As many as 1,000 new school buildings will be re-established in Assam. This was announced by Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday.
He said 1,000 school buildings will be demolished and renovated.
CM Sarma said that the government will spend Rs. 5,000 crores on new infrastructure for the school and it aims to complete the work within 2026.
The renovation of the schools will include new classrooms in a row on the school premises, playground in additional spaces, and many more.
Later, 3,000 more schools will be upgraded.
He said that the target is to upgrade the infrastructure of a total of 4,000 schools in the state.
Earlier today, CM Sarma visited few schools in Guwahati when he made this announcement.
In the first phase, he will upgrade two schools in his constituency.
The schools that renovated in the first phase will be identified as model schools.
CM Sarma visited his old school Kamrup Academy and became nostalgic. He took to Twitter and said, "Visited Kamrup Academy, Guwahati, and reviewed its infrastructure. Established in 1930, I had the privilege of seeking education from this historical institute in my childhood. The school building will be reconstructed and also get a new auditorium."