MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ( DR. D. PURANDESWARI )
(a) to (c): The Ministry of Human Resource Development has received ten
proposals from the Government of Maharashtra for promoting education in the
State during the last three years and the current year.The details are as under:
i. Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Inclusive Education for Disabled
at Secondary Stage (IEDSS), 20 proposals were received during the last three
years. Out of which, 7 were approved. Remaining 13 proposals were not
approved on administrative grounds. During the current financial year,
State Government has not submitted any proposal so far.
ii. Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) in schools, for the year 2011-12, Government of Maharashtra
had sent one proposal for coverage of 5000 schools (4188 Secondary Schools
and 812 Higher Secondary Schools) which has already been approved under BOOT
model for a period of 5 years. No proposal is pending under the scheme.
iii. A proposal for opening of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in uncovered
district including Bhandara, Maharashtra has been received from the Government
of Maharashtra. However, no new proposal is being considered till the
finalization of XIIth Five Year Plan.
iv. Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of âNational Scheme for Incentive
to Girls for Secondary Educationâ, two proposals were received from Government
of Maharashtra for the academic year 2009-10 and 2010-11 for grant of
incentive amount of Rs.3000/- to 84794 girls and 55790 girls respectively.
Ministry of HRD has asked for some more information from the State Government.
v. Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for Construction and Running of Girlsâ
Hostel for students of Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools, a proposal for
construction of 43 Girlsâ hostel in 43 Educationally Backward Blocks (EBBs)
was received from State Government of Maharashtra, which has been approved
and a Central Grant of Rs.2559.58 lacs has been released to the State
Government of Maharashtra.
vi. One proposal for opening of new Kendriya Vidyalaya in Gadchiroli,
District Gadchiroli, has been received from the Govt. of Maharashtra.
The State Government has proposed inadequate land and unsuitable temporary
accommodation required for running a new Kendriya Vidyalaya. This issue
was referred back to the District Collector, Gadchiroli to remove the
vii. Annual Plan proposals received from State Government of Maharashtra
for the year 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 for implementation of Rashtriya
Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) have been approved. Annual Plan proposal
for 2012-13 has not yet been received from the State Government of Maharashtra.
viii. Under the Central Sector Scheme for establishment of one model
degree college in each of the 374 identified educationally backward
districts having Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) lower than the national
GER for higher education, 7 proposals were received from Maharashtra
during 2011-12. All 7 proposals have been approved and funds have been
released by University Grants Commission (UGC).
ix. A proposal from the Government of Maharashtra has been received for
setting up of an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) in
Maharashtra in the PPP mode and 52.50 acres of land has been identified
for the purpose. The establishment of the IIIT depends upon the response
of the State Government with regard to finalization of Industry Partners.
x. Under the Scheme of âSub-missionâ on Polytechnics under Coordinated
Action for Skill Development, both the districts (Akola and Hingoli)
eligible to receive the financial assistance have been covered.