ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan Takes a Nosedive

In 2009, the government launched the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan to bolster secondary education in the country. Six years later, access to secondary education remains a distant reality. This article looks at the issues that bedevil RMSA and argues that adverse student-teacher ratio, a variety of education boards and standards, and tardy use of information and communication technologies have marred the implementationof RMSA.

Secondary education plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of children in a country. It is the gateway for prosperity, for transforming the economy and establishing social justice in any country. It opens the world of work to the youth of the country and contributes to socio-economic development of the community. It is a crucial stage in the educational hierarchy as it prepares students for higher education and also the world of work. With liberalisation and globalisation, there have been rapid changes in the scientific and technological world and that has had an impact on secondary education as well.

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