15 new Social Welfare Residential Schools sanctioned
15 new Social Welfare Residential Schools sanctioned

15 new Social Welfare Residential Schools sanctioned

15 new Social Welfare Residential Schools sanctioned

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019
Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announced that AP government has sanctioned 15 Social Welfare Residential Schools in the State at a cost of Rs. 502 Cr, to provide admission to about 14,200 students.

Interacting with the students of Social Welfare Residential Welfare Schools, the Chief Minister said that the new residential schools have been sanctioned in Kotabommali-Srikakulam, Narasayapalem-Guntur, Pasivedala-West Godavari, Peddapuram-East Godavari, Vellatur-Krishna, Kovelampadu-Prakasam, Gottiprolu-Nellore, Palamanda-Chittoor, Pttikonda-Kurnool and Chomandepalli-Anantapuram areas. Over 1,12,000 students will be enabled to have access to education through the overall 188 Social Welfare Residential Schools in AP.

Facilities like English medium teaching, digital and virtual classrooms will be ensured in all the residential schools. “The students have achieved praiseworthy results in examinations, on par with students of private schools. They have scored 95% in 10th standard examinations,” said the Chief Minister.

“The State government has made all the efforts to provide the best education to students of Social Welfare Residential Schools. They should make use this to reach the highest positions in the society,” he added.

150 students qualified in NEET 2017-18 and 82 students qualified in IIT entrance exam. While 10 students got admission in MBBS and 2 in BDS, 11 were selected for World Maker Faire New York. 5 students also qualified in Japanese language test. Career guidance was offered to 22,000 students and skill development training to 10,000 students, along with training in IT and English communication skills.
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