The Ministry of Education conducted a review of the implementation of Samagra Shiksha.
About the Scheme
Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12. The centrally sponsored scheme has been prepared with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness measured in terms of equal opportunities for schooling and equitable learning outcomes.
It subsumes the three Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (TE).
The Integrated Scheme envisages the ‘school’ as a continuum from pre-school, primary, upper primary, secondary to senior secondary levels.
It was introduced in the Union Budget, 2018-19.
The major objectives of the Scheme are
Provision of quality education and enhancing learning outcomes of students;
Bridging Social and Gender Gaps in School Education;
Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education;
Ensuring minimum standards in schooling provisions;
Promoting Vocationalisation of education and
Support States in implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009;