The Ministry of Development of North East Region (DoNER) has approved in principle, the construction of a Sainik School at a total cost of Rs. 82.89 crores at Chhingchhip in  Serchhip district of Mizoram.  The Minister of Mines & DoNER, Shri. Bijoy Krishna Handique conveyed this to the Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri Lal Thanhawla, in a meeting in New Delhi yesterday. Shri Lal Thanhawla expressed satisfaction and said that the approving of the Sainik School was timely and in line with the recent development plans for the education sector in Mizoram. The project was retained under the Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) of th Ministry of DoNER during the Financial Year 2010-2011.
Shri Handique said that the Ministry of Defence has conveyed its willingness to start the Sainik  School upon completion of the construction of buildings. The Chief Minister of Mizoram hoped that the construction of buildings would be completed by 2014.

Source by : PIB, Govt. of India