Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar today launched the RUSA (Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan) website and app that will aid in tracking of educational projects. The app will keep track of such projects, right from the time they are sanctioned, up till their final completion. The app will keep track of projects that are part of a centrally funded education scheme. The tracking app will act like a report card of states, providing details about their higher education policies, plans and best practices. These components are part of the commitment that states have given to the central government.
Speaking at the launch of RUSA website and app, Javadekar said, “There has never been a more exciting time in the education sector as now. To re-imagine our classrooms, be in sync with time and technology and engage stakeholders in a constant conversation to do and achieve more is the aim of this App.” The minister also unveiled 17 facilities that have been developed across 14 states. The minister said that RUSA has been a success, and during the last three years, the allocation for it has been increased to Rs 2,800 crore.