Describe the steps taken by the government in the field of education.

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Highlight the steps taken by the government to improve the literacy level in India.

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Steps taken by the government in the field of education:

  1. Establishment of Navodaya Vidyalaya.
  2. Vocational streams have been developed.
  3. Sarva Siksha Abhiyan has been launched.
  4. Bridge courses and back-to-school camps.
  5. Implementation of mid-day meals.
  6. Answer to be written

To provide universal access, retention and quality in elementary education government has taken the following steps:

  1. The establishment of schools like Navodaya Vidyalaya in each district.
  2. Vocational streams have been developed to equip a large number of high school students with occupations related to knowledge and skills.
  3. Through Sarva Siksha Abhiyan all children in the age group of 6–14 years were aimed towards providing elementary education by 2010 .
  4. Bridge courses and back-to-school camps have been initiated to increase enrolment in elementary education .
  5. The Mid-day meal scheme has been implemented to encourage attendance and retention of children and improve their nutritional status.

These policies could increase the literate population of India.

(Any three)

 

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