Mana Badi-Naadu-Nedu–Guidelines-basic infrastructure-nine-9-components for improving-facilities
School Education Department – Mana Badi; Naadu-Nedu – Guidelines issued to take up the basic infrastructure works with nine (9) components for improving Infrastructure facilities in all the schools – Certain relaxations – Orders – Issued.
Government is determined to facelift all the schools in the state by improving Quality Education to children by improving the infrastructure in all the schools in the state. Government vide reference 1st read above have accorded administrative approval for taking up the basic infrastructure works with nine components in all the Government schools under Mana Badi Nadu-Nedu programme over a period of 3 years from the financial year 2019-2020. 2. Out of total 44,512 schools in the state, 15715 schools will be covered in Phase-I Nadu-Nedu programme. The Government emphasizes to have the following priority facilities and amenities to each selected school to reach the desired standards, based on the actual need of a given school. a. Toilets with running water b. Electrification with fans and tube lights c. Drinking water supply d. Furniture for students and staff e. Painting to schools f. Major and minor repairs g. Green chalk boards h. English Labs & Additional Class Rooms. (English lab shall be taken up in Elementary schools and the Additional Class Rooms shall be taken up based on the need in NABARD sanctioned schools only.) i. Compound walls. (In rural areas the compound walls shall be dovetailed with MGNREGS and in urban areas they will be taken up under Mana Badi Nadu-Nedu)
After carefully examining the proposals furnished by the Commissioner of School Education, the Government hereby approves the following relaxations under para 3(XVI) of the G.O.Ms.No. 87, School Education (Prog-II) Department dated 30- 11-2019 and hereby orders that:
a. Every PC will be provided with an advance of 15% of the project cost on the lines of Imprest for making payments to labourers, vendors of material and other petty expenses. b. Once 1/3 rd of the advance is utilized, the PC can submit the vouchers indicating the details of payments made to various Vendors/Labourers and other expenses and submit the bills in CFMS to claim again the revolving fund to the extent of amount of vouchers submitted or the balance project cost, whichever is less. c. The PC with the help of the Head Master, Community Resource Person, Engineering Assistant/Ward Amenities Secretary, Field Engineer (AE/AEE/Site engineer) shall identify the appropriate supplier/vendor, negotiate, finalize and procure the materials across the counter by giving cheque. d. The PC shall make all the payments exceeding Rs. 5000/- (Rupees one thousand) through cheques only. e. The Head Master is authorized to hold an imprest amount of Rs. 5000/- (Rupees five thousand) at any given point of time. This will have to be approved by PC. f. The Head Master being the Convener shall ensure that every rupee is approved by the PC and every rupee is accounted for in both books of accounts (Minutes, Cash Book, General Ledger, Stock Register, voucher/Receipt book). g. For every transaction there should be a proper bills/voucher. The HM/CRP shall just take photograph of the paid voucher/bill and upload on the same day using STMS app.
The Implementation Department shall complete all the statutory process at the end of the work to assess the value of the work done. i. After end of each work the M book shall be recorded and check measured and value of the work shall be assessed and entered into STMS. In between M Book is avoided to reduce the work for the field Engineer. j. The Cluster Resource Person (CRP) or the Education Assistant/Ward Education Secretary or the HM shall write books of accounts. They shall attend the weekly meetings of the PCs invariably. k. In case of the invoices which are already raised and not yet paid through CFMS shall be deleted. l. In view of the Covid-19 lock down restrictions, to avoid the problem of availability of cheque signatories , it is now permitted that any three out of the five PC cheque signatories may sign on the cheques. If five are available all five may continue to sign the cheques. The HM and the AE/AEE/Site engineer will continue to sign the cheque.
Wherever the PC is not in a position to execute the work, the respective Implementation Department shall facilitate the PC to engage appropriate agency with the experience in executing such works. n. In such cases the bills to the Agency shall be paid by the PC after the work is done based on value of work done as per the technical sanctioned estimate. The PC shall make payments to such Agency after satisfaction of the work as per specifications and standards. Regular measurements and check measurements shall be undertaken as per the departmental procedure. o. The Engineering Assistants in rural areas and Ward Amenities Secretaries in urban areas shall be used extensively for the day to day supervision of the program. They shall be trained and mentored by concerned Field Engineer and DEE regularly. p. All Implementing Agencies through their Field Engineer after approval from the PC shall send indents in STMS for cement, sand, fans, sanitary ware (wash basins, WC commodes, Urinals), teacher tables, teacher chairs, teacher Almirahs, dual desks, green boards, Painting (including labour work). Tenders have been called for these items and are under finalization at state level. Appropriate indenting system and payment system in STMS shall be developed by CSE.
8. All the District Collectors shall review the progress twice every week with all the implementing agencies and ensure completion of all the works of all the schools by end of July 2020. 9. The Commissioner of School Education, the State Project Director Samagra Siksha Society, the Managing Director APEWIDC, the Engineer-in-Chief PRED, the Engineer-in-Chief Public Health, the Engineer-in-Chief TWED and the District Collectors shall take further necessary action accordingly and ensure that all the school projects of phase I schools are completed in the target time. 10. All the principal secretaries of the Implementing Agencies are requested to review the progress of works every week with the Engineers.
11. The CEO/APCFSS shall make necessary changes in the Program to facilitate payments to Nadu – Nedu program. 12. This order issues with the concurrence of the Finance (FMU-SE) Department vide Finance U.O.No : FIN01 FMU0ASD(SE)/19/04/2020 (Computer No. 1136256 )