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- On June 24, 2022, Chhattisgarh's School Education Minister Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam informed that 76 new Swami Atmanand English Medium Schools are being started in the state by the School Education Department from this academic session. Students will be given admission in these new schools from July 1.
- Dr. Premsai Singh Tekam informed that on the request of parents and children, Chief Minister Baghel had announced to open 50 more new English medium schools in the state. During the meeting of the assembly constituencies, on the demand of the people, the Chief Minister had announced the opening of 26 more new English medium schools. As per the intention of the Chief Minister and his announcement, 76 new schools are being opened.
- With the opening of 76 new schools, the number of Swami Atmanand Excellent English medium schools in the state will increase from 171 to 247. There are 32 Swami Atmananda Excellent Hindi Medium Schools operating in the state.
- Hindi medium will continue to operate in these schools as before. No fixed number has been fixed for the admission of Hindi medium students. Schools can give admission as per their requirement and capability. Schools can be operated in two shifts as per requirement.
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