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Construction of Ekalavya Schools put on fast track 

 

  • Tribal Affairs Ministry has said that construction of Ekalavya Schools was put on fast track after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of 50 schools on Janjatiya Gaurav Divas as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on 15th of this month virtually from Bhopal. 
  • These schools are being set up in 26 districts of seven States and one Union Territory.
  • Each block with more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal persons will have such schools.