The relocation of teachers according to the new staffing pattern
introduced by the Telangana government has left state-run schools in
Though the government is
stressing on quality education, the situation is disastrous even in
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s constituency Gajwel.
TS government has finally completed the process of revising staffing of
teachers in government schools and the results are appalling.
are schools wit-hout any students to which teachers have been allotted.
There are schools with good enrollments but there are no teachers to
instance, in Mr Chandrasekhar Rao’s constituency Gajwel, the Koluguru
High School has 211 students who have to make do with seven primary
A high school in Bandla Venkatapur has no high school teachers though there are a good number of students.
situation is similar in other districts of the state as well. In
Nalgonda district, for instance, a girls’ high school has eight students
but it has been allotted nine teachers. Another school in Mahbubnagar
has no students but four teachers have been posted there.
is not as if there is a shortage of qualified teachers. The government
has messed up the entire procedure. It didn’t attempt to find out where
there is a need for teachers and where there isn’t. It never tried to
understand its own rules,” Progressive Recognised Teachers’ Union,
general secretary, P. Sarvotham Reddy said. Teachers point out the need
for a rejig in the process again considering it has been messed up. “We
have to evaluate the situation and see what can be done,” sources in the
TS education ministry said.
About 35,000 engineering seats are expected to be left vacant prior to
the commencement of the second round of TS Eamcet counselling from
The paucity of time after
the first round meant that by Monday only about 41,000 students had paid
their admission fees and reserved the seats allotted to them.
Officials said the extension of the deadline till Tuesday would allow another 5,000 students to pay the fee and reserve seats.
State Council of Higher Education had introduced the self-reporting
system allowing students to accept allotted seats online instead of
reporting at the allotted college.
Effectively, parents were given only about one-and-a-half days to pay the fee at the State Bank of Hyderabad.
B. Srinivas, camp officer, TS Eamcet, told this newspaper: ?We don?t
have the exact figures yet because the bank receipts will be received
only by Wednesday. But we think about 38,000 seats will be left vacant
at the end of first round allotments.?
5,000 students have decided not to accept the allotted seats. But they
can still participate in the second phase counselling.
Out of these, nearly 3,000 seats are in pharmacy colleges which means 35,000 engineering seats will be left vacant.
is not yet known how many more will be added to this number,
considering the AICTE-JNTU inspections. It is learnt the joint
AICTE-JNTU committees have finalised their reports, as ordered by the
Hyderabad: The NTR University of Health Sciences on Thursday released a modified schedule for TS and AP Eamcet medical counselling.
Eamcet medical counselling will begin on July 29 and end on Aug. 3.
Centres have been provided in Hyderabad, Warangal and Vijayawada. Phase 1
counselling for all students will be from July 29 to July 31.
remaining days will be reserved for candidates from SC, ST and Backward
Classes. About 2,181 seats in MBBS and BDS courses will be available.
TS EAMCET SCHEDULEJuly 29 – 9 am : 1 to 500 ranks 2 pm : 501 to 1,000 ranksJuly 30 – 9 am : 1,001 to 2,000 ranks 2 pm : 2,001 to 3,000 ranksJuly 31 – 9 am : 3,001 to 4,500 ranks 2 pm : 4,501 to 6,000 ranks
The father of a five-year-old boy, who got hurt during playtime in
school, has alleged negligence and filed a case against the school. The
boy suffered grievous injuries due to the fall and was in ICU for Lotus
N. Charan Teja, studying
Class I in Dilsukhnagar Public School, fell down from the slide on the
evening of July 13. He was then initially admitted at Sai Sanjeevini
hospital. However, he was later shifted to Lotus Children Hospital.
son was in critical condition for three days due to the negligence of
the school. There was no sand or grass at the end of slide. It is gross
negligence on the part of school and I have lodged a complaint in the
Chaitanyapuri police station,” said N. Vishnumurthy, father of the boy.
boy’s father has lodged a complaint that the incident happened because
of the negligence of the school. We have initiated an inquiry and we
will take action accordingly,” said P. Venugopala Rao, assistant
commissioner of police, LB Nagar.
Rao, President of AP Balala Hakkula Sangham said “Compensation should
be paid to the family because it was the mistake of the school. Also,
action should be initiated against the management.”