Berhampur: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday inaugurated an Adarsha Vidyalaya (Model School), a school set up on the patterns of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) to the students of in reverse areas in Odisha, at a capacity in his constituency Hinjli.
Addressing the gathering on the occasion, the Chief Minister said, “The government is planning to open Adarsha Vidyalayas in each block across the state. 100 Adarsha Vidyalayas across 100 blocks in 14 districts were opened today.”
“The government will open such schools in every block soon so that the students will not have to move from their native place for better education. I hope these Adarsha Vidyalayas will help fulfill the hope and aspirations of the students,” Patnaik added.
As many as 88,318 students applied to take admission in the 100 schools out of which 24,000 students have got a chance to get admission in the schools, sources said.
Uniform and all books will be provided free to the students by the schools, sources added.