State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Shri Jai Singh Agrawal has said that Kendriya Vidyalayas have an important contribution in providing education to children. Shri Aggarwal expressed his views in the inauguration program of Kendriya Vidyalaya at Gopalpur, Korba. It is worth noting that the Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishankh’ inaugurated the Kendriya Vidyalaya online. On this occasion, the Revenue Minister said that the demand for Kendriya Vidyalaya was being made here for a long time. He said that Kendriya Vidyalaya has been able to open here after much efforts. With its launch, there will be a large facility to get education of regional children including Korba Darri Gopalpur.
The Revenue Minister said that Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4 in NTPC campus was earlier operated by Balco Management. After privatization, Balco was operated by Vedanta Group. The Vedanta group management decided to cease operation of Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 4, which put a question mark on the facility for students to get education in this school. In view of the future of children, a demand was made to establish a central school of civil sector in Korba after the arrival of the then Union Human Resource Minister Shri Arjun Singh in Bilaspur in 2007-08. On which he announced to open Kendriya Vidyalaya. This project school was converted into a civil school in the year 2011 as per the announcement of the Union Minister. Most of the students in Kendriya Vidyalaya run by BCPP were in the areas of Darri-Jamnipali-Churi-Katghora-Banki-Balgi etc. and hence Gopalpur was considered suitable for its establishment. The Revenue Minister said that I am very happy that the result of my hard work and untiring efforts by me is that now children of this region will not have to wander elsewhere. The Revenue Minister said that in 1963, former Prime Minister of India Late Prime Minister of India, under the pretext of transferring the education of the children and officers of Central and State Government from one place to another. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan was established by Jawaharlal Nehru. Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan has an important role to solve this problem and today there are around 1245 schools in the country.
Shri Jaisingh Agrawal stressed that he is committed to the development of the region and will do whatever is possible under the schemes of the government for the convenience of the common citizens. The Principal of the school, Smt. Sandhya Lakra said that at present, two sections are being conducted in the school from class I to X and one section each of class XI and XII and at present the total number of registered students is 1024.