Sarva Siksha Mission (SSM)
SSA Programme aims at providing useful and relevant Elementary Education
to all children in the age group of 5 to 14 years. It is an effort to
universalize quality Elementary Education for all children by 2010 in a
mission mode. It has given stress to lay Micro Level Learning (MLL) for
improving Elementary Education both at the Primary and the Upper Primary
stage irrespective of caste, creed, location and sex with the following
Integrated Education for the Disabled (IED):
IED is an integral part of the programme working throughout the district
with the children with special needs to bring all disabled students
of age group 5 to 18 years under the umbrella of education to achieve
the goal of universalization of Elementary Education (UEE) by rendering
educational Teaching - Learning support with Special Educators engaged
by Non - Government Organizations (NGO) herein after called District
Level Resource Organizations (DLRO), Aids & Appliances, monetary
allowances, resource support, etc.
The following supports are provided to the Children with Special need
from SSM, Birbhum.
Assessment & Screening Camps organized at G.P. level.
Five DLROs are working in different blocks with 75 no. of Special
Educators giving both school and home based support.
Aids & Appliances distributed to the concerned students through CLRCs.
Annual Integrated Sports held with the help of BDPSC.
CWSN children also attended in State Level Special Olympics.
Pedagogy , Samannita Sikhan Unnayane Uttaran (SSUU) & Learning
Enhancement Programme (LEP):
Pedagogy aims to develop teachers' skill, teaching learning process,
community-based monitoring system through Circle Resource Centres (CLRC),
Cluster Resource Centres (CRC), Village Education Committee (VEC) / Ward
Education Committee (WEC) and also provides additional man power for
imparting educational support to the Primary and Upper Primary Schools.
(Annexure - 2a)
All Primary Schools of the district are covered under SSUU Programme
for giving due emphasis on joyful learning, group learning,
co-operative learning and creating learning environment to bridge gaps
between Learners' experience and Text Books.
Learning Enhancement Programme (LEP) some learning packages are being
supplied to the students of Class-I to IV which have been designed and
approved by WBBPE. Similarly for the students of Class VI to VIII,
‘Kajer Majhe Bigyan’ & ‘Kajer Madhyame Ganit’, specially designed work
books prepared by SCERT and approved by WBBSE are being supplied to all
Girls Education (GE), National Programme for Education of Girls
at Elementary Level (NPEGEL) &
Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV):
Education for girls, especially those belonging to the scheduled castes,
scheduled tribes and minorities is one of the prime concerns. Campaigns
and orientations are also launched in favor of GE.
NPEGEL programme has been introduced in Rajnagar and Dubrajpur Blocks
with a view to uplift female Literacy Rate and to bridge the gender gaps
upto the National Level. For improving the status of the girls students,
grants for infrastructure, Teaching - Learning Materials (TLM), sports
equipment, book are also provided. (Annexure
Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) Hostel is running successfully
in two High Schools of two EBB viz (i) Chinpai high School under
Dubrajpur Block, (ii) Rajnagar Shisal Farm High School under Rajnagar
Block with 50 girls’ students in each hostel.
From 2010-11 the number of seats in Chinpai High School KGBV hostel has
been increased to 100.
Research & Study (R&S):
Under Research & Study the following studies have been conducted :
Cohort Study 2005(Primary) with 2292 nos. of Schools (96.59%).
Cohort Study 2008(Primary) with 2339 nos. of Schools (98.57%).(Annexure
Cohort Study 2004(Upper Primary) with 366 nos. of Schools.
Cohort Study 2007(Upper Primary) with 396 nos. of Schools. (Annexure
Studies conducted during 2009-10:
Cohort Studies in all Upper Primary.
(ii) Study in 168 Anganwadi Centers.
Studies on Status of CWSN in 57 Schools.
Baseline Achievement Study in Primary level in EBBs
Study on the achievement in
CAL vs Non-CAL Schools in 60 Schools.
The reports of the above studies are under process.
Community Mobilization (CM):
CM generates educational awareness through 1610 Village Education
Committees (VEC) and 100 Ward Education Committees (WEC) with training
and orientation at all levels. Campaign activities, Bhartikaran
Karmasuchi along with distribution of Green & Pink Card to the children
who are eligible to enroll in Class-I & V respectively are part of
Community Mobilization. There are as many as 10260 members of VECs/WECs
who have been trained during 2009-10. (Annexure
Alternative Schooling (AS):
Alternative Schooling (AS) runs Bridge Course Centres (BCC), Rabindra
Mukta Vidyalaya (RMV)and AIE Centers for mainstreaming the dropouts and
never-enrolled children. During 2009-10 there are 17120 nos. of out of
school children. (Annexure
Management Information System (MIS):
MIS Cell formulates DISE (District Information System for Education) for
making database from 427 Upper Primary Schools (under AI/S Sadar, Bolpur
and Rampurhat), 2373 Primary Schools, 650 SSKs and 100 MSKs (under 32
CLRCs) of the entire district for correlating School-data with
community-based information for micro planning and surveys. (Annexure -
Civil Works targets infrastructural development with New School Building
(NSB), Additional Class Room (ACR), Drinking Water and Toilet and Girls
toilet by investing 33% of Annual Budget expenditure of SSA, Birbhum.
During 2009-10 500 ACR grant was provided and 97 Girls’ Toilet (Urban),
35 Toilet (Urban) and 14 Drinking Water facilities (Urban) were also
Project Management brings together planning, budgeting, accounting,
financial reporting, internal control, auditing, procurement,
disbursement and the physical performance of the programme with SSA
Committee, Birbhum with the help of Sub - Inspector of Schools (SI/S) /
Circle Project Coordinator (CPC) under 32 CLRCs and others. (Annexure