Hyderabad: For the first time in the history, as many as 84 poor students from the SC/ST Residential Schools, who have completed Intermediate, are going to become doctors!
In the recently announced NEET-2017 All India results, these pupils have bagged good ranks and are to be enrolled into MBBS and BDS courses. Some 55 SC students, 9 ST students will study MBBS while 15 SC and 5 ST students will get admission into BDS course. This is a record in the history of the residential schools in one year so many students got into the MBBS and BDS courses. Under KG to PG education system in the state, residential schools are being launched in a big way. For those aspiring to become doctors a special training programme called Operation Blue Crystal was launched in June, 2015 and special training is given to the students. Till date, 140 students from this programme got admission into medical course.
Through this training program many got ranks in the NEET-2017. Not only in NEET, Telangana students are getting admissions into several prestigious institutions in the country. Twelve students from the residential schools got admission in Delhi University, six into Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Telangana State Social Welfare Schools Society secretary Dr RS Praveen Kumar expressed happiness over residential schools students getting into premier institutions in the country.
CM congratulates the students
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed his happiness over the performance of the Residential Schools’ students and said he was proud of them who are going to study medicine. Congratulating the students, KCR said the government was spending huge funds and starting hundreds of residential schools in a big way only to offer corporate level quality education to the poor students. The results of this year are inspiring to start many more such institutions. The CM has congratulated Dr Praveen Kumar for training the students and help them to grow in their career. (NSS)