STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Harish Rao wants kids kept away from mobiles, TV

The minister also advised the parents to keep mobile phones away from their children and disconnect the television so that they could concentrate on their studies.

Published: 30th December 2019 08:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th December 2019 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

Smartphone, Iphone, Technology

Image used for representational purpose only  (File Photo | AP)

By Express News Service

SANGAREDDY: Finance Minister T Harish Rao, who made a surprise visit to a government school on Saturday and discovered that a majority of Class X students were unable to recite the multiplication tables, sent a WhatsApp voice message to the parents of the students, reminding them that it was not just the responsibility of the teachers to educate their children.

The minister also advised the parents to keep mobile phones away from their children and disconnect the television so that they could concentrate on their studies. The message was also posted on social media. He said that the coming 80 days were very important and added that Class X was a key turning point in student life.

It may be noted that on many occasions, the minister has visited government schools in his constituency and announced a Rs 25,000 cash reward for students who secure 100 per cent.

Stay up to date on all the latest Telangana news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp