Telangana Pre-Schools would be started in Anganwadi Centers: Pre-Schooling in Anganwadi, Angabwadi Badi bata program, Pre-Schooling might be started in Anganwadi Schools, Nursery, LKG and UKG Classes may be started in Anganwadi Schools, Anganwadi Centers, Special Drive Students Enrollment program would be started by Anganwadi centers, Anganwadi Centers would be run as preschools
Apart from govt schools, the rest of all Private School English medium schools education pattern is pre-school i.e., Nursery, L.K.G, U.K.G and next I – X classes. If we see that children they move to schools at the age of 2 plus or 3 whereas in govt schools the admissions for children take place only at the age of 5. So, most of the parents are interested to join the children in Private Schools. This shows the impact on the Anganwadi centers.
Where these centres should take care of 3, 3+ age children are not available. So, after wide discussions, higher officials came forward to implement the pre-school in anganwadies instead of in primary school and they have prepared plans for starting pre-school in those centers for this academic year. So, the children can be provided by nutritious food along with pre-school. Where this factor may help to increase the enrolment in them.
According to higher officials this preschool system is going to introduced in 35,700 Anganwadi which are working under women and child welfare ministry. Pre-Schooling in Telangana Anganwadi Centers
Total 11 lakh children ( approximate ) are benefited by the anganwadies. In the above number 6 lakh children are between the age 3 – 6 years. And also going to move forward with proper plan of action to entertain, enroll and attract towards the anganwadies with a name ‘ANGANWADI – BADIBATA’.
After completion of pre-schooling in anganwadi they are going to issue certificate this helps to join any government school or private school. Source: TS Education Department Officials