Design syllabus to suit market needs: Kadiam tells VCs

Deputy Chief Minister  Kadiam Srihari today emphasized the need for designing the courses based on market and industry requirements to bridge the gap. Srihari said, “As a part of achieving Golden Telangana, we must try to make changes in the syllabus and courses in accordance with the market needs”, he said.

The Deputy Chief Minister asked the vice chancellors and heads of institutions to prepare the students to learn and excel at all levels. Claiming that Telangana launched 240 Gurukul schools in a single year, Srihari said the TRS Government was revamping the Education sector that was treading on wrong path due to lopsided policies of the previous government.

Srihari was launching a few building blocks at Telangana University built for boys and girls at Biknoor in Nizamabad district along with Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy. Speaking on the occasion, the Deputy CM remarked that the State government was adopting changes in the Education system that will cater to the changing needs of markets and industries to provide ample scope for employment.

The State government has come up with a unique plan to open a large number of Gurukul schools and colleges as no other State dareed to do it to provide the best education to the poor and deprived classes in the State. He said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has released funds for opening up 254 Gurukul Schools for providing quality education and will be launching 210 such institutions next year, he claimed. Stating that north block will be constructed in the varsity on the standards of south block he exhorted the principals and subject teachers to vie for increasing education standards in teaching in 11 varsities in Telangana. (NSS)