Nagaland: Livingstone Foundation International included in list of 21 new Sainik schools
Dimapur, March 26 (EMN): As part of the Central government’s initiative to set up 100 new Sainik schools in partnership with NGOs, private schools, and state governments, Livingstone Foundation International (LFI) from Nagaland has been included among the initial list of 21 new Sainik schools.
This was also confirmed by the LFI chairman, Dr. Andrew Ahoto, to Eastern Mirror on Saturday.
As per the Ministry of Defence, the approved schools would be set up in the initial round of the government’s initiative across the country in partnership mode.
They would be distinct from the existing Sainik schools.
Out of the total shortlisted 21 schools, 17 have been categorised as brownfield running schools and four as greenfield schools. LFI Sainik School would function under the brownfield category.
While NGOs, trusts, and societies have a share of 12 approved new schools, six private schools and three state government owned schools found place in the list of such approved new Sainik schools. Unlike existing Sainik schools which are purely residential in nature, seven new Sainik schools will be day schools and 14 such new approved schools have residential arrangements.
“These new Sainik schools, besides their affiliation to respective education boards, will function under the aegis of Sainik Schools Society and will follow the rules and regulations for new Sainik schools in partnership mode prescribed by the Society,” the MoD report stated.
In addition to their regular affiliated board curriculum, they would also impart education of academic plus curriculum to the students of Sainik school pattern.