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Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA)

Education for All

Education for ALL


  • To open new schools.
  • To strengthen existing school Eg. Additional classrooms, toilets, drinking water, maintenance grant etc.
  • To provide quality elementary education including life skills.
  • Bridging of gender and social gaps in education.
  • Special focus on girl՚s education and children with special needs.
  • To provide computer education to bridge the digital divide.

Major Programs

Major Programs

Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat

  • Objectives: Early reading and writing with comprehension (ERWC) and early mathematics (EM) .
  • National Reading Initiative: to promote habit of reading among students in elementary schools, thereby extending it to class 8.
  • An annual library grant to all Government schools.


  • To enhance the community involvement by involving volunteers. NRIs, retired teachers, government officials, professionals, etc.
  • To improve co- scholastic activities like- reading, creative writing, public speaking, plays acting, preparing storybooks etc.
  • Beneficiaries: Government school, Government Aided School etc.

Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya

Lies in educationally backward block

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan

  • To leverage the potential for science, mathematics and technology learning in non-classroom settings.
  • It is a step to promote scientific temper and enquiry promoting the fundamental duty under Article 51 (A) .
  • Mentoring by institutes like IITs, IIMs, IISERs and other central universities and reputed organizations
  • To develop a natural sense of passion towards science and math.
  • To encourage schools to be incubators of innovation.


Types of Monitoring

Shagun: Shala Gunvatta Portal

  • To monitor progress of implementation of SSA.
  • SSA Repository: Capturing and sharing of best practices from States and UTs.

Prarambhik Shiksha Kosh (PSK)

  • The proceeds of cess are used for Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Schemes of the Department of School Education & Literacy.
  • It would operationalized MUSK initially.

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