` 15.93 cr for SSA in Kodagu

` 15.93 cr for SSA in Kodagu

Fund will be utilised to build additional classrooms, toilets

It was decided to construct additional classrooms in 18 Government Primary School at a cost of Rs 3.68 lakh each. A sum of Rs 66.24 lakh will be utilised for the purpose of construction of classrooms. Toilets will be constructed in 96 schools at the cost of Rs 24 lakh. Electricity connection will be provided to 49 schools at the cost of Rs 2.45 lakh.

Headmaster’s room will be constructed in 80 schools in the district at the cost of 3.7 lakh each. A sum of Rs 10.61 lakh will be utilised for the repair of 16 schools. The three schools which were under CMC jurisdiction will be handed over to the education department.

Zilla Panchayat Standing Committee on Education and Health President Manumuthappa directed the officials to shift the children from those schools where there are only four to five children to those government schools situted within 2 to 3 kilometres from the present school. The drive to shift the children must commence from September 21.

Under SSA, special drive to admit students to school, out of school children’s programme, free health camp, Chinnara angala, Chaitrada Chiguru, creating awareness, Akshara Dasoha, Suvarna Arogya Chaithanya programmes will be organised.  Zilla Panchayat CEO A B Ibrahim and others were present.

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