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Universal access to quality education is fundamental for developing an equitable .

just society promoting national development, scientific advancement, national integration, and cultural preservation.

Department of School Education and Literacy through its autonomous/Statutory bodies.

i.e. CBSE, KVS, JNV, NIOS and NCTE and its centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha, PM Poshan, Padhna Likhna Abhiyan .

central sector scheme of National Means cum Merit Scholarships is committed to create a quality education system.

with particular focus on historically marginalized, disadvantaged and underrepresented groups .

that acts as a great leveller and is the best tool for achieving economic and social mobility, inclusion, and equality.

The brief details of the schemes implemented by the D/o SE&L are as follows:

I. Samagra Shiksha .

an integrated scheme covering all classes from pre-primary to senior secondary and PM POSHAN scheme have been aligned with the recommendations of NEP 2020.

Samagra Shiksha covers 11.68 lakh schools around 15.62 crore students and 57.67 lakh Teachers of Govt. and Aided schools (up to senior secondary level).

The major objectives of the Scheme are education:

Support States and UTs in implementing the recommendations of the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020).

Support States in implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

Focus on Early Childhood Care and Education.

Emphasis on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy.

Thrust on Holistic, Integrated, Inclusive and activity based Curriculum and Pedagogy to impart 21st century skills among the students.

Provision of quality education and enhancing learning outcomes of students.

Bridging Social and Gender Gaps in School Education.

Ensuring equity and inclusion at all levels of school education.

Strengthening and up-gradation of State Councils for Educational Research and Training (SCERTs)/State Institutes of Education and District Institutes for Education and Training (DIET) as a nodal agency for teacher training.

Ensuring safe, secure and conducive learning environment and minimum standards in schooling provisions.

Promoting vocational education.

Samagra Shiksha is providing support for implementation of major NEP recommendations such as emphasis on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy.

provision for Holistic Progress Card (HPC), Capacity building of teachers (50 Hrs CPD).

Bagless days and internships, support for OOSC in age group of 16- 19 years, Separate stipend for CWSN girl child.

identification of CWSN and Resource Centre at block level, expansion of schooling facilities including Residential Hostels, KGBVs, and vocational education etc.

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II. Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman (PM POSHAN) Scheme .

is aimed to improve the nutritional status of children studying in Bal vatika .

VIII in Government and Government-Aided Schools.

It encourages poor children belonging to disadvantaged sections to attend school more regularly and help them to concentrate on classroom activities.

III. National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme (NMMSS):

The ‘National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme’ (NMMSS) is a Central Sector Scheme to provide scholarships for meritorious students of classes IX to XII.

The objective of the scheme is to award scholarships to meritorious students of economically weaker sections to arrest .

their drop out at class VIII and encourage them to continue their study and complete secondary stage.

The scheme envisages award of one lakh fresh scholarships every year to selected students of class IX and .

their continuation/renewal in classes X to XII for study in a State Government, Government-aided and Local body schools under the scheme.

IV. Padhna Likhna Abhiyan education :

The primary objective of Padhna Likhna Abhiyan is to impart functional literacy to 57 lakh adult illiterates aged 15 and above under a Basic Literacy Programme.

Adult Education in the Indian context, extends educational option to those adults.

who have lost the opportunity of getting an education and transcended the age for formal education.

and now feel a need for pursuing basic education vocational education equivalency, physical and emotional development, practical arts, applied science, and recreation.

The Abhiyan will focus on women, Schedules Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), Minorities, other disadvantaged groups and aspirational districts.

Further, The National Education Policy:

2020, has been founded on the five guiding pillars of Access, Equity, Quality, Affordability and Accountability to prepare our youth to meet .

the diverse national and global challenges of the present and the future.

NEP 2020 looks at school and higher education as a single organic continuum and is rooted .

in the Indian ethos and constitutional values with simultaneous emphasis on the imbibing of 21st century skills.

The National Education Policy envisages to implement its objectives by laying emphasis on 10 important areas/themes.

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