New Delhi/Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh is without doubt one of the six states together with one Union territory to have attained one of the best ranking of Degree 2 (L2) within the Union training ministry’s Efficiency Grading Index (PGI) 2020-21, a novel index for evidence-based complete evaluation of the varsity training system.
No state, nevertheless, has been in a position to attain the very best degree of L1 to this point.
Other than Andhra Pradesh the opposite states/UTs that acquired L2 are Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Ladakh.
Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan are the brand new entrants to the L2 degree.
The newly shaped UT, Ladakh has made important enhancements in PGI from Degree 8 to Degree 4 in 2020-21 or improved its rating by 299 factors in 2020-21 as in comparison with 2019-20, leading to highest ever enchancment in a single 12 months.
The PGI construction includes 1,000 factors throughout 70 indicators grouped into two classes particularly, Outcomes, Governance Administration (GM). These classes are additional divided into 5 domains — Studying Outcomes (LO), Entry (A), Infrastructure & Amenities (IF), Fairness (E) and Governance Course of (GP).
As was executed within the earlier years, PGI 2020-21 labeled the states and UTs into 10 grades with the very best achievable grade being Degree 1, which is for the state or UTs scoring greater than 950 factors out of a complete of 1,000 factors.
The bottom grade is Degree 10 which is for a rating beneath 551. The last word goal of PGI is to propel states and UTs in direction of endeavor multi-pronged interventions that can deliver in regards to the much-desired optimum training outcomes masking all dimensions.
The PGI is predicted to assist states and UTs to pinpoint the gaps and accordingly prioritise areas for intervention to make sure that the varsity training system is strong at each degree.
“PGI scores and grades achieved by states and UTs in 2020-21 bear testimony to the efficacy of the PGI system. The indicator-wise PGI rating reveals the areas the place a state wants to enhance. The PGI will mirror the relative efficiency of all of the states and UTs in a uniform scale which inspires them to carry out higher and to undertake finest practices adopted by performers,” a senior Ministry of Training (MoE) official mentioned.
The ministry’s Division of College Training and Literacy (DoSE&L) had devised PGI for states and UTs to supply insights and data-driven mechanisms on the efficiency and achievements of college training.
The prime goal of PGI is to advertise evidence-based policy-making and spotlight course correction to make sure high quality training for all. Up to now, DoSE&L has launched the PGI report for the 12 months 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20. The current report is for the 12 months 2020-21.
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