People happy with EPS government, says Sengottaiyan

Terming TTV Dinakaran’s allegations against the ministers as an expression of selfishness, School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan claimed that people were happy with the functioning of the state government.
People happy with EPS government, says Sengottaiyan
School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan


“We (ministers) are doing our work in a satisfactory way. People are praising us. Had we not functioned well, people would have jumped into protests,” he said while talking to reporters at the Coimbatore International Airport, on his way to Erode from Chennai late on Thursday night. 
He also said that people are giving a warm welcome to the ministers.
Speaking to reporters at Erode after taking part in a government function, on Friday, the minister clearly told them that he would not reply to any questions on politics and talk only about the education department. He also said that a couple of ministers have been identified to talk and respond to political queries.
Education reforms
Earlier, on the efforts taken by the state government to improve the quality of the syllabus, the School Education Minister said the question and answer banks with 54,000 questions prepared by the government are being scrutinised and analysed by eminent educationalists which will reach the students in a month.
He expressed confidence that the revised and upgraded syllabus being prepared by a 9-member committee comprising educationalist Anandhakrishnan from Pollachi, Mayilsamy Annadurai of ISRO and former Vice Chancellors of various government run varsities would be implemented from the next academic year.
“Smart classes will be established at 3,000 schools at Rs 2 lakh per school,” he said. On the other hand, he said that coaching centres will be established at all the 450 Union offices across th state to provide free coaching as well as guidance to students.
Stating that these classes will be conducted for three hours a day on Saturdays, the Minister expressed confidence that these measures would make students of Tamil Nadu ready to take any competitive examination.
Sengottaiyan said that they are also working on ensuring that no government school is left without a toilet. “Corporates are ready to spend several crores of rupees for this project. The Chief Minister will be sanctioning the project very soon,” he added.

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