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Slum kids to get lessons in mother tongue

Education | Mar 3, 2006

The state government will now bank on the mother tongue to educate 1.5 lakh slum children and extend improved
facilities for poor students in government schools.
Speaking to reporters after inaugurating Akshara Khazana- a childrens’ library set up by Akshara foundation and Juniper Networks, IT M Vijay Baskhar, Secretary for primary and Secondary Education, said that the programme will be launched from the next academic session starting June after the selected teachers have undergone a 45-day training.

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