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India not to have more Military & Sainik Schools

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There is no proposal to set up more Rashtriya Military Schools in the Country. Also, there is no proposal at present to set up any new Sainik School in Tamil Nadu.

There are no laid down criteria / guidelines for opening of Rashtriya Military Schools in the Country.  Establishment of new Sainik Schools is considered on receipt of a specific request from the State Government, which is required to provide infrastructure in the form of land, educational and residential buildings, games fields etc. The year-wise details of financial assistance provided to Military Schools during the last three years is as under:-

Funds 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Annual Training Grant 43,60,000 49,40,000 69,65,000
Annual Library Grant 10,35,000 11,20,000 12,05,000
Sports Activity Grant 15,00,000 0 56,68,000
Incidental & Misc. (I&M) Grant 1,81,97,000 1,94,10,000 2,09,65,000
Information Technology Grant 54,08,000 30,75,000 54,47,000
Total 3,05,00,000 2,85,45,000 4,02,50,000

The year-wise details of financial assistance provided to Sainik Schools during the last three years is as under:-

Funds 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Defence Scholarships 5,06,56,000 5,32,64,000 5,66,40,000
Central Assistance 1,14,39,949 1,14,67,674 1,14,21,201
NDA Incentive 57,45,451 66,42,260 46,07,880
Sharing the Burden 20,10,52,926 20,89,89,478 20,21,90,038
Training Grant 2,40,00,000 2,50,00,000 2,50,00,000
Infrastructure Grant 17,79,20,000 18,63,41,562 0
100% Additionality of Pay & Allowances 17,12,47,829 17,67,89,923 21,26,41,135
Total 64,20,62,155 66,84,94,897 51,25,00,254

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