SSA in Mizoram


SSA at the initial stage :
With the launching of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in the country, the State Education Department started implementing it from the financial year 2000-2001. It is in this year that Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India released the first installment of fund Pre- Project Activities for Saiha District – the district identified as low female literacy rates.

The amount released is Rs. 14.00 lakhs. This was utilized for various activities, such as conducting household survey, training of teachers, preparation of district plan, purchase of vehicles etc.

During the same year 2000 – 2001, towards the fag-end of the year, ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) , Education of India released a sum of Rs. 1,00,25,000/- as the first and final installment for the preparatory activities of the SSA in Aizawl.

At the initial Stage, when only Saiha District was selected for starting Pre-Project Activities, there was no society constituted for this programme and no District Committee was formed either. As a result, District Education Officer (DEO), Saiha and supporting staff in consultation with Directorate of School Education, carried out the Pre- Project Activities.

The year 2001-2002 is remarkable because of the fact that important development took place in the implementation of the programmatic is in this year that rules called β€œThe Mizoram Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Raja Mission rules 2001” was passed by the State Assembly and the same was published in the mizoram Gazette an the 1st August 2001.

In the same year the Mizoram Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan mission was registered under the societies registration (Extension to Mizoram) Act 1976 (Mizoram Act No. 3 of 1977). The date of registration is 10th October 2001.