DoPT Guidelines for setting up of Sanskriti type schools considering Central Government Officers difficulty for admission for their children in schools.
No.22/2/2010 – Welfare
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Lok Nayak Bhawan, Khan Market,
New Delhi, dated 07.06.2016
Subject: Policy / Guidelines for setting up of Sanskriti type schools.
The success of the innovative and experimental project of setting up of SANSKRITI School has led to demands from various other regions of the country for setting up of such schools in those locations as well.
2.It is observed that All India Services as well as Central Services Officers face similar problems in other large metro cities where they arc posted on transfer and where it becomes very difficult for them to secure admission for their children in schools. Similarly officers or all India services and State Civil Services also get frequently transferred from various stations within the State to state capital and they also face similar problems.
3. It is, therefore, view of the Government as a welfare measure, Government of India should also encourage and support opening of Sanskriti type Schools in other parts of the country.
4. Accordingly, a draft policy note for schools on the pattern of the Sanskriti School has been prepared and attached for comments of the Ministries/departments.
5. It is, therefore, requested to furnish comments of the on the draft policy note for schools on the pattern of the Sanskriti School latest by 20th June, 2016 to this Department.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Sanskriti School was set up in 1998 to cater to the needs of all India as well as central services officers, including Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Revenue Service (IRS) – who come to Delhi on transfer.