The HRD minister is initiating a child tracking system for over 200 million children across the country which can be used for monitoring their progress and also to identify the drop outs cases.
"Introducing a child tracking system for over 200 million children all across the country to track movement class to class, identify drop outs," as said by the HRD minister Smriti Irani in a series of tweets.
And in yet another tweet, Smriti Irani stated that due to Right to education, the concept of bridge schools was discontinued.
Focusing on the other initiatives of the HRD ministry, Irani said that rather than monitoring the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), for achievement of universalization of elementary education, her ministry would track it online daily.
"We did midterm review online. This year we shall track SSA daily online. Real time data will help engage productively with states," she said in.
Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan under UPA regime was monitored once a year and was not facilitating solutions real time, said Irani.
Irani also announced that her ministry is developing an expenditure portal that gets all the sources of school education data in India. This will help in ensuring the transparency and grading in the system.
The HRD minister said her ministry is supporting states to help build composite schools by rationalizing.
"Smaller schools are either mentored by larger schools in same geographical area or are merged in the interest of students," she tweeted, recently in a number of tweets made by her in the recent time.
She also said that the National Assessment Survey (NAS) which was done once in three years by NCERT will now be done annually, for betterment in the education system. And she even ordered that states are to do assessment in all schools from classes 1 to 8.
"Learning outcome portal being designed by NCERT which will have videos so that outcomes are easily comprehended and tests voluntarily taken," she tweeted.
Irani mentioned said the Shala Siddhi scheme launched by her ministry will be extended to all schools, for the betterment of the education system and uplifting the status of India's education system. "Under Shala Siddhi school evaluation was undertaken since November 2015. This year we shall extend it to all schools across the country," she said.
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