Amaravati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has emphasized that the first phase works of Mana Badi-Nadu Nedu should be completed by the end of March 2021.
During the review meeting held at camp office here on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said schools should be colourful with good designs and interiors. He examined the photos of the schools which are revamped with new infrastructure facilities as part of Nadu Nedu programme. He also reviewed on the works of second phase of Nadu Nedu. He said further changes should be made in the second phase. The seating arrangement should be comfortable and priority should be given to quality without any compromise.
Stringent action should be taken if works lack quality.
He said care should be taken in choosing tables with correct height and directed the officials to work with commitment towards achieving targeted goals.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to construct buildings for 390 schools which do not have concrete buildings across the state. Construction work should be expedited as a part of Nadu Nedu. Reviewing on cleanliness of toilets in schools, the officials said 27,000 ayas were recruited and the training sessions would start in first week of March for them. They said steps are being taken to supply required materials to keep the toilets clean. They said mapping of mothers, education secretaries and volunteers regarding the attendance of students is underway and it would be completed by March 15.
The Chief Minister directed the officials to add English- Telugu dictionary in Vidya Kanuka kit and said the quality of dictionaries and text books should be good. He said the teachers should also be provided with dictionaries. He said to give priority to quality of all the items of Vidya Kkanuka. He also said quality and service of laptops given to students who have opted under Amma Vodi scheme should be good.
The State government will implement CBSE system for Classes 1 to 7 from 2021–22 academic year and will be gradually increased year-wise for later classes. The students from Class 1 to 10 will be under CBSE board by 2024.
The Chief Minister said Anganwadi teachers should be given training on how to teach children and directed the officials to conduct online tests every two months on their learning. He said they should be provided with more training till they are upgraded through training sessions irrespective of the online test results.
Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh, Chief Secretary Adityanath Das, School Education Principal Secretary Buditi Rajasekhar, School Education Commissioner Vadrevu Chinaveerabhadrudu, Samagra Siksha Abhiyan SPD Vetriselvi and other senior officials were present.