District Collector J. Syamala Rao directed the education officials to provide basic amenities in Government Schools for girls in the rural areas.

Presiding over a meeting of officials of the Education Department, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Welfare Hostels and Panchayat Raj on Wednesday, he said that the State Government has initiated steps for provision of basic amenities in girls' schools and co-educational institutions. He asked the officials to prepare estimates for the required infrastructure in schools in the district as the proposals would be sent to the Government.

Construction of additional classrooms, septic latrines, compound walls and other amenities could be included in the proposals. He also directed the officials to prepare estimates for the amenities required at SC/ST/BC/Minority educational institutions and hostels. He directed the officials of the Women and Child Welfare Department to prepare estimates for the works required to be taken up at Anganwadi centres. Mr. Syamala Rao directed the officials to submit their proposals to the Zilla Parishad Chief Executive Officer by Nov. 8.