Role of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in Inclusive Education of Assam

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Ronia Parbin


Education is a powerful tool by which economically and socially marginalized adults and children can lift themselves out of poverty and participate fully as citizens. The key objectives of SSA is Universalization of Elementary Education (UEE). Universalization of elementary education means universal access, enrolment, retention and qualitative education up to age of 14. Fundamental Right for all Children With Special Needs (CWSN), as without their inclusion, the objective of UEE cannot be achieved. In-fact inclusion of one of the groups, which is extremely crucial for UEE, in perhaps that of the CWSN. Hence, education of CWSN is an important component of SSA. Under the study, an attempt is made to assess the role of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in ensuring the right to education of the CWSN.


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