Implementation of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), in Sivasagar district of Assam: A study
Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Gogoi
Abstract: Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) is a centrally sponsored scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for the development of secondary education in public schools throughout India. This scheme was launched in March, 2009 with the objective to enhance access to secondary education and to improve its quality. It is envisaged to achieve an enrolment rate of 75% from 52.26% in 2005-06 at secondary stage of implementation of the scheme by providing a secondary school within a reasonable distance of any habitation. It also aim to improve the quality of education imparted at secondary level through making all secondary schools conform to prescribed norms, removing gender, socio-economic and disability barriers, providing universal access to secondary level education by 2017, i.e., by the end of 12th Five Year Plan and achieving universal retention by 2020.In this paper an attempt has been made to analyze the various activities of RMSA in Sivasagar district of Assam.