Department of School Education & Literacy in India – MHRD

Department of School Education

The Department of School Education and Literacy governed by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) and it is the responsibility to develop in the Literacy and School Education in India. The Higher Education Department develops the basic infrastructure of Higher Education. School Education department works on universalization of the Education and for improvement of higher standards for citizen among the Youth of India. your children also study in JNV Schools means Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya.department of elementary education

Programmes of School Education Department

Department of Elementary Education providing few programmes and services for the easy Educational service in India. The list is as follows:

e-Pathshalaepathshala website

e Pathshala developed for showcasing & disseminating the all e-resources in education. It initiated by the MHRD and National Council of Educational Research & Training which is launched in 2015. It providing educational resources to students, teachers, parents, educators, and researches. The all required info available in IOS, Windows, and Android OS. The user can find the e-Pathshala info in Urdu, Hindi, English languages.

Through ePathshala, the students, teachers, parents and other users can get the info in textbooks, videos, audios, periodicals, educational materials and more.

The Central Government also launched a program called ICT in Education for the Teachers and Students of the School Education.

School Report Card

It is a students portal where you can get the info on School Report Card, those who registered in the School Report Card portal with Aadhar Card. The website maintained by the NUEPA – (National University of Educational Planning and Administration).education department

Under the District Information System for Education (DISE) had covered over 1.45 million schools in the Elementary Education. You can get the School Report Card National Toll Free Number 1800 11 6200.

Phone Number: 91-11-26544-848
Fax Number: 91-11-2685-3041 and 91-11-2686-5180
Email Id:

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyanministry of education

The MHRD set up the Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan scheme to focus on connecting the school-based knowledge to outside the school & making the learning of Mathematics Science. Using the technology updates to children and encouraging them to reach the heights of academic research and excellence.

School GIS

The Department of School Education initiated a web-based School GIS application programme launched to see the school locations from all over gis

GIS can abbreviate as Graphical Location of Schools by many Schools of the Indian States has mapped in GIS website. It established by NIC (National Informatics Centre). The location of schools interlinked with School Report Cards which is based on U-DISE database, which is developed & hosted by National University of Educational Planning & Administration.


The UDAAN programme launched by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) under MHRD for the enrollment for girl education in India. To fulfill the aspirations of girls in Technical Education, the UDAAN program is more helpful. It also helps to minimize the gap between school and engineering entrance exam.

National Teacher Platformnational teacher platform

The NTP India (National Teacher Platform) is a state of an art platform which builds to host the Open Educational Resources (OER), Teachers Educators in TELs (Teacher Education Institutes), tools for the school teachers, Student Teachers in TELs and more.

Department of School Education Schemes

Samagra Shikshasamagra shiksha

In the Union Budget of the 2018-19 year, the Ministry of Education proposed to treat the school education without segmentation from the Nursery to 12th Standard. The Samagra Shiksha scheme is a dominant programme for the elementary education extending from the Pre School to 12th Class. It includes 3 schemes of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), Teacher Education (TE), and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).

Mid Day Mealmid day meal

The MDM (Mid Day Meal) in schools has a long history in India. This programmes introduced in 1925 at Madras Municipal Corporation for disadvantaged children. In the year of 1980’s, the MidDay Meal programme started by their own resources of  Gujar, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Pondicherry governments for Primary education children. Later most of the states started implementing the mid-day meals programmes in schools. You can contact the 011-23384253 for more queries regarding Mid Day meals Programme.

Contact Number: 011-23384253, 011-23386024, 011-23387980, 011-23387210

Saakshar Bharatsaakashar bharat mhrd

The Saakshar Bharat is an Indian Government scheme initiated by former PM Manmohan Singh. The scheme aims to create a literate group by many of teaching-learning programmes for the neo-literate &? non-literate of the 15 years people. It is a centrally sponsored scheme. The main aim of this scheme is to focus on women literacy under the National Literacy Mission.

Department of School Education Website:
ePathshala Website:
School Report Card Website:
Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan Website:
School GIS Website:
UDAAN Website:
National Teacher Platform:
Samagra Shiksha Website:
Mid Day Meal Website:
Saakshar Bharat Website:
Address Info:
Shri. Maneesh Garg
Joint Secretary – SE1
Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi – 110001,