Further, in a series of tweets, Minister for HRD Prakash Javadekar told :
Nearly 5 lakh more students have registered for admission to #NavodayaVidyalayas this year due to introduction of simplified one-page application form & online registration system.#transformingeducation (1/4) - Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 3, 2017
As reported, Navodaya schools have 4,5000 seats in 623 schools spread over 601 districts.
Also, the vidyalayas provide free quality education with boarding and lodging for students from rural India.
#NavodayaVidyalayas students have been making impressive performance in various competitive exams like IIT-JEE, NEET, etc. #NavodayaVidyalayas have also produced alumnis in almost all fields, including Civil Servants, Engineers, Doctors, CAs, Entrepreneurs, etc (4/4) - Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) December 3, 2017
Moreover, Navodaya Vidyalayas students have been making impressive performance in various competitive exams like IIT-JEE, NEET etc.
Furthermore, Navodaya Vidyalayas for providing education in rural sector and the number of students enrolled reflected the growing quest for quality education, told Prakash Javadekar.
Few months back, the Navodaya Vidyalayas were directed to adopt solar energy in schools.
Also, Javadekar told rainwater and solar energy harvesting should form part of the proposals for new building plans
He also directed that these schools to "explore the possibility of having water harvesting facilities and biogas plants in existing campuses", a statement from the ministry told.