Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today said the next four months are crucial for Education department and degree colleges should show improve performance in terms of results. It is the responsibility of the principals to bring back the past glory to the colleges. Srihari, who holds Education portfolio, exhorted principals of degree colleges to focus on quality teaching to ensure improvement in annual examinations.
Srihari was addressing a workshop for principals of degree colleges at Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan here. “Unless we achieve better results, the people will not believe on our Education department”, he remarked. He stated the State government was making efforts to revamp and restructure Education department which was neglected by previous governments. “Education department in our State should achieve number one position at national level in five years”, he said. Measures, he said, to strengthen the colleges with adequate staff, facilities and infrastructure are being taken and the officials were asked to speed up related works, he remarked.
The Education Minister directed the officials to install bio-metric and CC Camera facilities at colleges in four months besides focusing on the standards. It was decided by the government to set up Telangana Knowledge Skill Centers in all the colleges across the State. Efforts are being made to get NAC recognition to 33 colleges in the State besides filling vacant posts of lecturers and others.
The Deputy Chief Minister reiterated that the State government has taken a decision to increase infrastructure and facilities. “We are going to spend Rusa funds for strengthening the facilities in the colleges”, he said, adding that contract lecturers will be regularized as per norms. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has promised to regularize services of contract lecturers and steps are on for doing so, Srihari stated. (NSS)