Satheesh Kumar won an award in Coimbatore in September 2018 given by a private hospital for best teacher. He was given Rs. 50,000 and he decided to use this money to build a toilet for the girls.
Replying to a query in Rajya Sabha, the minister said that keeping in view the safety and security of the girls, self-defence training was given to girls studying in class VI to XII in the government
What the government and parents did not take into consideration was how students will cope up with the move.
Jagan said that the allowance of Rs 20,000 will be given to all students who are in need, irrespective of their social backgrounds, to meet their boarding and lodging expenses.
While the money will be paid for stitching uniforms and buying shoes and socks, the remaining items will be provided in a kit.
Officials said all 101 government schools in Karaikal have reverse osmosis-aided water vending systems on their premises to facilitate the availability of clean drinking water.
Ilaiah also asked why only poor children should take the responsibility to preserve their mother tongue.
Government rules say each school must have a proper building and clean toilets. But the toilets in this school are filthy and some are not even functional.
Jagan asked the people to give a befitting reply to the detractors of English medium education by questioning them as to which medium of instruction did their children pursue their education.
Speaking to the media after inaugurating the marriage function hall at Annavaram Satyanarayana Swamy temple, he stressed the need for children to be fluent in English so as to advance their career.
Under this initiative, the Jagan government has proposed to develop infrastructure in 15,715 schools out of the 45,000 government schools in the state in the first year.
In smart classes, a smartboard is installed in the classroom, where the subjects are taught by projecting content on a screen.
Karnataka Forest Department, Education Department with Shikshana Foundation — an NGO, and Eyeris Media — a Bengaluru-based start-up, have come together to start the tree plantation drive — Prerana My
Rs 3,500 cr for Nadu-Nedu phase 1; English medium to be extended to higher classes every yr
From 2020-21 academic year, English medium will be introduced for classes 1 to 8; in 2021-22, class 9 and in 2022-23, class 10 will switch over.