SCHOOLS IN OUR TEA PLANTATIONS > APEEJAY SCHOOLS IN ASSAM

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As many as 74 schools in 17 tea estates spread across 50,000 acres provide education to 12142 children annually in Assam. Some of these schools have been jointly set up with the Government of Assam while most of them are administered by Apeejay Tea Estate's management.

Young and pre-school children are cared for under the Union Government Anganwadi Scheme and Creches created in the Apeejay Tea Estates. Mobile creches for women pluckers are functional during the plucking season.

A representative list for 2019-20 is as follows -

Education for 6-16 years old children
Schools No of Schools Age Group No of
Students
Schools run by Apeejay 38 6-12 years 6668
Schools under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan 36 13-16 years 5474


Care and non formal pre-school education for below 6 years old children
Centres No. of
Centres
No of
children
Anganwadi Centres 173 5262
Creche 58 1024


**Out of 58 creches at the estates, 20 are mobile creches.

(Last updated: November 2019)

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