1.50L textbooks to be supplied to government schools in Vijayawada

1.50L textbooks to be supplied to government schools in VijayawadaDeputy Inspector of Schools, K Ravi Kumar distributing textbooks to a school at Gandhi Nagar, in Vijayawada on Saturday
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Education department is planning to distribute the textbooks to the municipal corporation schools, ZP schools and aided schools by June 12, the re-opening day of schools in the state.

Vijayawada: Education department is planning to distribute the textbooks to the municipal corporation schools, ZP schools and aided schools by June 12, the re-opening day of schools in the state. As part of the efforts, one lakh textbooks are being distributed to the corporation schools, ZP schools and aided schools in Vijayawada urban limits.

The books are stored in a aided school in Gandhi Nagar. A total of 209 government schools including municipal corporation schools, ZP schools and aided schools are in the urban limits besides 318 private schools. The state government has been distributing textbooks from Class One to 10 to the children studying in government and aided schools free of cost.

K Ravi Kumar, Deputy Inspector of education, Vijayawada, told The Hans India that one lakh textbooks will be supplied to the schools by June 5 and another 50,000 textbooks will be distributed in the second phase before June 12. He said the education department is trying to supply textbooks to all schools before June 12 and instructions were given to all schools to collect the textbooks from the stock point arranged in Gandhi Nagar.

He said Government and corporation schools achieved 92 per cent success rate in the recently declared SSC examination results. He said the failed children will attend the supplementary examinations which will begin soon and efforts were on to get them pass and achieve 100 per cent success in the SSC public examinations. The government is supplying textbooks in English, Telugu and Urdu medium schools to the children free of cost, he added.

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