Kendriya Vidyalaya admissions: 20-fold surge under HRD Minister quota -Shyamlal Yadav

-The Indian Express

This is according to data obtained from the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), which oversees all KVs in the country, by The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

Admissions to Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) across the country under the discretionary quota of the Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD) in 2018-19 have surged more than 20-fold compared to 2014. And admissions to KVs under the Minister’s discretionary quota since 2016 account for more than the total admissions secured through all 790 members from both Houses of Parliament.

This is according to data obtained from the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS), which oversees all KVs in the country, by The Indian Express under the Right to Information Act (RTI).

Kendriya Vidyalaya
 
Members of Parliament currently are allowed a maximum of 10 admissions per academic session from their constituency (or state in case of a Rajya Sabha MP), while admissions on the recommendation of the HRD Minister are granted without any limit.

The data also show that during the last academic session of 2018-19, a total of 8,164 admissions were granted through the quota meant for MPs. Compared to this, the number of admissions granted on the recommendation of the HRD Minister was 9,402.

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The Indian Express, 1 October, 2019, https://indianexpress.com/article/education/kendriya-vidyalaya-admissions-20-fold-surge-under-hrd-minister-quota-6039520/?fbclid=IwAR1-uUXAuozZBq_RHK_Uid3U1LrpBJbk

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