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Kendriya Vidyalayas – Amenities and facilities to teachers and staff

Kendriya Vidyalayas – Amenities and facilities to teachers and staff – Minister of State replies in Rajya Sabha

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF  HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-4132
ANSWERED ON-03.05.2013

Amenities and facilities to teachers and staff of Kendriya Vidyalayas

4132 .    SHRI ANIL KUMAR SAHANI
(a) whether teachers and staff of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) are provided various amenities and facilities;
(b) if so, the details thereof including Quarters, Medical, Sikshak Sadan, etc.;
(c) whether KVS collects part of salary of employees under Employees Welfare Scheme (EWS);
(d) if so, the details thereof including rules governing EWS, money collected, utilised, unutilised during the last three years;
(e) whether several facilities in Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) like Swimming pool, Gym. etc. are operated by outside private parties;
(f) if so, the details thereof including rules regarding access by KV employees; and
(g) the steps being taken by Government for welfare of employees of KVs?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (DR. SHASHI THAROOR)
(a) & (b) Yes, Sir. The employees of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) are eligible to avail amenities and facilities of Staff Quarters, Medical Facilities and Shikshak Sadans at Bhopal and Jaipur.

(c)    Yes, Sir.

(d)    The benefits under the scheme would be akin to the benefits granted to the Central Government Employees under CGEGIS, 1980. The scheme is wholly contributory and thus on a self-financing basis. The scheme is meant to provide twin benefits of a welfare cover to help the family of employees of KVS in the event of unfortunate death while in service and a lump-sum payment to augment their resources on retirement, resignation, etc. The amount of monthly subscription and the welfare cover to the employees is as under:-
Service Group to which the employee belongs Rate of monthly Subscription Amount of Welfare Cover provided to employee
‘A’ Rs. 120 Rs. 1,20,000.00
‘B’ Rs. 60 Rs. 60,000.00
‘C’ Rs. 30 Rs. 30,000.00
‘D’ Rs. 15 Rs. 15,000.00
The details of subscription collected and utilized under Employees Welfare Scheme (EWS) of KVS from 2009 to 2012 is as under:-
S.NO. Years Subscription received from subscribers Payment out of welfare fund to

Subscribers

Balance Corpus
1 2009-2010 16273170 14355817 1917353
2 2010-2011 25679996 14107713 11572283
3 2011-2012 76764463 19873078 56891385
(e) to (g) 21 Swimming Pools and/ or Gym were constructed in different Kendriya Vidyalayas in Gujarat, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh by signing Build Operate Transfer (BOT) agreements with private parties between November 2001 and June 2004 by the KVS. As per the agreements entered into at the time of creation of these facilities, the concessionaries are to provide free of cost training facilities to school children and staff or any other users decided by the KVS authorities during school hours, which includes instructors, trainers, life guards and necessary equipment/materials etc.

Source: rajyasabha.nic.in

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