Ludhiana

SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN

INTRODUCTION

OFFICE ADDRESS Distt. Project Office Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Ludhiana,inside- Shaheede Azam Sukhdev Thapar Govt. girls Sen. Sec. School.
PHONE 0161-2420902 -SSA office
0161-2432077 -District Education office (Primary) Ludhiana
FAX 0161-2420902
E-mail dpoludhiana@gmail.com

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is a comprehensive and integrated flagship programme of government of India ,launched in 2000-01, to attain universal elementary education in the country in a mission mode. It is a response to the demand for quality basic education all over the country. The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is to provide useful and relevant elementary education for all children in the 6 to 14 age group by 2010. The SSA programmme is also an attempt to provide an opportunity for improving human capabilities to all children, through provision of community-owned quality education in a mission mode

An effort at effectively involving the Panchayati Raj Institutions, School Management Committees, Village and Urban Slum Level Education Committees, Parents’ Teachers’ Associations, Mother Teacher Associations, Tribal Autonomous Councils and other grass root level structures in the management of elementary schools.

An expression of political will for universal elementary education across the country. A partnership between the Central, State and the local government. An opportunity for States to develop their own vision of elementary education.

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OBJECTIVES OF SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN

  1. All children in school, Education Guarantee Centre, Alternate School, ‘Back-to-School’ camp by 2003.
  2. All children complete five years of primary schooling by 2007.
  3. All children complete eight years of elementary schooling by 2010.
  4. Focus on elementary education of satisfaction quality with emphasis on education for life.
  5. Bridge all gender and social category gaps at primary stage by 2007 and at elementary education level at 2010.
  6. Universal retention by 2010.
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District level structure

Sr No. Designation No Of Posts
1 District Project Director cum Member Secretary cum, District Education Officer (EE) , Ludhiana 1
2 Distt. Project Coordinator cum Deputy DEO (P) 1
3 DRP Maths 1
4 DRP English 1
5 DRP Social Studies 1
6 DRP PRIMARY EDUCATION 1
7 DRP TEXT BOOKS 1
8 DRP COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION AND RTE 1
9 DRP MIS AND PLANNING 1
10 DRP CIVIL WORKS 1
11 DRP INCLUSIVE EDUCATION 1
12 DRP STR 1
13 LEGAL ASSISTANT 1
14 SUB DIVISON ENGINEER 1
15 Asst.Project Coordinator General 1
16 Asst. Project Coordinator Finance 1
17 PHYSIOTHERAPIST 1
18 Accountant 2
19 Distt. Special Educator 1
20 Data Entry Operator 5
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Block level structure

In the 19 Block Education Offices following staff is working for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

Sr No. Designation No Of Posts
1 Block Project Director cum Member Secretary cum, District Education Officer (EE) , Ludhiana 1
2 BRP Science 1
3 BRP Maths 1
4 BRP English 1
5 BRP Social Studies 1
6 BRP PRIMARY EDUCATION 2
7 BRP TEXT BOOKS 1
8 BRP COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION AND RTE 1
9 BRP STR 1
10 MIS COORDINATOR 1
11 ACCOUNTANT 1
12 JUNIOR ENGINEER 1
13 DATA ENTRY OPERTOR 1
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School Management Committee(SMC)

THE VEDCs have been replaced by School Management Committee.The School Management Committee(SMC)is a means to speed up the development of elementary education.It is like constituting a local management committee for every school which takes active part in the developmental works of the school and implements the same.It represents both,the local bodies and general public.

Constituion of School Management Committee

  • The Consitution of the SMC is as follow:-
  • There will be 12 members of the SMC.75% members(i.e.9 members)will be from the parents/guardians of the school children.Out of these 9 members,5 members must be female.There should be proportionate representation to the disadvantaged and weaker sections of parents/guardians of school children.

  • One member from local elected authority.This decision will be taken by the local authority itself.
  • One member from among the school teachers.This decision will be taken by the teachers itself.
  • One of the rest members should be from the local Education Experts or from the School Students.This decision will be taken by the students themselves.
  • School head or where thers is no school head,the senior most school teacher will work as the school head member/convener of the SMC.But he has no right to cast vote as member.
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    Various Activities under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan: District Ludhiana

    All the government primary and upper primary schools (including schools running PRI and other local bodies ) are eligible for various types of grants under this scheme.

    • CIVIL WORKS

    The grants are given to schools for construction purpose. Following are the achievements under this component till date:

    List Of Activities Completed Unit Till Date
    Block resource centres 12
    Cluster Resource Centres 95
    New School Buildings PRIMARY AND UPPER PRIMARY 16
    Building for building less schools/branch schools 9
    Additional Classrooms 1536
    Sanitation Blocks 1531
    Headmaster rooms 94
    Boundary Wall 11601 r.mtrs
    Major Repairs 91
    Furniture for children in upper primary schools 37608 children
    • Free Text Books

    Free Text books are provided to the students belonging to the general category who are enrolled in class 1-8 in the Govt schools and Govt. aided schools. The Department of Social Welfare Punjab is already providing free Text Books to all SC Students in the State. Workbooks are given to all the students by SSA.

    • OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN

    The main objective of SSA Project is ensure the universalization of elementary education to the 6-14 age group. Due to the serious efforts made by teachers and PASWAK members, there is considerable achievement regarding the enrolment. The above data is as per Surveys.We covered these children under AIEs,STcs.etc. Apart from these we covered mor children which we locate from time to time.The number of out of school children has reduced conisderably during the last five years.

    OOSC 6-14 Age Group
    2007-2008 9592
    2008-2009 5817
    2009-2010 4940
    2010-2011 2017
    2011-2012 3349
    • In the year 2012-13,152 special training centres have been started for out of school children where more than 1500 children are getting special training.
    • Residential Bridge Course -
    • 1. In this, 50 out of school children will be covered in 2012-13.It is planned to be opened is GPS Daudpur where these children will get facilities along with education.
    • Residential Hostel

      A hostel with Capacity of 100 boys is allotted for distt.Ludhiana.As the building has not yet constructed,so it is temporarily running in GPS Lalton Kalan, where 15 boys have been admitted.

      Shift School

      Due to Over crowded areas and lack of land to construct new school buildings,double shift is started in two schools recently.AT GPS Haibowal Khurd and GPS Chet Singh Nagar.

      Transportation Facility-

      In some of the areas there is problem of access of school facility.Transportation facility has been apporved for 492 children of remote areas in 2012-13.

      Community Training

      Members from School Management committees Community were provided training regarding/awareness regarding facilities under SSA and Importance of Education,RTE and so many other issue.

    • Inculsive Education For Disabled
    • There are many children in the district who are physically and mentally challenged who needs very special attention. Every year assessment camps are organized in various blocks , where team of doctors assess the disability among the children and recommend the aid required to the child. The aids and artificial limbs like Crutches, wheel chairs , tricycles, hearing aids are provided to children free of cost. children were assessed by the doctors and following aids and appliances were recommended to many of these children according to their need.

    Type of Aid/Treatment recommended NO. of Beneficiaries
    Tricycle/Wheel Chiar/hearing aid/calipers 776
    IQ testing and special schools 334
    Spectacles 225
    Surgery 122
    Speech Therapy 75
    Physiotherapy 52
  • Home based education project is also going for counselling and teaching of severly disabled children,at their homes by IETRS(inclusive education resources teachers).
  • Following is the data of CWSN which were given benefits under SSA till date
  • CWSN Children
    2007-2008 3658
    2008-2009 3658
    2009-2010 6491
    2010-2011 2051
    2011-2012 11216
  • Surgery, Treatment of Cancer –
  • There is a provision of free surgical treatment of children suffering from hole in heart, Cerebral Palsy etc.

    • Sports for Children With Special Needs:

    In the year 2011-12, Special District level were organized for these children on 3rd December ‘ Disability Day'. In the district level sports , 200 CWSN (HI, VI, OI and MR) participated. 50 sports events were arranged. And the first three winners were given medals and all the participants were given consolation prizes.

    Sports for Children With Special Needs

  • Teacher training
  • In order to improve the teaching quality and levels of teaching, of the government school teachers, SSA is providing training to the entire teaching staff.

  • Innovative Activites
  • A. Education For SC/ST Students Following activities will be carred in 2012-13

  • Marshall Art Training in 25 schools
  • Exposure visit for 105 school
  • B. Girl Education: Following activities will be carried in 2012-2013

    Grant of Rs.20 Lakhs have been sanctioned under this activity in 2012-13.

  • Marshall Art Training in 50 schools
  • Exposure visit for 100 schools
  • Sports kit to 50 schools
  • Adolescent education programme in 400 school
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