provide incentive for admission at primary and middle level primarily to those who can ill afford to pay the cost for purchase of books.
NEED AND JUSTIFICATION FOR THE SCHEME To achieve the objective of universalisation of elementary education, various welfare schemes/incentives have been introduced to attract every child to school system.
In MCD Schools text books are provided free of cost to all the children of primary classes. Similarly, all the students of primary classes of Govt. schools running under Dte. of Education are provided free text books under this plan scheme .
CRITERIA All children in primary and middle Classes of Government schools are eligible.
PROGRAMME CONTENTS Under this scheme text books are proposed to be provided free of cost to each student studying in the primary and middle classes of Govt. schools.
A) APPROVED OUTLAY FOR 2005-06 Rs.100.00 LACS
B) PHYSICAL TARGETS FOR 2005-2006 About1,10,000 STUDENTS.
PROVISION OF PRIMARY CLASSES IN THE EXISTING GOVT. SCHOOLS (CONVERSION INTO SARVODYA SCHOOLS) (Rs.50.00 lacs)
OBJECTIVE OF THE SCHEME
The main objective of the Scheme is to provide quality education to the children from Ist to XIIth under one roof as is being provided in the private public schools. In order to achieve this objective, primary classes are also introduced in the existing schools, wherever necessary.
PROGRAMME CONTENTS The effort now is to make the learning more enjoyable and taking such effective steps to make the study of the children in schools to be more pleasant. In order to achieve this objective adequate play way material is to be provided in the schools. Children are encouraged to use their own hand and skill to learn the things and have a feel of it. The material interalia could include good quality audio-visual equipment, electrical equipments, mechanical toys and other related teaching and learning materials to understand various concepts of learning.
The expenditure to be incurred for building additional classrooms in the existing Government schools shall be met out of the funds earmarked in another plan scheme namely "Construction of School Building". Similarly the funds required for payment of salary to the newly appointed teaching/ministerial staff in the primary classes shall be made out of the funds available under the scheme “Addl. Schooling Facilities’.
The requirement of funds would thus be need based and would vary from time to time. There are 364 schools presently known as Sarvodaya Vidyalayas where the facilities of primary class exist. The number can change depending upon the requirement of future. Having regard to the fact that primary education is the basic responsibility of the Municipal bodies a conservative estimate for allocation of funds during the 10th Five Year Plan, i.e. 2002-2007 is estimated at Rs.825.00 lakhs. During 2005-06, existing Govt. schools would be converted into Sarvodya Vidyalaya. A sum of Rs.50.00 lakhs is approved for 2005-06 under the scheme.
3. CAPITAL WORKS (C/o Pucca, Semi-Pucca School Bldgs & SPS Class Rooms) (Rs.10415.00 LACS) (Elementary Rs.2000.00 lacs :Secondary Rs.8415.00 lacs ) Objective: Objective of the Scheme is to provide Pucca / Semi-Pucca building for schools with all basic amenities. Presently, 931 schools are housed in 641 buildings. As a result, around 300 schools run in double shifts. The efforts of the Government are to provide as many as schools as possible in single shift and Tin-Shed Schools are replaced by Pucca building or Semi-Pucca building or Porta Cabins.
Programme Contents: The expenditure would be incurred on following activities :-
To purchase land from DDA,SJJ and Gram Sabha land from various agencies for construction of School building.
B) To Construct new pucca school Buildings.
C) To construct Porta Cabin structure class-rooms/SPS.
D) Addition/Alteration and renovation of School Building.
G) Out sourcing of improvement of school infrastructure.
The work on construction on 07 Pucca buildings at Anand Vihar, Narela, BL-Shalimar Bagh, Prasant Vihar, Dwarka, Sector-6 (1st site), Dwarka sector-6(IInd site) and Dwarka Sector-10 has started in 2002-03. The ongoing works of Pucca as well as SPS will be completed. In addition to PWD, work of construction of 05 pucca-school buildings has been assigned to DSIDC.
Dte. of Education also operates a separate capital head of account in its demand out of which funds are allocated to schools for repair and maintenance of petty works. Head of schools have been empowered to utilize funds upto Rs.1.20 lacs per building in a year through Vidyalaya Kalyan Samities. Department intend to construct porta cabins in such schools which are housed in tin sheds. An amount of Rs.25.00 crore has been approved for departmental head for capital works.
Financial powers have been delegated to Principals for petty works in the school buildings. Principal can incur upto Rs.1.20 lacs on these works per annum.
Targets for 2004-05