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Residential school for kids in mining-affected area on the anvil

DNAHM129118 | 7/21/2019 | Author : Smitha R | WC :395

EDU FOR ALL Kids will be provided with free education at par with those offered by private institutes

A modern residential school for children of the affected talukas where maximum impact due to mining happens is on the anvil in the coming days. The school will teach students mainly of the five talukas (which fall under the A category) and provide free education to them at par with those offered by private schools.
This, among others, is part of the initiatives to be funded from the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) fund that was set up three years ago. The foundation that has so far collected Rs550 crore have already used Rs200 crore for the benefit of villages and villagers affected by mining. This was revealed at a function which was part of the mines environment and mineral conservation week celebrated in the city.
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