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NEP 2020 Doubts and Clarifications Merging of Schools Latest FAQs

 NEP 2020 Doubts and Clarifications Merging of Schools Latest FAQs.

NEP 2020 Doubts and Clarifications Merging of Schools Latest FAQs

  Quary Raised Clarification
1 In Tadepalle(M), there is a High School within 3 KMs to be merged with PS/Ups with Strength nearly 1000 students, and if merged then the strength will be 1450 and more.
Whether to merge the 3,4,5 classes with that High School or not?
If no other High School are available within the radius of 3KMs, then 3,4,5 classes may be merged to that High School only.
If any other HS available having less enrollment than the above, a decision may be taken on the mapping basing on the infrastructure, enrollment and no of teachers available.
2 To consider the Railway gates which were 1 KM and 2KM away from ZPHS, Tadepalli and any Canal with Bridge should be considered as Natural Barriers or Not? No. If official railway gate, and Canal with Bridge are available then they should not be considered as a Natural Barrier.
3 Need for construction of ZPHS at Amaravathi Mandal as the enrolment of UP school is 66 and in catchment area it is 260 Proposal may be submitted to the EE, Engineering wing by proposing for construction of G+1. Subject to need and non availability in any other schools within the radius defined.
4 Students of 8th class in UPS of Urdu Medium are joining in ZPHS Krosur by duly changing their medium and coming to regular stream. whether to merge this school in adjacent High School or not? Yes, the students studying primary schools may be considered by duly obtaining their willingness from the parents as such the students from 7th/ 8th are been admitted in main stream.
5 Needs transportation for children Transportation charges will be provided @1000/- PA for travelling to schools having more than 3 KMs upto class 8th from Samagra Sikhsha.
6 In the teaching pattern provided, among 9 posts Hindi post is not included. As per existing pattern Hindi subject teacher is already considered in regular subject teaching. The additional teacher shall be considered as per the norm defined in the instructions issued on 19- 01.2022.
7 Whether to map the High Schools with Low Strength (Less than 50) or not? Yes mapping should be done to these schools and decision will be taken basing on the enrollment on the mapped primary schools.
8 Whether only Primary to UPs can be mapped or not? Yes, subject to condition when there are no high schools are available as per the radius defined.
9 Whether the primary class students can be mapped to Girls/Boys High Schools? Yes, however there are no separate Boys High School for administrative convenience these are named. And Boys in primary schools may be mapped to Girls High School upto class 8th.
10 UP to HS requirement. If no High School is available within 3 KMs all the Primary Schools should be mapped to the available UPS which consists of Foundation and Foundation plus schools.
11 PC resolutions Not required as such it is only for the purpose of estimation and for taking the policy decision 12
12 This exercise should be done with what enrolment? Promotion of the class (next academic year 2022-2023) should be considered after mapping of the schools done in the website by eliminating the duplicate primary schools mapped to other High Schools.
13 Requirement of Schools(1-8) teachers for UP Separate provided. guidelines will be provided
14 What to do when Govt HS in agency & Tribal Welfare Ashram Schools are in the same premises? Not to map the students of Govt. schools with the Ashram Schools (residential schools). Separate Guidelines will be provided after consultation with Tribal Welfare department.
15 Section pattern Clear guidelines are issued in this regard.
16 Subject wise teacher allotment Clear guidelines are issued in this regard.
17 One meeting with all the HMs Already instructions were issued to conduct the similar work shop with all the field level functionaries (DyEOs /MEOs /HM of Secondary Schools)
18 Model Time table for classes 3 to 10 Will be issued by SCERT.
19 Mapping priority, if One Primary School mapped to 3 High Schools Mandal Level Committee has to take the decision on one of the following parameters:
a. Better infrastructure.
b. Enrollment
c. No of teachers in High Schools
d. Distance.
20 What about the parents in SMC chairman for the classes 3-5? Separate instructions will be issued regarding the issue.
21 What will be position if the MDM agency wont cook, if students of 3-5 classes mapped to HS? Instructions will be issued by MDM
22 What if, any canals came across the way if classes 3-5 were mapped to HS? Canal with Bridge should not be considered as a Natural Barrier.
Seasonal Water flows should also not to be considered as Natural barriers and Mandal Level Committee have to take a decision by due consultation of the locals.
23 There is no area for construction of additional class rooms in the High School if merged with Classes 3,4,5. Proposal may be submitted to the EE, Engineering wing with proposal for construction of G+1+1…. Within the proposed area.
24 If the Primary School HM went to the High School, then who will be the HM for classes 1 & 2 Clarification will be issued after consulting the Women and Child Welfare Dept., Since, the said 1 and 2 classes were along with Anganwadi’s [Foundation and Foundation Plus Schools]
25 In Amalapuram, Narasapuram & Pitapuram under local bodies the enrolment in High Schools is low when compared with Upper Primary School. Then, the High School with low enrolment may be degraded as UP School and the High School students may be mapped with another available High School.
26 National Highway is parallel to the Primary & High School. Since, the National Highway is parallel to the Primary & High School there might be no problem. However, Zebra Crossings may marked and aayahs/other staff may be provided for safety of children while crossing roads.
27 There was no problem for the students 3,4,5 classes to travel upto 250 Mts., if more than 3KMs, 5KMs the parents are not interested. To provide Bus Facility. For students of 1-8, transportation charges will be provided @1000/- PA for travelling to their schools more than 3 KMs.
28 Irrespective of mapping whether admissions for classes 3-10 can be taken up or not? Yes, new admissions can be taken up.
29 Many Schools with 6-10 classes are functioning with Telugu & English Medium. Next Year 7th to 10th classes double medium has to be allowed, parents are asking to continue. For every class there are nearly 35 students. Instructions are already issued in this regard.
30 1-10 classes in a single compound under Single HM. Yes.
21 What will be the enrolment for Primary School to have second post? For the Classes 1 & 2 additional teacher will be provided having enrolment morethan 30. It was clarified in the instructions issued on 14.12.2021.
32 Is need calculation to be done on working or sanctioned? Need to be arrived on Working.
33 Man Managed Railway gate or foot over Bridge is a Natural barrier? The official railway gate managed by Railway personnel, and foot over bridge does not comes under Natural Barriers.
34 State high way is a Natural Bearer High way parallel to the schools does not comes under Natural Barriers.
However, Zebra Crossings may marked and aayahs/other staff may be provided for safety of children while crossing roads.
35 Urdu Language teaching Primary schools to be merged in High Schools or not? If no high School of Urdu medium is available within 3 KMs then, it should be merged in any medium High School.
36 To Urdu medium High School, SGT- Urdu teacher may be adjusted? SGT Urdu teacher with B.Ed qualification may be adjusted.
37 Structural Soundness certificate to be issued by PR Dept., to construct G++1 Class rooms? To furnish the proposal to EE, Engineering wing with proposal for construction of G+1+1…. Within the proposed area.
38 Who will be the visiting authority for the Foundation / Foundation Plus schools, as it has both the Anganwadi’s and 1& 2 classes. [Both the departments i.e., ICDS & Govt and the competent visiting authority were CDPO/MEO] Common Guidelines will be issued seperately.
39 Whether the HM, PET posts from surplus posts of Aided Schools may be posted in Upgraded HS? Separate guidelines will be issued after merging of Aided Schools into Government as per the willingness submitted by the managements.
40 Whether to Map the Primary schools of Aided which were handed over along with their property No till the orders issued by the Government no Aided schools which were handed over with property should be called as Govt Schools.


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  2. What about the merging of primary school with the high school having no primary classes but functioning under a single roof.