Education Department

Department of Education and Public Instructions

Chikmagalur district has many educational managements which run educational institutions. The district with 1181 anganwadis,951 primary schools, 724 Upper primary schools 250 High schools, 40 Pre-university colleges, 3 Polytechniques, 1 DIET, 13 First grade colleges, 1 CTE, 1 Engineering College, 1 Medical college and 1 Agriculture University is well equipped to educate the present generation.

Sl. No Description Total

1

Number of Anganawadis

1181

2

Number of Primary Schools

951

3

Number of Upper Primary Schools

724

4

Number of High Schools

228

5

Number of Junior Colleges

40

6

Number of Degree Colleges

13

7

Number of Teacher Training Colleges

1

8

Number of B.Ed Colleges

1

9

Numbre of Poly techniques

3

10

Number of Agricultural Colleges

1

11

Number of Engineering Colleges

1

12

Number of Medical Colleges

1

13

Number of Murarji Desai School

1

14

Number of Navodaya School

1

15

Number of ITI’s

2

Scholarships To Students

Scholarships of various kinds from different departments viz., Social welfare department, Women and children development, Backward classes and minorities etc., At the rate of Rs. 75 per student of class 5 to 7 and Rs. 100 per student of class 8 to 10. Scholarships will be given from SWD. During 2004-05 13500 children got the benefit from this scheme.

Residential Schools

Residential Morarji schools are in Kadur and Koppa Block are running under BCM department. 465 children belong to backward classes are selected through competitive exam and provided residential facilities.

Class Rooms Under RIDF Scheme

104 class rooms were sanctioned and 69.71 Lakhs of grant is released, Out of which 14 class rooms are completed, remaining are under construction.

Maintenance And Repair Grant Under State Fund

48 schools have been provided with repair grant for which 9.76 lakhs utilized.

Drinking Water Facility

47 schools are provided with water facility at the unit cost of Rs. 35,000. In this scheme 10% of the fund is mobilized from SDMC’s. All the works are under progress.

11th Finance

20 class rooms were sanctioned in this scheme. Work is under progress.

Toilet Facility

48 schools are provided with water facility at the unit cost of Rs. 25,000. In this scheme 10% of the fund is mobilized from SDMC’s. All the works are under progress.

Akshara Daasoha  (Mid-day meal Programme)

During 2003-04 a special programme was introduced by the state govt. with central association  in state sector. In our district, 92264 children of class 1 to 7 were provided with hot mid day meal every day.1579 schools have got the benefit

  • 1425 kitchen centres preparing mid day meal
  • 2973 members of stri shakthi sangha are working as cooks
  • 37 kitchen blocks are constructed through Gram Panchayath.
  • 688 Kitchen blocks are under construction.

Many ashrama, voluntary organisations, local committees, SDMC’s, teachers, trustees of temples were also involved in this programme obtaining steel plates, tumbles, vegetables fuel etc., This programme has got wide appreciation from the community and public at large. It also helped retaining children in school.

School Uniforms

Under State scheme, School uniforms to all girls of class 1-10, all Boys of class 1-4 & all SC,ST Boys of class 5-7 were provided. 1,41,641 children got benefited  form this scheme.