Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone for Central School at CISF campus
Greater Noida: Aiming to provide better facilities in the area of education, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday laid foundation stone for establishing a Kendriya Vidhalaya (Central School) at CISF, Special Security Group (SSG) campus in Greater Noida.
The foundation stone for the construction of new building was laid at CISF campus situated in Surajpur area. Cultural Minister of State (Independent Charge) and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr Mahesh Sharma, Dadri MLA Tejpal Singh Nagar and CISG Director General Rajesh Ranjan were also present at the ceremony.
The Home Minister emphasised on knowledge with moral and ethical values. "Young minds have innovative ideas and we are focused to nurture them with knowledge along with right moral and ethical values. Knowledge can be attained, what matters are the moral values that they possess. They contribute to nation building and the teachers should also focus to impart the right values and moral education to the students, besides academic subjects," Singh said.
The minister also thanked Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) for approving a Kendriya Vidyalaya in CISF SSG campus and emphasised that few seats will be given to the students of weaker sections of local areas.
"The new central school will cater the need of wards of thousands of CAPF personnel. We will also make sure that few seats may be given to local needy children," added Singh.
As per a senior CRPF officer, the CAPF campus is established in 400 acres of land where in nearly 6000 personnel of CRPF, CISF and ITBP are posted, who are performing duties across the country. The school will be constructed in around 5 acres of land with estimated cost of Rs 22 crore. After completion of the construction work, the school will have 45 Sections for classes up to 12th with all modern educational and recreational facilities. About 1200 students will benefit after opening of