40 School Constituencies visit Telangana Secretariat ton get hang of administration
Election officers of 40 school constituencies (schools) visited the Secretariat of Telangana on Tuesday as part of the under-18 elections conducted by WhatIsMyGoal
HYDERABAD: Election officers of 40 school constituencies (schools) visited the Secretariat of Telangana on Tuesday as part of the under-18 elections conducted by WhatIsMyGoal.
In April, IT Minister K T Rama Rao launched the under-18 elections, and 200 students from 51 schools visited the Legislative Assembly of Telangana. This initiative is aimed at helping students understand the political process and take an active interest in shaping the future of the country. The visit to the Secretariat of Telangana was facilitated by the WE-Hub foundation, Government of Telangana.
Students from top schools, such as Silver Oaks International, Birla Open Minds International, The Gaudium, Glendale Academy, Pallavi Model, DPS, and many others, were thrilled to have the opportunity to visit the Secretariat of Telangana and learn about the inner workings of the government.
Deepthi Ravula, CEO of WE Hub, shared insights into the startup ecosystem in Telangana and the role of women in policymaking. She also supported the under-18 elections initiated by WhatIsMyGoal and motivated students to make this a movement across the state of Telangana.
Chief Election Commissioner of the Under-18 elections, Chitralee Sharma underscored the importance of the students’ engagement in governance and identifying their voice in the under-18 world. She, along with the Election Officers of the constituencies, took an oath to conduct the under-18 elections in a free and fair manner.
Speaking about the Under-18 World, Lehya Reddy Mukku, a member of the WhatisMyGoal team from Silver Oaks International School said, “The Under 18 world has the power to engage in the transformative act of civic responsibility.”
Srinidhi Marimganti, another member of the WhatisMyGoal team from Silver Oaks International School, said, “By indulging in Under-18 elections, we are witnessing the emergence of future leaders, decision-makers, and change makers who are actively shaping the destiny of our nation.”
WhatIsMyGoal is a startup that provides students with hands-on experience in careers through interactions, activities, and visits. The company has built a community of 160 schools in Hyderabad and has impacted thousands of students through its programs and camps.