Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday announced that a comprehensive education plan and package would be implemented in Mahbubnagar district after making AN extensive study.
Interacting with students of Palamuru University on the final leg of his three-day Indiramma Bata in Mahabubnagar district, he said student phase in one’s life WAs most important, and students should strive hard to reach their goals. He described university as a temple and said whatever learnt there would have an impact on students throughout their lives.
Stating that government jobs were limited, he advised students not to aspire to or depend on them but pursue vocational courses which would enable them to stand on their own feet.
He said that his government had been issuing notifications for filling available government jobs once in two or three months for the last two years and the appointments were solely based on merit and without conducting interviews. This year 3.5 lakh youths were provided employment under Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu.
When Ramu, a student of the univearsity, complained of lack of good faculty, PhD courses and library, Reddy said the government had sanctioned Rs 24 crore for the university building complex and would be releasing Rs 10 crore. When Parameswar, another student, pointed to hostel problems and said eight students were crammed in a single room, the chief minister announced Rs 15 crore for an additional hostel building. He announced a special grant of Rs 7.75 crore for the varsity to ensure that UGC funds do not fall short and at the request for bus stop and doctor facility, he assured that measure will be taken up for improving infrastructure facilities and introduction of PhD courses.
I&PR minister DK Aruna, Nagarkurnool MP Manda Jagannatham, district in-charge minster Uttam Kumar Reddy, PCC chief B Satayanarana and others were present.
CM DONS ROLE of INSTRUCTOR
The chief minister doned a role of an instructor during interaction with 11 students from BC Welfare Hostel. He personally spoke with each one of them, enquiring about their family background, their aspirations. Bhmeesh, Sivaraj, Chiranjeev and Srinivas told him about their goal of becoming doctor, while Chinna Venkatas said he wanted to become SP and Upendra Goud said he want to be DSP, while Ramanjaneuly expressed his desire to become a cricketer and Allu Swamy wanted to be a Kabadi player.
‘’Your goals are good. You should strive hard for success in the Under-14, 16,18 and district, state and national levels to succed and for that you have to work hard for 8 to 10 hours and join a coaching academy. He said that it might not be simple but achievable. Earlier, cricketers used to be from cities, now they were coming from rural areas,’’ he said. He advised Alluswamy to choose sports like cricket, tennis, badminton, chess, where there is money, though his goal of becoming Kabaddi player is good, but it will not fetch such money and fame.