RAJAHMUNDRY: Minister for education Adimulapu Suresh has announced that the State Government would take up steps to fill up all vacant teaching and non-teaching posts in all the Universities in the state shortly.
The minister visited Adi Kavi Nannaya University here on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that the State Government, led by Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has been taking all necessary measures to strengthen the education system in the government sector and added that as part of it, they were going to develop all the universities to provide quality education.
Maintaining that Rs 33,000 crore was allotted to education in the state Budget, the minister said that it showed the State Government’s commitment to promote education in a huge way in the state and laid stress on the part of the Universities to help the students get quality and relevant education to enable them find employment. He said that the State Government was planning to set up Skill Development Centres in the state in order to provide training to the youth, on various skills, to help them get jobs. He assured efforts to resolve the land issue pertaining to the university.
Attributing credit to late CM YSR Reddy for launching fee-reimbursement scheme for the benefit of poor students to pursue higher education, the Minister stated that their government, as mentioned in its manifesto, has been implementing Amma Vodi Scheme to promote education.
Rajanagaram MLA Jakkampudi Raja alleged that the previous governments failed to take up development of the University and urged the Minister to extend support to develop the university.
Earlier, the Minister garlanded the statue of Adi Kavi Nannaya and paid rich tributes to him.