Wanaparthy : Indicating a 'major announcement' with regard to employment in the state, Telangana Chief Minister K ChandraShekar Rao has asked unemployed youth to watch news on Wednesday ( 9th February, 2022). CM Rao will be speaking in the legislative assembly. "Unemployed youth of the State must tune into the TV and watch the assembly live proceedings at 10 am tomorrow , he was speaking at Wanaparthy during the launch of Mana Ooru- Mana Badi programme.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday launched the state government's 'Mana Ooru-Mana Badi' (Our village-Our school) programme at ZP High School (Boys), Wanaparthy.The programme aims at the all-round development and creation of effective basic infrastructure in schools across the state. It will be implemented in three years. With a budget of Rs. 7,289 crore, it will benefit 19.84 lakh children and develop 26,000 government schools.
The amount will be spent on setting up digital classrooms, constructing additional classrooms, and taking up repairs of schools. The first phase will cover 9,123 schools, out of which 5,399 are primary schools, 1,009 are upper primary schools, and 2,715 are high schools. The execution of work will be handled by school management committees.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said the programme aims at strengthening the public school system in the state. "All of us (dignitaries on the stage) are here in such high positions because of teachers in government schools. Soon, English medium education will also be implemented. All of you (students) should utilise the new infrastructure coming up in your schools and live a great future," he said.
Among the districts, Nalgonda tops the list with 517 schools being selected for the implementation of the programme. Also, 26,053 schools across the state have been identified for the implementation of the initiative. Among these are 18,240 primary schools, 3,164 upper primary, and 4,661 high schools. The estimated cost of the programme is Rs. 7,289.54 crore.
The initiative aims to provide facilities such as toilets with running water, electricity, drinking water, furniture for students and staff, painting, major and minor repairs, green chalkboards, compound walls, kitchen sheds, renovated classrooms, dining halls in high schools, and implementation of digital education.
"We all studied in government schools and excelled in respective fields due to the education provided by our teachers. Make good use of the facilities being provided in the schools and achieve great success," KCR said while addressing the students on Tuesday.
He also inaugurated the new Agriculture Market Yard at Chityala village and the new Integrated Collectorate Complex of Wanaparthy during his tour of the district.