Directives to this effect were issued by Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar while presiding over a meeting of Uttarakhand Boarding Schools Committee in Dehradun on Tuesday evening, an official release said.
Rajiv Gandhi Navoday Vidyalayas are being run in all the 13 districts of the state in which a total of 2711 students study, director general of school education Radhika Jha said at the meeting.
She said that rules have been framed for appointment to different posts in these schools including those of principal and vice-principal.
It has also been decided that 20 percent of grade pay will be disbursed to employees of the education department during their deployment in remote hill areas, she said.
She also said that 80 percent of children from rural areas and 20 percent of children from urban areas will be given admission in Rajiv Gandhi Navoday Vidyalayas which are equipped with all necessary facilities like the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
Presiding over another meeting of the state level monitoring and steering committee of the mid-day meal scheme, the chief secretary asked the officials concerned to conduct a base line survey of children suffering from malnutrition, the release said.


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