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YS Jagan sanctioned the distribution of Jagananna Vidya Deevena school kits for the academic year 2023-2024 at Krosuru of Pedakurapadu constituency in Palnadu district


PALNADU: Setting an aim to deliver the best education to children of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy on Monday sanctioned the distribution of Jagananna Vidya Deevena school kits for the academic year 2023-2024 at Krosuru of Pedakurapadu constituency in Palnadu district. The kits, worth Rs 1,042.53 crore, were distributed to 43,10,165 students of classes 1 to 10 studying in government and aided schools across the state.

New age technologies at AP govt school students' disposal

The kit comprises bilingual textbooks with English and Telugu content, notebooks, workbooks, three pairs of uniforms with stitching charges, a pair of shoes and two pairs of socks, belt and a schoolbag along with Oxford English-Telugu dictionary for students of classes 6 to 10 and pictorial dictionary for students of classes 1 to 5. They were handed over to students on the day of reopening of schools after a four-stage scrutiny by the Quality Council of India.

Addressing a public meeting, Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy shared his vision to provide the best education to the children in Andhra Pradesh under his chairmanship. He envisioned matching the international standards of education in government schools. YS Jagan shared that he wanted the poor children of Andhra Pradesh to be adept with futuristic technologies and modern concepts.

The Chief Minister further said that, in the coming days, his government would be adding modern concepts like artificial intelligence, machine learning, language modules and Chat GPT in the syllabus. Incidentally, the Chief Minister also formed a committee on Sunday to explore how these concepts can be inculcated in day-to-day learning, to make students privy to new technologies.

YS Jagan added that his government had introduced revolutionary changes in the educational sector to ensure that each family in the state produced engineers, doctors, scientists, entrepreneurs, economists, software CEOs and leaders.

“Quality kits worth Rs 2,400 each are being distributed so that you don’t have to worry about the study material. Rs 3,366 crore has been spent in the last four years under Vidya Kanuka alone,” he noted, adding that the state government aimed to transform the students into globally competitive products.

Jagan informed that the government had signed an MoU with the US firm, Educational Testing Service (ETS), to give TOEFL training to students of classes 3 to 9. Teachers will also be sent to the US for acquiring necessary teaching skills in this regard. Speaking about digitalisation, the Chief Minister said, “Digitalisation of teaching through IFPs in 15,750 schools in the first phase of Nadu-Nedu would be completed by July 12 and in 16,000 schools in the second phase would be completed by December.”

Disclosing that the government has so far spent Rs 60,329 crore on education alone, YS Jagan said that the state was becoming a role model for the country in education with the implementation of several programmes like Amma Vodi, Jagananna Vidya Deevena, Vasathi Deevena, Goru Muddha, Sampoorna Poshana, Videshi Vidya Deevena, Nadu-Nedu and introduction of English medium, CBSE syllabus and subject teacher concept.

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