Launched in 2015, this teachers outreach initiative has witnessed 360 degree growth. Not only the program has expanding its reach from one state to 19 states, but multiple initiatives like ZIIEI Exhibitions, Innovative Pathshaala are being introduced under the banner. In 2018, Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai conducted a third party assessment study of the project and reported that “The programme has created a strong network of energised teachers, principals and administrators; these groups could be further mobilised to create strong leaders within the education department. ZIIEI is unique initiative, which focuses on better utilisation of resources available in Government Schools – the teachers – thus unleashing the immense potential of educators by instilling self-belief and making innovation a core value.”
- 11,00,000 Teachers oriented for innovation in education.
- 4,80,000 Government school teachers adopted zero-investment innovations.
- 1,05,000 Teachers implementing ZIIEI innovations in their classrooms.
- 22 States Implementing ZIIEI in 2018-19