HRD Minister Ganta Srinivas Rao inaugurated several junior colleges through remote sensing, in Kasturba Gandhi Girls’ Schools from VUDA Children’s Arena. Zilla Parishat chair person Lalam Bhavani, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan chief engineer srinivas Rao, Visakhapatnam district education officer D Lingeswar Reddy along with Srikakulam and Vizianagaram DEOs and panchayatraj officers, Vizianagaram joint collector 2 Sita Rama Rao, Payakarao Peta MLA Vangalapudi Anitha, Pendurthy MLA Bandaru Satya Narayana Murthy, teachers and students at large have participated in the program.
‘TDP Government is poised to encourage girl’s education and for that reason only today we are inaugurating so many girls’ colleges’ said Ganta Srinivas Rao. We are providing English Medium education in intermediate colleges by appointing 200 teachers and 2,175 girls are studying. We have also distributed sanitary napkins to girls by spending Rs 25 crores across the state. As we are providing facilities at government schools at a par with corporate schools and colleges, teachers must minimize the dropouts from these educational institutions, he added.
‘We are providing college education through KGBVs at mandal level also so that girls need not travel long for getting educated’ said Lalam Bhavani. Every girl in Andhra Pradesh should study well and reach new heights in their respective lives, she added.
‘Our government has provided basic infrastructure as well as advanced class rooms in 45,000 government schools after spending Rs 4,850 crores’ said Anitha.
‘I am very proud about having three KGBV Schools in my constituency’ said Pendurthy MLA Bandaru Satya Narayana Murthy.
‘I congratulate the teachers and students of Srikakulam KGBV School for getting Swachch Vidyalaya Purskar’ said Seeta Rama Rao.
As many as 1,81,742 students from private corporate schools have joined in government school this year’ said Lingeswar Reddy. Chandra Palem School at Madhurawada created history with 3,750 students in the state, he added.
Folk and classical dances of students have enthralled the gathering including the invitees.