According to an official release on May 6, Jammu and Kashmir government has set up four panels for the proper monitoring of Rashtriya Madhyamik Siksha Abhiyan (RMSA) to ensure that all children in the state have access to secondary education.
“For effective and proper monitoring of RMSA, the State Education Department has constituted four tier monitoring mechanism at state, divisional, district and school levels,” said deputy chief minister Tara Chand.
The panel at the state level will be headed by the chief secretary and will comprise administrative secretaries of Planning, Education and Road and Buildings (R&B) departments besides Divisional Commissioners. Director School Education, chairman, Board of School Education (BOSE), RMSA, eminent educationists and head of department of education, University of Jammu and Kashmir will also be part of this.
At the divisional level, the committee will be headed by the divisional commissioners and comprise the respective Director School Education, chief engineer, R&B Jammu and Kashmir, Director RMSA, principal, State Institute of Education (SIE), Jammu and Kashmir, and state coordinator, RMSA.
He said that at the district level, the committee will be led by the respective District Development Commissioner and the school level monitoring committee will be formed by the head of institution, school management and development committee and representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions.
The School Education Department has taken up the matter with General Administration Department for concurrence and issuance of orders in this regard.Posted in States