25 June 2019
Bhubaneswar: Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo has taken the charge as the advisor to the Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya (OAV; literally Odisha Model School). He briefed CM Naveen Patnaik and presented the road map in creating 314 high quality schools, one in each block of the State.
CM Naven Patnaik asked Dr Sahoo to abide by 5Ts ( Teamwork, Transparency, Technology, leading to Transformation on Time) .
Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya is one of the mandates in the BJD manifesto, and aims at bringing substantial change in the school education in the state.
These Adarsha Vidyalayas would be CBSE affiliated fully day boarding schools, provide free of education, and target talented students through an annual entrance examination. These would have Class VI through Class XII and each class would have 80 number of students. These schools would be administered through Odisha Adarsha Vidyalaya Sangathan, a society registered under Society Registration Act of Odisha.