Hyderabad: A 13 member delegation from South-East Asian countries visited social welfare residential educational institutions today to study about the functioning of residential schools in Telangana.
“I am speechless and I see a new generation of leaders from social welfare residential schools, said Keukeu Komarawath, Director of Social Welfare, Government of Indonesia.
Another official from Cambodia said, I am particularly impressed that here in Telangana, the government is investing heavily in providing boarding and lodging facilities, besides imparting quality education to poor children, which is not the case in my country.
He further said, residential model of education is worthy of emulation by all the developing countries to reach out topoor children and we will explore this model in our country.
Dr RS Praveen Kumar, Secretary, TSWREIS explained the policies initiated by the Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in putting thousands of poor children on the path of higher education and career advancement under the KG to PG Mission, besides launching the first ever social welfare armed forces preparatory degree college for women.
Delegates from Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam are on a week-long visit Telangana to study about social inclusion and financial security policies of the government .