Ekalabya Model Residential School (EMRS) have been setup with the specific purpose of providing quality education to Scheduled Tribes Boys and Girls from Class VI to XII.
Seven ‘Eklavya Model Residential Schools’ are functioning in the State in the Districts :
(4) EMRS Jhargram. Paschim Medinipur handed over to Ramakrishna Mission
(7) Dakshin Dinajpur
with funds from Government of India and the State Government. Two new EMRS at Bolepur (Birbhum) and Buniadpur (Dakshin Dinajpur) have started functioning in this academic year 2013-14.
Each school has a capacity of 420 students. At present total no. of students are 2072. The students who are admitted in these schools are provided with scholarships, free food and lodging etc.
Enrollment of students during the current academic year is as below: