With no new bulletins for Larger Training, the interim Price range, introduced by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam within the Meeting, mentioned that an quantity of Rs three,703 crore has been supplied within the revised estimates 2020-21 for the continuance of the prevailing welfare schemes for presidency faculty college students.
As reported earlier by this newspaper, the Price range mentioned, Laptop Science, which thus far is being taught as a separate topic solely in Courses 11 and 12, will now be launched for the scholars from Class 6 to Class 10 in all authorities excessive and better secondary colleges.
Stating that the federal government is dedicated to offer high quality schooling by leveraging data and communication know-how in colleges, it mentioned hi-tech labs have been established in 6,029 authorities excessive and better secondary colleges at a price of Rs 530.13 crore.
“To make sure that throughout COVID-19 pandemic, the training course of of kids doesn’t get interrupted, the federal government distributed textbooks to all college students from Class 1 to Class 12,” the doc mentioned including “a complete of 1,912 video classes have been ready for about four lakh Class 12 college students and have been uploaded on the free laptops issued to them.”
On Larger Training aspect, OPS claimed that the gross enrolment ratio in larger schooling establishments in Tamil Nadu is at the moment at 49 per cent, which is sort of twice the nationwide common. He additionally mentioned that the gender occasion index of zero.97 additionally reveals that equitable entry of girls has been ensured in larger schooling.
“To reinforce employability, 40 authorities Arts and Science Faculties, 21 polytechnics and 4 authorities engineering schools had been established throughout the previous few years,” he mentioned including “equally, a complete of 1,577 new programs have been began in governments Arts and Science Faculties to boost employability.”
“The primary era graduate tuition price concessions are being prolonged to just about two lakh college students yearly and provision of Rs 391.50 crore has been made for it within the revised estimates throughout 2020-2021. A sum of Rs 5,478.19 crore has been supplied within the interim Price range estimates for larger schooling in 2021-2022,” the Deputy CM mentioned.