'5000 Hostel Scheme'  for Scheduled Tribes

 

          Providing residential facility to ST students has been one of the major flagship programmes of the State Govt for which a special    drive has been undertaken to establish 5000 hostels to provide access to 500000 children to complete school education. Inspired by the vision of Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik, these hostels have been contributing immensely to promotion of education among the ST & SC children.

 

          Starting from the year 2007-08, 4067 nos. of 100 seated hostel construction has been taken up till May, 2013. These hostels are designed to be provided with facilities like safe piped drinking water, adequate number of toilets and boundary walls.
 

 
Progress on Construction of Hostels

 

Year

No. of Hostels sanctioned

No. of Hostels under construction

No. of Hostels completed

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

2007-08

1034

-

1034

2009-10

1328

290

1038

2010-11

65

52

13

2011-12

1000

597

403

2013-14

640

(out of 1000)

 

 



Photographs of some of the Hostels are given below
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Setting up of Urban Hostels Complexes

 

          In keeping with the objectives of providing best educational opportunities to the students coming from the lower economic rung of ST and SC communities, the Department is coming up with Urban Hostels Complexes to provide opportunities to disadvantaged tribal students across the state to get Public School education.  
 

           To meet the residential requirement of these students, the department will provide accommodation in the Urban Hostel Complexes in the following Urban locations :

 

        Bhubaneswar

        Berhampur

        Rourkela
 

The broad objectives of the Scheme are :

        To provide opportunities to Tribal Children from rural areas to get education from Nursery/ Class I to XII in best of the Public Schools and take benefit of the quality education and facilities provided therein.

        To enable shaping up of the inherent talent of the selected students and expose them to the spirit of competitiveness and excellence.  

        To provide them training in Spoken English, Computer Education and life skills to enable them to compete with the best of the talents among peers.

        To facilitate access for the aspiring meritorious students to the coaching/ tuition facilities for entrance to professional  institutions.

        Admitting students in best of the public schools, payment of their admission and tuition fee, providing for dress, books And study material and other miscellaneous charges for completing their study.

        Students will be covered under the existing schemes of scholarship/ stipend in the prevailing norms.

        In future, these students will act as Ambassador for their village/ GP/ Block/ District and promote quality education for ST&SC communities in the state.
 

The students shall be selected from the tagged districts to the proposed 3 Urban Education Complexes keeping in view the district quota. The applications will be screened and shortlisted on the basis of the above mentioned eligibility criteria at the district level.


 

Sr. No

Location of Hostel

Strength

Functioning Status

1

Pokhriput, Bhubaneswar

300

Work Under Progress

2

Kalinga Vihar, Bhubaneswar

300

Work Under Progress

3

Berhampur

300

Hostel is functional

4

Rourkela

300

Work to be started.  Hostel is operating from an existing hostel of the Deptt.  



 The details of the no of units and proposed projection of boarder students are given in the following table :
 

Sl

Name of Location

No of hostel per location

Year wise projection of children in each location

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

1

Bhubaneswar

5

 

 

 

750

875

1000

1250

1500

2000

2

Rourkela

1

35

125

150

200

250

300

350

400

500

3

Berhampur

1

140

165

190

225

260

300

350

400

500

Total no of children in all locations

175

290

340

1175

1385

1600

1950

2300

3000

*with projected increased strength of boarders, additional hostels will be required in all three mentioned locations (5 in Bhubaneswar and 1 each in Rourkela and Berhampur)

 

Architectural Plan of Urban Hostel Complexes coming up in Bhubaneswar

 




 
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