Hyderabad, Aug.3 (NSS): The Chief Minister Mr N Kiran Kumar Reddy today thanked the Union
Minister for Human Resources Development, Mr Kapil Sibal for releasing Rs.409.77 crore to Andhra
Pradesh as first installment of non-recurring grants for setting up 353 new model schools in the
educationally backward blocks in the State.
The Government of India has sanctioned the amount to the Andhra Pradesh Secondary Education
Society, Hyderabad under Centrally sponsored programme of "Schemes for setting up of 6,000
model schools at Block level as benchmark of excellence" in the educationally backward blocks of
the country. The grant is towards plan expenditure and would be utilised on the programme as per
approved guidelines of Centrally Sponsored Scheme of setting up of 3,500 model schools in the
first phase all over the country. The State Government will release its share to the A.P. Secondary
Education Society. The Ministry of HRD also said that the next installment will be released after the
receipt of expenditure statement in respect of grants released and at least 50% of the grants released
have been utilised.
It may be recalled here that in the recently concluded Education Fortnight 1,067 High School
Complexes were inaugurated and foundation stone laid for 75 Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya's
(GBVs) and 500 additional high school complexes in different parts of the State. Total Expenditure
towards education improvement during the Education Fortnight being Rs.2,500 crs., also includes
20,000 additional classroom, Children's enrolment and entitlement were the focal issues. Distribution
of Uniforms and Textbooks were also taken up on a massive way. It may be stated here that the State
Government also decided to introduce English as a subject from Class -I.
The Ministry of HRD also sanctioned Rs.2.32 crore to Andhra Pradesh Secondary Education
Society as Grants in aid under the same scheme. Model Schools have been sanctioned in the following
Adilabad: Adilabad, Asifabad Bazarhatnur, Boath, Dandepally, Gudihatnur, Jainad, Kasipet,
Kotapally, Kuntala, Mancherial, Mandamarry, Narnoor, Sirupr-U.
Anantapur: Amadagur, Amarapuram, Agali, Chennaekothapalle, Dharmavaram, Garladinne, Gooty,
Hindupur, Kalyandurg, Kanaganapalle, Kanekal, Nallacheruvu, Pamidi, Putlur, Puttaparthy, Ramagiri,
Raptadu, Rayadurg, Settur, Tadpatri, Uravakonda, Vajrakarur, Vidapanakal, Yadiki, Yellanur.
Chittoor: B.Kotha Kota, Baireddipalle, Gudupalle, KVB Puram, KV Palle, Kalakada, Kuppam,
Kurabalakota, Mulakalacheruvu, Nimmanapalle, PTM, Peddamandyam, Punganur, Ramasamudram,
Rompicherla, Santhipuram, Thamballapalle, Yerravaripalem,
East Godavari: Sankhavaram (ZPHS, Sankhavaram), Tuni (ZPHS, Hamsavaram).
Guntur: Bollapalli, Dachepalli, Durgi, Gurajala, Ipuru, Karempudi, Krosur, Nadenla, Nekarikallu,
Nuzendla, Rentachintala, Rompicherla, Veldurthy, Vinukonda.
Karimnagar: Chigurumamidi, Bheemdevrapally, Bejjanki, Boinpally, Choppadandi, Dharmapuri,
Dharmaram, Elkathurthy, Ellanthakunta, Gambhiraopet, Gangadhara, Gollapally, Husnabad,
Ibrahimpatnam, Jagitial, Jammikunta, Julapally, Kamalapur, Karimnagar, Kataram, Kathalapur,
Kodimal, Koheda, Konaraopet, Korutla, Maha Mutharam, Malhar Rao,, Mallapur, Manakondur,
Medipally, Musthabad, Mutharam Mnt, Odela, Pegadapally, Raikal, Ramadugu, Ramagundam,
Saidapoor, Shankarapatnam, Sircilla, Srirampur, Sulthanabad, Thimmapur, Veenvanka, Velgatoor,
Krishna: Gampalagudem, Reddigudem.
Kurnool: Allagadda, Alur, Aspari, Banaganapalli, Bandi Atmakur, Bethamcherla, C.Belagal, Dhone,
Gadivemula, Gonegandla, Jupadu Banglow, Nandavaram, Kallur, Nandyal, Gospadu, Gudur,
Kodumur, Kolimigundla, Kosigi, Krishnagiri, Maddikera (east), Mahanandi, Mantralayam, Modthur,
Orvakal, Owk, Pagidyala, Pamulapadu, Panyam, Pattikonda, Pedda Kadubur, Rudravaram, Sirvel,
Uyyalawada, Velgoda, Yemmiganur.
Mahabubnagar: Dhanwada, Ghanapur, Kodair, Kosgi, Kothakota, Pebbair, Veldanda.
Medak: Alladurg, Andole, Chinnakodur, Dubbak, Gajwel, Hathnoora, Jagdevpur, Jharasangam,
Jinnaram, Kondapak, Manoor, Mirdoddi, Munipalli, Nangnoor, Narsapur, Pulkal, R.C.Puram, Raikode,
Ramayampet, Regode, Shankarampet-A, Shankarampet-R, Siddipet, Tekmal.
Nalgonda: Chandampet, Athmakur (S), B'ramaram, Damaracharla, Chinthapally, Choutuppal,
Devarakonda, Garidepally, Gundala, Gundlalpally, Gurrampode, Kanagal, Kethepally, Marriguda,
Kattampally, Miryalaguda, M'thurkapally, Munagala, Nadigudem, Nampally, Marayanapur, Nidmanur,
Papally, Penpahad, Pochampally, Shaligouraram, Suryapet, Thipparthy, Thirmalagiri, Thripuraram,
Thungathurthy, Valigonda, Vemulapally.
Nizamabad: Balkonda, Armoor, Banswadas, Dharpally, Dichpally, Jakranpally, Nandipet, Madnoor,
Nagireddipet, Naveepet, Nizamsagar, Renjal, Sadashivanagar, Sirikonda, Varni, Yellareddy.
Prakasam: Chirala, Darsi, Kandukur, Kanigiri, Lingasamudram, Markakpur, Mundlamur, P.Dornala,
Racherla, Ulavapadu, VV Palem.
Rangareddy: Bantwaram, Basheerabad, Chevella, Ganeed, Ibrahimpatnam, Kandukur, Kulkacherla,
Maheshwaram, Manchal, Marpally, Nawabpet, Pargi, Peddemul, Pudur, Shabad, Shamshabad,
Shankarpally, Tandur, Yacharam.
SPSR Nellore: D.V.Sathram, A.S.Peta, Duthalur, Kaligiri, Kavali, Kondapuram, Marripadu,
Setharampuram, Tada, Venkatagiri.
Srikakulam: Bhamini, Burja, Etcherla, G.Sigadam, Ichapuram, Jalumuru, Kanchili, Kaviti, Laveru,
Pathapatnam, Polaki, Ponduru, Ranasthalam, Sompeta.
Visakhapatnam: Cheedikada, Kasimkota, Munagapaka, Narsipatnam, Ravikamatham.
Vizianagaram: Bhogapuram, Datti Rajeru, Denkada, Gajapathinagaram, Gantyada, Kothavalasa,
Kurupam, L.Kota, Makkuva, Mentada, Merakamudidam, Nellimarla, Saluru, Therlam, Vepada,
Warangal: Chityal, Machannapet, Cherial, Dornakal, Geesugonda, Ghanpur (M), Ghanpur (STN),
Govindaraopet, Jangaon, Kesamudram, Khanapur, Kodakandla, Kuravi, Lingala Ghanpur, Maddur,
Mahabubabad, Maripeda, Mogullapally, Mulugu, Narmetta, Narsimulapet, Nekkonda, Nellikudur,
Parvathagiri, Raghunath Pally, Sangem, Chennarao Pet, Thorrur, Venkatapur, Zaffargadh.
YSR Kadapa: Chinnamandem, Khajipet, L.R.Palli, Penagulur, Pullampet, Ramapuram, Rayachoty, SA
Kasinayana, Sambepalli and Vallur.(NSS)