State to launch 119 Phule Gurukul Schools on June 12

State to launch 119 Phule Gurukul Schools on June 12
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The State government would launch 119 Mahatma Jyothiba Phule Gurukul Schools across the State on June 12, said Minister for Backward Classes’ Welfare Jogu Ramanna.

Hyderabad: The State government would launch 119 Mahatma Jyothiba Phule Gurukul Schools across the State on June 12, said Minister for Backward Classes’ Welfare Jogu Ramanna.

Addressing the media at the Secretariat here on Thursday, the Minister said the Gurukul Schools would be opened in every Assembly constituency in the State for the benefit of children of the Backward Classes. The students in these schools would be prepared on global standards with English medium and would make them take on any other corporate school student in the examinations in future, Ramanna said.

He also said the schools would provide quality education with English Medium to the BCs as dreamt by Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao. It was estimated that a total of 28,520 students will benefit from these schools.

The State government aimed to increase their number to 76,000 in four years, he said. English medium will be started for V, VI and VII Classes and the schools will be upgraded into junior colleges in future. The Gurukul Schools would get all modern facilities like computer lab, library, basic infrastructure and each school would have 240 students, he said.

He also said they had completed the process of filling vacant posts of teaching and non-teaching staff in the schools. He pointed out that BC Gurukuls surpassed other Gurukul Schools in terms of results in SSC and Inter exams.

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