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Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
14-December-2011 16:13 IST
Concurrent Assessment of SSA
41 independent agencies of National repute have been engaged on a two yearly basis to monitor the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) programme. These MIs submit reports on half yearly basis. These reports are shared with the State Project Directors of SSA of the States/Union Territories for appropriate remedial action. The reports of the MIs are posted on the website

Besides, the Institute of Public Auditors of India (IPAI), an independent agency has also been engaged for concurrent financial review to cover all the States/UTs. It submits reports to this Ministry annually, which are shared with the concerned States/UTs for taking necessary corrective action. In addition, SSA conducts third party evaluation through independent agencies for the civil works taken up in the State/UTs.

This information was given by Dr. D. Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.