The Telangana government has decided to transform all government schools into English medium schools from 2022-23. Moreover, the Cabinet has also agreed to regulate the fees in government schools and degree colleges. A meeting was convened on Monday to decide this effect. The Cabinet has consumed a sub-committee of ministers, headed by Education Minister Sabita Indra, who would study the issue and pass the required guidelines.
Nod For Rs 7,289 Cr Scheme
In the convened meeting, the Cabinet also passed a nod to the 'Mana Vooru Mana Badi' (Our Village-Our School) scheme at ₹ 7289 crore for better infrastructure facilities and quality education in the government schools, The Indian Express reported. The official statement from the government's end mentioned that the Cabinet felt that the parents in rural areas are more willing to send their children to government schools if the medium of instruction is English. Hence, the Cabinet had decided to include English as the medium of instruction in government schools and develop the required infrastructure accordingly.
Action Plan For Training Teachers
In the same direction, the government schools had already decided upon an action plan for training their teachers to impart English education to their students at the primary level. Moreover, they had decided to make the school environment more inclusive and attractive for the children, keep the premises clean and tidy, improve the mid-day meal programme.
The government also decided to provide reservations for students studying in the Forest College and Research Centre (FCRC) at Mulugu in Siddipet in the recruitment procedure for the state forest department. The government has resolved to amend Telangana Forest Service Rules and Telangana State Forest Subordinate Rules of 2000.