CM to inaugurate Koodige Sainik School building today

The building of Koodige Sainik School which is the second of its kind in Karnataka, will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on December 18.

A view of the Academic Block of Sainika school in Koodige near Kushalnagar.

The most awaited project was initiated by the collaboration of State and Central Governments in 2007, in the memory of Field Marshal K M Cariappa and General Thimmaiah.

The school was started in the campus of Agricultural Department and the new full-fledged building of Sainik school has been constructed at a cost of Rs 31.8 crore, in a land spreading over 62 acre, near Koodige farm.

The school imparts training to 456 cadets from sixth to 12th standard, as per the syllabus recommended by the Central government. The military training includes information on the military activities and daily physical exercise and code of conduct of Koodige sainik school has become a model to the other sainik schools.

Koodige Sainik School Principal Capt Ramesh said that the first phase of  the newly built Koodige Sainik School includes administrative, academic block along with mess hall,  dormitory for the cadets.The CM will also lay foundation for the second phase of the development work. The government has released Rs eight crore towards the second phase of the work.

He said that the work on an auditorium will be taken up in the second phase. The staff quarters building will be constructed in the third phase.     DH News Service

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