Kadiyam: Govt for free quality education to poor
Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Kadiyam Srihari on Saturday reasserted that the government is committed to provide free quality education to the poor and the downtrodden. In the process the government has sanctioned 319 social welfare residential schools at a cost of Rs 7000 crores, he said.
The Deputy Chief Minister inaugurated residential school in Atmakur and also laid the foundation stone for laboratory block in Mullakkapalli tribal welfare school premises. Speaking on the occasion, Kadiyam said that the Chief Minister is very serious and sincere in improving the education standard in the State and added that social welfare schools are part of the government plans to provide quality education to the poor. He also stressed on girl child education and said that girls are proving better at national level and hoped Telangana children would reach the heights. He exhorted the teachers besides giving good education they should also mould the students into good citizens. On the occasion the Deputy Chief Minister congratulated Social Welfare secretary for his commitment.
ZP Chairperson G. Padma, Parakala MLA Challa Dharma Reddy also spoke on the occasion. The MLA said that the construction of residential schools would be completed at the earliest.
Social welfare residential schools district co-ordinator Rupadevi, school principal Sobha, DEO Rajeev, ZPTC and MPTC members and others were present.