School Education & Literacy

Universal access to quality education is fundamental for developing an equitable and just society, promoting national development, scientific advancement, national integration, and cultural preservation. Department of School Education and Literacy through its autonomous/Statutory bodies, i.e. CBSE, KVS, JNV, NIOS, NCERT and NCTE and its centrally sponsored scheme of Samagra Shiksha, PM Poshan, Padhna Likhna Abhiyan ...

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UMMEED (Understand, Motivate, Manage, Empathize, Empower, Develop) Guidelines

NCF23As per MoE directions, the draft UMMEED (Understand, Motivate, Manage, Empathize, Empower, Develop) guidelines have been prepared by NCERT for schools towards prevention of suicide.
These draft guidelines have now been placed in the public domain to obtain feedback and comments. All States/UTs have also been separately requested to examine these draft guidelines and furnish their comments to MoE.

Comments may be sent to MoE before 2nd November, 2023 at feedback[dot]ummeed[at]gmail[dot]com.


Samagra Shiksha

The Union Budget, 2018-19, has proposed to treat school education holistically without segmentation from pre-nursery to Class 12... Read more


Pradhan Mantri Poshan Shakti Nirman (PM POSHAN) earlier known as the National Programme of Mid-Day Meal in Schools is one of the... Read more

  • New India Literacy Programme

    A new centrally sponsored scheme on Education for All (erstwhile known as Adult Education)... Read more

  • National Means Cum Merit Scholarship Scheme

    The Central Sector Scheme ‘National Means-cum-Merit Scholarship Scheme’ was launched... Read more

  • National Awards to Teachers

    National Award to Teachers was instituted in 1958. The purpose of the scheme... Read more



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A comprehensive initiative called PM e-VIDYA is launched which unifies all efforts related to digital/online/on-air education to enable multi-mode access to education. This will benefit nearly 25 crores school going children across the country.

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