Deputy Chief Minister (School Education) Kadiam Srihari has said the State government will place all sports activities in Sports Calendar every year.
Responding to a question raised by MLA Putta Madhukar during question hour in Telangana Legislative Assembly on Sunday, Kadiam Srihari said the Teacher Hand Books on the subject of Health & Physical Education for all classes from 1 to 8th have been provided to the schools and also kept on SCERT Website.
Three periods per week have been allotted for Health & Physical Education. It is proposed to utilize existing Sports Infrastructures of Urban Local Bodies and Sports Authority of Telangana State for the students. Recruitment of PETs is under consideration of the government, he said. The government allocated Rs 2,322.49 crore in the 2016-17 budget. He said the government will take care of the district and State level sports meets and the expenses of the students participating in the meets. (NSS)