Andhra Pradesh: AP Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched the Jaganna Vidya Kanuka scheme for the students studying in the government schools in the state. The scheme will help in improving the quality of the government schools and the enrolments.
According to the statement released by the Andhra Pradesh state government, the chief minister has launched the scheme for the students studying in government schools. The scheme will put an end to the practice of delay and erratic supply of textbooks, school uniforms, and other essentials and aim to improve the quality of government schools and the enrolments. The school kits will also be a relief for the parents and save the new academic year expenditure which will in turn motivate them to send their children to school and continue their education.
Provisions of the Scheme
The scheme launched will provide 42,34,222 kits to government school students enrolled in classes 1 to 10. The kits will be distributed across the state at Rs. 650 Crore consisting of three pairs of uniforms, one pair of shoes, two pairs of socks, prescribed textbooks, notebooks, a belt, and a school bag.
Along with this, the state government has also started the Nadu-Nedu initiative to provide the necessary facilities in the schools before the beginning of the academic year. The facilities include the basic infrastructure including blackboards, fans, compound walls, and other furniture to give a new look for government schools.
The Chief Minister was speaking to the media where he also added that the government aims to protect the education of every child and also provide the best education system to all. He further stated that the scheme is another step towards increasing the government school enrolment rate and bringing down the dropout rate.