Funds plenty for amenities in schools: Kadiam Srihari
The sole aim of the State government is to improve the standards of education, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said Conducting a review meeting...
Warangal: The sole aim of the State government is to improve the standards of education, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari said. Conducting a review meeting with the officials here on Thursday, he focused on issues related to school education.
He instructed the officials to prepare a profile each for all schools in the district. “The profiles should reflect complete information of respective schools such as staff, number of students, classrooms, toilets, compound wall, drinking water facility, power supply etc,” the Deputy CM told the officials.
He said that based on this information, the government will provide funds to address the shortcomings in the school. The information should also include the works immediately to be taken up, he added.
Srihari directed the collectors to send proposals and estimations to ensure toilets and basic amenities in all schools. “There is an imperative need for improving the aesthetics of all the schools. Pleasant ambience in schools is essential. It will lead the students to excel in their academics,” Srihari said.
The government’s plan to provide health kits to nearly six lakh girl students, studying class VII to SSC, is a huge initiative, the Deputy CM said, terming the scheme as unique in the country. The government is ready to allocate Rs 10 crore for each district to take up developmental works.
Warangal Urban Collector Amrapali Kata said that there was a requirement of 192 additional classrooms while 78 schools require compound walls. She said that they have grounded several developmental works with the Rs 22 crore provided by the Greater Warangal Municipal Corporation.
Rural Collector M Haritha said that the schools across the district need 307 additional classrooms, construction of compound walls for 216 schools. Jangaon Collector Vinay Krishna Reddy, Director of School Education Vijay Kumar, RJD Rajeev and DEO Narayana Reddy were among others present.