Published on: August 17, 2021
What is in news: Prime Minister during his address on 75th Independence Day celebration, announced that Sainik Schools across India will now be open for female students as well.
About SAINIK SCHOOLS
- Established and managed by Sainik Schools Society(under Ministry of Defence (MoD)).
- Establishment of sainik schools was led by V. K. Krishna Menon in 1961, who was the then Defence Minister of India.
- Established in order to rectify regional and class imbalance amongst Officer cadre of Indian Military