School Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal / Paschim Banga Samagra Shiksha Mission.

Samagra Shiksha Mission is an overarching programme for the School Education Sector extending from Pre-primary to Class-XII, prepared with the broader goal of improving school effectiveness, measured in terms of equal opportunities for schooling and equitable learning outcomes.

Address :

Office of the District Education Officer, PBSSM, H.N. Road, Jnananankur Bhawan (2nd Floor), Dist. Cooch Behar, PIN-736101.

E-mail : ssmcoob[at]gmail[dot]com / dpormsacoob[at]gmail[dot]com

Office Phone No.: (03582)224446

Mobile No. : 9474011938

Activities/ Services Provided by the department

  1. Holistic approach to Education.
  2. Enhanced Funding for Education.
  3. Focus on Quality of Education.
  4. Focus on Digital Education.
  5. Strengthening of Schools.
  6. Focus on Girls’ Education.
  7. Focus on Inclusion.
List Schemes/ Services offered by the department :
Sl. No. Name of Scheme/ Service Benefits under the scheme
1. School Uniform 400936 students (From Pre-Primary to Class-VIII), FY- 2021-22
2. Aids & Appliances to the CWSN 450 CWSN (Children with Special Need)
3. Transport & Escort Allowances 1676 CWSN
4. Girls Stipend & Reader Allowances 1049 CWSN
5. Books & Stationary 680 CWSN
6. Uniform 680 CWSN
7. Rastriya Avishkar Saptaha 51 Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools
8. Twinning of Schools Programme 96 Upper Primary / High / Higher Secondary Schools
9. On-line Teachers Training 6743 Teachers

Awards :

Photo Gallery of Events/ Awareness Program :

Department Website :

List of Department Publication (Annual reports/ Scheme Booklet/ Awareness Leaflet/ Posters/ etc

Statistics on Primary Education in Cooch Behar (as on 31/12/2014)
[according to the Office of the District Inspector of Schools (Primary Education)]
Sl. No. Description Number Sl. No. Description Number
1. Total no. of Primary Schools 1,833 17. Number of Pension Cases of Primary Teachers received (September, 2013 to November, 2014) 514

Number of Schools inspected along with supervision of CMDMP

during academic year 2014

1,173 18. No. of Pension Cases sent to the CF, DPSC, Cooch Behar  378
3. No. of Schools where CMDMP running 1,830 19. No. of Pension Cases including old cases sent to the DPPG, West Bengal. 506

No. of Schools where CMDMP not running

(New Set-up)

01 20. Distribution of NTB in all 1,831 Schools Distribution of NTB for the Session, 2015 has been completed before Book Day, i.e. 02/01/2015
5. Total target of New Set-up Primary Schools 21 21. Training of Newly Appointed S.I. of Schools completed 07
6. Total no. of New Set-up Primary Schools recommended by the School Education Department, West Bengal 21 22.

Implementation of COSA software for

online salary of SI/S & staffs in Circle Offices

7. Number of New Set-up Primary Schools in function 14 23. Building-less Offices of Sub-Inspector of Schools 03
8. Number of new Set-up Primary Schools will be started shortly 07 24. No. of Schools having Drinking Water facility 1,830
9. Sanction Post of Teachers  7,239 25. No. of Schools having no Drinking Water facility 01
10. Total no. of Teachers (details shown below) 6,442 26. No. of Schools having Toilet facility 1,819
11. Total no. of Para Teachers 185 27. No. of Schools having Girls’ Toilet facility 1,819
12. Number of Students (Class-1 to Class-V) (details shown below) 2,09,915 28. No. of Schools having no Girls’ Toilet facility 12
13. No. of Private Schools submitted application for recognition 224 29. No. of Schools having Boundary Wall 451
14. No. of Private Schools visited for enquiry for recognition 224 30. No. of Schools having no Boundary Wall 1,380
15. Enquiry Reports of Private Schools submitted to the CSE, West Bengal for approval 78 31. No. of Schools having Play-Ground 1,293
16. Enquiry Reports of Private Schools yet to be sent 146 32. No. of Schools not having Play-Ground 538


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