Andhra Pradesh leader minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday introduced every other welfare scheme – Jagananna Vidya Kanuka – geared toward serving to scholars of presidency colleges on the Punadipadu village in Krishna district.
Below this scheme, every scholar will likely be given a equipment that incorporates 3 pairs of uniform, one pair of brogues, two pairs of socks, prescribed textual content books, notebooks, belt and a college bag – all freed from value.
In all, 42,34,322 kits, every costing round Rs 1600, could be disbursed around the state at an estimated value of Rs 650 crore. Scholars from Magnificence 1 to 10 could be supplied with those kits.
On the release, the manager minister mentioned in contrast to up to now, the brand new scheme sought to offer all very important necessities to the scholars with out inflicting any burden on their folks.
“It heralds a brand new bankruptcy within the schooling sector within the state and can reinforce the enrolment price in executive colleges,” he mentioned.
The new literacy statistics launched through the Nationwide Statistical Organisation (NSO) has put the state’s literacy price at an embarrassing 66.four p.c, the bottom within the nation.
The executive minister mentioned during the ‘Naadu – Nedu’ programme, the federal government created or stepped forward amenities in all its colleges. The constructions had been painted to seem new and shiny.
He mentioned the federal government was once already paying Ra 15,000 in step with annum as a money incentive below “Amma Vodi” scheme to each mom for sending children to varsities.
The kits will convey reduction to the fogeys and can lend a hand them get monetary savings, motivating them additional to ship their youngsters to college and proceed their schooling, Jagan Reddy mentioned.