TS Is Implementing Right To Education Act Strictly

Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari, who is also in-charge of Education Ministry, informed in the State Assembly that Telangana government is implementing the Right to Education Act effectively.

Replying to a question in the House on Thursday, the Deputy CM said that the academic excellence has increased by seven per cent in schools at present when compared to 2014. This was also indicated in the annual status of education report for 2016 covering private/government/local body schools in rural areas, he added.

Srihari further said that the state government was continuously and sincerely making all efforts to improve learning outcome of the children in the state with particular emphasis on bio-metric attendance, qualitative training of teachers and regular academic monitoring by the state-level teams in government/local body schools.

From next academic year, the government was contemplating to open play schools and anganwadis in all the primary schools in the state, the Deputy CM indicated. Of the 529 Gurukul Schools started during the last two years, 300 of them were exclusively for girls, he said. As a matter of fact Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao is very particular that each revenue division should have one women’s degree college.

Referring to filling up of teachers posts, the Deputy CM said that apart from the recruitments in residential schools, 8,972 posts would be filled up. In all as many as 17,000 teachers’ posts would be filled during the year in residential as well as regular schools, he added. (NSS)

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