GUIDELINES FOR ENGAGING THE SERVICES OF TELANGANA VIDYA VOLUNTEERS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2016-17
1. The services of Vidya Volunteers will be engaged from 16th July, 2016 to 20th April, 2017 in the Schools as approved by the District Collector concerned. Their services are purely temporary and can be terminated before 20th April, 2017 also, based on justifiable grounds, by the School Management Committees (SMCs).
2. The services of Vidya Volunteers shall be engaged to ensure regular functioning of the Schools .
3. Candidates should have completed 18 years of age and upper age limit is 44 years as on 1st July, 2016. (5) years relaxation is given in case of SCs / STs /BCs and (10) years for Physical Challenged persons.
4. Unit of roster is a District. As per the sanctioned number of Vidya Volunteers for the Acadenuc Year 2016-17, the District Educational Officer (DEO) shall allot roster points first to the Mandal by arranging the Mandals in English alphabetical order. Later, in the Mandal he will arrange habitations in English alphabetical Order. Example is given below:-
5. The DEO shall communicate the list of Schools along with roster points to the Mandal Educational Officers concerned for engaging the Vidya Volunteers. The Mandal Educational Officers in turn shall display the details on the Notice Boards of the Mandal Resource Centers, Primary Schools ,Upper Primary Schools, High Schools and all Gram Panchayats in the Mandal. The District Educational Officer shall give a Press Note stating that the eligible Candidates shall apply online and display the details on his website.
6. The Candidates shall apply online and submit a signed print out of the application he/she uploaded along with the Certificates required to the Mandal Educational Officer of the Mandal to which he/she applied within the time specified. The Mandal Educational Officer shall cause verification of the applications with reference to the Certificates enclosed and submit the same to the District Educational Officer duly countersigned. Copies of the Certificates to be enclosed are as follows :-
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i) Copies of the SSC, Intermediate, Graduation, Post Graduation ,D.Ed., B.Ed., TET , Pandit Training, Oriental Title/ Bhasha Praveena/ Vidhwan along with Marks Memo.
ii) Local Candidate Certificate or Study Certificate issued by the Tahasildar .
iii) Caste Certificate issued by the Tahasildar ( Local Tribe Certificate in case of Agency area) .
iv) Physically Challenged Certificate ( SADAREM ).
7. Engaging of Vidya Volunteers in Agency area shall be from local ST Candidates only. If local ST Candidates are not available, then other ST Candidates from Agency Area and later non-ST candidates residing in the Agency area shall be considered .
8. The following are the Educational Qualifications required for engaging Vidya Volunteers:-
a) For Primary Schools(Classes I to V):
Intermediate with D.Ed. In case of non availability of Candidates with D.Ed, B.Ed Candidates may be considered.
b) For Upper Primary & Secondary Schools(Classes VI to X):
Graduation with B.Ed.
c) For Languages in Upper Primary & Secondary Schools(Classes VI to X):
i. Graduation in the language concerned as optional and Pandit Training or B.Ed., in the relevant methodology.
ii. Post Graduation in the language concerned with Pandit Training/ B.Ed. with relevant methodology.
iii. Oriental Title/ Bhasha Praveena/ Vidhwan in the Language concerned or its equivalent with Pandit Training/B.Ed in the relevant methodology.
9. The following weightage shall be given to the eligible Candidates who have applied to work as Vidya Volunteer:-
I. For Primary level:-
a) Intermediate – 30% weightage on total marks secured
b) D.Ed. – 30% weightage on total marks secured
c) Study in English Medium (EM) – 10 % weightage on total marks secured
at two levels
(X and Intermediate) – (5% for study in E/M at one level)
d) Teacher Eligibility Test Paper I – 20 % weightage on total marks secured
e) Graduation – 10 % weightage on total marks secured
II. For Upper Primary & Secondary level:-
a) Graduation/Oriental Title – 30% weightage on total marks secured
b) B.Ed./Pandit Training – 30% weightage on total marks secured
c) Study in English Medium (EM) — 10% weightage on total marks secured
at two levels
(X and Intermediate) – (5% for study in E/M at one level)
d) Teacher Eligibility Test Paper II – 20 % weightage on total marks secured
e) Post Graduation in the relevant – 10 % weightage on total marks secured
10) If weightages of two or more Candidates are equal, qualification and then age shall be taken into consideration for arriving at the order of Candidates in the merit list.
11) Mandal is the unit for engaging of Vidya Volunteers basing on the roster points allotted to the Mandal. Merit lists shall be generated for each Mandal. As far as possible, Candidates belonging to the same Mandal shall be engaged as Vidya Volunteer. If qualified Candidate is not available for a particular roster point in the Mandal, Candidates from the other roster points may be taken from the same Mandal. For Example If no ST (W) Candidate is available in the Mandal, ST (General) may be considered . If no ST candidate is available in the Mandal, SC (W) may be considered . If no SC (W) Candidate is available in the Mandal , SC (G) may be considered . If no SC candidate is available in the Mandal, following sequence shall be followed BC-A (W), BC-A (G), BC-B(W), BC-B(G), BC-C(W), BC-C (G),BC-D(W), BC-D (G), BC-E(W), BC-E(G) , OC(W), OC(G). In case of non-availability of candidates for Ex.Servicemen quota/ PHC quota in the Mandal, Candidates from Open Completion list may be considered.
12) The Candidates shall be identified to be engaged as Vidya Volunteers based on the following preferences:-
a) Natives of the village shall be given first preference.
b) Candidates from adjacent village in the same Mandal shall be given 2nd preference.
c) If the Candidates are not available in that particular village/ adjacent village, then the candidates from General Merit List of the Mandal shall be considered basing on the merit duly taking options from the Candidates.
d) If Candidates are not available in the Mandal, same category of Candidates from neighbouring Mandals (having common borders) may be considered based on merit.
e) The selected Vidya Volunteers shall given an undertaking to the SMCs that they shall stay in the Headquarters.
13). The DEO shall place the merit list of the Candidates for approval of the District Level Committee comprising the following:-
a) District Collector – Chairman
b) Project Officer, ITDA – Member
c) Addl.Joint Collector – Member
d) Chief ExecutiveOfficer, ZP – Member
e) District Educational Officer – Member Secretary
14). The District Collector shall oversee the entire process of engaging these Vidya Volunteers duly considering the Vidya Volunteers already engaged as per the references 3rd & 4th cited in the G.O. They shall decide based on the enrolment status in the Schools as on 30.06.2016; the regular Teachers available; vacancies available and also based on the rationalization norms indicated in the G.O.Ms.No.11, Education (Ser.II) Department, dt:15.06.2015 and G.O.Ms.No.17, Education (Ser.II) Department dt:27.06.2015 about the number of Vidya Volunteers required. After finalization of the Lists of Vidya Volunteers by the District Level Committee, the same shall be communicated to the Mandal Educational Officers for onward communication to the School Management Committees for engaging the services of the Vidya Volunteers in the Schools Any grievances on these Final Lists shall be considered in Appeal by the Director of School Education within a week from the date of publication of these Lists by the SMCs.
15) The Cluster Head Master concerned shall be given the responsibility to coordinate with the SMCs concerned to engage the services of the Vidya Volunteers. The SMC concerned will enter into an Agreement with the Vidya Volunteer in the prescribed format, which is to be forwarded by the DSE to all the DEOs.
16) The District Collector shall draw a detailed Schedule for completing the selection of the Vidya Volunteers and communicate the List of Vidya Volunteers to the MEOs by 12th July,2016 and the MEOs shall complete the verification process and furnish the List to the SMCs by 15th July,2016, so as to engage the services of the Vidya Volunteers by the SMCs from 16th July,2016 for the Academic Year 2016-17.
G.O.Rt.No.97 Date:29.06.2016 Read the following:- 1).G.O.Rt.No.162, SE (Prog.I) Deptt, dt.03.09.2015
2) From the Director of School Eduction, Telangana, Hyderabad Lr.Rc.No.330/PS2-2/2015, dt.23.5.2016.
3) From the Director of School Eduction, Telangana, Hyderabad, Rc.No.330/PS2-2/2015, dt.14.06.2016.
4) Government Memo No.3630/SE.Prog.I/Deptt, dated 18.6.2016.
5)From the Director of School Education, Telangana, Hyderabad, Lr.Rc.No.330/PS2-2/2015, dt.27.06.2016.
O R D E R:-
In the circumstances reported by the Director of School Education (DSE), Telangana, Hyderabad, after careful examination of the matter Government hereby accord permission to the DSE, Telangana, Hyderabad to engage the services of (9335) (Nine Thousand, Three Hundred and Thirty Five) Vidya Volunteers with an Honorarium of Rs.8000/-(Rupees Eight Thousand only) per month in the Academic Year 2016-17.
The DSE will allot the number of Vidya Volunteers to be engaged District wise, based on the Enrolment Data of the Schools for the Academic Year 2016-17 and by taking into account the regular Teachers working, the vacancies available and based on the norms issued vide G.O.Ms.No.11, School Education (SER-II) Department dated 15.6.2015 about rationalisation of the Teacher posts and Staff under various managements viz., Government, Zilla Parishad and Mandal Praja Parishad Schools.
Director of School Education, Telangana, Hyderabad had informed that due to non-availability of regular Teachers in the Schools in the districts, he has permitted the District Educational Officers to engage the services of 1606 (One Thousand, Six Hundred and Six) Vidya Volunteers, through School Management Committees where there are no regular Teachers available in the Schools on the day of the reopening of the Schools i.e 13.06.2016 for the Academic Year 2016-17 and requested the Government to ratify/ confirm the action taken in the matter.
Government ratified the action of the Director of School Education in permitting the District Educational Officers in the State to engage the services of (1606) Vidya Volunteers through School Management Committees in the Schools, where there are no regular Teachers available for the year 2016-17.
Based on the reference 5th read above, the Director of School Education, Telangana Hyderabad is requested to follow the Guidelines enclosed to this G.O. as Annexure scrupulously in engaging the services of the Vidya Volunteers for the Academic Year 2016-17.
DSE, Telangana, Hyderabad shall take necessary action in the matter accordingly.