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HRD ministry to rank Kendriya Vidyalayas

Gopika | Monday, October 30, 2017 12:19 PM IST

HRD ministry to rank Kendriya Vidyalayas

The ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will rank its over 1,000 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV), a first of its kind initiative by the government, with an aim at improving the institutes through holding a competition among them, sources said.

The outcome of the initiative, the process of which has started recently, will be declared in June next year, the source said.

The move follows the direction of Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar with an aim at improving the Kendriya Vidyalayas, the source said.

According to sources, inspection of schools would be done twice for the ranking which would be an annual exercise from next year.

With maximum 1,000 points, the KVs would be graded under four categories, with 80% and above (excellent) under A category, 60-79.9% (very good) in B category, 40- 59.9% (Good) in C, and below 40% (average) in D.