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Opening of Sainik Schools for girl students

Opening of Sainik Schools for girl students GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF DEFENCE RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-496 ANSWERED ON-23

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Opening of Sainik Schools for girl students
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-496
ANSWERED ON-23.07.2018

Opening of Sainik Schools for girl students

496 . Smt. Wansuk Syiem
Shri Ripun Bora
(a) whether Sainik Schools established as preparatory schools for entry into National Defence Academy and Indian Naval Academy, in a welcome break from being guarded as a male bastion, has now opened its doors to girl students from the on-going academic session 2018-19;

(b) whether the Sainik School at Chingchip in Mizoram admitted the first batch of six girls among sixty cadets handpicked after a rigorous selection process; 
(c) whether the Defence establishment would consider similar admissions for girl students in rest of the Sainik Schools across the country; and
(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE
(a) Yes, Sir.
(b) Yes, Sir.

(c) & (d): Girls students have been admitted in Sainik School, Chhingchhip, Mizoram from the academic session 2018-19 on Pilot Project basis. Regarding the admission of girl students in respect of the Sainik Schools across the Country will be decided after the reviewing of the outcome of the Pilot Project.
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  • Unknown 3 years ago

    This is good decision it will strengthen the two wheels of chariot of our armed forces.