Inauguration of Artificial Intelligence & Programming Centre in Sainik School Jhunjhunu

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Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar inaugurated Artificial Intelligence & Programming Centre and Manekshaw Block, Administrative Building during his visit to Sainik School Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan on 8 April 2022. He also unveiled a life size statue of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw at the school. During his visit, the Defence Secretary was also briefed about the school layout and was showcased the drone aerial view of the school by the cadets of class IX and X respectively.

Government approved the initiative of setting up of 100 new Sainik Schools 

Addressing the students, Dr Ajay Kumar emphasised on never forgetting the three debts in one’s life i.e. towards the school, the family and most importantly towards the nation. He hoped that the cadets and the school will scale new heights of glory and set examples in the highest tradition of Sainik Schools in the years to come.

Established in 2018, this school is the 27th Sainik School in the country, being run under the aegis of Sainik Schools Society, Ministry of Defence.

The government of India is proposing and exploring the opportunity to bring a new scheme for setting up Sainik Schools in the country in partnership with NGOs/Private Schools/States etc. It is aimed to provide schooling opportunities in the “CBSE Plus” type of educational environment by involving desirous Government/Private Schools/NGOs to partner in establishing/aligning their system with Sainik Schools ethos, value system and national pride.

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