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Setting up of Model Schools Under PPP Mode

New Delhi,A total of 614 proposals were received by the Government from private entities under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) component of Model School Scheme for setting up of schools in respect of 3203 Non-Educationally Backward Blocks spread all over the country. Of the 614 proposals, 192 private entities were shortlisted based on the shortlisting criteria specified in clause 2.2.2 of the Request for Qualification (RFQ) document. Remaining 422 proposals were not shortlisted and the reasons for non-shortlisting were conveyed individually. The list of shortlisted entities under RFQ was uploaded on the website of Ministry of Human Resource Development and is available on http://mhrd.gov.in/status_ppp. The Government proposes to undertake a review of the PPP component of the Model School Scheme. This information was given by the HRD Minister, Smt. Smriti Irani in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question today.