Funds to rebuild flood-hit schools

Govt releases Rs 760 crore to rebuild schools in flood-hit districts

The government on Tuesday issued an order releasing Rs 760 crore for the reconstruction of 3,386 government-run schools in 26 flood-hit districts. 

This is in response to a proposal submitted by the department of primary and secondary education. The funds will be released from Nabard grants and the department will reconstruct 6,469 classrooms, according to the order.