Can you mention the major interventions made under SSA programme in the state so far?
We made nearly 12 major interventions, of which most important is civil works. Almost 33 per cent of the plan outlay is for civil works, meant for construction of additional classrooms, new school buildings, inter-school compound wall, supply of free text books to all girl and SC/ST students. Additionally we give workbooks for class 4 to 7 in subjects like science and mathematics, which started in the current year.
There are hardly any out-of-school children in Kerala, the popular impression goes by this. What should be or is then SSA