Q. Consider the following pairs:
Schemes/Initiatives ——————Features
1.Samagra Shiksha—————– Improve school effectiveness and equitable learning outcomes
2.PM Schools for Rising India (PM SHRI) ——– Promote lifelong learning for citizens aged 15 and above
3.Understanding Lifelong Learning for All in Society (ULLAS)———Establish exemplar schools to showcase NEP 2020 implementation
4.Vidya Samiksha Kendra—————-Enable data-driven decision making in education
How many of the above pairs are correctly matched?

[A] Only one pair

[B] Only two pairs

[C] Only three pairs

[D] All four pairs

Answer: B

Explanation – 1 and 4 are correctly matched

  • Samagra Shiksha aims to enhance school effectiveness as evaluated by equal access to education and equitable learning results.
  • PM SHRI aims to establish exemplar schools that showcase NEP 2020 implementation.
  • ULLAS is focused on promoting lifelong learning and bridge the gaps in basic literacy and critical life skills among citizens aged 15 and above.
  • Vidya Samiksha Kendra aims to leverage data and technology to bring a big leap in learning outcomes and enhance the overall monitoring of the education system.

Source: The Hindu