Chapter 15: Review and Monitoring

15.1 National level (MHRD)

The Department of School Education and Literacy, MHRD GOI implementing the programme through various states. The Ministry has been regularly reviewing the progress of the pilot and the learning’s of the pilot is being utilized for the revision of the CSSVE scheme. There is a coordination committee formed under the chairmanship of Additional Secretary to review and monitor the progress of the Program. The committee comprises representatives from Ministry, State, PSSCIVE, NSDC, SSC, and CBSE.

15.2 State level

At State level a steering committee is formed under the chairmanship of the Principal Secretary (School Education) . The committee comprises the Director (Secondary Education), Additional Director (NSQF), Director (Wadhwani Foundation). The committee meets to review the progress, resolve the issues and for guiding the team to move the project in the right direction.

15.2.1 MIS

Management Information System (MIS) would be developed for monitoring of the scheme. MIS and Web Portal will be developed at all levels i.e. National, State, District and School levels. The financial cost for the same will be met out of the funds earmarked under the scheme for MMER. Well defined parameters for measuring the outcome of the Scheme in terms of pass percentage, placement of students etc will be specified. The MIS shall on a real time basis track the students covered under the Scheme at every level in terms of their coverage, performance, exit to work situations, vertical and horizontal mobility etc.

15.2.2 Monitoring Visits

Monitoring of programme implementation will be done at various levels, viz., National, State, District, Block and Institutional level. The feedback mechanism would ensure identification of deficiencies in instructions, administration, financial management, etc., so that the functionaries at each level are able to take timely decisions to fill in the gaps in policy-making, direction, budgeting, etc.

15.2.3 District Review

15.3 District level

At District level, the District Education officers (DEO) is responsible for the review and monitoring of the project. The Deputy Commissioners of the districts have now been asked to also review the progress in their monthly scheduled District level meetings.

15.4 School Visits

Apart from the regular review and monitoring by the Principal, a subcommittee of School Management Development Committee (SMDC) also reviews the project.
The program Management team also visits the schools periodically to get an accurate understanding of the ground level situation, realities and challenges.

15.4.1 Sub Committee of SMDC

For making the expenditure all the schools are required to constitute a sub-committee under the School Management Development Committee (SMDC) comprising three members from SMDC including the Chairman of the SMDC and three official members – Vocational Coordinator (School), Vocational Teacher and the Head of the Institution i.e. Principal.
The sub-committee of SMDC will be responsible for granting approval to make the purchases and to ensure that the funds are utilized as per the guidelines issued by the department. The monitoring will be done by the sub-committee regularly

School Management Development Committee(SMDC)
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