Thiruvananthapuram: In a bid to uplift public education, Pinarayi Vijayan-led Kerala government inaugurated 34 renovated school buildings in the state on Wednesday. Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) provided financial assistance.
The Chief Minister inaugurated the schools via video conference. According to him, the state government had completed the construction of 22 school buildings with 14 more about to be completed.
“The government is committed to the development of public education and as part of this, we will build 250 more schools. KIFFB, a state government agency, which funds the mission, plays a major role in shaping a new Kerala,” CM Vijayan said.
The 34 buildings were built as part of the Pothu Vidyabhyasa Samrashana Yajnam (mission to protect public education). Rs five crore was pent on one school in each constituency.
The chief minister said the state has earned a good name in the fields of education and health and the government aims to make them better.