VIJAYAWADA: The expert committee, constituted to devise an education policy under the chairmanship of professor N Balakrishna, held its first meeting at the State Secretariat on Friday. HRD Minister Adimulapu Suresh addressed the meeting. Later, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met the panel members at his camp office. Speaking at the meeting at his camp office, the Chief Minister said the State government would take measures to develop all the government schools and colleges in the State. N Balakrishna, professor of Indian Institute of Science and Research, Bangalore, stated that only quality of education matters, not number of institutions. Infosys Foundation Chairperson Dr Sudha Narayana Murthy emphasised that rural students should be the prime focus while formulating the new education policy.
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