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June 26, 2014

List of Education Oriented Programmes of India


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Friends, we have already discussed about the lists of important Employment Generation Programmes, Rural Development Programmes, Women Empowerment programems of India. Today we shall discuss about various Education Oriented Programmes of India. Happy Reading :)

Mid-Day Meal (MDM)

  • Set up in : 1995
  • Under the scheme, hot cooked meal of a minimum 300 calories and 8-12 gms of protein is being provided to children studying in primary schools / Education Guarantee Scheme (EGS) / Alternative and Innovative Education (AIE) centres.
  • This programme is expected to help Universalization of Elementary Education by improving enrolment and regularity of attendance, by reducing drop-outs and b improving children's level of learning and self-esteem. This programme is the largest feeding programme in the world.
  • It provides nutritional support to children of primary stage in drought affected areas during summar vacation.

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

  • Set up in : 2001
  • The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) was conceived as a centrally sponsored scheme at the end of the Ninth Five Year Plan.
  • The main objective of this programme was to provide educational facility to all children of 6 to 14 age group in the state, to complete the primary education by 2007 and upper primary education by 2010 of all enrolled children and to ensure universal stay of all children up to the year 2010. Also focuses on gender equality.

National Programme for Education fo Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL)

  • Set up in : 2003
  • Focused intervention to reach the 'Hardest to Reach' girls and provides for 'model school' in every cluster with more intense community mobilisation and supervision fo girls enrolment in schools.

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs)

  • Set up in : 2004
  • To set up residential schools at upper primary level for girls belonging to SC / ST / OBC / Minority Communities.
  • The scheme being implemented in rural areas and urban areas with female literacy below 30% and national average respectively.

Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) or Scheme for Universalization of Access for Secondary Education (SUCCESS)

  • Set up in : 2009
  • Aims at raising the enrolment rate at secondary stage from 52.26% in 2005-06 to 75% in next 5 years by providing a secondary school within reasonable distance of 5 km of any habitation; ensure universal access by 2017 and universal retention by 2020.

Saakshar Bharat

  • Set up in : 2009
  • National Literacy Mission has been recalled as 'Sakshar Bharat'. The aim is to cover all adults in the age group of 15 and above with its primary focus on women.

Inclusive Education for the Disabled at Secondary Stage (IEDSS) replaced Integrated Education for Disabled Children (IEDC)

  • Set up in : 2009-10
  • Provides 100% central assistance for inclusinve education of disable children studying in class IX-XII in government local body and government aided schools.

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  1. i dont know why always for all schemes central govt naming in hindi,....y not in tamil,malayalam,telugu etc,......

    1. Bcos Hindi is our national language dumbo


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