Odisha government sanctions Rs 95 crore for school development project
On July 19, the Odisha government sanctioned Rs 95 crore, as a part of its school infrastructure development project in 23 districts of the State. The approval was given at the 26th executive council meeting of the Mo School Abhiyan, according to officials.
The sanctioned amount consists of a contribution of Rs 11.56 crore from alumni members and different philanthropic organisations for the development of government-run schools across the State.
The State government also granted an amount of Rs 20 crore as financial aid to Mo School Abhiyan through its various corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds. It has also set up a special academic committee to recommend strategies for academic enrichment of schools.
The Mo School Abhiyan was launched in 2017 in view of bringing the alumni and community together to restructure government schools in Odisha. Nearly 25,000 schools come under the initiative.
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