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Quality Improvement in Schools

During the 10th Five Year Plan, "Quality Improvement in Schools (External website that opens in a new window)" was introduced as a composite centrally sponsored scheme having the following components:

  1. National Population Education Project (External website that opens in a new window)
  2. Environmental Orientation to School Education
  3. Improvement of Science Education in Schools
  4. Introduction of Yoga in Schools and
  5. International Science Olympiads

A decision was taken to transfer four of these components to National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) w.e.f. April 2006, except the component of improvement Science Education in school that was transferred to states.

The 10th plan outlay for this scheme is Rs.115 crore. A budgetary provision of Rs.7 crore was made for the year 2006-07 for four components that have been transferred to National Council of Educational Research and Training.

Source: National Portal Content Management Team, Reviewed on: 19-01-2011