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School for reserved categories

Delhi government would set up a residential school mainly for students from SC, ST, OBC and minorities at Ishapur area of West Delhi.

The school will be modelled on Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in Bhubaneshwar, which is considered as the biggest residential institute in South Asia imparting education to students from Kindergarten to post graduate level involving around 10,000 tribal students.

A decision to set up the school was taken at a meeting of the cabinet presided by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.

Officials said an agreement between government and KISS would be signed. The school would be run by KISS. Dikshit had visited KISS last year and felt a similar school should be opened in Delhi. An existing premises at Ishapur would be renovated as per KISS’ specifications.
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