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School & Colleges Statistics  

1

No of Primary Schools

759

Primary Schools=615

UGUP=77

Taken Over U.P=49

Govt. U.P.=03

Aided U.P.=15

2

No. of E.G.S. School

650

 

3

No of High Schools

115

 

4

No of Colleges

14

 

5

Literacy

42.00 %

6

Women Literacy

25.79 %

DISTRICT PRIMARY EDUCATION PROGRAMME (DPEP) & SARVA SIKSHA ABHIYAN (SSA)

                        District Primary Education Programme was launched w.e.f. 29.1.1999 in Nuapada District in Second Phase with DFID funding.  Sarva Siksha Abhiyan was introduced in September, 2002. Nuapda has only one Education District constitute with the following categories of educational institutions.

 

Name of the    Block

Managed by Education Department

Govt P.S

Govt UPS

U.G U.P.S

Nodal

UPS (T.O)

Aided UPS

H.S having Up level

NUAPADA

139

2

46

10

 

 

3

KOMNA

128

 

40

3

7

2

3

KHARIAR

98

 

33

2

8

1

2

SINAPALI

95

 

29

6

7

9

 

BODEN

70

 

28

4

3

3

 

TOTAL

530

2

176

25

25

15

8

 

                        Under DPEP/SSA/NPEGEL Scheme 572 EGS Primary Schools, 90 EGS UPSs  & 165 Early Child Care Centers  (ECCE) have already been opened through out the district for 100 % access, Retention, reduce drop-out rate & with an intention to provide pre-school education to below 5 years children.

In the above institution the following numbers of teachers, Educational Volunteers (EV), ECCE instructors have been engaged. The details are given below:

 

Name of the Block

No of Regular Teacher

No of Sikshya Sahayak

No of E.Vs

No of ECCE Instructors

Nuapada

487

122

207

45

Komna

349

86

303

35

Khariar

395

112

155

19

Sinapali

284

108

172

45

Boden

204

90

190

21

Total

1719

518

1027

165

Education:

In the field of literacy, Nuapada is the district having highest number of illiterates.  Only 42.00% people of the district are literate. It is a fact that the percentage of women literacy in SC category is below 10% where as it is only 5.03% in ST category.

Block name

Literacy Rate

All Communities

SC

ST

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Male

Female

Total

Boden

55.80

19.90

35.80

36.56

8.02

22.29

30.46

6.12

18.29

Khariar

62.30

30.00

32.30

36.97

8.67

22.82

31.03

4.72

17.88

Komna

54.10

21.80

32.30

43.77

10.57

27.17

31.12

5.04

18.08

Nuapada

61.40

31.00

30.20

42.06

10.83

26.45

30.26

4.65

17.46

Sinapali

56.70

21.90

34.90

41.33

8.54

24.94

32.87

4.61

18.74

District

58.50

25.80

42.00

40.14

9.33

24.73

31.15

5.03

18.09

 
National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL)
National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level, under the umbrella of SSA have a distinct objectives to develop and promote facilities to provide access to facilitate retention of girls, ensure rate of participation of women and girls in the field of education, reduction of gender gap and to improve the quality of education through various initiatives and alternatives. The programme covers dropout, out of schools, overage and working girls belonging to different marginalized social groups. Equally it targets girls with low attendance and achievements.
                        Promoting girls education through cluster approach in providing different supports alternatives as follows :

  • To prepare a friendly environment of education for dropped out, never enrolled, slow learner and for the enrolled girls.
  • To promote reading habits among the girls.
  • To promote and make involvement of girls in sports activities.
  • To tape the skills and to promote it among the girls through vocational components.
  • Special Teaching Learning Equipments to make the classroom more education friendly.
  • Scope for all round development of girls through providing vocational and life skill education.
  • Different gender sensitization & life skill training programmes.
  • Remedial teaching for low level learners.
  • Promote Pre Schooling Education and make linkage between pre schooling and primary education.
  • Community Mobilisation Activities for women empowerment, increase of female literacy, reducing gender gap etc.
  • Opening of Residential and non-residential bridge course to address & promote out of school children and adolescent girls.

           
The main target groups and beneficiaries of the scheme are :

  • Out of School Children.
  • Dropped out Girls
  • Overage & working girls who have not completed elementary education.
  • Girls with low attendance, low level of achievements and marginalized social groups.

                        In addition to the above scope the programme facilitate In School & Out of School girls in one and in future this will contribute considerably for promotion of girls education in achieving quality and to develop an in-situ strength among the girls.

National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level under the umbrella of SSA have a distinct objective to develop and promote facilities to provide access to facilitate retention of girls, ensure rate of participation women and girls in the field of education, reduction of gender gap and to improve the quality of education to various initiatives and alternatives. NPEGEL aims at promoting girls education in the educationally back ward block. The programme covers drop out, out of schools, over age and working girls belong to different marginalized social groups. Equally it targets girls with low attendance and low achievements. As per household survey conducted recently the literacy rate is five block of the district is below national literacy rate.

Problems and issues relating to girls

  • Indifferent attitude of parents to girls education.
  • Adolescent girls engaged as child labour for household work and for sibling care.
  • Superstition and social restriction among certain tribal communities like Paharia, Bhunjia, Kandha for adolescent girls.
  • Earning comparison
  • Lack of residential schooling facility at upper primary level
  • Migration of parents with adolescent children
  • Lack of incentive facilities in school  for children of Paharia community  on they have not been included under ST/SC through they are most primitive and hill dwellers and their living pattern in an that    of the Bhunjia & other ST community.

In order to address these issues following activities have been proposed to be taken up during the year 2009-10.

AREA OF OPERATION-
   Sinapali Block---------- Nangalbod and Ghatmal G.P.
   Boden Block---------------Bhainsadani and Nagpada G.P.
   Komna Block---------------Sunabeda and Soseng G.P.

Kasturava Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV)
In addition to DPEP, SSA and NPEGEL, Kasturava Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) provides educational supports, specially the dropout and out of school girls belonging to marginalized social groups where the girls would be able to finish their elementary education. In Orissa, Model III has been accepted for instituting KGBV in an existing Upper Primary Schools. In total of  five nos. of KGBVs are successfully functioning in this district in Jharbandh UPS of Sinapali Block, Boirgoan UPS of Boden Block, Lanji UPS of Khariar Block and Komna UPS of Komna Block & Parkod Nodal UPS of Nuapada Block.

 Objectives :     To ensure access and quality education to the girls of disadvantaged groups of society by setting up residential schools with boarding facilities at elementary level.

The components of the scheme :

  • Setting up of residential schools where there are a minimum of 50 girls predominantly from the SC, ST and minority communities available to study in the school at the elementary level. The number cans be more than 50 depending on the number of eligible girls.
  • To provide necessary infrastructure for these schools.
  • To prepare and procure necessary teaching learning material and aids for the schools.
  • To put in place appropriate systems to provide necessary academic support and evaluation and monitoring.
  • To motivate and prepare the girls and their families to send them to residential school.
  • At the primary level the emphasis will be on the slightly older girls who are out of school and were unable to complete primary schools (10+). However, in difficult areas (migrated populations, scattered habitations that do not qualify for primary/ upper primary schools) younger girls can also be targeted.
  • At the upper primary level, emphasis will be on girls, especially, adolescent girls who are unable to go to regular schools.
  • In view of the targeted nature of the scheme, 75% girls from SC, ST, OBC or minority communities would be accorded priority for enrolment in such residential schools and only thereafter, 25% girls from families below poverty line.
  • Established NGOs and other non-profit making bodies will be involved in the running of the schools, whether possible. These residential schools can also be adopted by the corporate groups. Separate guidelines are being issued in the matter.

Objectives :

  • Main streaming girls children of backward classes.
  • Quality improvement in girls education
  • To make school environment  conducive  for girls
  • Generating awareness among community for girls education and increasing co-operation.

Target Group :
Girls from SC, ST, OBC and belonging to B.P.L. family, Out of school girls, Adolescent girls etc.

Activity:
Life skill  / vocational training.

Formation  of Readers club

Stipend to girls

 

 

 

EDUCATION GUARANTEE SCHEME (EGS) & ALTERNATIVE INNOVATIVE EDUCATION (AIE)

Priority has been given to provide access facilities to all children in the age group of 6-14 years within stipulated time under Education Guarantee Scheme. 650 EGS and AIE Centres have been opened in the District and 20857 children enrolled in these centers last year. 233 retrenched NFE candidates and 854 fresh candidates have been engaged as Education Volunteers (EV). During July 2003, 20 EGS centers were opened in Raipur City and 11 EGS centers were opened in Durg district of Chhatisgarh for migrant children of Nuapada District in July 2004. Total 41 E.Vs. were engaged. 1689 migrant children who have been enrolled in these centers.

INTEGRATED EDUCATION FOR THE DISABLED (IED)

Anganwadi Workers were engaged for survey and identification of children with disability in the District. 2417 children with different kinds of disability in the age group of 0-18 years have been identified by organizing medical assessment and distribution camps in collaboration with NIRTAR: Olatpur : Cuttack, the aids and appliances have been distributed to 320 disabled children in two phases.
For the strengthening of District Special School for Mentally retarded children at District Headquarter Nuapada Rs. 35000/- was provided after obtaining approval from OPEPA, Bhubaneswar.

For providing better to the blind children the Brelly Printer and a Computer was provided to the Special School at Tarbod.


GIRLS EDUCATION

Girls Education is a vital intervention in DPEP as well as SSA programme, which attempts at providing an opportunity for improving the capabilities of girl children through provision of community owned quality education. As per National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL) guidelines, 77 clusters have been identified to open the model cluster schools. Out of 77, construction of 7 schools have already been started.