As many as 41330 applications have been submitted for admission to 80 CBSE affiliated schools started by the state government, which is 345 per cent more than the total seats of 11986. It may be noted that the last date for submission of application was fixed till May 25.
Maximum 4,241 applications have been received from Deoghar for enrollment in Schools of Excellence. After this, 3,524 applications have been received from Palamu, 2,766 from Ranchi, 2,637 from Lohardaga, 2,391 from Chatra, 1,996 from East Singhbhum, 1,929 from Seraikela Kharsawan, and 1,859 from Hazaribagh.
In view of the demand of parents, the deadline for submission of applications in Schools of Excellence was extended till May 25, 2023. Now the selection test will be organized on May 30, publication of the first merit list on June 7 and enrollment will start from June 12 according to the merit list.
Meanwhile, in another development, following the orders of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, old age pension till the month of May has been paid to Lalo Karian, an elderly woman of Gwalkhar village,
Mahuadand, Latehar. Now in future pension will be paid through banking correspondence. Along with this, the process has been started to connect all the people of the village including Lalo Karan with various schemes of the government and to cover the village with basic facilities.
The CM got information that Pragya Kendra has been circling since 5 days for old age pension. Pension is not being paid due to biometric not working. He is being brought to the Pragya Center for the last five days after being carried in a load from a remote village. After this, the Chief Minister asked the Deputy Commissioner Latehar to investigate the matter and inform after connecting Lalo Karian with pension and his family with other important schemes, to cover Gwalkhar village with basic amenities and to ensure that no one is deprived of the rights of the schemes.