Telangana government to upgrade 86 residential schools into colleges
K Chandrashekar Rao led Telangana government has decided to upgrade 86 residential schools into junior colleges.
To create a permanent study circle for students belonging to reserved categories, Telangana Chief Minister, K Chandrashekar Rao’s government has decided to implement the up-gradation of 86 (Backward Class-4, Scheduled Castes-75, and Scheduled Tribes-7) residential schools into junior colleges.
As per a statement by the state government, the CM desires to have a permanent study circle for Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes, Scheduled Tribes and minorities in all the districts of the state.
On Friday, Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar held a meeting with officials of all welfare departments and reviewed the functioning of the residential schools in the state.
“Following the instructions of the chief minister, the state government has decided to implement up-gradation of 86 (BC-4, SC-75, and ST-7) residential schools into junior colleges,” the release stated.
Chief Secretary instructed the department officials to prepare a conceptual note on setting up study circles in all the districts of Telangana which will be submitted to KCR for further instructions.
Kumar also instructed officials to take all measures to ensure that clear guidelines for hygiene are formulated and training of cooking staff is taken up in all the residential schools.
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