What is Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan?

Mar 12, 08:20 AM
In FY 2018-19, the Union Budget proposed to improve school education in a holistic manner and launched the Samagra Shiksha programme in April 2018. In the recently announced union budget, the Government of India allocated Rs 38,751crore for Samagra Shiksha in FY 2020-21. The Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan is an overarching programme for the school education sector extending from pre-school to class 12 and has been prepared with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness and better learning outcomes. To know more about Samagra Shikha and how the budget is allocated-we reached out to Mridusmita Bordoloi, a senior researcher at the Accountability Initiative, Centre for Policy Research.