Proposals for opening of new Kendriya Vidyalayas
Vidyalayas (KVs) are meant primarily to cater to the educational needs of the
wards of transferable / Non-transferable employees of Central Government, State
Governments, autonomous bodies, public sector undertakings and Institutes of
higher learning. If seats remain vacant after giving admissions to the wards of
employees mentioned above, these vacant seats are given to children of other
Proposals for opening of new KVs are considered only if
sponsored by Ministries / Departments of the Government of India or State
Governments / Union Territories Administrations or Organization of employees
belonging to the eligible categories thereby committing resources for setting up
a new KV, and are subject to availability of resources with the Central
Government. The Government of India had conveyed sanction for setting up of 54
new KVs in the country on 04.03.2014. Out of these, 32 KVs have been made
functional so far. The state/UT-wise details are given in Annexure.
Across the country, States are being supported through the
schemes including Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan
to design and implement comprehensive quality improvement programmes to bring
about overall changes in the teachers training, curricula, learning materials,
learning processes, learning outcomes, assessment and monitoring systems in
order to ensure that the quality of teaching learning is improved.
This information was given by the Union Human Resource Development Minister,
Smt. Smriti Irani today in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha question.