Students in distress as Centre to stop funding DRDO-run Kendriya Vidyalaya

Source: DH

Parents and students at the DRDO-run Kendriya Vidyalaya in CV Raman Nagar, East Bengaluru, are shocked by the central government's decision to stop funding the school.

The Centre has decided to discontinue funding for projects run by the Defence Research and Development Organisation.

It recently sent the CV Raman Nagar school a written communication in this regard.

The communication has led to rumours that the school may be closed down by the end of this calendar year.

School sources and the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan said that more than 2,000 children are currently studying in various classes.

Following the Centre's decision, other schools under the DRDO are trying to transfer the management to the other Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan schools or to private institutions.

The communication also said formalities concerning the transfer of schools to local societies or their closures should be completed by December 31, 2022.

Dr N Vasanth, an assistant commissioner at the KVS Bengaluru regional office, said he was not aware of the development.

Sources at the school confirmed to this reporter that efforts were underway to continue the school.