Each residential school would admit 40 children. They would be provided with food and other facilities.

The Department of Public Instruction would be admitting 80 students who had dropped out from schools in different parts of the district, in two Government residential schools under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana programme.

Speaking to presspersons at Balaipade here on Tuesday, Deputy Director of Public Instruction (DDPI) Nagendra Madhyastha said the aim of this programme was to basically admit students who had dropped out of schools for a variety of reasons in the district. A residential school each would start functioning at Malpe and Brahmavar in the district under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyana programme.

Each residential school would admit 40 children. They would be provided with food and other facilities.

The department might start two such residential schools in the naxalite-affected areas of Karkala taluk, if there was a demand for it.

The department would launch a related programme “Shalegagi Naavu Neevu” in the district from July 5, Mr. Madhyastha said.

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