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  • 03 Feb 2023
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PM Shri Yojana will Change the Face of 40 Schools of Gorakhpur

Why In News?

On February 2, 2023, B.S.A. Ramendra Kumar Singh of Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh told that 40 schools in Gorakhpur district will be upgraded under the PM Shree Yojana.

Key points

  • Ramendra Kumar Singh said that about two crore rupees will be spent on each school for better infrastructure. These will be developed as model schools. These include a secondary and other primary school.
  • Two schools from each development block will be selected as model schools on the basis of marks obtained on various parameters.
  • It is worth mentioning that a list of four schools from all development blocks has been prepared and sent from the Basic Education Department. Out of the total 80 schools of basic education, 40 will be selected under PM Shri and they will be upgraded.
  • Under the New Education Policy-2020 in these schools, children will be taught with child pedagogy based curriculum according to their skills. Concepts like rain water harvesting, solar energy, solid and liquid waste organic farming, plastic free etc. will be developed.
  • The PM Shri School Scheme is a central government scheme for the Pradhan Mantri Vidyalaya for Rising India (PM-SRI). In this, two schools will be selected from every block of the country and they will be developed as model schools. In the first phase, the scheme has been implemented for five years (2022-2027).
  • Ramendra Kumar Singh said that on the basis of various parameters, only one school AD Girls Inter College has been fulfilled in the secondary schools in the district. Due to this, only AD Girls Inter College is named in the list sent to PM Shri.

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55 Bulandshahr Villages to Be Added to YEIDA Territory

Why In News?

According to information received from the media on February 2, 2023, 55 villages of Bulandshahr and Khurja Development Authority of Uttar Pradesh have now joined the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA). Its notification has been issued.

Key points

  • The inclusion of these villages in the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) will increase the scope of logistics, warehousing and cargo hubs of the Yamuna Authority.
  • Gautam Buddh Nagar, Bulandshahr, Aligarh, Hathras, Mathura and Agra districts are included in the notified area of Yamuna Authority. So far, 40 villages of Bulandshahr district were in the notified area of the authority.
  • An airport is also being built in the Yamuna Authority area. Logistics and warehousing hubs will also be developed. There was a plan to connect this hub with rail. For this, the authority had to expand its scope to the Delhi-Howrah railway line. For this, the authority planned to include 55 villages.

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