AMARAVATI: Conducting a review meeting on YSR Pre Primary Schools on THursday, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inspected the books and teaching aids designed for pre-primary children, which were displayed by the officials of Women and Child Welfare department.
The Chief Minister also reviewed on the progress of Nadu Nedu works in Anganwadis. Construction of New buildings and revamping of existing buildings is being done in 44,119 Anganwadi centers. There are 55,607 Anganwadi centers in the state of which Nadu Nedu works in 44,119 centers are running under Women and Child welfare department and Nadu Nedu works in remaining schools are under school education department.He said he said the work on Anganwadi buildings should be started simultaneously in urban and rural areas.
The government will provide 4,17,508 books for children of PP-1 class and 4,17,508 books for PP-2 children and the distribution of books will start on March 20 and targeted to be completed by April 5. The government has already distributed 16 of the 26 teaching aids to Anganwadis and the remaining 10 teaching aids will be distributed within a month. The Chief Minister directed the officials to provide English-Telugu dictionary in schools and ensure the students learn the meaning of a new word every day and said to implement a similar program in Anganwadi centers.
The officials said the details on YSR Poshana and YSR Sampoorna Poshana plus is being provided through posters and they are being set up in village, ward secretariat and Anganwadi centers. They said an SOP book is being provided with the prescribed rules on providing good food and hygiene to children and videos regarding the same are being shared to the students.
Women and Child Welfare Minister Thaneti Vanitha, DGP Gautam Sawang, Higher Education Special Chief Secretary Satish Chandra, Municipal and Urban Development Principal Secretary Y Srilakshmi, Women and Child Welfare Principal Secretary AR Anuradha, Medical & Health Principal Secretary Anil Kumar Singhal, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development Principal Secretary Gopalakrishna Dwivedi, GAD Principal Secretary Shashi Bhushan Kumar, Home department Principal Secretary Kumar Vishwajeet, DIG (Technical Services) G Palaraju, Health and Family Welfare Commissioner Katamaneni Bhaskar, Finance Secretary Kartikeya Mishra, BC Welfare Director B Rama Rao, Disha Special Officer Deepika Patil, MEPMA MD V Vijayalakshmi and other officials were present.