Naidu reveals achievements in his four and half years ruling in HRD

Naidu reveals achievements in his four and half years ruling in HRD

Speaking at a press conference here at his residence at Undavalli in Guntur on Friday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu revealed the achievements of...

Amaravati: Speaking at a press conference here at his residence at Undavalli in Guntur on Friday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu revealed the achievements of his government in Human Resource Development, on the occasion of releasing sixth White Paper.

Achievements in School Education

AP witnessed significant achievements in NAS (National Achievement Survey) rankings 2017. In class X, Andhra Pradesh is 1st in Mathematics and 2nd in overall performance. Furthermore, from ranks of 13th,14th and 23rd in NAS 2014 & 2015, Andhra Pradesh rose to the ranks 1st, 5th and 8th in 3rd class, 5th Class and 8th Class respectively.

Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) for Primary, Upper Primary and Secondary has improved to 85.61%, 83.96%, and 79.15% respectively as per the Unified District information on School Education (U-DlSE) data of Andhra Pradesh for 2017-18.

SSC pass % has increased from 91.16% in 2014 to 94.48% in 2018.

Dropout rates in 2017-18 have come down to 0%, 0.43% and 3.44% at Primary, Upper Primary & Secondary compared to rate of 6.27%, 5.47% and 3.81% in 2015-16.

To improve the quality of School Education, 3640 digital classrooms have been set up in schools providing computer and high-speed connectivity to the classrooms. Also, 1217 virtual classrooms have been established in the state to bring quality teaching in schools in, distant and remote areas

Aadhar enabled biometric attendance of Teachers in 41,601 schools covering over 1,78,000 teachers.

Significant emphasis on improving standards of Physical Literacy in schools by introducing 2 hours of a scheduled physical literacy program in the academic calendar, intensive training for Physical Education teachers and sporting awards such as Pratibha Kreeda Awards.

The impetus on improving girl education through Badikosta program under which several initiatives such as the construction of'girls hostels, bicycle distribution (3,81,142 bicycles were distributed) & selfadefense were undertaken

Real time Mid-Day-Meal monitoring through NlC mobile application covering 35,00,000 students in 45,228 schools and introducing S-day egg servings for the students.

Built data infrastructure in the form of School Information Management System, which serves as the technology backbone supporting all the programs undertaken by School Education.

Achievements in Intermediate Education:

Improved the admissions by 10.5% in Government Junior Colleges by the supply of text books to the students’

In the year 2018-19, 16 Govt. Jr. Colleges one from each district and additional in Krishna 8t Nellore are selected as Centers for excellence to provide EAMCET/llT/NEET coaching to the students on par with corporate colleges and also providing study material to them.

In the year 2017-18, 5 ,Govt. Junior Colleges are selected by NlTl Aayog for Atal I Tinkering Labs granting 20 Iakhs to each college

Mid Day Meal facility is launched from this academic year in AP. from 01.08.2018 to ' avoid malnutrition among the poor students studying in Govt. Jr. Colleges. An amount of Rs. 23 Crores have been sanctioned for this scheme The number of students benefiting is 153000. This shall be the first of its kind scheme in the entire country at +2 stage.

Training programmes we have conducted:

a. 1012 Junior Lecturers trained in 'INSPIRE Training Programme for Teachers’ at Kolakaluru on academic activities in June 2017

b. 364 Principals trained by Lead India Foundation, Hyd. to strengthen the academic and institutional activities in August 2017 at Vijayawada.

The curriculum is revised in General 81 Vocational streams in 201748 on par with NEET/JEE/CA syllabus and with Industrial 81 entrepreneurship requirement

Bio Metric attendance system is introduced in all Junior Colleges including departmental offices in the state starting from 2015-16 to 2017-18

402 Govt. Junior Colleges out of 450 were provided with own buildings during 2014 and 2018

185 Govt. Junior Colleges were provided with English Medium Sections from 2011516 to 2018-1 9 .

100% of Government Junior Colleges were provided with internet / WieFi connectivity during the last 4 1/2 years

Free EAMCET coaching classes to meritorious students conducted in May 2016 12. Yoga 8: Meditation Classes were conducted weekly once in all Junior Colleges since 2015-16 academic year.

Achievements in Higher Education

Established 11 reputed national institutions such as "T, NIT, AIIMS, IISER etc in the state by providing 2912 acres of valuable land and releasing Rs.131.33 crores for land acquisition and construction of compound walls.

Issued 11 Letter of lntents (Expression of Interest) for the establishment of reputed greenfield private universities such as VIT, SRM. KREA etc in the state. The initiative is expected to bring investments worth Rs.11,360 crores with the student strength of over 1,72,982 in 10 years.

6 institutes of Eminence (105) have been selected by MHRD, GoI to the state which will be provided with be provided with required autonomy and support to evolve into world class institutions in due course of time.

According to latest AlSHE (All indie Survey on Higher Education) Report for the year 2017-18, Gross Enrolment Ratio of Andhra Pradesh is 30.9, above the national average of 25.2, and has improved from 28.4 in 2010-11.

By 201748, Six (6) universities have come in top 100 in NlRF national rankings compared to none participating in rankings till the year 201 5. Also, Andhra University & Sri Venkateshwara University have broken into top 50 in NlRF national rankings.

10 state universities out of 16 have received NAAC accreditation with 4 universities achieving A+ 8t A grades

46 Government Degree Colleges and 84 Government Polytechnics (100%) have been provided with'Digital Classrooms providing access to digital infrastructure and high speed internet connectivity.

The government has built 191 virtual classrooms in Government Degree Colleges (100%) and in 62 Government Polytechnics which enable the teachers to virtually teach students studying in educational institutions in distant or inaccessible geographic locations.

Skill upgradation through industry relevant courses and training to more than 8 Iakhs beneficiaries in the state providing employment to 1,78,649 students till now. industry tie-ups with renowned knowledge partners such as Siemens, Dassault Systems, Cisco, British Council etc to provide training in technology and communication skills

Through various capacity building programs for teacher and principal, training have been initiated in collaboration with institutions such as TISS, BC-ELF, 158, A80, ClPS., NUEPA, APHRDl and MT Warangal Under this 1860 faculty members have been trained since 2014 onwards

Foreign collaborations with Wright State University, Ohio USA to provide a 75% fee reduction for students of Andhra Pradesh. Collaborations with University of California, Berkeley and Curtin University to increase foreign student’s participation in the state.

Achievements in Health and Family Welfare:

Decrease in MMR from 83 (2014-15) to 65.81 (2018-19). Decrease in IMR from 37 (2014-15) to 10.51 (2018-19).

Talli Bidda Express, a new initiative with 279 vehicles has dropped back 719,512 post-natal women.

Free Dialysis centers increased from 14 to 48 centers which has treated 5946 number of patients.

Mukhyamantri e-Eye Kendram', another new initiative for quality eye-care established in 115 centers and have covered 6,67,796 beneficiaries.

Linen and laundry services introduced for first time in all Teaching Hospitals and 4 APVVP Hospital.

Increase in four Antinatal check-ups to Pregnant women from 74% (2014-15) to 81% (2018-19).

Increase in surgeries in Government hospitals ‘by 173% in 2018-19 (11.99 lakhs) compared to 2014-15. (4.39 lakhs).

Increase in Lab diagnostic tests in public health facilities by 120% in 2018-19 (3.25 crores) compared to 2014-1 5 (1.48 crores).

Increase in percentage of Institutional deliveries from 97% (2014-15) to 99.2% (2018-19).

lncrease in fully immunization (1-5 years) from 79.78% (2014-15) to 112.95 % (2018-19).

lncrease in fully immunization (0-1 years) from 95.07% (2014-15) to 101.22 % (2018-19).

Increase in the Out Patients percentage by 51.05% in public health facilities in 2018-19 (65,875,752) compared to 2014~15 (43,611,539).

Increase in the in Patients percentage in public health facilities by 36.67% in 2018- 19 (3,452,592) compared to 2014-15 (2,526,211).

Decrease in the Malaria cases to 73.25% in 2018-19 (5,638 cases) compared to 2014-1 5 (21,077 cases).

Increase in NQAS certification from 0 to 25 hospitals (District HQSpitals and Area Hospitals).NABH accreditation pre4assessment of 8 Teaching Hospitals has been completed.

Decrease in per' capita Out Of Pocket Expenditure on healthcare from lNR 5770 (2015) to lNR 587.31 (2018) which is 90%.

Mahaprasthanam - dignified transportation of 30,671 deceased from the government hospitals with a fleet of 53 vehicles.

Solar roof top in 45 government hospitals.

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