Akshara Lamps in Tribal Villages

Oct 18 2020 05:38 PM
Akshara Lamps in Tribal Villages

The government is performing Akshara Yagna to improve literacy among wild children. The YSRCP government is moving towards 100 per cent literacy in tribals. Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has already announced several times that the government is ready to pay for education. The government has accelerated many programs through the Tribal Welfare Department. The state has a tribal population of 27,39,920 as per the 2011 census. Currently, only 48.98% of them are literate. The government operates schools and colleges in tribal villages and agency areas to increase literacy among them. The roads also run a school in remote villages. Recently, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the construction of medical and engineering colleges. Soon the tribal university is also being set up

There are 2,678 schools in tribal villages. of these, 2,05,887 students are studying. The Government is providing free facilities in schools and colleges. There are also adequate facilities in the 189 tribal welfare Gurukulas run by the Tribal Welfare Department. The Government introduced vocational education in 237 schools including 184 Tribal Welfare Ashram Schools and 53 Tribal Welfare Gurukul Schools. There are 80,091 students in these schools. The equipment for this was provided by the Skill Development Organization.

The Jagannan education gift scheme provided the students with school bags, books, clothes and shoes. These were recently distributed by the government to the students. Supplied a set of bedding material. Hostels and Ashram schools were handed over plates, glasses and trunks. The government is giving cosmetic charges to those who study in hostels and Gurukul schools.

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