Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) : is an autonomous body registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 on 12th April 2001 with its own service regulations and financial rules. It functions as the State Implementation Society (SIS) to pursue the goals of univer- salisation of elementary education (UPE) which has received weightage under the National Policy on Education (NPE) adopted in 1986 and consequently updated in 1992. The NPE provides a frame work for the development of education and plan of action, for assigning specific responsibilities for organizing,implementing and financing education, giving it an unqualified priority. The council has since then,been involved in implementing various programmes like The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV), National Programme of Education for Girls at Elementary Level(NPEGEL), UN-aid etc with the defined objectives.