Hyderabad: Forest Minister Indrakaran Reddy on Tuesday inaugurated the newly constructed Rammanagar and Sofinagar Pathashalas in Nirmal town on the occasion of Education Day organized as part of the formation decade celebrations.
On the occasion, Reddy said that the Telangana government has taken many steps to strengthen the public education sector after the emergence of Telangana. He said that residential institutions have become places for excellent results. He said that Telangana is becoming a role model for the country in the field of education.
Indrakaran Reddy said that the government is providing education and infrastructure in government schools and colleges on par with the corporate education sector. He said that with the foresight of CM KCR, quality English medium education was made available to rural and poor students.
He also said that the government is providing financial assistance to students to help them pursue their education. He said that around 25 lakh students studying in government schools across the state will be given Rs. 140 crores for two pairs of uniforms, Rs. 190 crores for free textbooks, Rs. 35 crores for copper jawa, Rs. 56 crore worth of notebooks and Rs. 34.25 crore worth of tabs would be provided to 19,800 teachers.Indrakaran Reddy said that the government was committed to providing quality education to all children in the state. He urged the students to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the government and work hard to achieve their goals. (INN)