Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

  • 54 government school headmasters suspended for misusing Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan funds June 23, 2014

    A total of 54 headmasters of government-run primary and middle schools in Bihar have been suspended for misusing funds from the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to build their own homes instead of constructing classrooms, officials said. The suspended headmasters had been provided SSA funds amounting to Rs.5 crore to construct new...
  • Amarjeet Sinha: Regulation is not a bad word January 21, 2011

    Amarjeet Sinha Designation: Outgoing joint secretary, ministry of health and family welfare Career Path: Played a key role in Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and National Rural Health Mission. Education: BA History-honours, Delhi University Interests: Reading, meditation, music, walking, jogging, travelling across India. Has visited 570 out of 643 districts to understand social development You have...
  • Forbes India: the education of Minister Kapil Sibal March 11, 2010

    In 1893, the king of Baroda, Maharaja Sayajirao III, implemented compulsory primary education in a small taluka in Amralli district. In this nine-village cluster, children from the ages of seven to 12 were educated. This tiny experiment was a roaring success and was extended to all 52 villages in the...
  • Now mobile school for kids who can't afford education February 12, 2008

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has come up with a Chalta Firta mobile school which consists of a school bus that takes teachers to children who cannot afford to go to school. This latest venture by the state government in partnership with two NGOs was launched by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit...
  • 2 + 2 = 5 for most Class V students, says NCERT February 1, 2008

    New Delhi: Even after five years of regular schooling Mathematics remains the biggest problem for students across India. Now the Government has been told that almost 45 per cent of students in the fifth standard cannot add or subtract properly. The finding of this NCERT survey will upset the plans...