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IGNOU-SRC

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PROSPECTUS

State Resource Centre, Kerala Nandavanam, Vikas Bhavan.P.O, Thiruvananthapuram-33 Tel: 0471-2325101, 2325102, Tele Fax: 0471-2326101,
e-mail: srccommunitycollege@gmail.com, srckerala@asianetindia.com, website: www.srckerala.org

Prospectus

IGNOU-SRC
Community College

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....... 18 I LIST OF COURSE CO-ORDINATORS ......... COMMUNITY COLLEGES ...... 5 IGNOU-SRC COMMUNITY COLLEGE ....... MEDITATION AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT (CYMP) ....................... 12 10............................................................................................................. 6 MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS .................... 14 IV CERTIFICATE IN SPOKEN ENGLISH AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT (CSEP) ...................... 6 SRC.......... APPENDIX .......................................... KERALA .......................... 8............................................. 13 II III CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN NGO MANAGEMENT (CPNM) . 7........................................................................ DETAILS OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES ............................ 3..................................................................... 18 IGNOU-SRC Community College 3 ........... 12 I CERTIFICATE IN YOGA......................................................................... 12 DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY CARE AND MANAGEMENT (DBCM) ................................ 15 V CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN LIFELONG LEARNING (CPLL)...................................... 7 PROGRAMME DELIVERY ........... 9............ 16 VI CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME IN INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING (CPIA) .................. 5................. 2.......... 5 IGNOU AND COMMUNITY COLLEGES .......... 12 CERTIFICATION ................................................................................................................................................................................. 6 MAJOR FUNCTIONS .......................................................................................................................................................Prospectus CONTENT 1........................... 7 GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSES ...... 6.............. 4.................... 17 11.........................................................

Prospectus IGNOU-SRC Community College 4 .

The Community Colleges can offer intensive guidance counseling which can help the learner to assess his/her abilities. interests and educational options. autonomous institutions. one can explore different subject areas before committing to a programme. without having to be so concerned about finances. The cost of education is significantly less in Community Colleges than other higher learning institutions and Universities. IGNOU and Community Colleges Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is the prominant institution in India providing access to high quality education to all those who seek it irrespective of age. ♦ Indira Gandhi National Open University has taken the initiative to launch Community Colleges all over India with the support of various GOs and NGOs and educational institutions. This is a new venture/attempt to channelise an academic path for ♦ IGNOU-SRC Community College 5 .Prospectus 1. Now. It offers need based academic programmes through open distance learning mode. 2. charitable trusts. IGNOU is an apex institution for setting and maintaining standards in distance learning. missionaries etc. In Community Colleges. Community Colleges can serve as a bridge from high school to college by providing courses for transfer towards degree programme. Community Colleges ♦ The Community College is an alternative education system which aims to empower individuals through appropriate skill development leading to gainful employment in collaboration with local industries. Community Colleges in certain parts of India emerged out of the growing needs of the unemployed youth and disadvantaged sections of the poor who usually fail to acquire skills for gainful employment. ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ These Community Colleges are housed and run by NGOs. educational institutions and the community. NGOs. there are more than 100 Community Colleges established all over India. religion and gender. A Community College may be defined as any institution accredited to award an Associate Degree (AD) as its highest degree.

♦ The Ministry of HRD. the activities of SRC can be strengthened and accredited through newly formed Community College. Kerala is vested with a Governing Body consisting of 15 members. accredited SRC Kerala with ‘A’ grade. SRC. ♦ ♦ 4. ♦ It provides academic and technical resource support to all agencies in the state. advice and help of IGNOU beyond the literacy and basic education. Kerala ♦ State Resource Centre. The IGNOU-SRC Community College will serve as an extension centre for educational activities undertaken by SRC. SRC is having Resource panels in various disciplines. ♦ Director is the executive head of the organization. The staff comprises of personnel in three categories viz. As an agency in the field of Non-formal and Adult Education.Prospectus the under privileged category to reach out to formal education by framing the Associate Degree and Transfer Programme. of Kerala. Kerala technical support. Govt. 5.. from January 2007 onwards. Diploma and Certificate programmes to the needy. engaged in Non-formal. 3. ♦ The Management of SRC. under the Chairmanship of Secretary. General Education Department. In order to facilitate the programme. Administrative and Technical. ♦ The jurisdiction of SRC extends throughout Kerala and Lakshadweep Islands. Major Functions ♦ ♦ ♦ Training of various functionaries Educational Material Preparation Research IGNOU-SRC Community College 6 . Academic. Government of India. IGNOU-SRC Community College ♦ The IGNOU-SRC Community College is an institution registered under IGNOU for providing Associate Degree. Adult and Continuing Education. Kerala is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of HRD.

Special programmes are chalked out for prisoners. Post literacy and Continuing Education materials.2 Launching Year The courses through IGNOU-SRC Community college have been launched with effect from July 2010 academic session. evaluated SRC in 2003 and accredited the institution with ‘A’ grade for its outstanding and meritorious works in the field of AE.Prospectus ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Monitoring and Evaluation Publication Innovative Programmes Received the prestigious NLM-UNESCO Award in the year 2003. It will be offered in January and July sessions every year. Management Development Institute (MDI). The courses are offered throughout the State with the help of District Literacy Missions. CE. Gurgaon. The courses are designed after a need assessment exercise. PE etc.1 General Information about Courses Introduction IGNOU-SRC Community college offers courses through distance and open learning mode utilizing multiple media.00. Major Achievements ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ 7. IGNOU-SRC Community College 7 .3 Programme Objectives 1. Trained more than 1.000 Literacy and Continuing Education functionaries of the state during the last 25 years. IGNOU will provide certificate to candidates who complete the courses successfully. Jan Shikshan Sansthans and selected NonGovernmental Organizations. inmates of Juvenile homes and rescue homes. Published more than 1000 titles of Literacy. 7. To provide competency and to build the capacity of the potential clientele. The courses launched are leading to certificate and diploma. 6. 7. Extended programmes to Lakshadweep Islands. Conducted more than 75 research and evaluation studies in Adult and non.formal education. which are suitable to the present social set up and job market. 7.

3000/-.Prospectus 2. Request for application along with the DD may be sent to the Director.5 Medium of Instruction Both English and Malayalam medium are used for the courses and the candidates have the choice to select the medium.9 Instructional System The courses of the community college are different from those of the other conventional courses. Kerala on request. State Resource Centre. Assignments. The fee should be paid in one instalment. Main part of the instruction is imparted through distance mode of communication. The candidates who incompletes/scores below the desired level can appear at the next term-end examination by remiting additional examination free. Vikas Bhavan. 1500/. 7.8 Application Form & Prospectus Application form along with prospectus can be had from the State Resource Centre. Project work and IGNOU-SRC Community College 8 . To promote lifelong learning situations of the community. 7.7 Programme Fee The fee for the certificate programme is Rs. Eligibiity Criteria The minimum qualification required for admission depends upon the nature of the course. Nandavanam. To upgrade the technical/vocational skills of the people. 7. 7. 4. responses. NGO representatives. They are mainly learner centered. 7. 7.6 Duration of the Course Minimum duration for the certificate course is 6 months and maximum is 2 years while the Diploma courses have the minimum duration of 1 year and maximum of 4 years. however the minimum age shall be 18 years. Thiruvananthapuram695033. face to face counseling sessions. Fee for this combined prospectus is Rs. social workers. practical sessions.and for diploma courses is Rs. The fee once paid will not be re-imbursed.4 To develop knowledge and understanding of the community.O. There is no maximum age limit. In this approach learner is the active participant in the teaching –learning process.100/ -.P. 3.

Practical sessions will be arranged at various locations where sufficient number of learners are there.10.11. Vikas Bhavan. For details regarding the specific course contact the concerned programme coordinators (Please see the details appended) 7. Nandavanam. Thiruvananthapuram . examination. Audio-video programme are also imparted.695033. Operational Schedule (a) Certificate Courses (2010) July Despatch of the study material August Beginning of the Academic counseling and contact classes September Various study materials-submission of assignments October Various activities/practicals November Model Examination December Term-end Examination Diploma Courses (2010) July Despatch of the study material August Beginning of the Academic counseling and contact classes September Submission of Assignments October Practical session 1st phase November Counseling session and assignments December Practical session 2nd phase January Counseling session and assignments February Project work (if any) March Counseling session and assignments April Practical session 3rd phase May Model Examination June Term end Examination (b) 7.12.O. and change of address contact the Director. fee receipt. State Resource Centre. In addition to print materials.Prospectus contact classes are also included under the programme. 7. Contact Personnel For the details regarding course materials. Evaluation/Examination The scheme of evaluation of the performance of the learners in Theory & Practical will be as follows.P. IGNOU-SRC Community College 9 . identity card. certificate. The expertise and experience of different stakeholders will be utilized for the practical sessions and contact classes.

However. Theory (a) Self Evaluation (b) Continuous evaluation in the form of compulsory assignments (c) Term end Examination 2. Submission of Assignments Assignments practically enhance the understanding as well as skills of articulation and expression in writing. grasping power and self study.50 to 3. the learner must get at least ‘C’ grade in each theory and practical course separately.13. the learner must obtain at least ‘D’ grade in each course/examination. overall average of grades in both continuous evaluation and term end examination should be at least ‘C’ If a learner has missed any term end examination for any reason she/he may appear in the subsequent term end examination. the course grade is awarded on the basis of a 5 point scale shown as follows. However if the number of learners enrolled is less. The details IGNOU-SRC Community College 10 . On the basis of total grade points of continuous and term end examination of a course. Letter grade system is used for grading at continuous and term end examination.49 Below 1.Prospectus 1.5 to 4. components and declaration of result.9% Below 40% For successful completion of each course under the community college.9% 40% to 49. the course may not be repeated in the next session.9% 50% to59. Grade A B C D E Qualitative level Excellent Very Good Good Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Grade points 5 4 3 2 1 Average point range 4.49 Percentage equivalent Above 80% 60% to 79. 7. Practical (a) Community based practical activities (b) Project work Grading system is followed for both theory and practical evaluations.50 to 2. In order to successfully complete the course.49 2.50 & above 3.49 1.

......... Practical Practical sessions are also envisaged in selected courses......... The model format is given in programme guide........... Date....... The assignments carry a weightage of 30%marks................................... 7....................................................................................... Change in examination centre................... The examination centre will be announced /intimated along with the hall ticket.............. Those who do not complete the assignments..................................... Course Title .....16............. Address ........14..... The term end examination will be conducted after six months in certificate course and one year in diploma courses.......................................... IGNOU-SRC Community College 11 . is not permissible under any circumstance............. Name ................................. Students can undergo practical in any of the institution approved by the SRC Community College.................... The details of Project work in concerned course will be intimated to you along with course materials.................................................................................. once allotted..... Project Work All courses under SRC Community college do not have project work..... within the time schedule...... 7......................................................... The examination form should be submitted by each learner one month before the end of each term............... The assignments should reflect your own ideas............ Enrollment No .. have to attempt the same next year....................... ..................... Details of practical (if any) will be intimated to you along with course materials......................... 7....... Assignment code ..................... .......................15................Prospectus of assignments will be intimated to the learners along with the course materials.... Term–End Examination The term end examination carries 70% of weightage in the scheme of evaluation for the final result of each course... Course Code ..... Assignments should be prepared in the following format.......

Certificate in Yoga. counseling sessions. practicals/ project works. 9. Meditation and Personality Development (YMC3001) Six Months 8th Pass Four Papers + Practical work 500 4 written papers = 400 marks (4 x 100) Practical work = 50 marks Viva & Demonstration = 50 marks 20 Theory classes & 20 Practical classes including demonstration 12 Community College Duration Eligibility Curriculum Total Marks Scheme of examination : : : : : Mode of Contact Classes : IGNOU-SRC .Prospectus 8. Details of Academic Programmes I. Stroke etc. Students who successfully complete the course will get certificate from IGNOU. It is a learner centered approach in which the learner is an active participant in the teaching learning process. for reducing the body weight and controlling the normal functions of different physical organs. The strategies comprises selfinstructional written material. at very young ages. The proposed Certificate in Yoga. teleconferences. The certification of courses under the community college is done by IGNOU. Meditation and Personality Development (CYMP) scheduled to launch under the IGNOU-SRC Community College will help the learner to understand various practices in Yoga. audio visual materials etc. Even if one does not believe in the spiritual teachings. It will help us to reduce the risks attached to lifestyle diseases like Blood Pressure. Meditation and Personality Development. The details of the programme are as follows: Name of the Course : Certificate in Yoga. Paralysis. Cardiac Disorders. 10. Programme Delivery A combination of strategies are followed for instruction under IGNOU-SRC Community College. the physical practices of Yoga may be utilized for keeping the body healthy and agile. Diabetics. Meditation and Personality Development (YMC3001) Yoga can be used for various purposes. Certification IGNOU-SRC community college is registered with IGNOU for offering various vocational linked courses.

250/- 6 Months Courses CYMP I CYMP II CYMP III CYMP IV CYMP V Yoga . Most of the practitioners have only a certificate and do not have the necessary scientific background. In order to satisfy the requirements for such qualified personnel.Prospectus Mode of Practical : Fee (material & examination) : 20 days Practical Training to be attended from a recognized Yoga Centre. Details of the programme are as follows.Pranayama & Shatkriyas Yoga. the SRC Community College intended to launch a Diploma in Beauty Care and Management (DBCM) with technical assistance of Child Development Centre and Cosmetology Advancement Foundation (CAF). putting the clients at risk for complications. Postures & Meditation. Practical Personality Development Practical Training II. Rs.The Philosophy (Pathanjali Yog Sutra) Human Physiology & Anatomy. 2. Diploma in Beauty Care and Management (July Session Only) Beauty parlours have mushroomed in every part of the state and the country.Mudras . Yog . Course Name & Code Duration of the Course Eligibility Curriculum Total Marks Scheme of examination Project work Medium of Instruction : : : : : : : : Diploma in Beauty Care and Management. DBCM One Year Pass in Pre-Degree/+2 Four Papers + Practical work 500(100 marks to each paper and practical) 4 written papers (4 x 100) = 400 marks (1 x 100) = 100 marks Malayalam IGNOU-SRC Community College 13 . yet there are very few professionally qualified beauty therapists.

1. 3. given the size of the sector. Certificate Programme in NGO Management (July Session Only) Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) play an important role in various developmental issues across the states in India. the capacity building needs of the sector can only be catered to by undertaking distance education programmes. The capacity building efforts for the voluntary sector have remained limited to organizing workshops and training programmes and formal course work in universities. In view of the increasingly important role of the voluntary sector in the developmental process. had been limited to the private sector and or large public undertakings. and if we add to this the many socially spirited individuals involved in social activism. there are 12265 NGOs in the country. all levels of policy making have stressed the importance of building its capacity to face the developmental challenge. 5. Name of the Course & Code 2. 4. As per the data available with the planning commission.Prospectus Contact Classes Mode of Practical Course Fee Project Work : : : : 2 Weeks 45 days at a registered beauty parlour Rs. However.3000/A detailed work report of 20 beauty therapy Procedures 1 Year Course DBCM I DBCMII DBCM III DBCM IV Paper V Body Care and Skin Hair care and Hair Styling The Art of Make-up Management of Beauty Parlour Project Work III. 6 Duration Eligibility Curriculum Medium of Instruction Evaluation System : : : : : : Certificate Programme in NGO Management (CPNM) Six Months + 2 Pass Three Papers + Practical work Malayalam a) Continuous evaluation through 14 IGNOU-SRC Community College . The emphasis of the management education process hitherto.

Hospitality. Certificate in Spoken English Personality Development (July Session Only) English is the lingua franca of business today. 6 7. fluency and confidence by providing a blend of guided and experiential learning. This program aims to build basic communication skills in English and life skills through a bilingual approach where the mother tongue is used as a medium of instruction.Prospectus 7. word order. Fee (including study material and examination fee) 6 Months Course Paper I Paper II Paper III Paper IV : : Tutor Marked Assignments b) Term-end examinations 7 days in identified NGOs Rs. Name of the Course & Code : Certificate in Spoken English and Personality Development (CSEP) Six Months SSLC IGNOU Norms English IGNOU Norms Classes in Holidays Rs. Duration Eligibility Curriculum Medium of Instruction Evaluation System Mode of Contact Classes Fee (including study material and examination fee) : : : : : : : IGNOU-SRC Community College 15 . 1. Mode of Contact Classes 9. Travel and Tourism.500/- Introduction to NGO Management Management Functions Health Care Management Practical Training IV. 1. Sales. etc. 1. 5. Most employment opportunities require at the minimum an ability to understand and answer questions in short sentences in English and also Life skills/Soft Skills to succeed in interviews and at the workplace. 4. The program is aimed at opening a plethora of opportunities for employment in any domain at the entry level for example. 3.500/- 2. 9. The program equips the learner with specific sentences to use in contexts that are work related and focuses on sentence construction.

It had now three main components viz. Duration Eligibility Curriculum Medium of Instruction Evaluation System Mode of Contact Classes Fee : : : : : : : : Certificate Programme In Lifelong Learning (CPLL) Six Months SSLC IGNOU Norms Malayalam IGNOU Norms Classes in Holidays Rs. Name of the Course & Code 2. At present. lifelong education is a form of pedagogy often accomplished through distance learning or e-learning. Whereas lifelong learning is the concept that it is never too soon or too late for learning. manage and document adult learning activities to facilitate lifelong learning. 3. adult literacy programme included imparting of some social and economic skills too and literacy came to be known as functional literacy.Prospectus V. understanding and skills to plan. 9. continuing education. home schooling or correspondence courses. 4. 1. Certificate Programme in Life long Learning (July Session Only) Since adult basic literacy goes beyond literacy and numeracy. Keeping in view the above facts. this course in lifelong learning has been designed for building and strengthening the capacities of adult educators. skills and behaviour. based on the attitude that one can or should be open to new ideas. Adult learning is not independent of adult education.500/- 6 Months Course Paper I Paper II Alternative Systems of Education Foundations of Lifelong Learning IGNOU-SRC Community College 16 . literacy. going beyond literacy means that a learner becomes a complete woman or a man with a wholesome. decisions. balanced and integrated personality and it also includes that learning begins with birth and ends with death. it is built on adult education and lifelong adult learning will require lifelong adult education. It is a continuum a lifelong process. both in service and new aspirants so that they have the necessary knowledge. 1. 6 7. 5. functionality and awareness.

Diploma in International Accounting (ACD3005) International Accounting system is one of the developing branches of knowledge enabling the aspirants to Gulf nations and other European countries to secure a decent and well paid job.Prospectus VI. 4000/Sundays + other holidays. The course comprises both theory and practice. undergone this course are now placed . Name of the course Duration Eligibility Medium Evaluation system Fee Contact class Certificate in International Accounting One Year 10th pass or above English In built Evaluation and Timely Test Papers Rs. Hundreds of people. if required Contact Classes at Kollam Only Papers 1. in urgent need. Knowledge in International Accounting will surely get a confidence to all those youngsters clamour for more attracting and lucrative fields for further advancement in their career also. Contact classes will be held on convenient days preferably Sundays and other holidays. 2 3 4 No. IGNOU-SRC Community College 17 . not only in gulf countries but in European and Australian continents.of units 8 7 13 Basics of Accounting Finalization procedures Basics of computer Project work. Evening Classes. Supplementary study materials/Exam Professionals in respective areas will take care of the papers. Crash courses are also simultaneously organized to those.

2325102 09387968609 (m) 04712325101. Jayasree Certificate Programme in NGO D.T. 2325102 04712325101. Baiju J. B. No. Meditation C. SRC 04712325101. 2325102 09349321374 (m) Certificate in Yoga. 2325102 Fax 0471 2326101 Mob: 09447155787 .Chandrabhanu 04712325101. E.S. 2325102 09446474646 (m) 04712325101. Kalamony Management Certificate Programme in Lifelong Learning Certificate Programme in International Accounting R. Swaraj & Personality Development Diploma in Beauty care and Management Certificate in Spoken English and Personality Development Dr.Nair Director. List of Course Coordinators Sl. 2325102 09447049125 (m) 04712325101.11. 2325102 7 Course Director Dr. 1 2 3 4 5 Name of Programme Name of Co-ordinators Contact Number 04712325101. Appendix I. Jayasree 6 B.

.....Vikasbhavan P.......... Vikasbhavan P... Name of the candidate ( Leave one box blank between 1st... ( If any) STD Code Email address ( if any) Date of Birth : Date Telephone No. Nandavanam.. 7 Month Year 8 9 10 11 Sex Caste : : Male General : Married Employed SC Female ST OBC Un married Others (specify) Marital status Employment status : Un employed .. (b) Programme code :.. middle and surname) 3 4 Name of Father/Husband/Mother ( Strike out whatever is not applicable) Address for correspondance ( Leave one box blank between each unit of address) (a) Name (b) (d) (d) (h) House Name Area Town City Pin Code (i) State (e) (e) District (c) P............ State Resource Centre............... Trivandrum.... 2 (a) Name of the Programme :...Enclose Rs........................ Kerala Nandavanam.......(c) Enrol No........O House No. 695033 1........O..... Kerala.. ...........100/..... Thiruvananthapuram Affix your latest passport size photograph duly attested by you APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION Filled in form along with copies of certificate should be sent to the Director.............. 5 Telephone No..........................O... Mobile 6.........in addition to the course fee while using the downloaded application forms IGNOU-SRC COMMUNITY COLLEGE State Resource Centre....

.......... Address : ... if made will be cancelled and I shall not be entitled to refund of any fee paid by me........ Place : ................................... I am aware that if at any stage it is found that the statements made are not true or incomplete or misleading.............. Further................ Fee details ( Please write your name & address at the back of DD) Draft No Amount Rs.................... Date Issuing Branch Payable at 14 Sl.... ( Attach self attested copies of certificate starting from SSLC ) Name of the Course Year of passing Subject of study Percentage of marks Board/University Work Experience : Year Declaration : I declare that the statements made in this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief..........No 1 2 3 4 5 15 16 Educational Qualifications..................... the admission....... Dae : ........ I have carefully studied the rules of the IGNOU-SRC Community College as printed in the prospects and I accept them and shall not raise any dispute anywhere in future over the same rules......... (2) Keep one photocopy of the form with you for your reference...........12 If employed give details Govt Private 13 Designation : .................... Department : ............... ( Signature of the candidate ) Note : (1) Selected candidate is required to present his/her certificate in original for verification at the designated office /place............................................... ........................................................

SRC. The facilities would be available only relating to the courses for which the student is actualy registered. Kerala on payment of Rs. To be filled in by the student Course Applied for …………………….20/- IGNOU-SRC COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT CARD FOR USE OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACILITIES ONLY IGNOU-SRC COMMUNITY COLLEGE Acknowledgement Card Dear friend. 2. Your Enrolment Number is For Office Use Only . Thank you for joining IGNOU-SRC Community College programme.D. 3. and date ……………………… Amount ………………………………… DD Drawn on………………………….. This card should be produced on demand at the Examination Centre and to use other facilities of IGNOU-SRC Community College.. Duplicate card will be issued by the Director.Introduction 1. This card should be returned to the Community College after completing the concerned course 4. D. Please mention Enrolment Number and course applied for in all your future correspondence with IGNOU-SRC Community College. No.. we acknowledge the receipt of your application form.

..... 6/- To……………………………………………… …………………………………………………. Pin code ……………………………………...... Vikasbhavan P. Address …………………………………….... ...... ……………………………………………….. State Resource Centre Nandavanam... Name ……………………………………….......Course period from..... Full signature of the candidate ……………….. PASTE Latest Photograph to be pasted and will be attested by IGNOUSRC officers Please mention your full postal address in the space allocated Please affix postage stamp for Rs......O ……………………………………………….....6 Affix Postage Stamp for Rs..... From The Director. District ……………………………………… Pin ……………………………………….. Name of guardian …………………………... Enrolment No………………………………..... Name of Programme ……………………….... ………………………………………………... ……… to …………..

  of  India  at  state level with a view to provide all types of technical and academic resource support to the agencies  implementing Literacy and Continuing Education programme at the grass root level.  Govt.  Innovative Programmes  Develop innovative programmes  based  on local requirement . of India for ‘A’ grade and ‘B’ grade  are 1 crore and 70 lakhs respectively.  Special Projects  Undertaking various projects and proposals to supplement adult and Continuing Education  programmes  Co‐ordination  Co‐ordinates and converge all agencies both G. pamphlets etc. Posters.  Research  Conduct research studies in adult and non‐formal education.  Guidance  Helping and guiding district level agencies for preparing proposals and projects.  .    SRCs belong to two categories A and B. Volunteers etc. Primers.  Training of Functionaries  Training  of  various  categories  of  functionaries  viz.  Preraks. Motivational materials like.STATE RESOURCE CENTRES    State  Resource  Centres  were  established  in  1976  by  the  Ministry  of  Education.  Resource  Persons. annual grant from Govt. Social Workers.Os and NGOs working in the field. These innovations pertain to new ideas  and process.  Monitoring and Evaluation  Engaging monitoring and evaluation process of the centre/state in the literacy and CE Programmes. Hand Books.  Co‐ordinators.   Major Functions of SRCs  Material Development    Basic Literacy Books.  PRI  representatives.  Environment Creation  Organizes various programmes and activities for creating a learning environment in the state.