Himanchal Pradesh (HP) is following the steps of Kerala to provide elementary education at school level across Himanchal Pradesh, India. HP government has launched a project named Adhaar to provide elementary education across the state.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Recently, the State Government has launched a project named Adhaar under Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in association with Pratham Mumbai Education Initiative, an NGO working in the field of education. Initially, the project Adhaar would be implemented in 2,104 cluster schools in the state and later on it would be implemented over 12,000 government schools in 2007. The programme would be organised after the morning prayers to implement this accelerated learning program. The school will have to re-organize its schedules and timetable based on learning levels. According to B.M Nanta, Mission Director, SSA, this initiative step is expected to bring all schools together for learning programme.