Wednesday, January 30, 2013

What is Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan?

Like Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), the Department of School Education and Literacy of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under Government of India is launching Rastriya Madhyamic Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) with an aim to achieve Universal Access and Quality Secondary Education.

Under Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan, the responsibility to
develop Secondary-Education Management Information system (SE-MIS) is given to the
·       Department of Educational Planning,
·       National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), New Delhi.


Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
Sponsored By: Central State

Implemented by - Ministry of Human Resource and Development 

Funding Pattern: sponsored by Centre as well as states.(The sharing pattern between the Centre and the States is
75:25, while for the north-eastern States, the ratio is 90:10)

**This scheme was launched in March, 2009 with the objective to enhance access to secondary education and to improve its qualit
**The implementation of the scheme started from 2009-10. 
**It is envisaged to achieve an enrollment rate of 75% from 52.26% in 2005-06 at secondary stage within 5 years of implementation of the scheme by providing a secondary school within a reasonable distance of any habitation. 

**The other objectives include
  •  improving quality of education imparted at secondary level through making all secondary schools conform to prescribed norms,
  •  removing gender, socio-economic and disability barriers,
  •  providing universal access to secondary level education by 2017, i.e., by the end of 12th Five Year Plan and achieving universal retention by 2020.

Beneficiaries: Children

Foot Notes --- 

India and World Bank Signed 500 Million Dollar Deal for Shiksha Abhiyan

World bank and the Government of India on 5 October 2012 signed a loan agreement of 500 Million US Dollar for Secondary Education Project named Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan(RMSA).


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