Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – Scheme Brief

Satyarupa Shekhar


Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is a comprehensive plan to provide free education to all children in the age group 6-14 years. It was launched in 2001 with an initial outlay of Rs.7000 crore. This brief presents the salient features of the scheme and highlights its impact on elementary and primary education to date.


Policy Note

Thematic Area

Institutions and Society