27 January, 2020
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Prelims and Mains focus: about RUSA: objectives and corruption
News: The HRD Ministry has approached the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to flag alleged corruption in the implementation of the Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA).
In a meeting held in July, 2019 between the Ministry and TISS, the institute’s director pointed out some “serious irregularities” in utilisation of funds. Following the meeting, TISS was asked by the Ministry to conduct a complete audit of funds released under RUSA.
How was the corruption unravelled?
About Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA)
The salient objectives of RUSA are to;
The following are the primary components of RUSA that capture the key action and funding areas that must be pursued for the fulfilment of the targets:
Source: Indian Express
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