TS is ready to reopen completely because the process of unlock ing into educational institutions has taken place. Education Minister P Sabita Indra Reddy said that the decision on reopening higher education institutions is likely to be decided first, then the schools. After assessing the situation of Covid-19, Chief Minister K. She said that the decision to restart schools under the guidance of Chandrasekhar Rao would be taken.
It is noteworthy that a sub-committee of ministers comprising Social Welfare Minister Koppula Eshwar, Tribal Welfare Minister Satyavati Rathore and BC Welfare Minister Gangula Kamalakar was held here on Wednesday. At the meeting, the schools were reopened and discussions were held on the steps taken by educational institutions to keep in mind the Covid-19 crisis.
However, the Education Minister said that a survey found that 96 per cent of the state had televisions, 40 per cent had Internet access and 86 per cent of the people were receiving online education. The tribal welfare minister said that even though there are mobile phones in tribal areas, they do not receive proper signals. It is important to get education for them and adopt alternative policies and make online lessons available to all, the Minister said.