The General Education Rate for all persons in elementary education increased from 81.6% in 2000-01 to 96.9% in 2014-15.
Education and the importance of pursuing post-secondary education are vital to the development of our children. In this regard, PRIDE. proactively supplements the activities of the government through ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ for the universalisation of Primary and Elementary Education.
Children living in rural areas often drop out of the schools because of various social factors, one of them being unfavourable environment to study at home. For the same, a School based Quality Improvement Programme (SQUIP) and Reading Improvement Programme (RIP) were introduced, for children from 6-14 years, to ensure that there is a conducive after-school environment for students to do their homework and practice what they have learnt at school.