Against the requirement of distribution of 21,99,887 textbooks in various government schools in Karimnagar district, the government has so far distributed only 7,34,365 textbooks.

Among the released books, the district educational authorities have dispatched 5,14,317 textbooks to 33 mandals in the district. The authorities are waiting for the arrival of the remaining textbooks at the earliest.

Joint Collector H. Arun Kumar, who made a surprise inspection at the government textbook godown in Bagathnagar locality in Karimnagar town on Friday, inquired with the authorities about the availability of textbooks and their distribution. He instructed the authorities to ensure that the required number of textbooks was made available and distributed before the start of the academic year for the benefit of students.