Amaravati, Mar 10 : As part of the Nadu-Nedu programme, a target of modernizing 15,715 schools was set besides digitalisation of education with the introduction of English as medium of instruction from Class 1 to Class 6 from the next academic year.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting with education officials here on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister asked the officials to complete the modernisation works of schools with the beginning of the academic year by June. With reference to the introduction English medium at the primary school level from June, he said that every school must be given a smart TV for digitalised learning.
He made it clear that quality should be maintained in the items being offered as part of Jagananna Vidya Kanuka programme. The officials have shown to the Chief Minister the uniforms, belts, bags, three pairs of uniforms, notebooks, textbooks, shoes and socks that would be given to the students. When the Chief Minister asked about the implementation of Jagananna Gorumudda Mid-Day Meal programme and the maintenance of toilets in schools, the officials informed that they were regularly monitoring through the app introduced for the programmes and that water tankers were arranged for the schools which do not have water facility. (UNI)