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Amazing! Sachin Tendulkar Sanctions Rs 40 Lakh To Build School In Jammu And Kashmir

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| March 30 , 2018 , 13:51 IST

Indian cricketing legend and the most decorated batman in the history of the sports, Sachin Tendulkar has sanctioned over Rs 40 lakh from Members of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) funds for construction of school building in Bandipora district of North Kashmir.

Tendulkar wrote a letter to District Magistrate and District Collector (Office of Mumbai Suburban District, District Planning Committee), Deependra Singh Kushwah.

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Tendulkar, in his letter, mentioned that the Imperial Educational Institute Drugmulla, which was established in 2007, had requested for funds and "the request must be scrutinised".

The description of work requested include construction of a school building with 10 classrooms, four laboratories, an administrative block, six toilets and an assembly/prayer hall.

Tendulkar wrote: "Further to the scrutiny, technical, financial and administrative sanctions may be issued within 75 days of the receipt of this letter. The sanctioned letter should be approved and completed if they are compliant with the guidelines of MPLAD scheme." 

Along with this project, Sachin Tendulkar has sanctioned Rs 7.4 cr funds for 20 schools and educational institute projects covering the areas of West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala.