Inauguration of First Mission Eklavya Knowledge Center of Chittorgarh District | 08 Feb 2023

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  • On February 7, 2023, Rajasthan Cooperative Minister Udayalal Anjana inaugurated the district's first Mission Eklavya Knowledge Center in collaboration with Wonder Cement Ltd. at Phachar Ahiran Gram Panchayat of Nimbahera in Chittorgarh district.

Key points

  • 105 knowledge centers are being set up in Chittorgarh district under Mission Eklavya to provide library and preparation facilities for competitive exams to rural students. Out of which 5 knowledge centers are being established in collaboration with Wonder Cement.
  • With the establishment of these centres, facilities for preparation of competitive examinations will be developed in villages as well as in cities. A provision of up to Rs 5 lakh is being made for each library on the establishment of these centres.
  • For the operation of these centres, a committee will be constituted consisting of the concerned sarpanch, students at the school and eminent citizens.
  • On this occasion, other guests including the chief guest also laid the foundation stone of various roads and sports stadium worth Rs 20 crore 72 lakhs at Nimbahera in Chittorgarh under the DMFT scheme.