A Regional Joint Director’s (RJD) Office of the BIE (Board of Intermediate Education) will be set up in Visakhapatnam soon, HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao noted here on Thursday, adding that the State government would soon announce the opening of 50 junior colleges more in the State.
BIE golden jubilee celebrations participating as the chief guest HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao described that Intermediate education was the turning point in a student’s career. Underlining the significance of teachers in moulding the future of students, he said the allocation of 15 % of the budget to education was a reflection of the priority the government was according to education. Speaking on the occasion,
BIE Commissioner Udayalakshmi said starting with humble beginnings 50 years ago, the board has come a long way with 3,014 junior colleges and 10 lakh Intermediate students under its jurisdiction now. She counted online admissions, the introduction of biometrics for teachers’ attendance, e-office for movement of files, online question papers, jumbling system and CC surveillance during examinations to prevent malpractices as the important achievements of the board in the recent years.
“The BIE has been recognised as the best Intermediate Board at the national level recently,” she added.
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Participating in the programme, Cyient Limited Founder and Executive Chairman B.V.R. Mohan Reddy said rapid upgrade in technology was opening a floodgate of opportunities for students.
Cyient Limited Founder and Executive Chairman B.V.R. Mohan Reddy expressed speedily upgrade in technology was opening a floodgate of opportunities for students.
“One need to learn continuously and so long as you learn, you will succeed and there are lot off opportunities. Instead of looking for jobs, students should pursue entrepreneurship and create jobs for many,” he said.
AU V-C G. Nageswara Rao and Advisor to Police Department (Telangana) Ch. Venkat, AP Music and Dance Academy Chairman Vandemaataram Srinivas, lyricist Anant Sriram and singers Aishwarya and Haimat were present.