MIS IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION: A QUALITATIVE CHECK STUDY OF U-DISE IN ANDHRA PRADESH
Keywords:Elementary Education, Unified District Information System for Education, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan and Management Information System (MIS)
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is a major flagship programme in India to achieve Universalization of Elementary Education in the country through decentralized context specific planning and implementation strategies on a mission mode. The Unified District Education Information System for Education (U-DISE) provides professional support to collect the information from all schools and maintain the database at the district for effective implementation of Educational Programmes and interventions. It is a computerized management information system to collect the data at the school point as a unit and district as unit of data dissemination. Further, the collected data is transmitted to National University of Educational Planning, New Delhi to generate various statistical reports on elementary education. The present paper is developed on the 5% quality check study taken up in Chittoor and East Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh state by National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. The aim of the study is to verify the actual data submitted and also refine the collected for maintaining internal consistency at the district and state level to facilitate the decision making process in education, management and administration and further to suggest the measures for improvement of database on information pertaining to elementary education in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
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