Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education

May 25, 2018 08:01 IST
Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education

The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on May 24, 2018 launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.

Objective

The scheme will mainly focus on improving quality of education, enhancing the learning outcomes and using technology to empower children and teachers.

The scheme will be focused on digital education and it will enhance use of digital technology in education through smart classroom and digital boards.

Significance

The scheme will provide holistic education for holistic development.

It would help improve the quality of education by focusing on teachers and technology.

An annual grant of Rs 5000- 20,000 will be provided for strengthening of libraries in the schools.

About Samagra Shiksha scheme

  • It is an integrated scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.
  • The scheme is an integration of three already existing schemes--Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (TE).
  • While states would have the flexibility to prioritise their interventions under the scheme, learning outcomes and steps taken for quality improvement would be the basis for allocation of grants under the scheme.
 

Video: Check out the latest current affairs of this week

Read More Current Affairs

Is this article important for exams ? Yes8 People Agreed

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK