Hyderabad: Education Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy on Tuesday stressed the need for teachers to pay special attention to identify and cater to the needs of students, who have different abilities, talents, and social backgrounds.
Speaking at the Teacher’s Day celebrations held at Ravindra Bharati, Indrakaran Reddy said that it is important for teachers to recognize the task of bringing out the inherent talent in students and work towards it.
“The role of teachers is prominent in every person’s life and everyone remembers their teachers for the rest of their lives,” she said.
Sabitha Reddy asked that education should be provided in such a way as to give the students the opportunity to change themselves according to the changing conditions.
She said that after the formation of Telangana, under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, the government is improving infrastructure in educational institutions and working for the development of the education sector by filling up the posts of teachers.
“The education sector is recognized as a priority sector and a large amount of funds are being allocated. In the current financial year, Rs. 29,611 crores have been allocated,” she said.
Sabitha Reddy also mentioned about the Mana Uru Mana Badi program, which heralds a remarkable change in school education. She said that the program will be implemented in 26,065 schools across the state in 3 years in 3 phases at a cost of Rs. 7,289 crores.
The minister also highlighted the steps taken by the government to improve the education sector, such as conducting TRT for the first time in 2017 to fill 8972 posts, filling 5089 teacher posts and 1523 special education teachers through DSC, regularizing 520 posts in technical education, 280 posts in collegiate education, and 3096 posts in intermediate education, and filling 11,715 teaching posts in Gurukuls.The event was attended by Members of Legislative Council Vani Devi, Raghottam Reddy, AVN Reddy, Chairman of Corporations Ayachitham Sridhar, Sridhar Reddy, Chairman of Higher Education Council Professor Limbadri, Vice Chairmen Venkataramana, SK Mahmood, Director of School Education Sri Devasena, and Vice Chancellors of various universities. (INN)