Tag: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

36% of children in Bihar drop out before Class V: CAG

36% of children in Bihar drop out before Class V: CAG

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The implementation of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) over a decade back in Bihar notwithstanding, 36% of children enrolled in Class I in 2008-09 could not continue their study up to Class V in 2012-13.According to a CAG report, altogether 41,82,580 children were enrolled in Class I in academic year 2008-09 in government-aided schools. Of […]

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School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

School enrolment data not correct and clean: Director

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Education Project Council’s (BEPC) director Rahul Singh said the enrolment data of government-run schools are not “100% correct and clean.”He said there are several instances of double enrolment of the same child, duplicate enrolments and inflated enrolments. There were only 60 to 61% attendance of children in the government-run schools noticed during three […]

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7 months after Bihar deaths, school meal panel to meet

7 months after Bihar deaths, school meal panel to meet

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Nearly six months after 23 school children died consuming mid-day meal in Bihar, the┬áHRD ministry┬áhas finally found time to hold the meeting of the empowered committee that was set up in the aftermath of the tragedy. The meeting of the mammoth empowered committee that has representatives from more than ten ministries and departments […]

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Quality and equality in education in Bihar

Quality and equality in education in Bihar

| January 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having weaned them from baby food and breast milk, it’s that time of the year when the breeders, succumbing to their parental instincts, prepare to drag their unwilling offspring off to get their first taste of the bitter-sweet water of knowledge that begins as a trickle in nursery school. Ergo, it’s school admission time folks, […]

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