Monday, 8 April 2013

एन0पी0ई0जी0ईएल0 कार्यक्रम-


Background
  • Approved as amendment to SSA
  • Shall provide additional components
  • Targets underprivileged girls from Classes I-VIII
  • Within SSA but as a distinct component
Scope
  • Applicable in Educationally Backward Blocks where rural female literacy less than and gender gap is higher than national average
  • Cover in blocks with at least 5% SC/ST population and SC/ST female literacy below 10%
  • Selected urban slums
Objectives
  • Develop and promote facilities to provide access
  • Facilitate retention of girls
  • Ensure greater participation of women and girls in education
  • Improve quality of education
  • Stress relevance and quality of girls education for their empowerment
Strategy
  • Mobilisation of communities, teachers, NGOs for girls education
  • Target-
    Out of school girlsDropout girlsOverage girlsWorking girlsMarginalized social groupsLow attendanceLow achievement
  • Development of suitable support material
Focus
  • Capacity building of national, State and district organizations
  • Development of innovative gender sensitization programmes
  • Networking between different organizations for research information exchange
  • Sensitise the education system to play a positive role
  • Break gender stereotypes
  • Provide appropriate support services
  • Build community support for girls education
  • Ensure good quality education for girls
Implementation Arrangements State Level
  • State SSA society to implement
  • Gender Coordinator to be appointed to look after NPEGEL
  • In State where MS operational, implementation by MS Society
  • MS Society to provide direction- if no MS Society, sub-committee of SSA Society to be formed
Implementation Arrangements District Level
  • District Gender Unit to administer
  • District Gender Coordinator to be appointed
  • District Gender Coordination Committee to be set up
  • Activities to include preparatory activities, baseline assessments, block/village mapping, advocacy, formation of MTAs, etc 
Implementation Arrangements Sub-district Level
  • Core group to be formed, including one coordinator, one resource person and other members
  • Responsible for coordination and convergence with DGU, preparation of village plans, community mobilization, monitoring
  • One coordinator for every 5-25 villages (cluster) to function with a core group
  • Village level efforts to be coordinated by MS Sanghas, VECs, MTA/PTAs, etc
Components
  • Model cluster school -
    To be opened in SC/ST/OBC/ Minority areas Girl child friendly school to serve as a model between 5-10 villagesSelection of school on the basis of best performance in enrolment of girlsTo be equipped with TLE, books, computers, games, etc.Instructors to be hired for the day or on contract
Other Activities
  • Stationery, workbooks, slates, uniforms, escorts may be provided for from within the admissible textbook amount of Rs. 150
  • Convergence with the State Health Department and with MDM for the MCS
  • Grants of Rs 35000 (first year), Rs 20000 (next two years), Rs 10000 (next two years) towards community mobilization, MIS, documentation, TA/DA for coordinators/ resource persons (part of 6% management cost under SSA)
Implementation, Monitoring & Supervision
  • SSA provisions to be used for development of training modules, curriculum, etc. Would include-
    Development of TLM, CDs, films, etcReview/development of textbooksSupplementary reading materialCompilation/evaluation of curriculum from gender perspective

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