The Telangana State Government’s initiative of launching Minority Residential Schools for providing free education in English medium for minority children has been lauded by the Minister of State for Foreign Commonwealth & Development Affairs of United Kingdom Lord Tariq Ahmad.
The foreign dignitary Lord Tariq Ahmad accompanied by British Deputy High Commissioner Dr Andrew Fleming to Telangana and Andhra Pradesh visited the TMREIS head office today. They were well received by the students of TMREIS and advisor of Minorities Affairs and President TMREIS AK Khan who gave a brief presentation to the visiting dignitaries about the functioning of TMREIS.
AK Khan explained the policies initiated by Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao in putting more than one lakh poor children on the path of education and career advancement under the KG to PG Mission.
Lord Tariq Ahmad appreciated the Telangana model of the residential education system. He was very impressed with the Quality of Education, Nutritious food and Hostel facilities extended to the students of TMREIS.
He appreciated the efforts of CM KCR for bringing a revolution in the form of education for the socio-economic development of minorities in the state. He expressed confidence that TMREIS would make an impact the society. He desired that more schools like TMREIS would be established in the future.
He expressed his satisfaction that Muslim Girls, coming from downtrodden families are bestowed with the best of opportunities, both in learning and living. While interacting with lady staff members, he has expressed his views about the girl education and women empowerment.
Secretary, TMREIS B. Shafiullah was also present on the occasion.