GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH SCHOOL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
ACTION PLAN OF BADI PILUSTONDI PROGRAMME TO BE CONDUCTED FROM 15.06.2016 TO 21.06.2016
“Badi Pilustondi” campaign is launched with the following objectives.
1. All children in the age group of 6-14 years shall be enrolled in the schools. There shall be no dropouts/ never enrolled children in any village.
2. No child shall be employed as child labour.
3. School should have the high quality infrastructure. The minimum requirement like., number of class rooms, toilets, drinking water etc. as defined in the RTE Act shall be fulfilled in all schools.
4. Quality education shall be imparted in all schools.
5. The schools shall also impart about the environmental issues like., Tree Plantation, Water Harvesting etc., to child.
6. Children shall be provided with excellent quality mid-day-meal. Mid-day-meal shall be provided in adequate quantity as per norms.
7. The mid-day-meals shall be prepared in hygienic environment and the hot mid-day-meal shall be served to all children.
8. All children shall be provided with entitlement like., Text Books, Uniforms as per the time schedule.
9. All children shall be imparted with the quality education, regular monitoring and continuous evaluation of the children learning outcomes and regulation of teachers will be ensured.
10. All Adults who are illiterates shall be made literates in the coming four years to achieve 100% literacy. While children below 14 years will be encouraged to enrol in schools, dropouts above 14 years can avail Open School system.
11. There shall be transparency in implementation of all the programmes and in incurring expenditure at schools.
The objectives of “Badi Pilustondi” shall be achieved through community participation, parents’ involvement, effective teacher participation and also regular monitoring by the education department. The knowledge of NGOs, CBOs and Corporates will also be utilized in improving the infrastructure as well as quality of education. The resources under SSA and RMSA program shall be utilized fully and effectively and in a transparent manner.
It is observed that though schools are provided grants under SSA and RMSA, many schools as on today do not have television facilities though number of lessons are being telecasted through MANA TV. Timely utilization of funds will ensure better grants from Govt. of India.
Success lies in creating awareness among parents about importance of education and highlighting the benefits being provided by the Govt. to take this education to their door step. Awareness shall also be created about the mid-day-meal programme. It is established that many of the children are not utilizing the mid-day-meal as food is not tasty and not being served hot. The local community and School Management Committees should be made active in effective supervising of mid-day-meal benefit being availed by all the children.
The supervisory officers in Education Department like., MEOs, Dy.EOs, DEOs need to visit schools on regular basis to ensure that academic calendar is followed and syllabus is completed as per time line. Children enrolled should be retained and drop outs arrested fully. The performance of the children in various aspects should be reviewed and monitored. It is revealed in many Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) and State Level Achievement Survey 2014 (SLAS) the learning levels of the children in Govt. Schools is far from satisfactory. There is a need for making concerted efforts for ensuring effective academic monitoring of schools in order to improve learning level of students in all classes.
The involvement of all other departmental officers as a part of “Janmabhoomi-Maa vooru” is expected to motivate parents to send children to school, especially girl children.
1. All Out of School Children in the village shall be enrolled.
2. RSTCs/ NRSTCs shall be opened wherever required to impart bridge courses to Out of School Children.
3. All toilets sanctioned by the District Collector under RWS, SSA and RMSA shall be completed before 30.06.2016.
4. All kitchen sheds and ACRs sanctioned under various schemes shall be completed.
5. 100% grounding of works under Rastriya Madhyamika Siksha Abhiyan and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan shall be ensured.
6. There shall be an improvement in the number of children taking
mid-day-meals. Atleast 10% increase shall be achieved.
mid-day-meals. Atleast 10% increase shall be achieved.
7. 100% AADHAAR seeding of children shall be ensured so that there will be transparency in enrolment, teacher deployment and proper utilization of funds for free text books and uniforms etc.
8. Schools shall make effective utilization of school grants and maintenance grants released under SSA and RMSA. This will ensure clean premises, white washing of all schools, good ambiance and availability of Teaching Learning Equipment in every school.
9. The toilets shall be maintained in good condition. Govt. of A.P has sanctioned Rs.1,000/- per month to all Primary Schools where enrolment is more than 60, Rs.1,500/- per month to all Upper Primary where enrolment is more than 100 and Rs.2,500/- per month to all High Schools where enrolment is more than 150. These grants are being passed on to the schools and should be utilized effectively in maintaining toilets and drinking water source in good hygienic condition.
10. District action plan should be prepared in every district to cover all the infrastructure gaps under SSA and RMSA as per approved Annual Work Plan of Financial year 2016-17. Balance infrastructure gaps may be included in the Annual Work Plan for 2017-18.
11. Certain issues, which cannot be covered under SSA and RMSA shall be submitted to the State Government for sanction of funds.
12. Teacher performance should be closely monitored by the MEOs. DEOs, RJDSEs and the District Collectors. Those teachers, whose performance is excellent should be rewarded through meritorious certificates.
13. All adults who are illiterates should be enrolled under “Sakshara Bharath” programme and District Collectors should motivate them to attend examinations under National Open School system and also A.P Open School system and ensure that they are made literates within coming four years.
It is proposed to be conduct of “Badi Pilustondi” in the State in connection with special drive for enrolment of all out of school children.
The committees constituted (District Level and Mandal Level) for effective monitoring of this program and the day wise schedule is as follows:
Dist. Level Committee
Chairman : Incharge Minister of the District
Co-Chairman : Minister (s) from the District
Vice-Chairman : District Collector
Members : 1. Chairman, Zilla Parishad
2. All MPs (Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha)
3. All MLAs /MLCs
4. District Educational Officer
5. Asst. Commissioner ( Labour)
6. Deputy Director (Social Welfare)
7. Deputy Director (BC Welfare)
8. Deputy Director ( Tribal Welfare)
9. Project Director (DRDA)
10. District Minority Welfare Officer
11. Project Officer, Woman & Child Welfare
12. Two NGOs nominated by the Dist. Collector
13. Project Officer, NCLP
Convenor : Project Officer (SSA)
The District Collector can involve any other officer if required.
The District Collector shall also constitute Mandal level Committees with the following compositions:
Mandal Level Committee:
Chairman : MPP
Vice Chairman : ZPTC
Members : MRO, MPDO
Convenor : MEO
The Badi Pilustondi programme will be commenced and following activities are planned for implementation.
15.06.2016:- Commencement of Badi Pilustondi Programme by District Minister & all Stakeholders
On this day the entire information of Out of School children will be released. All the facilities available in the district like hostels, Residential Schools, KGBV Schools, NRSTC etc., will be published for the benefit of Parents and Community at large. Thereafter, the identified Out of School Children will be formally joined in the School.
16.06.2016:- Badi Ustavam
Conduct of Grama Sabha in all the villages of the district under the chairmanship of Gram Sarpanch. The aim of Gramasabha is to motivate the parents to admit children back to school.
Rallies of children & Teachers can be organized on this day.
Folkdances, Kalajathas are to be conducted in all villages to cause wide publicity of this programme.
MEOs, Dy.E.Os., Headmasters, DEOs, MPDOs & MROs should make night halt in most backward and problematic villages in the Mandal.
17.06.2016:- Balika Ustavam
KGBVs & Govt. Schools will be visited by Mandal level team.
Girl children who are achieve, in spite of poverty, lack of facilities, should be honoured.
18.06.2016:- A day for Children with Special Needs
On this day awareness programme will be conducted to all parents at "Bhavitha Center" and explain about concepts of inclusive education since It is observed that Children dropout because of Special problem like low vision, deaf & dumb, dyslexia etc.
19.06.2016:- Conduct of Vidya Sadassu
All SMCs will be invited to at mandal level for this Vidya Sadassu. All parents will be explained about facilities provided by govt. for good Education like i.e. Highly qualified teachers, Free text books, Two pairs of uniforms, Mid day meal, Good infrastructure in schools. The Office bearers will be provided with the list of out of School Children and are to be requested to involve in admission of out of school children in schools.
The meeting will be presided by MPP & ZPTC will be the guest of honour. MEO will be convenor & conduct the workshop.
20.06.2016:- Student Day
Children are also to be motivated to continue studies at least up to 10th class. In every school teacher should explain about Right to Education (RTE) to children and take oath from children at least to complete 10th class without break. Elocution/Debate/Essay Writing competitions can be conducted to all children on the topic I will complete atleast 10th class & achieve higher goals.
Certificates will be given to best performer in the competition, School grants can be used of this purpose. Certificate should also be specially given to children who motivate dropouts to join back to school (Child to Child motivation).
21.06.2016:- A Day with Community
All parents, teachers and children will eat Midday meals together in the schools and discuss about improving the quality.