Functioning of School Management Committee in Rural Elementary School: A Case Study

  • Sarat Kumar Rout Department of Education, ravenshaw university, Cuttack, Odisha-753003, India
Keywords: School Management Committee, Rural Elementary School, Universal Enrollment, Functions of school management committe

Abstract

This paper intends to explore the role of School Management Committees (SMCs) in rural elementary schools pertaining to the different variables under investigation, e.g. enrollment, utilization of allotted funds and development of infrastructures. Balikhand Primary School situated at Purusottampur Grampanchayat, Simulia Block, Balasore District was selected for case study. The paper highlights the functioning of SMC in this school and reveals many facts pertaining to the different areas under study that have important implications for the major stakeholders of Elementary Education. The study revealed that the SMC discharged its role actively for achieving universal enrollment by checking the attendance and absenteeism of the learners. It also showed interest in developing the infrastructures by communicating the authorities regarding different avenues of infrastructures and the SMC had utilized the allotted funds in proper means so as to develop the system.

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Published
2014-09-25
How to Cite
Sarat Kumar Rout. (2014). Functioning of School Management Committee in Rural Elementary School: A Case Study. Issues and Ideas in Education, 2(2), 247-254. https://doi.org/10.15415/iie.2014.22018
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