TN committed to fill learning gap: Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi
TIRUCHY: The state government has been initiating all steps to bridge the learning gap caused by COVID-19 pandemic and the Illam Thedi Kalvi scheme, which was launched for this purpose, has played a crucial role in addressing this issue along with earning appreciation from several foreign universities, said School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi in Thanjavur on Thursday.
Speaking to reporters after inaugurating several completed projects, Anbil Mahesh said, the department is aware of the outbreak of viral fever and has been following the advice given by the Health Department. “Wherever the fever continues for more than three days, medical camps are organised and the fever can be controlled with proper medication. The Health Department has also instructed us not to declare a holiday for schools as the fever can be controlled,” the Minister said.
Informing that the breakfast scheme has been launched in as many as 1,545 schools and 1.14 lakh students have benefited so far, he said that the CM has been planning to extend the scheme to more schools.