Coimbatore

‘Kalloori Kanavu’ programme launched in districts

Minister for Housing and Urban Development S. Muthusamy handing over a booklet containing information on higher education courses to a student in Erode on Thursday. Collector H. Krishnanunni (right) and A. Ganeshamurthi, MP (left), are also seen.

Minister for Housing and Urban Development S. Muthusamy handing over a booklet containing information on higher education courses to a student in Erode on Thursday. Collector H. Krishnanunni (right) and A. Ganeshamurthi, MP (left), are also seen. | Photo Credit: M. GOVARTHAN

An initiative, ‘Kalloori Kanavu’ under the ‘Naan Mudhalvan’ programme, that provides information and guidance on higher education courses, was inaugurated here on Thursday.

Minister for Housing and Urban Development S. Muthusamy launched the programme at Vellalar College for Women at Thindal in the presence of Collector H. Krishnanunni, Mayor S. Nagarathinam, Erode MP A. Ganeshamurthi and Anthiyur MLA A.G. Venkatachalam. A booklet containing information about various courses, colleges and entrance exams conducted in various streams, scholarships and education loans available for students was also released on the occasion.

Students were asked to access the portal www.naanmudhalvan.tnschools.gov.in to know about courses, colleges, exams, scholarships, loans and career options in each stream. Officials said that contents in the website are updated regularly by the Department of School Education.

Superintendent of Police V. Sasimohan, District Panchayat Chairperson K. Navamani, Deputy Mayor V. Selvaraj, zone chairmen, councillors and officials were present.

Salem

The higher education and career guidance programme, Kalloori Kanavu, under the Naan Mudhalvan scheme, was launched in Salem on Thursday.

Collector S. Karmegam inaugurated the programme in the presence of MPs S. Senthilkumar and S.R. Parthiban, and MLAs R. Rajendran, E. Balasubramanian, R. Arul, and S. Sadasivam.

Speaking at the function held on a private school premises, the Collector said guidance about higher education and job opportunities for students from Class IX to 12 will be provided in their school itself. For this purpose, one post-graduate teacher from every government and aided schools in the district will be selected and training will be provided to them.

Students, who participated in the programme will get answers to their questions regarding their education, competitive exams, and job opportunities from the district-level officers in Salem and from department experts, Mr. Karmegam added.


Our code of editorial values

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Aug 13, 2022 2:47:24 pm | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/kalloori-kanavu-programme-launched-in-erode-district/article65584926.ece