In Jagatsinghpur District, the School and Mass Education Department is functioning with District Education Officer as the office head of the Department. In the Department, all the schools functioning from Class-I to X are covered specifically mentioned as Primary, Upper Primary and Secondary. In the Department two important schemes were functioning in the District (i) Sarva Sikshya Abhiyan (SSA) and (ii) Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). Besides Mid-Day-Meal (MDM) Scheme is functioning in the District. The schemes were functioning under the Chairmanship of Collector & District Magistrate, Jagatsinghpur.

The Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA)

The Rastriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) scheme was launched in March, 2009 with the objective to enhance access to secondary education and to improve its quality. It is envisaged to achieve an enrolment rate of 75% from 52.26% in 2005-06 at secondary stage within 5 years of implementation of the scheme by providing a secondary school within a reasonable distance of any habitation. The other objectives include improving quality of education imparted at secondary level through making all secondary schools conform to prescribed norms, removing gender, socio-economic and disability barriers, providing universal access to secondary level education.

Objectives of RMSA

  • To provide secondary schools within 5 K.M. and Higher secondary schools within 7-10 KM of every habitation
  • GER of 75% for Class-IX and X within five years
  • Universal access of secondary education by 2017
  • Universal retention by 2020
  • Access to Secondary Education to all disadvantaged groups of children
  • To improve quality of education resulting in enhanced intellectual, social and cultural learning
  • Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

    Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan is a National programme aimed at achieving the goal for universalisation of Elementary Education in an effective manner, specially emphasizing on community involvement. It also emphasizes on imparting quality education to all the 6-14 years ago group children form Class-I to VII with 100% retention. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 has been implemented to Free and Compulsory Education to all children of the age of six to fourteen years.

    Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

  • Bringing all children of 6 to 14 years of age group to schools.
  • Ensuring Completion of Primary Education.
  • Ensuring Completion of Upper Primary Education.
  • Ensuring of Quality Education upto Elementary Level.
    Sl No. Name Designation Mobile No. E-Mail
    1 SMT. PRATIVA MANJARI DAS, O.E.S.(I)S DEO/1st APPELLATE AUTHORITY  9437533544 deojagatsinghpur12[at]
    2  SRI SAPAN KUMAR JENA, O.E.S.(I)J DPC & P.I.O 9438556244  dpcjspurssa.opepa[at]
    Sl No. Name Designation Mobile No. E-Mail
    1 SRI SAPAN KUMAR JENA, O.E.S.(I)J DPC/1st APPELLATE AUTHORITY 9438556244 dpcjspurssa.opepa[at]
    2 SRI BISWAJIT PATRO P.I.O 9937867979
    3 BIJAYALAXMI BEHERA A.P.I.O 9090787011
    (A)Basic Educational Indicators
    SL No. Description of Activities Information Available Year of Reference
    1 Population(All) 1136604 2011 Census
    2 Population(Male) 577699 2011 Census
    3 Population (Female) 558905 2011 Census
    4 SC Population 21.8% 2011 Census
    5 ST Population 0.7% 2011 Census
    6 Sex Ratio 968 2011 Census
    7 Literacy Rate (All) 86.6% 2011 Census
    8 Literacy Rate(Male) 92.4% 2011 Census
    9 Literacy Rate(Female) 80.6% 2011 Census
    10 No. of Schools (I-X) 1854 UDISE 2017-18
    11 Govt. (Edn.+TRW) 1388 UDISE 2017-18
    12 Aided + Block Grant 197 UDISE 2017-18
    13 Central Govt. 5 UDISE 2017-18
    14 Recognised 135 UDISE 2017-18
    15  Un Recognised 129 UDISE 2017-18


    (B) Students Strength Schools   Class (I – V) – Primary

    Students Strength (2017-18)
    Sl No. Types of Schools Govt. Aided Private and others Total
    1 Class (I – V) – Primary 49658 472 32356 82486
    2 Class(VI-VIII) -Upper Primary 32712 5440 10752 48904
     3 Class(VI-VIII)-Upper Primary 82370 5912 43108 131390
    4 Class (IX- X) – Secondary 20242 10278 2867 33387
    Total (Class-I -X) 102612 16190 45975 164777