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Secondary Education

171.

Secondary Education plays an important role in developing the health, mind and moral character

of human resources. In UP, opening of secondary schools is governed by the Act and Rules. These schools are run and controlled under the provisions of UP Intermediate Education Act 1921. These schools are up to the level of secondary and senior secondary levels. In establishing and running of these schools, investment is made by the private managements. Investment in this regard in terms of land, building, learning material and infrastructure is required. Some of the important nitiatives/ innovative measures are

given below:-

Opening of secondary schools in unserved Blocks/Nyaya Panchayats

172.

In order to provide secondary education to girls in those areas which are unserved in this regard,

Government of UP has implemented a scheme under which financial assistance up to the tune of Rs. 20 lakh in two installments is provided to the private bodies/management/societies/organizations in the state. In addition to this amount sanctioned by the government, a substantial investment has to be made by the organization in terms of purchase of land and construction of building. Running cost of the schools is also borne by the concerned organization/management. In 2009-10, 06 schools were allocated grants@10 lakh as the first installment. Against this sanction, an investment of Rs. 90 lakh has been made by the private managements. In secondary education, majority of schools are under private managements and according to an estimate, about 60 percent of the total investment is made by private managements. Thus in 2009-10,

an investment of about 919.50 crores has been made by the private bodies, societies and organizations .

Enabling Condition-Simplifying Processes

173.

In order to facilitate the process of opening of new secondary schools in U.P. government has

simplified the process of according NOC to private managements and the decision making power has been

delegated to the divisional commissioner.

Higher Education

  • 174.

    Some of the important initiatives/ innovative measures are given below:-

    • In Uttar Pradesh, we have 12 State Universities, 04 Central Universities, 01 Open University and 03 Private Universities. The number of Deemed Universities in the state is 08. Apart from this, 124 Government Degree Colleges, 335 Government aided private colleges and 1563 self financing colleges are imparting higher education at graduate and post graduate levels. Taking the size and population of the state into consideration, this number is not sufficient. There is a felt need of opening of New Universities and colleges to increase the accessibility of Higher education. Keeping this in view, the State Government is providing establishment of new Universities in private sector as well as opening of new private colleges at Graduate and Post Graduate levels. Not only this, the State Government is giving subsidy to the tune of Rs. 40

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