A CASE STUDY OF SARVA SHIKSHA ABHIYAN IN HAMIRPUR DISTRICT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
India is a democratic, sovereign, socialist, secular and republic country. Imparting Primary Education is a constitutional obligation of the government. Article 45 of the Directive Principles of Indian Constitution and the 86th Amendment Act, 2002 state that it is the duty of the government to provide free and compulsory education to every child he or she attains the age of 14.The right of children to free and compulsory Education Act has come into force from April 01,2010.This is a historical day for people of India as from this day the right to Education will be accorded the same legal status as the right to life provided by Article 21A of Indian constitution. Every child in the age group of 6 to 14 years will be provided 8 years of elementary education in an age appropriate classroom in the vicinity of his/her neighbourhood. The objective of this paper was to study the enrolment of boys and girls students, enrolment of general, SC, ST and OBC category students, number of government schools and number of teachers, and student teacher ratio at the elementary level of Hamirpur District under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
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