The entire education campaign was launched in 2018 to provide holistic school education. Instead of the pre-school, primary and secondary schools seen in the silo, the scheme treats the school as a continuum – from pre-school and primary to senior secondary level. In August 2021, the scheme was extended to 2025-26 The scheme has been integrated with the recommendations of the National Education Policy and has been incorporated into “many transformative recommendations of NEP 2020”, a five-year plan, a copy of which is available with TOI.
The Ministry of Education has said that the estimated share of the Center for 2022-23 will be Rs 42,211 crore, while the States and Union Territories will spend Rs 23,443 crore.
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Among other important areas, the plan includes annual calendar activities, national initiatives for comprehension reading skills; Academic Implementation – a three-month play-based school preparation module for first graders; Aimed at the expansion of secondary and senior secondary education and the saturation method; Access and retention; And quality and innovation.
In issuing the guidelines, Manish Gorg, Joint Secretary, School Education and Literacy Department, said: So that the scheme is able to show some real benefits in the years to come. The planning exercise should be conducted in a decentralized manner involving all stakeholders from the grassroots level so that it is realistic, achievable and accountable. ”
The government has set a target of achieving 100% GER (Gross Enrollment Ratio) at all levels as planned in NEP 2020. To this end, the Ministry of Education has asked the Central States and Union Territories to send their proposals for opening new secondary and senior secondary schools.
To prevent dropout rates, which are higher in the senior class and to ensure universal access and retention, the ministry has suggested “a two to three month preparation module for children entering the LX class so that they are ready for the secondary level”. The document further states that “50% of compound secondary / senior secondary schools, as planned in NEP 2020, will be provided for vocational education in the next 4 years”.
The Center has asked the states and union territories to provide integrated science labs, ICT and plans to ensure electricity for smart classrooms in all schools. In addition to ensuring that all schools have adequate facilities for toilets and girls’ hostels have access to drinking water and sanitary pad vending machines.
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