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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 580 JNVs sanctioned in different States/UTs except the State of Tamil Nadu. As many as 48 Districts are still uncovered across the country :-

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, REGIONAL OFFICE

The executive head of the administrative pyramid is the Deputy Commissioner who executes the policies laid down by the Samiti's Executive Committee. He/She is assisted at the Regional level by 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/RO.

DELEGATION OF POWERS

The Dy. Commissioner is the Principal Executive Officer of the Region, who is responsible for the proper administration of the affairs of the Region 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 Dy. 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 Region are available at Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, Regional Office, Lucknow.

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

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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.

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APPELLATE AUTHORITY

 

 

Asstt. Commissioner (Admn.) has been designated as Appellate Authority to dispose of appeals preferred by the appellant against the order (s) of aforementioned Public Information Officers (PIOs) in cases related to NVS Regional Office.

 

ASSISTANT PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (APIO)

Section Officer (Admn)

 

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 Regional Office Staff/Officer level..

Personal files and Service Books of the employees of the Samiti.

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: -

REGIONAL OFFICE LEVEL

Regional level Mess Committee

Committee for prevention of gender harassment

VIDYALAYA LEVEL

VIDYALAYA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

D.M.(Chairman)

District Education Officer (Member)

Assistant Engineer (PWD)(Member)

Principal of School-Residential School(Senior Secondary)(Member)

Senior Teacher of Vidyalaya(Member)

Local Representative (Nominated by President of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti(Member)

Chief Medical Officer (Member)

Two parents representative (One Male and One Female Nominated by Vidyalaya Management Committee.

VIDYALAYA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

District Magistrate (Chairman)

Local M.P. Nominated by the Vidyalaya Management committee.

President Jila Parishad or Nominee of Jila Parishad (Only Selected Representative)(Member)

Principal of School or Residential School (Nominated by the D.M.) (Member)

District Education Officer(Member)

Local Educationist by the DM(Member)

Associate Engineer(PWD)(Member)

Principal of related Navodaya(Member Secretary)

PURCHASE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

� Principal of related Navodaya(Chairman)

� Nominee of President of Navodaya Vidyalaya(Member)

� District Education Officer or Assistant Engineer(Member)

� Senior Teacher of related Navodaya Vidyalaya(Member)

� Other Member of Vidyalaya Management Committee (Member)

APPOINTMENT COMMITTEE

� Principal (Regular) of the Vidyalaya -Chairman

� Principal of nearby JNV -Member

� District Education Officer or his nominee -Member

� Local Educationist(preferably a Principal of School) - Member

PARENTS TEACHERS COUNCIL

� Principal Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya(Chairman)

� 15 Representative to be nominated by general body of parents in proportion to the sections in the Vidyalaya with a Female-Male Ratio of proportionate strength of boys and girls.

� Five teachers Representative (Minimum Two Female teachers nominee)

� Vice Principal(Member Secratory)

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 04.30 P.M. WORKING DAY (MONDAY TO SATURDAY)

 

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

CD

Rs.50/- each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

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