Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan – Scheme Brief

Satyarupa Shekhar

2010

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.

Type

Policy Note

Thematic Area

Institutions