In the state Budget, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy had announced about Opening English-medium government schools in the state, and now Belagavi district has got as many as 73 English-medium government schools, reports the New Indian Express.
Officials from the state Department of Public Instructions said they had sent a list of 2,000 schools to the government, of which 1,000 were selected.
This selection has been done assembly constituency wise. Each constituency will get at least four schools.
despite opposition from pro-Kannada activists, the CM stuck to his decision, and directed officials to start the process for setting up the schools.
Soon, the list of 1,000 schools will be put up on a public portal for parents to see. At these schools, NCERT textbooks will be used for teaching English and Environmental Science.