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Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT)

  • Andhra Pradesh has started a programme to transform foundational learning in government schools for which the World Bank has approved a loan of 250 million dollars.
  •  The main objectives of the programme called Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT) are strengthening foundation schools and providing training and skill development to teachers.
  • The five-year programme is result-oriented with the World Bank releasing funds after key goals are achieved. The government has converted all Anganwadis into pre-primary schools and attached them to the nearest schools.
  • Andhra Pradesh’s public school education system has more than 40 lakh children and nearly 2 lakh teachers.

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