Hyderabad: The Chief Minister, Mr N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, has said that priority was being given to Education, Health and Social Welfare sector apart from the agriculture and irrigation in the State. The Chief Minister inaugurated the C.R. Rao Advanced Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Sciences and “Ramanuja Hall” on the University of Hyderabad campus today.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that thrust was being given for education and prestigious institutions like BITS Pilani Branch, IIT, IIITs, Engineering and Science Institutes were established in the State. Rs 3,500 crores are being spent for the Fee-reimbursement for about 25 lakh students per annum and this scheme will be continued. He also said that 322 Jawahar Knowledge Centers were established in the State for planning and career development of the student. “Education would develop manpower and quality of services if we put them in right direction. India will soon develop as a global leader in the service sector after China,” he added.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy advised the scientists and teachers to guide the students in right direction to make them self-confident. He also hoped that the State would be best in the world in the education sector. Many of the great scholars in the world are from India like C.R. Rao, he said and suggested to safeguard earth and environment.
Dr M.S. Gil, Union Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation, expressed happiness over that the State government spending a lot on education, health, and social welfare. He advised that education quality should be improved to become the best in the world. He also opined that quality education and healthcare should be provided to the common man.
Prof.C.R. Rao, Dr Syed Hasnain, Dr B.S. Rao and DrYugandhar also spoke. (NSS)