Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan Current Affairs, GK & News

Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan

Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is a centrally sponsored scheme under which the Union Government provides financial assistance to states and UTs for establishing and operating residential schools and hostels in hilly regions and small and sparsely populated areas. This is to enable universal enrolment in areas like tribal habitations. Recently, Education Ministry announced that all ..

School education scheme extended for 5 years

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the continuation of ‘Samagra Shiksha Scheme’ for school education for further five years. Key Points As per the education minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, scheme would continue from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2026. This would be called as ‘Samagra Shiksha Scheme 2’ To implement the scheme, financial outlay ..

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Module to compile Out-of-school children’s data

Education ministry has developed an online module to compile data on out-of-school children. Ministry has also asked states and union territories to upload a quarterly progress report. About the Module Under this online module, data on out-of-school children should be mapped with special training centres (STCs) of Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan. Compilation of these data set ..

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STARS Project: World Bank approves 500 million USD for education

On June 28, 2020, the World Bank approved 500 million USD to improve learning outcomes in India. Highlights The project is to focus governance of government schools in 6 Indian states. The fund allocated by the World Bank is to be used to implement the project called STARS (Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States). The ..

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What is Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan?

The Union Budget of 2018-19 proposed that without segmentation from pre-nursery to class 12, school education must be treated holistically. Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme in the sector of school education extending from pre-school to class 12. The programme was prepared with a broader goal for improving the overall school effectiveness, that is measured ..

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