The Covid orphans were admitted under the PM Cares Children Scheme in 2022, with Madhya Pradesh admitting over 60 children, followed by Uttar Pradesh with 17 and Karnataka with 16.
KVs in Sattenapalli, Rajampalli, Rajampet, Kakinada, Kandukur Town and Irlapadu are running in temporary buildings.
Tamil Nadu, facing the maximum crunch of teachers in KVs that mostly admits central government employees’ children, had just 424 seats vacant in 2020 and 283 in 2019.
All the registered transgender students managed to pass class 12 board exams. Girls did better than boys by 3.29 per cent as the pass percentage stood at 94.54 per cent.
Pradhan, also the Skill Development Minister, said the two ministries are committed to filling all vacancies in their respective departments in the next 1.5 years.
For the first time, children of Kashmiri migrants and children who lost parents due to Covid, under the PM CARES for Children Scheme, will get admission.