Vijayawada: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy released a training handbook for educational institutions on the activities to be taken up in the second phase of Manabadi - Nadu Nedu.
During the review meeting on Nadu Nedu works in schools on Wednesday, the Chief Minister unveiled two more books, one with SOPs on the preparation of quality mid-day meals under Jagananna Gorumudha and others with SOPs on toilet maintenance in schools.
Comparing with the infrastructure facilities in Jawahar Navodaya and Kendriya Vidyalaya schools, the officials explained the differences in infrastructure facilities developed in schools under Nadu Nedu.
The Chief Minister said women self-help group should inspect the works under the first phase of Nadu Nedu and directed the officials to prepare a simple questionnaire for feedback. He said the schools renovated in the first phase of Nadu Nedu will be dedicated to people on April 30. He directed the officials to inspect the maintenance of schools and toilets during their visits.
The Chief Minister said the complaints received on Jagananna Gorumudha should be solved immediately and the mistakes should not recur. He said there will be no compromise on the quality of food. He said feedback should be taken from schools regarding implementation of Gorumudha scheme and maintenance of toilets.
He said the students should be provided with Jagananna Vidya kanuka kits with dictionaries, textbooks, notebooks, and bags. He said the reforms in the education sector will lead to revolutionary changes in the future and the knowledge and skill of the students will be increased. He said it will help in employment generation and improve the standard of living.
The officials said a special office of CBSE will be opened in the state. All the government schools will be affiliated to CBSE Board in 2021-22 and the students will write class X board exams in 2024-25.
The Chief Minister called for providing training to teachers on CBSE. He said the education monitoring commission should work efficiently. He said the textbooks with both Telugu and English languages are being given to students. He said English will be introduced as a medium of instruction in PP-1 schools and Anganwadi centers.
Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh, School Education Principal Secretary Buditi Rajashekar, School Education Commissioner Chinaveerabhadrudu, Sarwasikshka Abhiyan State Project Director Vetri Selvi and other officials were present.