There are little over 40 madrasas, institutions of Islamic education, functioning in various parts of the district.
Of this, formal education (English, Mathematics and Environmental Science) is being offered along with religious education in four madrasas with the support of RVM.
The four RVM-funded madrasas are located two in Aswaraopeta, one each in Sattupalli and Bhadrachalam.
The RVM has given its nod for extending support to two more madrasas one each at Shukravarapeta in Khammam and another at Kinnerasani in Palvancha mandal in the current academic year.
The latest move on the part of RVM assumed significance in the backdrop of its initiatives to expose the students to formal subjects and impart basic computer knowledge to the latter for honing life skills, according to sources in the RVM.