The decision is expected to receive the VC’s approval in the meeting of the university’s
working council scheduled for July 15.
Approximate 2.91 and 1.77 lakh classrooms are required at
the elementary and secondary stage of education respectively in the country, Minister
of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari informed the Rajya Sabha
In a written reply to a question, Purandeswari said that as per District Information
System for Education (DISE) 2009-10, there are a total of 58 lakh classrooms at
the elementary level (government - 38.18 lakh, aided - 5.23 lakh, unaided - 14.59
According to Secondary Management Information System 2009-10, there are 5.78 lakh
classrooms at the secondary level (government - 2.50 lakh, aided - 1.43 lakh, private
- 1.84 lakh), added Purandeswari.
Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 15.93 lakh classrooms have been sanctioned since inception,
including 2.68 lakh in the year 2010-11 and 2.20 lakh in 2011-12. Under Rashtriya
Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan 48,884 classrooms have been sanctioned during 2009-10
to 2011-12 to fill the gap,? added Purandeswari.
Courtesy: Yahoo News