New Education Policy: the STARS Project Approved
On 14th October, Union Cabinet has given its approval for supported Strengthening Teaching- Learning and Results for States (STARS) project. the Stars Projects will boost education amongst India’s people and it will include six Indian states.
Points to Remember –
- The Cabinet has announced to provide a special package which is almost 520 crore rupees.
- The STARS Project will help to almost 52 per cent children for education from government schools.
What is STARS Project –
- The Department of School Education & Literacy is going to introduce STARS project. it is a new centrally-sponsored Yojana. it will cover 6 states they are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh (MP), Himachal Pradesh, Odisha, Maharashtra and Kerala.
- in 1994, it was begun. The World Bank is playing an important role in achieving India’s vision of “Education for All”.
Related Important Questions:
Q.1 How many amunt will be spent under STARS Project?
5,718 crore Rupees will be spent under Star Projects.
Q.2 How much amount, World Bank has approved for education under STARS Project?
USD 500 million
Q.3 In which year, STARS Project was begun?
in 1994, STARS Project was launched.
Q.4 Name the schemes which will be implemented under STARS Project?
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madyamik Shiksha Abhiyan and Teacher Education schemes are under STARS Project.