Sanction of 234 Model Schools under Phase-II in Andhra Pradesh


Government of Andhra Pradesh have accorded administrative approval for setting up 355 Model Schools in the Educationally Backward Blocks as Bench-mark of Excellence and prescribed  the guidelines for establishment of Model Schools duly following the norms of GoI.

Under phase-II of the Scheme, the Government of India have sanctioned total  234 Model Schools for the State of Andhra Pradesh with the total project cost of Rs.904.23 crores (Rupees Nine Hundred and Four Crores and Twenty Three lakhs only).  As per the norms of the scheme,  sharing pattern of expenditure is 50:50  between the Government of India and the State Government.

The Commissioner & Director of School  Education, A.P., Hyderabad vide reference 3rd read above has requested the State Government to accord administrative  approval  for setting  up of 234 Model Schools under Phase-II scheme.  The   Commissioner & Director of School  Education, A.P., Hyderabad has also requested to sanction total 4680 posts of teaching  to be filled up by Direct Recruitment,  and  3236 posts of Non-teaching to be recruited through outsourcing basis in the 234 Model Schools.  He has further stated that as per the above sharing pattern,  State Government have to bear  Rs.452.12  crores (Rupees Four Hundred and Fifty Two Crores and Twelve Lakhs  only)  being the 50%   of  the total  project cost of Rs.904.23 crores approved by GOI for the  scheme.

Government,  after careful examination of the matter, hereby accord administrative approval for setting up of 234 Model Schools in the Educationally Backward Blocks identified / approved by the GoI under Phase-II of the Scheme, with the total Project cost of Rs.904.23 crores. The  State Government have also  agreed to bear  Rs.452.12 crores (Rupees Four Hundred and Fifty Two Crores and Twelve Lakhs  only) towards 50% of the total Project Cost.  The list of 234 Model Schools is appended to the G.O. as Annexure.

The Commissioner & Director of School Education, Hyderabad is informed that except the cost of Rs.452.12 crores sanctioned above, Government will not entertain any proposals for additional amounts of the scheme. Further the guidelines issued in G.O.Ms.No.42, SE(Prog.I) Department, dt. 12/7/2013  shall be  followed  in respect of execution of the Phase-II scheme approved above.

The  Commissioner and Director of School Education, A.P., Hyderabad is requested to take necessary further action in this matter accordingly.
G.O.Ms.No.70 Dt:2/12/2013

1.    G.O.Ms.No. 42, School Education (SE-Prog.I) Department, dt. 12/7/2013
2.    Lr.F.No.1-5/2012-Sch.1(MS), Government of India, MHRD, Department of School Education and Literacy, minutes of the 6th PAB meeting dt.8/10/2012
3.    From the C&DSE, Lr.No. 812/B1/Model Schools/RMSA/2013, dt.3/11/2012, 14/12/2012 & 7/11/2013.

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