Year: 2021 | Month: August | Volume 12 | Issue 2
Mo School Abhiyan in Odisha: Towards Development of School Education
Development of infrastructure is the basis for quality education, whereas holistic development needs a compilation of social, emotional, economical aspects that can bring change in the existing scenario of school education. ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ in Odisha is an innovative project to boost the school education with the help of contributions from alumni of any school with which they have some emotional attachments. Quality education needs investments which strengthens a society’s wealth and growth, where individuals can improve their own personal efficacy and productivity. In ‘Mo School Abhiyan’, the contributors have the freedom to support the school education by any means they could with ease. This platform is the first one of its own kind and received extensive support from multiple stakeholders for the holistic development of School education in Odisha. This article outlines the concept, genesis, objectives, achievements of the programme, improvements in school education, and responses from stakeholders on the introduction of ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ to the system. The impact of ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ on the school education ecosystem of Odisha is described. At last, it outlines some of the emerging challenges and suggestions to achieve the goals of the project.
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