A-28 Kailash Colony, 

New Delhi -110048.


F.No.1-48/2005-NVS(F&A)                                                                   Dated : 14.11.2008



The Principals,

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.


Sub:- Utilisation of Navodaya Vikas Nidhi reg.


Ref:- No. 1-48/2005-NVS(F&A) dated 25.8.2008 of NVS.




            In continuation to the letter of even number dated 25.8.2008, the following instructions are issued with regard to the utilisation of Navodaya Vikas Nidhi.


            It is noticed that large amount collected towards Navodya Vikas Nidhi have remained unutilised till the end of the Financial year due to certain constraints expressed by the Principals.   As the utilisation pattern of Navodaya Vikas Nidhi communicated vide the letter referred above is restricting the implementation of developmental activities of the Vidyalaya, it has been decided that keeping in view the requirement of the Vidyalaya, the Principal is directed to utilise the same in consultation with the Chairman, Vidyalaya Management Committee and P.T.C.


            As number of activities are being regularly organised in Navodaya Vidyalayas, for which funds accumulated in the Navodaya Vikas Nidhi can be utilised.   Instead of restricting the percentage, the Principal is authorised to utilise in the following areas:-





For expansion of Computer Education Programme and Information Technology.


For conducting Yoga Camps, Adventure Activities, Promotion of Sports etc.


For development of Hobby Centres and Junior Science Labs as part of Science Promotion activities.


For organising local excursion, troops and cultural activities.


For promotion of NCC and Scout & Guides activities.


For Safety, Security and Health care of the children.



Quality improvement programmes in academics/Pace Setting Activities.


             In order to enable the Vidyalaya to fully utilise the NVN, a few guildelines are given below:-


1.      Under Computer Education Programme and I.T, accessories and educational softwares and absolutely required hardwares can also be procured.

2.      Service of experts can also be utilised by the institution for promotion of sports, adventure activities etc.

3.      Expenditure on Educational Excursions need not be restricted to migrated students.   However, Excursions to the places of Historical importance, Cultural and scientific interest shall be organised for all children.

4.      Expenditure for Specialised training on cultural importance like Bharatnatyam, Kuchippudi, Mohiniyattom, Folk Dance, Spic Maca programmes, Art in Education etc. can also be met from this fund.

5.      Expenditure on Safety & Security, Health Care, providing academic tools, quality improvement activities like, providing clean drinking water, hot water facilities, clean toilets with tiles paved on the toilet floor, providing reading room facilities etc. Can also be taken up.


However, Principals are directed to ensure that the approval of Chairman, VMC is obtained for all expenditures exceeding Rs.50,000/- (Rupees Fifty thousand only) met from Navodaya Vikas Nidhi.


Proper planning needs to be made right at the beginning of the academic session for making an estimate of the total collection towards the fund during the year and for allocation of budget for items and activities.   A Committee may be constituted at the Vidyalaya level for this purpose with the following members:-


1.      Principal

2.      Vice Principal / Senior Most Teacher

3.      One PGT

4.      One TGT

5.      One Creative Teacher

6.      School Captain

7.      One leader from each house including migrated child.



               Yours faithfully,



                                                                                                                     [B. ANAND]





Copy to:-   1. All Dy. Commissioners - with a request to monitor the expenditure of NVN so that the funds are not accumulated and utilised effectively for quality improvement programmes.

                  2. The Asstt. Commissioner(Fin), NVS, New Delhi - for information.

3. P.S to Commissioner  - for information & records.