Telangana government is going to launch Mana Ooru Mana Badi Scheme on 8th March 2022 for development of infrastructure in schools across the state. CM KCR has announced that the Mana Ooru Mana Badi Scheme will have three phases in which 9,123 government schools will be renovated with an expenditure of Rs. 3,497.62 crore. The state cabinet had earlier decided on 17 Jan 2022 to allocate Rs. 7,289 crore for providing basic amenities at all government schools under new Mana Vooru Mana Badi Scheme.
Telangana Mana Ooru Mana Badi Scheme 2022
On the lines of AP Mana Badi Nadu Nedu Scheme, Telangana govt. is going to start Mana Vooru Mana Badi Scheme. This scheme aims to give facelift to government schools across the entire Telangana state. The effort is expected to give a major boost to education sector in the state.
Key Areas under Mana Ooru Mana Badi Scheme
Key areas in govt schools which the state government intends to strengthen includes the following:-
- Toilets with running water
- Drinking water
- Furniture for staff and students
- Painting for schools
- Repairs to school buildings
- Construction of new buildings
- Implementation of digital education
English Medium in all Government Schools in Telangana
Telangana cabinet has also decided to introduce English medium in all government schools in the state. Telangana cabinet cleared a proposal to bring in a new Act to introduce English medium in all government schools and also to regulate fee structure in private schools, junior and degree colleges. The cabinet constituted a subcommittee under the chairmanship of Education Minister to study these two issues and to prepare guidelines for the same. A bill to this effect will be introduced in the forthcoming session of the state legislature, the cabinet decided.
Quota in Recruitment of Forest Dept Officials
TS state cabinet also gave approval for establishing a Women’s University and a Forest University in the state. In another decision, the Cabinet consented to the proposal to provide reservations in direct recruitments in Forest Department for those who successfully clear the four-year BSc Forestry course in the Forest College and Research Institute located in Mulugu.
The Cabinet decided to provide 25 per cent reservation in recruiting Assistant Forest Conservators, 50 per cent reservation in Forest Range Officers and 50 per cent quota in forester jobs. The Cabinet also decided to amend the Telangana Forest Service Rules (1977) and Telangana State Forest Subordinate Service Rules (2000) accordingly.