Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik also said in Lok Sabha that the government has decided to admit girl cadets in all Sainik Schools from the academic session 2021-22.
Under the plan, at least one school in each district will be run on the pattern of existing Sainik schools to develop “the ethos of national spirit.
Deputy Commissioner Nishant Kumar Yadav said the school building and its hostels have been declared as a containment zone.
Members of Rourkela Ex-Services League (RESL) have urged the Central and State governments to set up a Sainik School in Steel City on priority basis.
The Ministry of Education's Department of School Education and Literacy will receive Rs 54,873.66 crore for the upcoming financial year as against Rs 59,845 crore last year.
At a time when the SSK authorities were waiting for the next plan of action from the state government, the announcement by Isaac in his budget speech came as a surprise to them.
The finance department has agreed to help the school’s running with effect from April 1, 2021 to avoid insolvency.
The reservation is along with the reservation of 13% to the wards of defence category and 38% to the general category.
TNIE, on October 12, had brought to the attention of the authorities how SSK was facing insolvency.
The celebrations commenced on August 31 with a short video on the genesis of the scool, created and developed by a teacher—Parveen Mishra.