Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan Integration of SSA RMSA

Memo No. ESE 01/12/2/Proq.II/A1/2018 Dated:10.05.2018 Sub: School Education - Integration of Centrally Sponsored Schemes of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamika Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education (CSSTE) into one Single State Implementation Society (SIS) at the State Level - Permission accorded to register a society as Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Amaravati under Societies Registration Act, 2001- Orders - Issued. AP Samagra Siksha Abhiyaan will be the integration of SSA RMSA Schemes. Permitted to integrate Centrally Sponsored Schemes of SSA, RMSA and Teacher Education into Single State Implementation Society (SIS) and register a new society in the name of "Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan" Objectives of AP Samagra Siksha Abhiyaan (APSSA)

Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan Integration of SSA RMSA  

Ref: 
  • 1. Letter D.O.No.2-16/2017-EE-3 dated 16.11.2018, of the Secretary, Ministry of HRD, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Gol, New Delhi. 
  • 2. Letter D.O.No.2-16/2017-EE-3 dated 22.01.2018, of the Joint Secretary, Ministry of HRD, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Gol, New Delhi. 
  • 3. Letter D.O.No.11-2/2017-EE-13 dated. 03.04.2018 of the Joint Secretary, Ministry of HRD, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Gol, New Delhi. 
  • 4. Letter No. F2-16/2017-EE-3 Dated 05.04.2018 from the Director, Ministry of HRD, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, Gol, New Delhi. 
  • 5. PEMANDU recommendations of 2016. 
  • 6. Lr.Rc.No.1026/Estt.11/2017, dated: 28.04.2018 from the Commissioner of School Education, Andhra Pradesh, Amaravati.
  1. In the circumstances reported by the Commissioner of School Education, A.P. Amaravati in the reference 6th cited, and after careful examination of the matter, Government hereby accord permission to the Commissioner of School Education A.P. Amaravati to dissolve the existing societies of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamika Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). She is also permitted to integrate Centrally Sponsored Schemes of SSA, RMSA and Teacher Education into Single State Implementation Society (SIS) and register a new society in the name of "Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan", Amaravati with necessary objectives, functions, rules, consisting of Executive Committee, General Council, etc., under Societies Registration Act, 2001 to undertake all activities which are required for furtherance of Integrated Scheme for School Education (ISSE) through this new Society at all levels. Approved Memorandum of Association and Bye-laws of the new society are sent herewith. 
  2. 2. The Commissioner of School Education, A.P., Amaravati is also informed that final orders in the matter will be issued separately. 
  3. 3. The Commissioner of School Education, A.P., the State Project Director, SSA, A.P. and the Director, RMSA, A.P. shall take further action accordingly.
The Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Amaravati is constituted as autonomous and independent body duly formed and registered under the Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 2001 for planning, implementing the activities formulated for achieving objectives of Integrated Scheme for School Education.

Objectives of AP Samagra Siksha Abhiyaan

The Society is established to work with School Education Department, Government of Andhra  Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh State Council for Educational Research and Training, Amaravati, and Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, New Delhi and other Governments, with identified Non Governmental Organisations for implementation of policies and Programmes and to undertake all activities which are required for furtherance of Integrated Scheme for School Education through Andhra Pradesh Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan Society at all levels.
 The objectives are as follows:-
  1. To provide access to free education to all children up to the age of 14 years;
  2. In consonance with the strengthening of the Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, providing of access to all the children in the age group of 14-18 years; 
  3. To enrol and retain all children in formal and alternative education up to 18 years; 
  4. To impart quality education for all the children up to the age of 18 years; 
  5. To improve access to schooling to all children according to norms - through proximate location (say, Pre Primary, Primary School with in 1 Km, Upper Primary Schools within 3 Kms, Secondary Schools within 5 kms, and Higher Secondary Schools within 7-10 kms). Efficient and safe transport arrangements/ residential facilities, depending on local circumstances including open schooling shall be provided. However in hilly and difficult areas, these norms can be relaxed. Preferably residential schools may be set up in such areas; 
  6. To ensure that no child is deprived of Secondary Education of satisfactory quality due to gender, socio-economic, disability and other barriers; 
  7. To improve quality of Secondary Education resulting in enhanced intellectual, social and cultural learning; 
  8. To ensure that all students pursuing Secondary Education receiveeducation of good quality;
  9. Define and achieving the grade system of expected learning outcomesat elementary level in all subjects;
  10. Introducing the independent evaluation system through single school education development programme covering grades from 1 to X/XII classes; 
  11. Will have a common sector-wide development programme for the entire school education; 
  12. Will follow a strategy for supporting interventions for school effectiveness and sustainable institutional capacity and to improve system level performance and school outcomes; 
  13. Envisage-the school as a continuum from Primary. Upper Primary Secondary and Higher Secondary Level with an integration of teacher education;
  14. To concentrate on institutional capacity building duly converging the programmes with like minded agencies/Non Governmental Organisations to monitor all pre-service and in-service programmes with a focus on creation of Digital Learning material, innovative pedagogy and capacity building; 
  15. Preparation of annual plans and audit reports and submit to the Government of India; 
  16. To ensure inclusive education; 
  17. To provide financial support to the newly recruited teachers in newly upgraded schools, additional teachers consequent on fulfilment of Pupil Teacher Ratio, on providing teacher, to the teacher education, academic facility working in District Institute of Education and Training, College of Teacher Education, Institute of Advances Studies in Education and State Council of Educational Research and Training. 
  18. To support the strengthening of teacher education institutions by providing facilities, salary to the teacher educators, providing infrastructure development facilities, faculty development of teacher educators, conducting of programmes and activities in District Institute of Education and Training/College of Teacher Education/ Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, establishment of Cells, providing of residential training programmes to the teacher educators, Principals of District Institute of Education and Training, Headmasters and Master trainers and conducting of orientation and induction training programmes to teacher educators. 
  19. To provide infrastructure i.e. construction of schools, additional class rooms, strengthening of State Project Officel District Project Offices/Mandal Resource Centres/Urban Resource Centres/School Complexes/Cluster Resources Centres, toilets and drinking water facilities, Science and Maths labs and major repairs to school buildings
  20. To implement Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) programme and to promote gender equity among children duly strengthening of existing KGBVs/upgradation of KGBVs and Girls Hostels at Secondary Level with residential and schooling facilities up to class XII in every Educationally Backward Mandal; 
  21. To formulate a scheme in accordance with sustainable development goal (SDG-4) for education so as to ensure inclusive and equitable quality of education duly promoting lifelong learning opportunities, i.e. sanction of new schools, up-gradation of primary into Upper primary, up-gradation of Upper Primary into Secondary, sanction of new composite schools from Class I to XII and buildings for building less schools, providing of Residential Schools and hostels from Class I to XII, strengthening of existing residential schools and facilities, providing transport and escort facility to children from classes | to XII, strengthening of existing infrastructure, major and minor repairs of schools from Classes I to XII, construction of residential quarters for teachers in remote/hill areas/in areas with difficult terrain and also female teachers; 
  22. To provide physical and self defence training programmes for girl students and interventions like environment building programme, inspiration/motivation camps for children and conducting enrolment/ retention drives etc., at all levels of classes I to XII.

Functions of Samagra Siksha Abhiyaan

In pursuance of the above objectives, the functions of the A.P. SSA shall be as follows:

  • (a) To undertake all activities that may be necessary for the implementation of the objectives of A.P.SSA.
  • (b) To maintain a fund to which shall be created for funds provided by the Central and State Governments. 
  • (ii) funds received by the Society by way of grants, gifts, donations, benefactions or other-wise. 
  • (iii) funds received by the Society in any other means of any other source from time to time. (c) To do all such activities and things as may be considered necessary incidental or conducive to the attainment of all or any of the objectives of the Society. 
  • (d) To make rules for the conduct of the affairs of A.P.SSA and add or amend, vary or rescind them from time to time. 
  • (e) To create academic, technical, managerial, Finance and other posts in the A.P.SSA and to make payments for the same in accordance with the Bye laws of the A.P.SSA. 
  • (f) To accept the residuary money into the account of A.P.SSA Society from the Societies of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rastriya Madyamikha Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) consequent on closure of the societies. 
  • (g) To honour and continue the agreements made by the societies of RMSA and not finalized with any other Departments/Non Governmental Organisations and to finalize the same with the accepted residuary amounts credited to this society from their societies.

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