EDUCATION MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM: POST ENUMERATION SURVEY OF U-DISE IN TELANGANA STATE
Keywords:Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Management Information System
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is a comprehensive and integrated flagship programme of Govt. of India to achieve universal elementary education (UEE) covering entire country in a mission mode. It is an initiative to universalize and improve quality of education through decentralized, context specific planning and time bound implementation strategy.
The Unified District Information System for Education (U-DISE) provides the necessary technical and professional support to collect the information and maintain the database at the district –level program implementation under SSA programme. It is a computerized Management Information System (MIS) with school as unit of data collection and district as unit of data dissemination. It has been developed jointly by National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA), Dept. of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development, GoI and UNICEF.
The present paper focuses on verification of actual data collected and submitted and also to refine the data for maintaining internal consistency and facilitate decision-making process in education management. The study was taken up in Medak and Warangal district of Telangana state with an objective to evaluate the qualitative check and sample analysis of U-DISE data and confirming the results to measure the precision-levels as well as deviation of U-DISE data. Further to suggest the measures of strengthening database on information pertaining to SSA in Telangana state.
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