Online Module for Compiling Out-of-School Children’s Data

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  • June 14, 2021
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Online Module for Compiling Out-of-School Children’s Data

Part of: GS Prelims and GS -II – Education; Policies and Interventions

In news

  • The Ministry of Education has developed an online module for compiling out-of-school (due to Covid-19 pandemic) children’s data identified by each State/UT.
  • The collected data will be mapped with special training centres on the PRABANDH portal of Samagra Shiksha.

About the Module

  • Through the module, the government will facilitate age-appropriate admissions of children in the age group of 6-14 years.
  • For out of school children in the 16-18 years age group, financial assistance will be provided in the session 2021-22.

About PRABANDH Portal

  • PRABANDH (PRoject Appraisal, Budgeting, Achievements and Data Handling System) is a step towards utilising technology to increase efficiency and manage the implementation.
  • It will enable transparency and accuracy.

Samagra Shiksha:

  • It is an integrated scheme for school education extending from pre-school to class XII 
  • Objective: To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education at all levels of school education.
  • It subsumes the three Schemes: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (TE).
  • Main emphasis: Improving the quality of school education by focussing on the two T’s – Teacher and Technology.

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