Sarav Shiksha Abhuyan, Sri Muktsar Sahib

Introduction

 

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is an effort to universalize elementary education by community-ownership of the school system. It is a response to the demand for quality basic education all over the country. The SSA program 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.

 

All children complete eight years of elementary schooling by 2010.

 

Focus on elementary education of satisfactory quality with emphasis on education for life.

 

Bridge all gender and social category gaps at primary stage by 2007 and at elementary education level by 2010.

 

Universal retention by 2010.

 

Village Education Development Committee (VEDC) is formed in every school and it looks after all the aspects related to the welfare of the school .

 PROGRESS OVERVIEW(2009-10)

Progress Report of (2002-2009) cumulative up to DEC. -09

 

S NO.

Activities

Unit cost (Rs. In lacs) (Financial)      

Planned    (Physical)

Cumulative Progress Report for the month ending DEC.09

COMPLETED

In Progress (Physical)

Not Taken Up (physical)

 

1

BRC

6

4

4

 

 

 

2

CRC

2

38

38

 

 

 

3

New school/Branch school building

3

6

6

 

 

 

4

New school/Branch school building

4.75

3

2

 

1 ( DUE TO COURT CASE )

 

5

Building Less School

3

8

8

 

 

 

6

Additional Class Rooms (Primary)

1.2

174

174

 

 

 

7

Additional Class Rooms (Primary)

1.7

95

95

 

 

 

8

Additional Class Rooms (Primary)

2.5

51

51

 

 

 

9

additional Class Rooms (Upper Primary)

1.2

152

152

 

 

 

10

additional Class Rooms (Upper Primary)

1.7

183

183

 

 

 

11

additional Class Rooms (Upper Primary)

2.5

30

30

 

 

 

12

toilets/Urinal & Drinking water facility

0.35

528

528

 

 

 

13

toilets/Urinal & Drinking water facility

0.45

3

3

 

 

 

14

Head Master Room (Upper Primary)

1.2

38

38

 

 

 

15

Varandha

1

18

18

 

 

 

16

Others ( Bala Project

0.02

506

506

 

 

 

17

New school building(EGS)

3.5

17

17

 

 

 

18

others -Kitchan shed

0.65

17

17

 

 

 

19

major repair

0.6

25

25

 

 

 

20

ramps with hand railing

0.05

38

38

 

 

 

21

Furniture

0.005

3436

3436

 

 

 

The detail of the civil works sanctioned and work completed in shown in the table below:-

Progress Report of the grant received in 2009-2010

 

 

S NO.

 

Activities

 

Unit cost (Rs. In lacs) (Financial)

 

Planned    (Physical)

Cumulative Progress Report for the month ending dec. 09

 
 
 

 

COMPLETED

In Progress (Physical)

Not Taken Up (physical)

 
 

1

Additional Class Rooms (Primary)

2.5

106

106

 

 

 

2

additional Class Rooms (Upper Primary)

2.5

30

30

 

 

 

3

New school building(upgraded fom pry. to tili pry. )

9

5

0

5

 

 

School grant & Repair &Maintenance grant has been given to all the schools and the amount has been fully utilized . TLM @ Rs. 500 per teacher has been given to   teachers.

ALTERNATIVE AND INNOVATIVE EDUCATION :-

AIE centres support the following broad kinds of strategies.

(a)                        Setting up of centres in school-less habitations

(b)                       Interventions for mainstreaming of Ďout of school children Ď.

During the year  2009-10, Rs.   45, 79.050/- has been received under the AIE Component .All the amount has been disbursed to provide ancillary facilities to children as well as centres. 252 AIE Centers are running consisting of 4264 Children. Besides a large no. of children from the existing EGS centres have been mainstreamed.

In January 2010, there were 252 AIE centres and 4264 children were enrolled in them. The progress made by the district is shown in the table presented below: -

Time period

No. of EGS & AIE centers

No. of education volunteers

No. of boys enrolled

No. of girls enrolled

Total no. of students

July,2004

244

244

3098

2954

6052

March,2005

263

264

3200

3299

6499

January, 2006

277

286

4006

3811

7817

January, 2007

375

375

5277

4718

9995

January, 2008

125

127

1790

1591

3381

January,2009

67(AIE Centres only)

67

726

705

1431

January,2010

252(AIE Centres only)

252

2155

2109

4264

Apart from this, the district has upgraded 17 EGS centers into Branch schools. The grant was sanctioned in the year 2006-07, but these New-School buildings have been constructed and are functional in the year 2008-09. 2 teachers have been provided in each of these upgraded schools.2 RBC centres  are functioning at Malout and GIdderbaha

Parho Punjab

Utmost care was also taken of the quality education. Quality is monitored at different intervals and the main aim of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is to provide quality education to all children. Under the Parho Punjab project, all the primary school children are divided into different groups according to their learning level and they are moved to the higher group once they achieve a certain level .This programme has been quite successful in the district .Teachers training have been provided to  teachers under Parho Punjab  so that they can learn the new methods of teaching. Learning enhancement Programmes (PLEP) were also started and the children were administered tests .In the year 2009-10, 91% of the children have passed the fifth standard examination. This year also utmost efforts are being taken to improve the quality of education of children and get good results. 

SC  EDUCATION

Under SC education Vocational Education has been started in 100 schools of the district .718 sewing machines worth Rs. 7,18,000 have been provided . A vocational teacher is appointed in each school. The girls will learn tailoring skills apart from formal education which will be an additional advantage for them. In the year 2006-07, vocational education has been started in 30 more schools .In the financial year 2009-10,    8796   girls of 130 schools benefited from this scheme.

No of Schools covered

No of Teachers appointed

No of beneficiaries

Expenditure incurred

130

130

8796

700000

COMPUTER EDUCATION

          Computer Education has been started up in 28 schools in the district in the first phase i.e. year 2005-06.This project has got an overwhelming response from the students and parents alike. The strength in these schools has gone up by tremendously. In the year 2006-07, computer education has been started in 69 more schools in the 2nd phase. In the year 2007-08, computer education has been started in 94 more schools in the 3rd phase Thus only 15 schools are remaining to be covered under computer education. The proposal of remaining 15 schools has been sent to the State Project Office. The ICT project has got a tremendous response and the results of this project are appreciated by all. The total no. of beneficiaries under the computer education is  40703.

 CWSN (Children with Special Needs)

           As per a recent survey conducted by the District Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, there are 3327 children in the district in need of special help. Special care was also given to the education of the disabled. Medical Camps were organised to give appliances and help to the physically challenged children. The detailed progress under this component is shown in the following tables :-

Name of the District

Sri Muktsar Sahib

No. of CWSN identified

3196

No. of CWSN enrolled in regular classes in general schools/ special schools

2338

No. of CWSN covered through EGS / AIE

46

No. of CWSN covered through Home Based Education

221

No. of CWSN covered through Resource Rooms/ LCs in Schools

591

No. of NGOs Involved

6

Total no. of Resource Teachers appointed in district

6

No. of Schools which are ACTUAL Barrier Free till date

478

% schools made barrier free

87.55

Total CWSN covered

3196

 The benefits provided to CWSN are as follows:-

Sr. No.

Benefit

Total CWSN eligible

Total Provided

% age Acheivement

1.       

Disability Certificates

654

456

69.72

2.       

Nirmaya Health Insurance

335

92

27.46

3.       

Polio/ CP Surgery

76

52

68.42

4.       

Physiotherapy

258

52

20.16

5.       

Speech Therapy

139

0

0.00

6.       

IQ Testing

488

300

61.48

7.       

Development of IEPs

600

450

75.00

8.       

Vocational Training

50

50

100

9.       

Sports activities

200

120

60.00

10.  

Cultural activities

70

50

71.43

             During the Year 2009-10, 6 Resource Rooms have been set up at 6 E.D. blocks. 6 IERT teachers are appointed in them and 38 IE volunteers have been appointed in them. Home based education has been provided to  221 disabled children .

The medical camps to issue disability certificate were held at block level with the help of chief medical officer. A total of 654 children attended these camps out of which 456 children with 40% or more than 40% disability were identified and the remaining children were identified with less than 40% disability. They have been issued certificates.  Apart from this on every Wednesday on the month disability certificates were made. Medical camps were organized in our District to make disability certificates.

Two children namely Waris Sharma & Harpreet Singh participated in painting competition held at GSSS (Boys) Muktsar organized by Child Welfare Council. Both got first prizes. Later on in Zonal competition comprising Districts Muktsar , Moga, Faridkot, Ferozepur & Mansa.  These children got first & 2 nd positions they were honouered in Raj Bawan by Honourable Governor S.F. Rodrigues

 GIRL  EDUCATION 

Special care was also given to the Girls education .Awareness camps were organized for community mobilization and Senstisation. The achievement of outstanding girls was recognized. Besides these exposure visits for 169 government schools (Rs.5000/-per school) have been organised . Stationery worth Rs.50000 has been given to girl students .Martial Arts classes have been completed in 31 schools . The Meena CDís have been given to all schools.

Teacherís Training

Teacher Training is provided to 

1.                  Teachers of Government Schools

2.                  VEDC Members

3.                  Education volunteers appointed in lieu of BRPís

4.                  AIE Volunteers

During the year 2009-10,  2685 teachers, 210 education volunteers appointed in place of BRPís, 252 AIE  volunteers, 2160 VEDC members  received training. Training instills in the teachers the requisite skills required to teach the students. DIET gives training to the regular teachers. Resource teachers take utmost care to train the teachers so that they can further use their skills in schools.

FREE TEXT BOOKS

Free text books/ Workbooks and supplementary  material was given to all Sc and non SC children from I-VIII classes . Provision of free books provides an additional incentive to the children and it gives them the motivation to go to schools.