Two new KVs opened, one each in Karnataka and Punjab; announces Union Education Minister

New Delhi, March 05, 2021.

Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today announced opening of two new Kendriya Vidyalayas, oneeach in the state of Karnataka and Punjab. KV Sadalaga, Belagavi, Karnataka and KV IIT Ropar, Punjab will be two new addition to the family of KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan. With this the total number of KVs across the Country will raise to 1247.

Initially these two Vidyalayas will function with classes I to V and thereafter grow consequentially upto class XII. When these Vidyalayas start functioning in full capacity, around 1000 students of the area will be benefited in each school. The Admission process in both the Vidyalayas will start in the academic session 2021-22.

KV Sadalagais a Civil sector Vidyalaya and will start functioning in the building provided by the State Government till the construction of new building.

KV IIT Ropar will start functioning in its own building provided by the Institute.

KV Sadalagais in the Chikkodi Parliamentary constituency (district Belagavi) of Karnataka, while KV IIT Ropar is in Anandpur Sahib Parliamentary Constituency (district Roopnagar) of Punjab.

From 20 schools in the year of establishment-1963, KVS now has 1247 schools in the year 2020-21 including 3 KVs abroad viz. Moscow, Kathmandu, Tehran. Total enrolment of students as on date is 1393668.

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