HYDERABAD: Addressing the function at Rabindra Bharati on the occasion of Teachers' Day celebrations organized by the government on Sunday, Education Minister P Sabita Indra Reddy said that teachers should inculcate moral and human values in the students. Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has given top priority to the education sector. Impressed by the steps taken by the government, more than 1.3 lakh students from private schools have joined the government-run schools this academic year.
She wants annual day celebrations to be held in all government schools across the state, similar to those of private institutions. Reddy said that during 2021-22, more than 2.5 lakh students enrolled in various government schools across the state. The minister lauded the teachers for conducting digital classes during the pandemic. He called for holding parent-teacher meetings regularly. Reddy remarked, “The state government does not consider the amount spent on the education sector as an expenditure, in fact, it considers it an investment on the future generations.
Degree Online Service for Admission in Various Degree Colleges, Telangana (DOST) is now being replicated in other states. The Minister also presented the State Teacher Award-2021 to 111 teachers, including government, local bodies, residential schools, government junior and degree colleges, and state universities, and honored them with Rs 10,000 in cash. Animal Husbandry Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav said that the government is giving top priority to both the education and health sectors in the state.