All India Sainik Schools Principals’ Conference was held at Sainik School Kunjpura w.e.f. 25 to 26 October 2018.Inaugurating the 48th conference, Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre applauded the principals for their leadership roles in their respective schools and also sending a good number of cadets to the prestigious National Defence Academy. Dr Bhamre said, “It is a testimony to the fact that the Sainik Schools are meeting their three-pronged agenda of – opening the access of quality public school education to the children of common men; serving as feeder-institutions to the National Defence Academy and removing regional imbalance in the officer cadre of the Armed Forces. It is satisfying to learn of the performance of the schools on all these three counts.” The conference focused on review of policy matters and functioning of Sainik Schools in the country.

The Minister presented the prestigious Raksha Mantri Trophy to the Principal of Sainik School Sujanpura Tira for sending maximum number of cadets to NDA in 2017 and 2018. Sainik School Korukonda and Sainik School Nalanda lifted the Academic Trophies for producing best result in class XII and Class X examination respectively.