Education is the real asset we can give to children, says YS Jagan
GODAVARI IS: The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Monday launched the first phase of the Nadu Nedu-Mana Badi program and distributed the Jagananna Vidya Kanuka kits at Singamsetti Prabhavathi ZPP High School to P. Gannavaram of East Godavari and also launched the second phase of Mana Badi.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said: “Today we embark on a series of three major events. The first is that schools reopen from today. We have laid the foundations for the second phase of Nadu Nadu, Vidya Kanuka and we are embarking on a program to open schools for the future of children who have been absent from school for two years. percent while following the COVID protocol. The teachers were also vaccinated, ”he said.
With the future of poor and middle class students in mind, we give “Jagannanna Vidya Kanuka” to students in public and subsidized schools. Over 47.32 lakh students will receive the kits priced at Rs 731.30 crore. We offer three pairs of uniforms, one Oxford English-Telugu dictionary, one pair of shoes, two pairs of socks, bilingual textbooks, notebooks and an English dictionary with pictures for students up to the fifth grade to understand, ”he explained. .
“We have developed 15,715 schools at a cost of Rs 3,669 crore in the first phase to date. Today the second phase of work will begin and we are shaping the public schools around the corporate schools.
Thanks to Nadu Nedu, we are making ten changes in every public school. Among them we provide furniture, a water supply, drinking water, paintings, a green board, an English laboratory, fans, tube lamps, school walls and a kitchen. In this context, we have also set up an English laboratory in each school, the Chief Minister said with pride.
In this context, we have also developed Anganwadis. Today, the appearance of these 57,000 schools will change. The education system will be divided into six sections, unlike the Satellite Foundation. Pre-primary 1, 2 with the first year, two classes will be the Foundation. Foundation Plus will be from 1st to 5th class. Pre-high schools from the 3rd to the 8th class. If it is from the 3rd to the 10th class, it is the high school and if it is from the 3rd to the 12th class, it will be changed to a high school plus ”, explained the Chief Minister.
“We have taken steps to have a teacher for each subject. The number of students in schools has increased significantly from the last two years. We have spent Rs 32,714 crore in two years on this, as education is the real asset we can give to our children, ”said YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
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