Education ministry launches online module to track, re-enrol out-of-school children


The Ministry of Education at present launched an online module to compile information on out-of-school children. Through this, they may facilitate age applicable admissions of children within the age group of 6-14 years and people belonging to socially and economically deprived teams.

Whereas, for out of faculty children within the 16-18 years age group, monetary help will likely be supplied for the primary time within the present session 2021-22, to proceed their training by open/distance studying mode. 

Read | Decision on JEE Main, NEET UG entrance exams seemingly to be introduced quickly

To observe down such children, the ministry has developed an online module for compiling the information of out-of-school children recognized by every state/UT and their mapping with particular coaching centres (STC) on the PRABANDH portal. The child-wise data of the recognized out of faculty children and STCs will likely be uploaded at block degree beneath the supervision of block supply coordinator of the sure block analysis centre (BRC). 

A letter issued by the division of faculty training and literacy to all of the states reads, “It is requested that the information regarding out of school children, STCs and their progress, as uploaded by the BRC is validated by the District Magistrate or an appropriate officer as authorised by the DM/DC.”  

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Friday tweeted, ‘Taking care of the every student of India is our government’s high precedence. Accordingly, The division of faculty training and literacy, developed an online module for compiling out-of-school children’s information recognized by every State/UT and map with Special Training Centres on the PRABANDH portal.”

“Child-wise information of the identified out of school children and STCs must be uploaded at block level under the Block Resource Coordinator. A quarterly progress report and a user manual are shared on the portal.” he additional added.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here