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PM Narendra Modi to launch 100 new Sainik schools

By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 15, Nov 2021, 19:20 pm IST | UPDATED: 15, Nov 2021, 19:24 pm IST

PM Narendra Modi to launch 100 new Sainik schools

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to launch the National Cadet Corps Alumni Association in Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi on Friday (November 19, 2021). Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar on Monday informed that PM Modi will also be the first member of the association. 

The Defence Secretary said that PM Modi will also dedicate eight programmes and projects to the nation, which would include 100 Sainik Schools which would be started in the next two years.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the National Cadet Corps Alumni Association. This will help the former cadets of the organisation to keep in touch with it. PM Narendra Modi would be the first member of the NCC alumni association to be launched on November 19 in Jhansi," the Defence Secretary said.

Kumar also informed that 1,283 schools in border and coastal districts will have the NCC.

"896 schools in border areas, 255 in coastal areas and 132 in stations where Indian Air Force is present," he added. 

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