The Chief Minister Edapadi K Palanisamy would inaugurate many schemes and lay foundation for many new schemes by attending a review meeting at the collectorate on July 17, said Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan.
Talking to newsmen at the collecrorate on Saturday, he said that the CM would inaugurate the free textbook distribution scheme and also downloading of the lessons in the laptops of students, a programme of e-box firm, at Chennai on July 14.
As many criticism came about reducing the syllabus of the CBSE, a committee in the state was considering reduction of syllabus of the state board and once its report was received further action would be taken.
As Chennai was a zone, android phone was given to students to study the lessons through online by using the phone.
But, in many areas of many districts, net connection was not available. So, the syllabus would be taught through TV channels. Now, 10 channels came forward to telecast the education programmmes.
The time schedule for such programme would be released shortly to help students of different standards would study in different times.
Informing that the guidelines for holding online classes in private schools would be released shortly which include fee structure, he said that some steps would be taken to increase the interest of students in joining MBBS and schedule for private candidates in attending public exams would be announced shortly.
To a question about reopening of schools and chief secretary’s stand of students visit to the schools to download the lessons in their laptops, he said that “at present, there was no thinking about that subject’’ as medias themselves said that students visit would be contacted with corona if they were invited.
Environment Minister KC Karupanan, MLAs KV Ramalingam, KS Thennarasu, Krishnan, Collector C Kathiravan and DRO S Kavitha attended.