Audimulapu Suresh, the Education Minister of Andhra Pradesh (AP,) assured the Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) will provide improved infrastructure facilities in government schools.
On the 8th of August, Mr. Suresh addressed a press conference at the Sub Collector’s office, after conducting a meeting with the Members of the Legislative Council (MLCs,) officials of the Education Department and members of the teachers’ unions of AP.
After the meeting, Audimulapu Suresh addressed the media and said, “The Government had allocated 15.7 per cent of the total budget allocation amounting to Rs. 33,000 crore to the Education department in this financial year 2019-20.”
Suresh gave details about the plan of the State Government and said approximately 10,224 posts of language pundits will be upgraded in the State. He further added the Education Department allocated Rs. 152 crores for the payment of salaries of sanitation workers. He further informed the posts of Mandal Education Officers and Deputy Education Officers will soon be filled.
The YSRCP, to strengthen the education system in AP, decided to improve the infrastructure of the government schools.
Adding to it, Suresh said the AP Government will constitute several committees to monitor and regulate the education system of AP.
Speaking about the initiatives taken by the State Government, Suresh said the Education Department already collected the photographs of the buildings of 44,000 government schools. Besides, a grievance portal will be put in place to address the problems of the teachers in 15 days after the complaints are registered in the portal. In addition, they will also start a career counselling portal with the toll free phone number 1800 425 2428.
The portals and all the other promised arrangements will be done with the help of the United Nations International Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF.)
The event was attended by S. Sandhyarani, the Commissioner of School Education and other officials of the Education Department.
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