Telangana State Government is set to open 119 residential schools for backward classes across the districts on June 17.
There are 142 schools opened in Telangana since the formation of Telangana in 2014. The total will go up to 261 with the addition of the residential schools. Before 2014, there were only 19 schools for the community.
The total strength of students in these 280 schools would be around 91,680 and teachers 5335.
The ministers and respective Legislators need to take the responsibility of officially opening these new schools during the academic year 2019-20.