- The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of Department of School Education and Literacy to formulate an Integrated Scheme on School Education by subsuming
(a) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)
(b) Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)
(c) Teacher Education (TE)
from 1st April, 2018 to 31st March, 2020.
- The scheme comes in the backdrop of PM’s vision of Sabko Shiksha, Achhi Shiksha and aims to support the States in universalizing access to school education from classes pre-nursery to XII across the country.
Features of the Scheme:
- The vision of the Scheme is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education from nursery to senior secondary stage in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goal for Education.
- The main emphasis of the Integrated Scheme is on improving quality of school education by focussing on the two T’s – Teacher and Technology.