Andhra Association to start ‘Paatasala’ centre to teach Telugu from Jan 2018

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Nov 2017 10:06:35


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ANDHRA Association, Nagpur is known for its service to Telugu community for many years and has a strong bond with Telugu’s living in and around Nagpur city. It conducts regular programmes for the benefit or welfare or entertainment of Telugu’s and one such programme was conducting ‘Kumkuma Pujas’ on October 29 which was a grand success.
PSN Murthy, Secretary announced that Andhra Association proposes to start ‘Paatasala’ from January 2018 onwards as a service to children of Telugu families to learn Telugu.

Murthy explained that the School Education Department, Govt of Andhra Pradesh (AP) has developed a 4 years Telugu course ‘Telugu Paluku’ for the children of Telugu families settled out side AP in India or in any country and Paatasala Inc, USA, a 501 C (3) certified non profit organisation has been successfully running this in USA for the last 4 years and now both Govt of AP and Paatasala Inc have approached Andhra Association to start and manage ‘Paatasala’ centres in Nagpur. He also said that ‘Telugu Paluku’ course is to learn Telugu for children 5 years and above and it will have 2 hour class on Saturday or Sunday every week and exams will be conducted at the end of the year and Govt certificates be presented for year II and year IV.

Murthy also said that Andhra Association is at 179, Amruth Bhavan, Nagpur will be the venue. He said that it is the prime responsibility of every Telugu family to make their child learn Telugu, and invited Telugu families to respond to him by phone immediately. He said that the timing and starting date and teacher details etc., will be finalised after discussing with the interested families.For details, contact PSN Murthy (Ph: 9850302119).