RTI

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
B-15, Institutional Area,
Sector-62,
NOIDA-201307,
District Gautam Budh Nagar,
(Uttar Pradesh)

 F. 1-4/2005/NVS(Estt-II)/Vol.IV/1236 Date : 22.08.2006

(RTI CELL)

To

The Principals

Of All Jawahar

Navodaya Vidyalayas.

 

Sub : RTI Act 2005 Implementation of the provisions of the Act Regarding.

-x-x-x-x-

Madam/Sir,

You are aware that vide notification No. F.1-4/2005-NVS(Estt.-II) dated 20th Oct. 2005, appointment of Appellate Authority, Public Information Officer and Assistant Public Information Officer was made at three levels (viz Hqrs level, RO level and Vidyalaya level) in the Samiti. It has now come to the notice that because of the multiplicity of PIOs in one Public Authority, a citizen seeking information often faces harassment/difficulties at the time of submitting his/her application under RTI Act to the proper PIO. In order to avoid such harassment/difficulties of the citizen, henceforth, application submitted by any citizen seeking information under RTI Act should be accepted by all APIOs for onward submission to the concerned PIOs under intimation to Hqrs. In other words, a citizen seeking information in r/o any JNV/RO and Hqrs can submit his/her application directly to any of the Principals of JNV/APIO of any RO and Hqrs office who in turn shall initiate necessary action for providing the information to the applicant within the prescribed time limit under RTI Act.

2. This is issued with the approval of the Commissioner, NVS for strict compliance by all concerned.

Yours faithfully,

(DR. RAKESH KUMAR)

JOINT COMMISSIONER (ADMN.)/PIO

NAVODAYA VIDYALAYA SAMITI

THE RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2005

[Information under Sec.4 (1)(b)]

ORGANIZATION

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) is an Autonomous Organization under the Ministryof Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education,Government of India. It has been set up to establish and manageco-educational, residential schools known as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) covering VI to XII classes affiliated to CBSE throughout the country. The Samiti has established eight Regional Offices at Bhopal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Pune and Shillong for the smooth functioning of its Vidyalayas across the country. Apart from this, five Navodaya Leadership Institutes have been established at Goa, Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), Chandighar (U.T.) and Ranga Reddy (Andhra Pradesh) for imparting in-service training and professional growth of its staff. As a policy one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be established in each district of the country except the State of Tamil Nadu.

OBJECTIVES

 To promote national integration by providing opportunities to talented children, largely rural, form different parts of the country, to live and learn together and development their full potential.

 To provide good quality modern education, including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities and physical education.

 To ensure that all students of Navodaya Vidyalayas attain a reasonable level of competence in three languages as envisaged in the Three Language Formula; and

 To serve, in each district, as focal points for improvement in quality of school education through sharing of experiences and facilities.

FUNCTIONS OF THE NVS

The Samiti functions through an Executive Committee under the Chairmanship of Honable Minister of HRD. It is responsible for the management of all affairs, funds and has the authority to exercise all powers of the Samiti. The Executive Committee is assisted by two Sub-Committees, Finance Committee and Academic Advisory Committee, in its functions. The executive head of the administrative pyramid is the Commissioner who executes the policies laid down by the Samitis Executive Committee. He/She is assisted at the headquarters level by Joint Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners.

Vidyalaya Leel: For each Vidyalaya there is a Vidyalaya Advisory Committee and a Vidyalaya Management Committee for the general supervision of the Vidyalaya. District Magistrate of the concerned district is the Chairman of Vidyalaya level Committee with local educationists. The Vidyalaya Management Committee has two sub-committees i.e.Vidyalaya Purchase Advisory Committee and Vidyalaya Appointments Committee. Further details are available in Memorandum of Association, Navodaya Vidyalaya Scheme, the copies of which are available on facilitation counter of NVS Headquarters.

DELEGATION OF POWERS

 The Commissioner is the Principal Executive Officer of the Samiti who is responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the Samiti and to co-ordinate and exercise general supervision over all educational training, residential, financial and other activities under the direction and guidance of the Society and the Executive Committee. The Commissioner with the concurrence of the Committee delegates in writing any of his powers and functions to any other officer or authority appointed or established under the rules of the Samiti. Powers delegated to various authorities in the Samiti are available at Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti(Hqrs.)

 THE NORMS SET BY NVS FOR THE DISCHARGE OF ITS FUNCTION AND DECISION MAKING AT VARIOUS LEVEL

 (1)   Headquarter level: Chief Functionary : Commissioner, Assisted by General Manager (Construction), Joint Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners and Section Officers.

Commissioner is the authority of the Samiti. Regarding other wings viz. Construction, Finance, Administration, Establishment the concerned Joint Commissioner and GM (Constn.) are reporting to the Commissioner

(2) Regional level:      Chief Functionary : Deputy Commissioner assisted by Assistant Commissioners, Executive Engineers, Accounts Officers and Section Officers

Deputy Commissioner is reporting authority of Regional Office Staff and about the Vidyalayas under his/her jurisdiction.

(3) Vidyalaya Level:    Chief Functionary : Principal

Principal is reporting authority of Vidyalaya Staff

Regulations/ Instructions/ Manuals/ Records held by it or under its control

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has adopted mutatis mutandis Central GovernmentRules for its employees till formation of its own Rules & Regulations. However,Samiti has framed Recruitment Rules for the appointment of its employees.A set of said Rules is available at the Facilitation Counter in NVS Headquarters.

Statement of categories of documents held by it or under its control:

The following Documents pertaining to Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti dealing withAcademics, Administration, Personnel, Finance, Vigilance are available inNVS (Hqrs). However, Some of the Documents are of confidential andclassified nature pertaining to employees of NVS and therefore cannotbe made available for public circulation. They are: Annual Confidential Reports of NVS (Hqrs.)/ Regional Office Staff up toDy. Commissioner level.. Personal files and Service Books of the employees of the Samiti.

 THE CATEGORIES OF THE DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE WITH THE OFFICERS OF THE SAMITI ARE AS FOLLOWS:

DESIGNATED OFFICER  & NATURE OF DOCUMENT

General Manager (Constn.):  All documents relating to land, buildings, construction activities and allied matters

Joint Commissioner (Admn.):

  • All matters related to Administrative issues and allied matters.
  • All matters relating to Staff grievances.
  • All matters relating to School Administration.
  • All matters relating to Governing bodies of the Samiti.
  • All matters relating to Parliamentary affairs and allied issues
  • All matters relating to opening of JNVs

Joint Commissioner (Pers)

  • All matters relating to appointment, Transfers and promotions etc. including service matters of all teaching and non-teaching employees of the Samiti (including staff working at Headquarters and Regional Offices.)
  • Records relating to implementation of Hindi Rajbhasha

Joint Commissioner (Acad) :

  • All matters relating to Academic and allied matters.
  • All matters relating to conduct of Selection Test and admission of students.

Deputy Commissioner (Admn/ Pers) : Administration and allied matter

Deputy Commissioner (Fin.): Financial matters including Audit, Budget etc.

Deputy Commissioner (Acad): Academic matters

Deputy Commissioner (Trg.) : Training of teachers and staff

Budget allocation proposed expenditure and disbursement

Sl. No.

Item of expenditure

Rates (Effective from 1.4.2012)
1 
 
  Mess Expenditure For JNVs located at other than hard and difficult areas 
Rs.10,800/-Per student per year @
(Rs.1,200/- per student per month for 9 months)In addition, for miscellaneous mess expenditure including fuel for cooking, cleaning/washing and wages for casual workers engaged for cooking, an additional amount of Rs. 180/- per child per month (for 9 months) is also approved.
For JNVs located at hard and difficult areas
Rs.12,600/-Per student per year @
(Rs.1,400/- per student per month for 9 months)In addition, for miscellaneous mess expenditure including fuel for cooking, cleaning/washing and wages for casual workers engaged for cooking, an additional amount of Rs. 180/- per child per month (for 9 months) is also approved.
2.     Uniforms (i) For JNVs located in temperate climate/coastal areas- Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Orissa, Karnatka, West Bangal, Gujrat, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Andaman & Nicobar, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep – Rs. 2, 000/-per student per year(ii) For JNVs located in extreme Summer and winter areas- Punjab, Hariyana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattishgarh and Chandigarh-           Rs. 2,500/-per student per year
(iii) For JNVs located in extreme winter areas   Jammu & Kashmir, Uttrakhand, North Eastern Region and Himachal Pradesh-  Rs. 2,800/-per student per year
3.    Text Books Rs.400/-per student per year
4. Daily Use Toilet Items Rs.1,000/- per student per year
5. Other Expenditure on Students:-i) Medical expenses

 

ii) Stationery

 

iii) Bedding items

iv) Doctor fee

 

v) CBSE fees

vi) School Bag (for class VI & IX students only )

vii) Travel

 

 

Rs.270/-(@ RS.30/- per student per month for 9 months )

RS. 85/- per student per month for 9 Month

Rs. 600/- per student per year

Rs. 45,000 per annum ( @ Rs. 5,000/- per month for 9 month)

Actual

Rs. 300/-

 

Rs. 180/-(@ Rs. 20 per child per month for local journey.
Actual rail/bus fare for outstation journey)

6. Daily  allowance to students during journey only for participating in various events/ activities outside the JNV Rs. 150/-per day

Recipients of concession/ permits/ authorization

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti provides free education including boarding, lodging as well as expenses on uniform, textbooks stationery etc. to the students belongs to Sc/ST and girls category. However, children from general category are also provided such facilities but a fee of Rs.200/- per child per month is charged from students of Class IX to XII as Navodaya Vikas Nidhi. The student belonging to SC, ST, Girls, Disabled category and children of the families below poverty line are exempted from the payment of fee.

Reservation for Sc/ST, Girls, Disabled and Rural Children in admission of students at class VI are as follows:

SC 15%, ST 7.5%, Disable Children 3%, Girls 33% Rural 75%

Special concession & incentives for staff posted in North-East region, A&N Islands & Lakshadweep. Details in this regard are readily available at Facilitation Counter in NVS (Hqrs)