Rashtriya Madhyamaik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)

Ministry/Department : Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Objective: To enhance access to secondary education and to improve its quality
  • The scheme envisages to enhance the enrolment at secondary stage by providing a secondary school within a reasonable distance of any habitation, with an aim to ensure GER of 100% by 2017, i.e., by the end of 12th Five Year Plan and
  • achieving universal retention by 2020.
  • The scheme provides financial support for additional class rooms, labs, art rooms, toilet blocks, drinking water facilities, residential hostels, appointment of additional teachers, teacher’s training etc.
  • The scheme is being implemented by the State government societies established for implementation of the scheme.
  • The central share is released to the implementing agency directly.
  • The applicable State share is also released to the implementing agency by the respective State Governments.
Factual Information:
  • Launched in 2009
  • Targeted Teacher : Student ratio = 1:30

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