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School uniforms, books arrive for distribution in Kothagudem

School uniforms, books arrive for distribution in Kothagudem
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The students of schools run by the government, rural and urban bodies will not have to wait for uniforms and textbooks this year as officials have...

Kothagudem: The students of schools run by the government, rural and urban bodies will not have to wait for uniforms and textbooks this year as officials have already made them available in all schools in the district. The new textbooks and school uniforms are supplied for distribution to the students in various government schools in the district.

According to sources, there are 1,369 schools of various types spread across 23 mandals where 1,43,647 students are studying. As many as 6.27 lakh textbooks are required in these schools and requirement of the school uniforms is pegged at 50,273. The government had planned at ending of the academic year to make available the textbooks and school uniforms when the schools reopen after the summer vacations.

So, the department submitted to the government the requirement of the books and material of the dresses on the last day of the last academic year. The government took seriously the distribution of the books and dresses to all schools in the state. Therefore, by the middle of May, the textbooks and uniforms had reached all the District Education Offices for the distribution. Now the textbooks and uniforms are being distributed to all schools from the Mandal Educational Offices.

The district officers received 5,50,000 books and those books are being sent to the mandal level officers for the distribution to the students. The new textbooks are being distributed to the various schools from all mandal Educational Offices, said District Educational Officer D. Vasanthi here on Tuesday. She said 90 per cent of the total textbooks for all students in all classes have arrived at the respective schools and the remaining ten per cent will reach within days.

She said the goal of the government is to distribute the new textbooks for the children from the beginning of the academic year after the summer vacation. The officers will plan distribution of books when the schools reopen. The distribution program will be completed in one week across the district.

She also said, stitching of uniforms is completed and are ready for the distribution. She explained the Badi Bata program will start on June 4 in all mandals across the district. She appealed to the people and their representative to make the Badi Bata programme successful and encourage children in villages to study. The SSC supplementary examinations will commence on June 4 to 19, she added. The classes will start on June 1, according to the orders of the government, the DEO said.

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