Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala and Odisha.