Performance Incentive Grants (PIG) under NECTAR to strengthen community involvement in Education Reform

Focusing on the strong culture of community led development in Nagaland, the Nagaland Education Project – The Lighthouse (NECTAR), a project funded by the World Bank emphasizes to reinforce the relevance of “Communitisation” of schools and strengthen the community’s role as guardians of public institutions. Therefore, to build capacity and to enhance participation and promote commitment of the SMCs and SMDCs, the Performance Incentive Grants is being made available for all the 1939 Government Schools in Nagaland in three batches over a two year period. In the first batch 738 schools were shortlisted and the activities are plans are being implemented under the 1st installment.

Category of SchoolTotal Grant Amount over 2 years in INRAmount per Installment in INR (6 months)
Govt. Primary School3,00,00075,000
Govt. Middle School6,00,0001,50,000
Govt. High School8,00,0002,00,000
Govt. Higher Secondary School10,00,0002,50,000

Applications have been invited for the second batch from 20th September, 2022 for which the SMCs and SMDCs need to apply. Forms are available for downloading on and a link is also being shared with all EBRC Co-ordinators and District Project Assistants (DPAs) to circulate to all eligible schools. Forms should be duly filled and submitted to the EBRC Co-ordinators along with the mandatory enclosures on or before 7th October, 2022 for further screening and approval. Please follow the project’s social media accounts for more information and updates. Instagram & Facebook: nagalandeducationproject, Twitter: NEP_Lighthouse.


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