Efforts to improve higher education: Kadiam

Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari on Saturday said that the state government was making efforts to improve infrastructure in colleges across the state to impart quality education and skill development of the students.

Speaking at a symposium of principals of Government Degree Colleges on “Academic, administrative, quality improvement in government colleges” at the office of Sarva Siksha Abhyaan in Hyderabad, Srihari said that the state government was making efforts to improve education infrastructure in colleges under the centrally sponsored Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). He said that the state government will also fill up the vacancies for lectures and also regularize the services of those working under contract basis according to the rules.

The Deputy CM said that the government was making efforts to get NAAC’s A grades for 33 colleges by upgrading infrastructure facilities. He lamented that the higher education was neglected by the previous governments and this led to huge loss to the students’ community over the years. He said that the TRS government was giving top priority to education sector and promised to take the higher education on top in the country. (INN)