Students studying in residential schools were coming with innovative ideas, Minister said and appreciated students for setting up their stalls in the science fair at Chinthakunta Social Welfare Residential School
Karimnagar: Welfare Minister Koppula Eashwar on Saturday said science fairs help students to march forward in their lives with self-confidence.
Minister along with BC Welfare and Civil Supplies Minister Gangula Kamalakar inaugurated science fair ‘Edu-Bazar 2021’ at Social Welfare Residential School, Chinthakunta on Saturday.
Speaking on the occasion, Eashwar said students who pursued education in BC and SC residential schools were showing excellent performance in their studies and getting admissions in reputed institutions across the country.
By following BR Ambedkar’s ideology that change was possible with education, the Telangana government developed residential schools on par with corporate schools. Students studying in residential schools were coming with innovative ideas, he informed and appreciated students for setting up their stalls in the science fair.
Kamalakar opined though a number of Prime Ministers and Chief Minister were worked during the last 74 years after independence, there was no change in the living conditions of BCs.
Considering that education was the only weapon for the upliftment of downtrodden sections, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao established 261 BC residential schools and spending Rs 1.25 lakh on each student every year.
Talking about the agriculture sector, he said earlier, farmers used to commit suicides as they would not get minimum support price (MSP). However, the situation has changed after the formation of Telangana state.
The Telangana government has introduced Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bhima and other schemes for the welfare of farmers. MLC Naradasu Laxman Rao, Additional Collector Shyam Prasad Lal, Residential schools regional officer S Vidhya Rani and others participated in the programme.
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