Hyderabad, March 11 (NSS): The state minister Koppula Eeswar on Wednesday said that the residential schools run by the state government had become a role model for the entire country. He made these remarks while replying to questions raised by members in the State Assembly. He alleged that the erstwhile governments of the state had ruined the education sector. He said that they had set up the residential schools to provide quality education to the poor students and added that they were providing all facilities to the students in their schools.
He said that they had spent Rs.5719 crore for the maintenance of the residential schools. He said that they had set up 602 residential schools across the state .He also said that they were running an excellent sainik school at rukmapur. Citing that there was no residential colleges for degree students in the state, he said that they had set up 30 residential degree colleges in the state. He said that of the 120 residential schools running in rented premises, 54 have got funds for the construction of own buildings and added that 19 have nearing completion stage.