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Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education

Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar launched Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education.
  • He had announced the launch of ‘Samagra Shiksha’ programme subsuming three existing schemes-
      • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
      • Rashtriya Madhyamik Shikskha Abhiyan (RMSA) 
      • Teacher Education (TE).
  • It is an integrated scheme for school education from pre-school to senior secondary levels.
  • The scheme focuses on improving quality of education, enhancing the Learning outcomes, bridging social and gender gaps in the school education and using technology to empower children and teachers.
  • It mainly focuses on digital education and introducing skill development at the school level.
  • An annual grant of five thousand to 20 thousand rupees will be provided for strengthening libraries in schools.
  • The scheme will provide holistic education for holistic development.
Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education Prakash Javadekar launches Samagra Shiksha scheme for school education Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 25, 2018 Rating: 5

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