KCR made it so clear that no school will be allowable to function in the state if it won’t teach Telugu subject.
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao stated that all the public and private schools in Telangana state must have signposts in Telugu. If they wish, they can use one more language as well.
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He was addressing a meeting to converse plans for the five days World Telugu Conference that will be conducted in Hyderabad from 15th December to 19th December 2017, and for which the government has approved Rs 50 crore budget.
Additionally, Rs 5 crore will be provided to the Sahitya Academy which is the nodal organisation for the forum, and Rs 2 crore will be given to the Official Language Committee. To defend the Telugu language, the Chief Minister had proclaimed that from the next educational year all educational institutions need to teach Telugu from Class 1 to 12 mandatorily. Students can have Urdu as an optional subject.
The Sahitya Academy has been mentioned to prepare a prospectus for Telugu as a subject to be imparted in the primary, medium, higher and intermediate courses and to print the needed text books.
KCR made it very clear that no school will be allowable to function in the state if it won’t teach Telugu subject.
Certain schools in the city were providing special English instead of teaching Telugu.