Department of School Education & Literacy
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Government of India

  • Regional Workshop
    (Innovation & Best Practices in Education)

  • Regional Workshop
    (Innovation & Best Practices in Education)

Upcoming Workshop
(Raipur, Chhattisgarh)

22nd - 23rd, April 2017

Workshop Framework

Workshop Information

Workshop Schedule


Workshop Framework

Outline for the workshop

Each regional workshop will be of 02 days. It will start at 0900 hrs, with an inaugural session of 1 hour. Each of the session would have a Chairperson and a Rapporteur . The inaugural address would be by the Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and thereafter Hon'ble Chief Minister as well as Education Minister of the Host State

Day 1

Day 1 of the Workshop would be for presentations by MHRD, Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation, UIDAI and by NGOs having national presence like Akshay Patra, Aurobindo Society, Akshara and Central Square Foundation, Wadhwani Foundation, etc. Each session would end with an outcome on the decision/future road map. The detailed agenda is given below.

Day 2

Day 2 of the Workshop would be for presentations by State/UT Government and by NGOs having State level presence. The presentations by the States will focus on Innovations and Best Practices.

There will be briefing for the Press at the end of the Regional Workshop.

Workshop Information

Travel, Accommodation

The State Government of Chhattisgarh has arranged the same.


Electricity in India is 220Volts; Currency frequency: 50Hz. Plug sockets: A variety of electrical plugs are to be found throughout India, so an all-around adaptor plug set is recommended. Type D and type C are the most common. Hotels usually have desks and workstations which accept a variety of plug types.

India Plug Adapters and Outlet Shapes
Outlets in India generally accept 3 types of plug:

If your appliances plug has a different shape, you may need a plug adapter.

Airport Transfers

Officials attending the Workshops will be provided logistical support by the Chhattisgarh State.

Workshop Hours

The Workshop will start at 09:00 hrs and continue as per the given Agenda


05 Regional Workshops are proposed in the month of April & May 2017. The 05 regions identified for the workshop alongwith venues are:

Sl. No. Region States Venue Dates
1. Eastern Region Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand and A & N Island Raipur 22nd & 23rd April, 2017
2. Western Region Maharastra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Daman & Diu and Dadra Nagar Haveli Pune 29th & 30th April, 2017
3. North East Region Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim Guwahati 5th & 6th May, 2017
4. Southern Region Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Lakshadweep and Goa Bangalore 12th & 13th May, 2017
5. Northern Region Chandigarh, J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Chandigarh 19th & 20th May, 2017

Workshop Schedule

Day 1 : April 22nd, 2017

(Forenoon Session - 09:00 Hrs to 11:30 Hrs)

  • 09:00
  • 10:15
  • 11:30
09:00 to 09:15

Setting the Context of the Regional Workshop

Presenter : Sh. Anil Swarup, Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, MHRD, Government of India

09:15 to 09:30

Shagun Portal

Presenter : Ms. Rina Ray, Additional Secretary, MHRD

09:30 to 09:40

Child-tracking and U-DISE database

Presenter : Sh. Naveen Bhatia, System Analyst, NUEPA

09:40 to 09:50

Overview of the Technology Enabled Strengthening of School System (TESSS)

Presenter : Ms. Shweta Chaudhary, Associate Director, Central Square Foundation

09:50 to 10:00

One tablet per school scheme - State of Chhattisgarh

Presenter : Mr. Anshuman Gupta, Mr. Neelesh Kumar Soni (Consultant, Technology Management)

10:00 to 10:15

Interaction and Discussion

10:15 to 10:30

Learning Outcomes and Classroom Processes

Presenter : Prof. A.K. Rajput, Head, DEE, NCERT

10:30 to 10:45

National Achievement Survey (NAS)

Presenter : Prof. Y. Sreekanth, Head Education Survey Division, NCERT

10:45 to 10:55

State Initiative in Assessment , Andhra Pradesh

Presenter : Ms. K. Sandhya Rani, Commissioner, School Education Prof. Pandurangaswamy, SCERT

10:55 to 11:05

State Initiative in Assessment , Tamil Nadu

Presenter : Mr. Mohd. Aslam, Quality Coordinator & Mr. Sundararaman, Sr.Consultant

11:05 to 11:15

Interaction and Discussion

Day 1 : April 22nd, 2017

(Inaugral Session - 12:00 Hrs to 13:00 Hrs)

  • 12:00
  • 13:00
12:00 to 12:10

Arrival of Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and other Dignitaries

Exhibition shown to the Guests

Lighting of Lamp, Saraswati Vandana

12:10 to 12:15

Welcome of Guests on the Dais

12:15 to 12:30

Welcome Address – Secretary, Department of School Education, Chhattisgarh State

12:30 to 12:42

Address by the Hon’ble, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh

12:42 to 12:54

Address by the Hon’ble Human Resource Development Minister, Government of India

12:54 to 12:56

Presentation of Memento to Hon’ble HRM and CM, Chhattisgarh

12:56 to 13:00

Vote of Thanks by the Additional Secretary, MHRD, Government of India

Day 1 : April 22nd, 2017

(Afternoon Session - 14:00 Hrs to 18:00 Hrs)

  • 14:00
  • 14:45
  • 15:45
  • 16:21
  • 16:51
  • 17:21
  • 17:51
14:00 to 14:15

Swachch Bharat

Presenter : Ms. V. Radha, Joint Secretary, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation

14:15 to 14:30

UIDAI – Presentation

Presenter : Sh. Ajay Tirkey, Joint Secretary, MHRD; Sh. Ashok Kumar, Asst. Director General, UIDAI; Sh. N. Satyanarayana, Asst. Director General, UIDAI Regional Office, Hyderabad

14:30 to 14:45

Interaction and Discussion

14:45 to 14:57

Kaivalya Education Foundation

Presenter : Mr. Manmohan Singh, Program Director

14:57 to 15:09

Humana People to People, India

Presenter : Mr. Snorre Westgaard, Chief Executive Director & Head of Education; Mr. B.R. Sinha, National Partnership Coordinator

15:09 to 15:21

Learning Links Foundation

Presenter : Ms. Shatarupa Dasgupta, Learning Link Foundation

15:21 to 15:33

Aurobindo Society

Presenter : Mr. Sambhrant Sharma, Director – Education

15:33 to 15:45

Interaction and Discussion

15:45 to 15:57

Akshaya Patra

Presenter : Mr. Chakravarthy Vasudevan, Head of the Internal Audit and Governance

15:57 to 16:09

Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal

Presenter : Dr. Vaman Gogate, General Secretary

16:09 to 16:21

Ekal Vidyalaya

Presenter : Mr. Chandan Jain, General Secretary

16:21 to 16:27

Interaction and Discussion

16:27 to 16:39

Akshara Foundation

Presenter : Mr. Ashok Kamath, Chairman

16:39 to 16:51

Bodh Shiksha Samiti

Presenter : Mr. Sasha Priyo, Senior Fellow

16:51 to 16:57

Interaction and Discussion

16:57 to 17:09

Khan Academy

Presenter : Mr. Sandeep Bapna, Country Director, India

17:09 to 17:21

Million Sparks Foundation

Presenter : Dr. Mona Mathur, CEO; Sh. Abhinav Mathur, Director

17:21 to 17:27

Interaction and Discussion

17:27 to 17:39

Wadhwani Foundation

Presenter : Mr. Suman Sasmal, Managing Director

17:39 to 17:51

Lend a Hand India

Presenter : Mr. Raj Gilda, Co-Founder, Lend A Hand India

17:51 to 17:57

Interaction and Discussion

Day 2 : April 23rd, 2017

(Forenoon Session - 09:30 Hrs to 11:00 Hrs)

  • 09:30
  • 11:00
09:30 to 09:50

Initiatives undertaken by NCTE

Presenter : Mr. Sanjay Awasthi, Member -Secretary, NCTE

09:50 to 10:05

National Teacher Platform

Presenter : Ms. Namita Dalmia, Associate Director, Central Square Foundation

10:05 to 10:20

Leadership Training

Presenter : Ms. Kashyapi Awasthi, Assistant Professor, NUEPA

10:20 to 10:40

Teacher Transfer System & Strengthening of Middle Layer Management in Education – State of Karnataka

Presenter : Mr. Ajay Seth, Additional Chief Secretary, Primary and Secondary Education

10:40 to 11:00

Interaction and Discussion

Day 2 : April 23rd, 2017

(Forenoon Session - 11:15 Hrs to 13:30 Hrs)

  • 11:15
  • 12:15
  • 13:30
11:15 to 11:30

School Management System – State of Madhya Pradesh - State of Madhya Pradesh

Presenter : Shri. Sunil Jain, Technical Director NIC

11:30 to 11:45

School Management System - State of Rajasthan

Presenter : Sh. Jassa Ram Choudhary, Addl. State Project Director, RCSE; Sh. Sanjay Kumar Sharma, MIS InCharge, RCSE

11:45 to 12:00

School GIS - State of Tamil Nadu

Presenter : Ms. Selvakumari, Access Coordinator; Ms. Mahalakshmi, Scientist, NIC

12:00 to 12:15

Consolidation and Integration of Schools - State of Rajasthan

Presenter : Sh. P.C. Kishan, Director, Elementary Education; Dr. Manoj Kumar Gupta, Asst. Director, RCEE

12:15 to 12:30

Interaction and Discussion

12:30 to 12:45

Bharti Card – A & N Islands

Presenter : Shri Mammen Thomas State Project Officer(RMSA)

12:45 to 13:00

Assessment an Integral part of Education - Bihar

Presenter : Mr. Sanjay Singh, IAS (SPD, BEPC)

13:00 to 13:15

Mother Tongue based – Multilingual Education – Odisha

Presenter : Sh. Mahender Kumar Mallick, SPD, SSA

13:15 to 13:30

Interaction and Discussion

Day 2 : April 23rd, 2017

(Afternoon Session - 14:30 Hrs to 16:45 Hrs)

  • 14:30
  • 14:45
  • 15:45
14:30 to 14:50

Initiatives by Chhattisgarh State

Presenter : Mr. Vikashsheel (IAS), Secretary, School Education, CG Govt.; Mrs. Sammi Abidi (IAS) Collector Kanker; Mr. Amit Kataria (IAS) Collector Baster

14:50 to 15:05

Smart Shaala Programme – NGO Sampark Foundation

Presenter : Sh. V. Malur

15:05 to 15:20

Scaling up Early Reading Intervention (Room to Read)

Presenter : Mr. Jainith Rao Jonah

15:20 to 15:30

Interaction and Discussion

15:30 to 15:45

Bal Jyoti Programme – Odisha

Presenter : Sh. Mahender Kumar Mallick, SPD, SSA

15:45 to 16:00

SMCs towards Ownership of Schools – Jharkhand

Presenter : Mr. Mukesh Kumar, IAS, SPD, SSA & RMSA

16:00 to 16:15

Jharkhand Low Vision Programme – NGO Sight Saver

Presenter : Mr. Mukesh Kumar, IAS, SPD, SSA & RMSA

16:15 to 16:30

Education to Employability – Vikramshila – West Bengal

Presenter : Mr. Debashis Sarkar Jt. Director, RMSA

16:30 to 16:45

Interaction and Discussion

Contact Us

Control Room Contact, Raipur

Mr. Ajay Pillai, Assistant Director (09425544896)

Mr. Harish Nishad, Assistant (09098926984)

Mr. Amit Verma, Assistant (08878075052)


Zone by the Park,

VIP Square, GE Road,

Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Phone: 077143 20000