Sachin sanctions ₹40 lakh for school construction in Kashmir

by Education | 30-03-2018 | 1830 views

Former cricketer and MP Sachin Tendulkar has sanctioned ₹40 lakh from his Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme fund for construction of a school building in Drugmulla area in Jammu and Kashmir. Sachin has requested for 10 classrooms, four laboratories, administrative block, six toilets and an assembly/prayer hall in the school.He interacted with children and also posed for photographs, after distributing them goodies like bats, balls and footballs. Recently he also sanctioned over Rs 40 lakh from the MP Local Area Development funds for construction of a school building in Drugmulla area of Kupwara district in Kashmir, which will be the first school in the locality, sources close to the cricket legend said. Speaking to reporters after visit to the Sewri school, Tendulkar noted that he is a teacher’s son.

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