Hyderabad: Emphasizing the need for standards in education, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari today said the government was not ready to compromise on quality of education which is key for human resources development. Stating that Telangana was lagging behind in education sector, Kadiam attributed it to the negligence and inefficiency of the previous governments.
Inaugurating Telangana Golden Education Fair (Matrix-2016) at Nizam College grounds here o Saturday, Srihari, who also holds Education portfolio said the previous Andhra rulers had completely neglected the education sector in Telangana region. “Though our students are not second to none, they need to improve standards to excel at national and international platforms”, he said. At the same time, Srihari warned private institutions of wrath of posterity if they failed to adopt scientific approach for imparting quality education without compromise on standards. He also said the institutions can excel if they compete to improve standards or will face the ire of the society.
“We are not averse to private educational institutions, which should focus on improving quality and standards”, he said and pointed out that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has time and again said that they are not ready to compromise on maintaining the standards in education sector. The State Government is all set to achieve golden Telangana by improving standards in education besides providing facilities and infrastructure in the institutions.
Claiming that Telangana was the only State that would begin 30 women Gurukul Colleges, he said collective efforts would help reach pinnacle in the education sector. MLC Palla Rajeshwar Reddy and others were present. (NSS)