Hyderabad, January 25: Telangana government will appoint 23,494 employees in a phased manner for the residential schools being set up under the KG to PG scheme.
Residential schools for the SCs/STs/BCs and minorities are going to be started in a big way in the state.
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao today said that to impart quality education, there is a need to appoint teachers and other staff on a permanent basis in these schools.
Under the four categories, the government is planning to start 726 schools and some of the schools started functioning since last year. The rest should start functioning from the next academic year.
The CM wanted appointment of 8245 employees immediately for the 2017-18 academic year. He asked TSPSC to conduct the recruitment and wanted a notification to be released soon.
Of the total 23,494 posts, there will be 20,299 teaching posts while the rest will be non-teaching.
The Chief Minister has asked the officials to identify land for these schools to have permanent buildings. Adequate funds will be allocated in the budget for the establishment and running of these institutions.
The CM positively responded to the request of Health Minister Laxma Reddy to set up a new jail in Mahabubnagar town. He instructed the officials to set up the jail in 40 acres.