Saakshar Bharat: Sustaining and enhancing efforts in adult education in Andhra Pradesh

Seeking to promote and strengthen adult education, especially women’s education, Andhra Pradesh’s Saakshar Bharat programme has facilitated opportunities for continuing education by extending educational options to adults who have dropped out of, or never entered the formal education system. With its emphasis on basic literacy, post-literacy and continuous education, the initiative forms a continuum as Read More …

Pratibha Parv: Strengthening quality of education in government schools of Madhya Pradesh

Launched across all government schools in Madhya Pradesh in 2011 by the School Education Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Pratibha Parv, literally a festival of excellence, is a comprehensive initiative for the assessment of teaching and learning, and evaluation of educational facilities and activities. This initiative has successfully contributed to raising the attendance of primary Read More …

Pota Cabins: Residential schools for children in LWE-affected areas of Chhattisgarh

Pota Cabins is an innovative educational initiative for building schools with impermanent materials like bamboo and plywood in Chhattisgarh. The initiative has helped reduce the number of out-of-school children and improve enrolment and retention of children since its introduction in 2011. The number of out-of-school children in the 6-14 years age group reduced from 21,816 Read More …