RTI Act 2005

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 Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, Government of India. It has been set up to establish and manage co-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. So far 507 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are functional out of 534 JNVs sanctioned in different States/UTs except the State of Tamil Nadu . As many as 48 Districts are still uncovered across the country :-

ORGANOGRAM

The Region wise break-up of functional JNVs is illustrated as under:-

No. of JNVs

 

Sanctioned

Functional

Non-functional

 

1.

Bhopal

88

82

6

Madhya Pradesh (46), Chatisgarh (12), Orissa (24)

2.

Chandigarh

44

44

--

Punjab (17), Himachal Pradesh (12), J&K (14), & Chandigarh U.T. (1)

3.

Hyderabad

70

70

--

Andhra Pradesh (22), Karnataka (27), Kerala (14), Pondicherry (4), A&N islands (2) & Lakshadweep (1)

4..

Jaipur

53

52

1

Rajasthan (32), Haryana (18+1), Delhi (2)

5.

Lucknow

82

76

6

Uttar Pradesh (64), Uttaranchal (12)

6.

Patna

69

65

4

Bihar (35), Jharkhand (20), West Bengal (10]

7.

Pune

56

54

2

Maharashtra (31), Gujrat (18), Goa (2), Daman & Diu (2), Dadra & nagar Haveli (1)

8.

Shilling

72

64

8

Meghalaya (7), Manipur (9), Mizoram (2), Arunachal Pradesh (13), Nagaland (6), Tripura (3), Sikkim ) (4), Assam (20)

 

TOTAL

534

507

27

 

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 Hon’ble 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 Samiti’s Executive Committee. He/She is assisted at the headquarters level by Joint Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Assistant Commissioners.

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, public representatives and officers from the District as members. 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.

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

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has adopted mutatis mutandis Central Government Rules 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 with Academics, Administration, Personnel, Finance, Vigilance are available in NVS (Hqrs). However, Some of the Documents are of confidential and classified nature pertaining to employees of NVS and therefore cannot be made available for public circulation. They are:

Annual Confidential Reports of NVS (Hqrs.)/ Regional Office Staff up to Dy. 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

STATEMENT OF BOARDS/ COUNCILS/ COMMITTEES/ OTHER BODIES (HAVING MORE THAN ONE MEMBER)

In order to ensure smooth functioning of Co-educational, Residential Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, various committees as mentioned below are constituted: -

HEADQUARTER LEVEL

Samiti (Governing body)

Executive Committee

Academic Advisory Committee

Finance Committee

Construction Co-ordination Committee

REGIONAL OFFICE LEVEL

Regional level Mess Committee

Committee for prevention of gender harassment

VIDYALAYA LEVEL

Vidyalaya Management Committee

Vidyalaya Advisory Committee

Purchase Advisory Committee

Appointment Committee

Parents Teachers Council

Details of composition of above Committees, their powers, functions and public representation in each of the Committee are available at the Facilitation Counter in NVS (Hqrs.) for ready reference.

Budget allocation proposed expenditure and disbursement

1.Budget allocation (non-plan & plan separately) for the financial year 2005-06 in respect of field units of NVS

2.Norms for incurring direct expenditure on students every year

Available on facilitation counter in NVS Hqrs.

 

 

As per table given below:

S. No.

Item

Rates

Total

I.

Mess Expenditure

Rs.600/-per month per child for 9 months

Rs.5,400/-

II.

Uniforms

I)Summer bound areas Rs.900/- per annum

II)Winter bound areas Rs.1,200/- per annum

Rs.900/-

 

Rs.1,200/-

III

Text books

Rs.150/- per student per annum

Rs.150/-

IV

Daily Use Toilet items

Rs.350/- per student per annum

Rs.350/-

V

Other expenditure on students including Stationery, Travel, Medical, CBSE fees

Rs.550/- per student per annum

Rs.550/-

Total Rs. 7350/-Per student per annum for summer bound areas.

Rs.7650/- per student per annum for winter bound areas

3.

Proposed Expenditure

Anticipated at BE 2005-06

(Amount-in crore)

Non-Plan - 159.56

Plan - 551.64

Disbursements of funds :

Funds are disbursed to field units of NVS on quarterly basis, on receipt of Grants-in-aid from the Ministry of HRD (Deptt. of Secondary & Higher Education)

 

 

Manner of Execution of subsidy programme with details of beneficiaries

NIL

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)

GENERAL INFORMATION

OFFICERS

DESIGNATION

HQRS LEVEL

 

Commissioner

Appellate Authority

Joint Commissioner (Admn)

Public Information Officer

Assistant Commissioner (Acad-II)

Assistant Public Information Officer

REGIONAL OFFICE LEVEL

 

Dy. Commissioner of the Region

Appellate Authority

Assistant Commissioner (Admn)

Public Information Officer

Section Officer (Admn)

Assistant Public Information Officer

VIDYALAYA LEVEL

 

Deputy Commissioner of the Region

Appellate Authority

Assistant Commissioner (Cluster Incharge)

Public Information Officer

Principal of the Vidyalaya

Assistant Public Information Officer

 

WORKING HOURS

9.00 A.M. TO 05.30 P.M. EACH WORKING DAY (MONDAY TO FRIDAY

 

FEE STRUCTURE FOR SEEKING INFORMATION UNDER THE ACT

Application fees

Rs.10/-

 

Photocopy

Rs.2/-

 

Inspection of record

No fee for one hour. Thereafter, Rs.5/- for each 15 minutes

 

Diskette or Floppy

Rs.50/- each

 

SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Number of Navodaya Vidyalaya (Sanctioned)

534

Number of Navodaya Vidyalaya (functional)

507

Number of uncovered districts

48

Number of students on roll

169806

Percentage of Girl students

34.65%

Percentage of Boy students

65.36%

Percentage of SC students

24.08%

Percentage of ST students

15.32%

Percentage of General students

60.62%

Percentage of Rural students

77.41%

Percentage of Urban students

22.61%

LIST OF 48 UNCOVERED DISTRICTS WHERE JNVs HAVE NOT BEEN SANCTIONED

 

Sl.

Region

State

No. of District uncovered

Name of District

1.

Bhopal

Chhatisgarh

3

1. Jashpur

2. Kawardha

3. Koriya (Baikunthpur)

 

 

Madhya Pradesh

1

4. Umariya

 

 

Orissa

2

5. Jagatsinghpur

6. Deogarh

2.

Hyderabad

Andhra Pradesh

1

7. Hyderabad

3.

Jaipur

Delhi

7

8. East Delhi

9. West Delhi

10. North Delhi

11. South Delhi

12. Central Delhi

13. North East Delhi

14. South East Delhi

4

Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh

2

15. Deoria

16. Rampur

5.

Patna

Bihar

1

17. Arwal

 

 

West Bengal

8

18. Couch Bihar

19. Dakshin Dinajpur

20. Hawrah

21. Malda

22. West Midanpur

23. Dakshin 24 Pargana

24. Purulia

25. Kolkota (New District)

6.

Pune

Gujarat

5

26. Amreli

27. Ahmedabad

28. Narmada

29. Navsari

30. Valsad

 

 

Maharashtra

4

31. Mumbai

32. Mumbai Suburban

33. Dhule

34. Bhandara

7.

Shillong

Arunachal Pradesh

3

35. Kurung Kumey

36. Uppar Dibang Valley

37. Anjao

 

 

Assam

7

38. Dhubri

39. Nagaon

40. North Cachhar Hills

41. Bongaigaon

42. Kamrup Urban

43. Baksa

44. Udalguri

 

 

Nagaland

4

45. Dimapur

46. Zonobuto

47. Peren

48. Longleng

 

NAVODAYA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTES

 

Region

Name of Director

Address

Telephone (T)

Fax (F) and E-Mail (E)

Chandigarh

Sh. R. P. Dhobhal Principal

Navodaya Leadership Institute, JNV- campus, Sector – 25, Chandigarh – 160 014

91 -172 – 700843 (T)

91 - 172 – 700843 (F)

(E) jnvchandigarh@rediffmail.com

South Goa

Sh. S. Radhakrishna, Principal

Navodaya Leadership Institute Canacona, South Goa – 403 702

91 - 832 – 2633181 (T)

91 - 832 – 2633181 (F)

(E) nligoa@goatelecom.com

Ghaziabad

Sh. P. S. Kansal, Director

Navodaya Leadership Institute, JNV Campus, Dhoom Manikpur, Distt. Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad – 203 208

91 - 120 – 2664611 (T)

91 - 120 – 2664611 (F)

Guntur

Sh. M. L. Dariayanani, Principal

Navodaya Leadership Institute, Deshbhakta Bhawan, 2/13, Brodipet, Guntur – 5200002 (AP)

E. Mail.

nliguntur@sancharnet.com

91 - 863 – 2311011

Mob. 09394110111

91 - 863 – 2235029(F)

Ranga Reddy

Sh. S. V. Reddappa, Director

Navodaya Leadership Institute, JNV Ranga Reddy, HCU Campus, Gachchibowli, Distt. Ranga Reddy – 500046

91 - 40- 230 11587 (T)

jnvrangareddy@redifmail.com