New Delhi: After three-year long efforts, the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model schools may see the light of day with the Centre finalizing its draft.

Ministry of Human Resource has prepared a draft for setting up 2500 schools under PPP model at block level. State governments have also given their nods.

According to the draft, private schools will have to acquire land on its own as well as incur the expense of its construction. They will have leeway to fix the fee of the seats under management quotas, while state governments will extend support in acquiring land.
According to sources, the draft has to be sent to the Cabinet for its consent.

Under the draft, there will be a contract of 10 years between the government and private schools. These schools can be set up by society or trust.

Student can enroll in the schools under the state quota. There is a provision of reservation of 33 percent seats for girls. 
Each class will comprise 140 students, while maximum number of students in every school will be 980.

Private schools are said to provide the required dresses, books and stationery items to the students, sources said.

JPN/Bureau