Monitoring and Evaluation
Monitoring and evaluation is an essential part of any project, it provides for a strong base for project management, transparency, accountability and development through efficient tracking of desired outcomes and indicators. The School Education Department, Punjab, through PMIU, ensures Monthly Monitoring of all 48,000 public schools in Punjab.
For this purpose, MEAs are randomly assigned to schools, where they visit and collect data on an android application. This android application includes a checklist of detailed indicators to collect data on attendance (teacher, student, non-teaching staff), infrastructure functionality (classroom, washroom, drinking water, furniture, boundary wall), and utilization of Non-Salary Budget. In addition, PMIU conducts a school census every year, collecting data from approximately 48,000 Public schools in Punjab. The census is a self-reported activity, and this year, for the first time the school census was conducted digitally via the School Information System (SIS)