Telangana

BDL to provide teaching equipment to 746 schools

Collector N. Satyanarayana and BDL AGM Bhattu Srinivas (second from right) exchanging the MoU on funding to government schools, in Kamareddy on Thursday.

Collector N. Satyanarayana and BDL AGM Bhattu Srinivas (second from right) exchanging the MoU on funding to government schools, in Kamareddy on Thursday.   | Photo Credit: K_V_RAMANA

more-in

Funding to the tune of ₹ 9 crore as part of CSR initiative

Under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Bharat Dynamics Limited, a Public Sector Undertaking of Government of India has come forward to provide LED screens, projectors, computers, sound systems and other equipment to all 746 government schools in the district. The project costs about ₹9 crore.

Collector N. Satyanarayana and BDL Additional General Manager Bhattu Srinivas exchanged MoUs to that extent here on Thursday. To begin with, Mr. Srinivas handed over a cheque for ₹50 lakh to the Collector.

Thanking the BDL management for its gesture Mr. Satyanarayana said that Member of Parliament B.B. Patil and the MLA elect Gampa Govardhan made efforts for the project. He asked the District Educational Officer Raju to prepare a project report to spend the ₹50 lakh under National Rurban Mission in 41 schools immediately.

He said educational standards could be improved with the amount sanctioned by the BDL at all 746 primary, upper primary and high schools.

Mr. Srinivas said that in the next three months the remaining amount would be released to provide required electronic tools to improve education standards in all schools.

BDL manager, Krishnavardhan, CPO Srinivas, DEO Raju were also present on the occasion.

Why you should pay for quality journalism - Click to know more

Related Topics Telangana
Recommended for you
This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jan 18, 2020 2:13:29 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/bdl-to-provide-teaching-equipment-to-746-schools/article25844529.ece

Next Story