National Literacy Mission Authority
Department of School Education and Literacy
Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Scheme of Support to Voluntary Agencies for Adult Education & Skill Development

State Resource Centre

State Resource Centre(s) (SRCs) are mandated to provide academic and technical resource support to adult and continuingeducation through development and production of material and training modules. In addition, SRCs are required to conduct motivational and environmental building, action research and evaluation and monitoring. The scope of work of State Resource Centres (SRCs) broadly includes the following:

  • Preparation of teaching-learning and training material for the adult education programme
  • Training literacy functionaries
  • Action Research
  • Evaluation and monitoring of literacy projects
  • Undertaking innovative projects to identify future needs of the adult education programme
  • Any other function incidental to accomplishment of the overall objectives of the NLM or specifically assigned by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
  • State Resource Centres (SRCs), have been categorized into two categories, namely, Category 'A' & Category 'B'. The quantum of assistance provided for each category is as under

    Budget head Category 'A'(in lakh) Category 'B'(in lakh)
    Emoluments 45 31.5
    Programme 45 31.5
    Office Expenses 10 7
    Recurring (Total) 100 70

    As on date, the total number of SRCs sanctioned is 28 in 23 States.