Bhopal:Friday, September 5, 2008:The state government has accorded sanction for 20 new Ashram Shalas of 50 seats each under Tribal Welfare Department and increase of 1000 seats in the existing Ashram schools.
The state government has also accorded administrative and financial sanction to the tune of Rs 227.80 crore for carrying out these works. The new Ashram Shalas will be established in 16 districts while seats will be increased in 79 Ashram Shalas already running in 15 districts.
Establishment of new Ashram schools (50-seater)
These Ashram schools will be established in Indore, Betul, Singrauli, Gwalior, Sehore, Alirajpur, Bhopal, Sagar, Shivpuri and Guna (English medium). Similarly, boys Ashram Shala in Madla and girls Ashram Shala in Chhanera in Khandwa, Chunhatia in Raisen district, Abidabad and Itawa Khurd in Sehore district, Chhindha and Pathhari Kalan in Umaria district, Devri in Badwani district, Madwas in Sidhi district and girls Ashram school will be established Keshvi in Dhar district.
1000 seats to be added to 79 Ashram Shalas
The Ashram Shalas where seats will be increased include Badjhar (boys), and girls Ashram Shalas as Manikpur, Kasturi, Pipariya, Pandripani and Samnapura in Dindori district, Sadpur (boys) in Damoh district, boys Ashram Shalas at Devridar and Padmania and girls Ashram Shalas at Tulra, Rajendra Gram and Koyalari in Anuppur district and at Batkakhapa, Jadbijori, Chhindi and girls Ashram Shala at Tamia in Chhindwara district.
Similar arrangements have also been made at girls Ashram Shalas at Hardi, Sundardar and Khichkiri and boys Ashram Shalas at Kudri Mahaman and Jwalamukhi in Umaria district, Imlipada, Rupakhera, Dolia, Aali, Kundara, Badgyar, Aspur, Tenki, Rajukheri Anjnai, Kacchwara, Talwada, Nabadpura, Dhukni, Ringnod, Tirla, Ahirwas, Umrali, Revdada, Kikarwas and girls Ashram Shala at Gangpur in Dhar district, Pindrai, Maharajpur and Niwas (girls) in Mandla district, Rasalpur (girls) and Bori (boys) in Harda district, Dodajam (boys) and girls Ashram Shalas at Meda, Chhinwara, Salaiyya and Sotkhera in Betul district.
Seats will also be increased in Ashram Shalas in Birnawal, Bajna and Berda in Ratlam district, Badagaon in Katni, Silawad in Badwani, Ahirkhera, Mogargaon and Jalalabad in Khargone, Kabritel (boys) and Phoolmal in Jhabua, Adwara, Kalibawdi, Gerughat and Bagai Badi (girls) in Alirajpur, Kundai, Lahga Kanhar and Ukwa (girls) in Balaghat, English medium boys Ashram Shala at Roshni, Udaypur (boys) and Awalya (girls) in Khandwa and Bareth boys Ashram Shala in Vidisha district.