PM Modi laid foundation stone for new Eklavya Model Residential School at Manu
By Our Correspondent, 16/11/2021, Agartala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday laid foundation stone of new Eklavya Model Residential Schools across the country including one at Purba Machli under Manu RD Block of Dhalai district through virtual mode from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of Janajatiya Gaurav Diwas as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

MLA Sambhulal Chakma and TTAADC MDC Sanjoy Das were present in the foundation laying ceremony.It is worth mentioning that with the objective of ensuring quality education for tribal students living in interior areas, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs,

Government of India decided to set up more than 400 new Eklavya Model Residential Schools across the country by 2022. As part of this, new Eklavya Model Residential Schools are being set up in Tripura also. Besides providing quality education to the tribal students, emphasis will also be given on various curriculum activities such as music, dance and sports etc. This information was collected from a press release issued by the Director of Tribal Welfare Department Dr. Vishal Kumar.