New Delhi. Feb 8:
As promised to citizens of Karnataka, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai urged union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to approve handing over the school to Sainik School Society which is under the ministry of Defence.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai called on Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday and discussed various issues related to the State.
Mr. Bommai drew the attention of the Mr. Singh to Kranti Veera Sangolli Rayanna Sainik School being built by the state government at a cost of Rs. 189 cr, which is nearing completion. He requested Rajnath Singh to approve handing over the school to Sainik School Society under the ministry of Defence.
A committee comprising officers from the Sainik School Society and the Belagavi DC, who is the head of the committee, has already visited the school for an assessment.
Measures have been taken to ensure that the school complies with all the parameters fixed by the Sainik School Society. In this background Mr. Bommai requested the Mr. Singh to approve the proposal for affiliating the school under Sainik School Society.
Water Resources minister Govind Karjol and senior officials were also present on the occasion.