The Hindu Business Line : 2019-06-12

NEWS : 15 : 15

NEWS

CHENNAI NEWS 15 BusinessLi­ne WEDNESDAY JUNE 12 2019 • • Telangana to open residentia­l schools for backward classes OUR BUREAU Hyderabad, June 11 Telangana is set to open 119 residentia­l schools for backward classes across the state on June 17. Since its formation in 2014, Telangana has opened 142 such schools. With the new additions, the total number of residentia­l schools will go up to 261. Prior to 2014, there were only 19 such schools, an official release said . The total strength of students in these 280 schools would be around 91,680 and the number of teachers 5,335. The responsibi­lity of officially opening these new schools during the academic year 2019-20 has been given to ministers and respective legislator­s.

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