Bhopal :Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh at his residence in Delhi on Sunday. This is the first courtesy call of Shri Chouhan after becoming Chief Minister in March 2020. During the meeting, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan demanded the opening of Sainik School in Bhind-Morena district of Chambal division. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that this demand is pending since very long. The state government had given 334 hectare land for the D.R.D.O, Ministry of Defense Institute. in the year 2017, The then Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said that in lieu of this, Sainik School would be opened in Chambal division. Shri Chouhan said that the state government has also identified land for Sainik School.
Shri Chouhan informed that one young man is recruited in the Army from almost every house of Bhind-Morena district who protects the borders of the country. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that with the opening of Sainik School in this area, the youth of this place will not only come out as soldiers, but they will also become big officers in the Army and will contribute to protect the borders of the country.