Every Child Makes the Grade: ACC Damodar Cement Plant (West Bengal)
Baseline and Strategic Intervention for Improving Elementary School Education under CSR at Damodar Cement Plant (West Bengal)
Client: ACC Ltd.
The project involved assessing the base line learning outcomes of primary school students in government schools in the CSR Project Area of ACC Damodar Cement Works spread across 5 villages in Purulia District of West Bengal. Zivanta Analytics team designed the learning outcome testing instruments for both basic and curricula specific reading and writing tests pertaining to mathematics, language (English and Bangle) & General Studies. A sample of 223 students from 8 schools was surveyed. An accompanying assessment of school infrastructure was also done The study gave a detailed account of the baseline learning level status of the students based on which the Zivanta Analytics team provided a strategic road map, the KPIs/indictors to be tracked and the institutional mechanism for implementation . The Zivanta Analytics report has been accepted for implementation and is being rolled out across all government schools in the ACC CSR catchment.