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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 activities: 

 1.      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.

Ø     Assessment & Screening Camps organized at G.P. level.

Ø     Five DLROs are working in different blocks with 75 no. of Special Educators giving both school and home based support.

Ø     Aids & Appliances distributed to the concerned students through CLRCs.

Ø     Annual Integrated Sports held with the help of BDPSC.

Ø     CWSN children also attended in State Level Special Olympics.

2.      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.

Under 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 students.

3.      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 - 3) 

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. 

4.      Research & Study (R&S): 

Under Research & Study the following studies have been conducted :

(i)                 Cohort Study 2005(Primary) with 2292 nos. of Schools (96.59%).

(ii)               Cohort Study 2008(Primary) with 2339 nos. of Schools (98.57%).(Annexure - 4a)

(iii)              Cohort Study 2004(Upper Primary) with 366 nos. of Schools.

(iv)             Cohort Study 2007(Upper Primary) with 396 nos. of Schools. (Annexure - 4b)

Studies conducted during 2009-10:

(i)                 Cohort Studies in all Upper Primary.

(ii)        Study in 168 Anganwadi Centers.

(ii)               Studies on Status of CWSN in 57 Schools.

(v)               Baseline Achievement Study in Primary level in EBBs

(vi)             Study on the achievement in CAL vs Non-CAL Schools in 60 Schools.

 

The reports of the above studies are under process. 

5.      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 - 5)  

6.      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 - 6) 

7.      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 - 7a, 7b,7c,7d)

 8.      Civil Works: 

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 provided. (Annexure - 8)

 9.      Project Management:

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 - 9)

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Organizational Structure

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Abbreviation

Full Name

1.

PBRPSUS

Paschim Banga Rajya Prarambhik Siksha Unnayan Sanstha.

2.

DI/S (SE)

District Inspector of Schools (Secondary Education)

3.

DI/S (PE)

District Inspector of Schools (Primary Education)

4.

DPSC

District Primary School Council

5.

DPO

District Project Officer

6.

SSA

Sarva Siksha Abhiyan

7.

ZP

Zilla Parishad

8.

SWG

Sub-Divisional Working Group

9.

SDO

Sub-Divisional Officer

10.

AI /S

Assistant Inspector of Schools

11.

SI/S

Sub-Inspector of Schools

12

CLRC

Circle Level Resource Centre

13

CPC

Circle Project Co-ordinator

14.

PS

Panchayet Samity

15.

CRC

Cluster Resource Centre

16.

GP

Gram Panchayet

17.

VEC

Village Education Committee

18.

WEC

Ward Education Committee

19.

MSK

Madhyamik Siksha Kendra

20.

SSK

Sishu Siksha Kendra

21.

P

Primary School

22.

UP

Upper Primary School

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Contact Details 
The District Project Officer,
Sarva Siksha Mission, Birbhum,
“Vidya Sagar Bhaban”, Suri,
Phone /Fax : (03462)-255785

e-mail: ssm.birbhum@gmail.com  

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