Amaravati, July 29:
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy attended the virtual meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occassion of first anniversary of National Education Policy (NEP) from the camp office here on Thursday.
Chief Ministers and Ministers of various states and IIT faculty attended the meeting.
Education Minister Adimulapu Suresh, Higher Education Special Chief Secretary Satish Chandra, School Education Principal Secretary Buditi Rajashekar, School Education Commissioner Chinaveerabhadrudu, Sarwa Siksha Abhiyan Project director Vetri Selvi and other officials were present on the occasion.
World Tiger Day at CM ‘s office
World Tigers Day was observed at the Chief Minister’s Office here on Thursday.
During the event, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy directed the officials to continue effective measures to protect tigers.
The Chief Minister has also donned the cap and mask provided by the officials and posed for a photograph with young officers.
Marking the occasion, the Chief Minister has unveiled a book and posters featuring images of 63 tigers. He also approved to procure vehicles for officials and employees working in Tiger Reserve areas.
Briefing the measures being taken to protect tigers, the officials said the number of tigers has been increased due to the steps being taken up by the government. They said the count of big cats has risen to 63 from 47 compared to previous year. They said the tigers have spread from Nallamala to Seshachalam and they are being seen in Kadapa and Chittoor districts.
Forest, Environment Minister Balineni Srinivasa Reddy, Principal Chief Conservator N Prateep Kumar, Forest and Environment Secretary Vijay Kumar and other officials were present.
APGEF leaders thank CM
A delegation of Andhra Pradesh Government Employees Federation ( APGEF)has called on Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and thanked him for approving promotion of VROs to Senior Assistants.
APGEF Chairman K Venkatrami Reddy, Secretary Aravapaul, VRO Assosiation representatives Ravindra Raju, Rajashekar, Lakshmi Narayana and Anil also felicitated the Chief Minister at the camp office here on Thursday.