Odisha govenrment entered into an agreement with Tata Steel for setting up of 30 Adarsh Vidyalayas in seven districts.
“The steel major will spend Rs 4 crore each for the construction of model schools besides spending Rs 33 lakh each for other logistics required for the instutitions,” school and mass education minister Debi Prasad Mishra said.
As per the MoU signed between the two, Tata Steel will set up model schools in Jajpur (9), Cuttack (8), Keonjhar and Sundergarh (3 each), Ganjam (5) and one each in Dhenkanal and Nayagarh district.
Odisha government would be identifying minimum 5 acres of suitable and encumbrance free land in the respective blocks and hand over the same to Tata Steel for construction of the schools.
Tata steel would start construction work of the school buildings as per the drawings provided by the state government.