Hyderabad: Following the instructions of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, the State Government has decided to implement upgradation of 86 (BC-04, SC-75, ST-7) residential schools into junior colleges. Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a meeting with officials of all welfare departments at BRKR Bhavan today and reviewed the functioning of the residential schools in the state.
The Chief Secretary informed that the Chief Minister desires to have a permanent study circle for SCs, BCs, STs and Minorities in all the districts of Telangana. He asked the officials to prepare a conceptual note on setting up study circles in all the districts which will be submitted to the Chief Minister for further instructions. Chief Secretary impressed upon the officials to take all measures to ensure that clear guidelines for hygiene are formulated, and training of cooking staff is taken up in all the residential schools.Principal Secretary BC Welfare B.Venkatesham, Secretary Panchayat Raj Sandeep Kumar Sultania, Secretary SCD Rahul Bojja, Secretary Minority Welfare Ahmad Nadeem, Secretary Tribal Welfare Dr. Christina Z Chongthu, Secretary TW & SC Residential Schools Ronald Rose, Secretary BC Welfare Residential Educational Institutions Mallaiah Battu, Secretary Telangana Minorities Residential Educational Institutions B.Shafiullah attended the meeting. (INN)