Chandigarh, June 27
Haryana’s school education system was ranked below neighboring Punjab and Chandigarh in a survey conducted by the Union Ministry of Education.
While Punjab and Chandigarh were categorized as Tier 2 against Haryana’s L-3 for 2019-20, Delhi, Pondicherry, Gujarat and Kerala were also categorized under Haryana.
Punjab, Chandigarh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Gujarat are among the top performers in the analysis. There are no states at level 1.
The Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSE&L) of the Ministry of Education today released the District Performance Rating Index (PGI-D) for 2018-19 and 2019-20. The analysis assessed the performance of the school education system at the district level by creating an index for comprehensive analysis.
Meanwhile, in the 2018-19 analysis, Chandigarh, Gujarat and Kerala were at Tier 3 and Maharashtra and Delhi were placed at Tier 4.
Haryana along with the Punjab, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Goa, Pondicherry, Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh have been placed at Tier 5.
The data was filled in by the districts via an online portal. The PGI-D should help state education departments identify district-level gaps and improve their performance in a decentralized manner.
The PGI-D structure includes a total age of 600 points out of 83 indicators, which are grouped into six categories, namely achievement, effective classroom transaction, student infrastructure and rights, school safety and protection of the environment. childhood, digital learning and the process of governance.