KITE publishes Rs 408 crore tender for modernising 102 schools, eight colleges

KITE publishes Rs 408 crore tender for modernising 102 schools, eight colleges

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Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 10: Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has published a national tender worth Rs 408 crore for modernising 102 schools and eight colleges under the Public Education Rejuvenation Mission.

A total of 38 tenders for the school and college’s infrastructural projects which would be funded by KIIFB. This includes four schools at Rs 5 crore each and 108 schools at Rs 3 crore each, as part of upgrading the schools as Centers of Excellence. Along with this KITE has also published a tender for infrastructural upgradation of 8 colleges at an average estimate of Rs 8 crore each.

KITE had earlier invited a tender for 137 schools under the Rs 5 crore per school in each assembly constituency scheme and the construction activities in each of these schools are progressing. “Once the tender processes of GHSS Mulakuzha in Chengannur constituency, GVHSS Poovachal in Aruvikkara constituency, GHSS Chengalam in Ettumanoor constituency and JNMGHSS Puthuppanam in Vadakara constituency are complete, all the schools under this category would have facilities of international standards”, said Mr.K. Anvar Sadath, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of KITE.

The tender proceedings of 70 schools under the Rs 3 crore scheme has already been completed and the construction activities of majority schools are fast progressing. In addition to the schools, KITE has also published tender for infrastructural upgradationof colleges at an average estimated cost of Rs 8 crore each.

The colleges which are covered under this scheme include Govt College, Thavanoor, T.M.Jacob Memorial Govt College Manimalakkunnu, BJM Govt College, Chavara, Govt College, Karyavattom, Govt Arts and Science colleges in Kunnamangalam, Baluserry and Nadapuram and Govt College Thalassery Chockli. KITE has earlier completed the tender proceedings of 10 colleges. UNI