Maths should be taught in mother tongue: Ramaiah

HYDERABAD: Chukka Ramaiah, whose name has been synonymous with IIT entrance coaching said he had become an expert in mathematics as he was not able to understand other subjects which were only

Published: 18th March 2012 02:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:37 PM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Chukka Ramaiah, whose name has been synonymous with IIT entrance coaching said he had become an expert in mathematics as he was not able to understand other subjects which were only taught in Urdu during the rule of erstwhile Nizam.

As many used to come to the school teacher to calculate interest on money lent, the octogenarian said their maths teacher used to teach by using lending calculations which helped him better understand the subject as the calculations were very near to real life.

Addressing the gathering on the issue 'Intermediate Education in Telangana and Its Trends' organised by Telangana Resource Centre (TRC) here on Saturday, Ramaiah stressed on teaching children in their mother tongue. Ramaiah said Burgula's govt brought huge changes in Telangana education by introducing Telugu as medium of instruction.

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