Notification F.2-4/2000-EE.3 Dated December 3, 2004
Government of India Notification on Constitution of National Mission
(To be published in the Gazettee of India, Part I, Section I)
Government of India
Ministry of Human Resource Development
(Manav Sansadhan Vikas Mantralaya)
Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
(Prarambhik Shiksha Evam Saksharta Vibhag)
................................................New Delhi , December 3, 2004
Subject:- Setting up of National Mission for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
Government of India vide Resolution No. F.2 - 4/2000 - Desk(EE) dated 2nd January, 2001 and 26th August, 2003 set up the National Mission for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan under the Chairmanship of the Prime Minister.
2. The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission has a Governing Council and an Executive Committee.
3. The Governing Council will comprise of the following : -
i) Prime Minister of India - Chairman
ii) Minister of Human Resource Development - Vice-Chairman
iii) Minister of State, Human Resource Development
iv) Finance Minister, Govt. of India
v) Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
vi) Minister of State for Women & Child Development
vii) Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment
Six Senior level political leaders of the main National
Parties (as nominated by the Political Parties) will be as follows :-
a) Shri Salman Khurshid, Indian National Congress, 24, Akbar Road , New Delhi -110011.
b) Shri D.P. Tripathi, General Secretary, NCP, B-9-6249, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi .
c) Shri Rajesh Verma, Member of Parliament(LS), Bahujan Samaj Party, 36, South Avenue , New Delhi -110011.
d) Shri Shameem Faizee, Member, Central Secretariat, CPI, Ajouy Bhavan, 15, Com. Indrajit Gupta Marg(Kotla Marg), New Delhi-110002.
e) Communist Party of India (Marxist) – Nominee Awaited.
Bhartiya Janata Party – Nominee Awaited.
a) Smt. Minati Sen, Member of Parliament ( Lok Sabha ), 24, North Avenue , New Delhi -110001.
b) Dr. Vallabhbhai Kathiria, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), 78, Lodhi Estates, New Delhi-110003.
c) Smt. Mohsina Kidwai, Member of Parliament(Rajya Sabha), B-703, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg, New Delhi .
Six Education Minister of States responsible for Elementary
Education as nominated by
Government of India will be as follows : -
a) Education Minister of Assam
b) Education Minister of Bihar
c) Education Minister of Madhya Pradesh
d) Education Minister of Maharashtra
e) Education Minister of Punjab
Education Minister of Tamil Nadu
Six representatives of teachers and teacher unions as nominated by
Government of India will be as follows:-
a) Shri Ram Phal Singh, President , All India Primary Teachers’ Federation(ATPTF),
41, Institutional Area, D-Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi-110058.
b) Shri Kasinath Jha, President, Prathmik Shiksha Mahasangh, Exhibition Road, Patna -1, Bihar .
c) Shri Mrinmoy Bhattacharya, General Secretary, World Federation of Teachers’ Union .
d) Mrs. B. Nair, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sector-II, R.K. Puram, New Delhi .
Shri Girish Kumar Nigam, Assistant Teacher, Government Girls
Ward No.3, Singhpur Road, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh.
Smt. Diki Donka Lepcha, Primary School Teacher, Modern Govt.
School, Gangtok ,East Sikkim, Sikkim - 737 101.
xii) Five persons from among educationists, scientists etc. as nominated by Government of India will be as follows : -
a) Swami Swarupananda, Ramkrishna Mission Ashram, Suresh Nagar, Thatipur Gwalior.
b) Shri Paul Dinakaran, Karunya Deemed University , Siruvani main road, Karunya Nagarpost, Coimbatore , Tamil Nadu.
c) Shri Sonal Wangchuk, Ladak, Jammu & Kashmir.
d) Ms. Radhika Herzberger, Rishi Valley Foundation, Madanapalli, Andhra Pradesh.
e) Shri M. Haleem Khan, ex-Chairman, Madarsa Board, Madhya Pradesh.
Six persons from non-Governmental organisations working in the
field of Education
as nominated by Government of India will be as follows : -
a) Shri S.S. Chakraborty, Director, R.K. Mission, Kolkata.
b) Shri Sanjay Bhadoriya, Secretary, Savyasanchi Centre for Urban & Rural Development, Arjun Nagar, Sidhi, Madhya Pradesh.
c) Dr. Madhav Chavan, Pratham, 101, Royal Crest , Lokmanya Basant Road-3, Dadar, Mumbai-400014.
d) Ms. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Trust, Bangalore .
e) Dr. K. Vishwanathan, Director, Mitra Niketan, Vellanad, Kerala-695 543.
Shri S.N. Methi, 223, Gayatri Nagar- B, Maharani Farm,
Durgapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
xiv) Three persons from women’s organisations as nominated by Government of India will be as follows : -
a) Ms. Sharda Jain, Sandhan, Jaipur.
b) Prof. Fatima Ali Khan, Director, Centre for Women’s Studies, Osmania University , Hyderabad-500 007.
c) Dr. Kalyani Menon Sen, Director, Jagori, C-54, South Extension Part-II, New Delhi -110049.
Three persons working among Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Tribes in the field of
Elementary Education as nominated by Government of India will be as follows : -
Shri Ram Dayal Munda, Former Vice-Chancellor,
b) Prof. Mrinal Miri, Vice-Chancellor, North Eastern Hill University (NEHU), Shillong.
c) Shri I.S. Rao, Dr. Baba Sahib Ambedkar Institute of Social Sciences, Mhow, Madhya Pradesh.
4. The following will be the ex-officio members:
a) Secretary, Department of Elementary Education & Literacy
b) Director General, National Literacy Mission (NLM)
c) Director, National Institute of Educational Planning & Administration(NIEPA)
d) Director, National Council of Educational Research & Training(NCERT)
e) Chairman, National Council of Teacher Education(NCTE)
f) Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
g) Joint Secretary, Elementary Education and Director General, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission – Member Secretary.
5. The Chairman of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission may additionally, invite to the meeting of the Councils, a s special invitee, such person as may be seen necessary. The Members of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission will hold office for a term of two years and will be eligible for re-nomination.
Powers of the Council
The Council shall be the apex policy planning body for elementary
. Within the
Budget provision approved by Parliament, the Council shall have full autonomy for their utilization.
The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission will have an Executive
Committee consisting of the
following : -
i) Minister, Human Resource Development - Chairman
ii) Minister of State, Human Resource Development - Sr. Vice-Chairman
iii) Secretary, Deptt. of Elementary Education &Literacy - Vice-Chairman
iv) Director, National Council of Educational Research & Training(NCERT)
v) Director, National Institute of Educational Planning & Administration(NIEPA)
vi) Chairman, National Council of Teacher Education(NCTE)
vii) Director General, National Literacy Mission (NLM)
viii) Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
ix) Financial Adviser, Ministry of Human Resource Development
x) Principal Adviser(Education), Planning Commission
xi) Seven non-officials comprising of teachers, NGOs representatives, educationists as nominated by the Government of India : -
Shri John Kurrien, Centre for Learning
Road, Yerawada, Pune-411006.
Ms. Ilina Sen, Rupantar, A-26, Surya Apartments, Katora
Ms. Gouri Iswaran, Principal ,
d) Dr. B. Vijay Kumar, Director, CACEE, University of Kerala , Thiruvanathapuram.
e) Ms. Sehba Hussain, Director, BETI Foundation, B - 86, Sector C, Mahanagar, Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh.
f) Prof. N.D. Patil, President , Rayat Shikshan Sansthan, Satara, Maharashtra .
g) Mr. Javed Abidi, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled, A-77, South Extension (Pt.II), New Delhi-110049.
xvi) Education Secretaries of Four States as nominated by Government of India:-
a) Education Secretary of Andhra Pradesh
b) Education Secretary of West Bengal
c) Education Secretary of Rajasthan
d) Education Secretary of Uttar Pradesh.
xvii) Joint Secretary, Elementary Education & Director General. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission - Member Secretary.
Powers of the Executive Committee
The Executive Committee shall carry out all the functions of the
Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National
Mission in accordance with the policy and guidelines laid down by the Council.
The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan National Mission
shall have the power to frame its own rules and
procedures. It shall meet at least once in six months at such time and places as may be fixed by
Secretary to the Govt. of India
ORDERED that a copy of the Resolution be communicated to all members of the National Mission of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
ORDERED that a copy of this Resolution be sent to all Ministries and Departments of the Government of India.
ORDERED also that the Resolution be published in the Gazette of India for general information.
Secretary to the
Government of India Press,