Ensuring Universalization of Elementary and Secondary Education
21-July-2014|Press Information Bureu|Full Article
An amount of Rs.339.97 crore has been sanctioned to States/UTs under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan programme, for providing special training centres for such children to impart flexible bridge courses, to enable them to mainstream into schools, subsequently.
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) are programmes launched by the Central Government for ensuring universalisation of elementary and secondary education respectively. As a result of these schemes, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) is 101.36% at primary level, 89.33% at upper primary level and 76.64% at secondary level as per UDISE 2013-14.