Rc.No. 31/A&I/2017-2 Date: 08/02/2019
- G.O. Ms. No. 22 School Education (Prog.II) Dept. Dated: 10-42017
- This Office Proc.Rc.No.31/A&I/2017 dated 26.04.2018.
- Lr. o.31/PS(MHRD)/2019, dated: 07.02.2019 of Sri. CH. Durga Prasad, Add!. PS to Minister (HRD), Govt. of A.P., Amaravati.
- Govt. Memo No.485796/Prog.Il/A1/2017,dated 08.02.2019
All the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and the District Educational Officers in the State are informed that they are aware of "Ammaku Vandanam" Programme and the instructions issued earlier In this regard. During 2018 -19 "Ammaku Vandanam" Programme" In scheduled to conduct on 13.02.2019. Therefore they are requested to ensure that this programme is conducted on 13.02.2019 in all the schools under all managements.
Further they are informed that in the reference 2 nd read above, the District wise number of schools to be selected with allocation of necessary budget along with necessary instructions/ Guidelines were already issued for conduct of Ammaku Vandanam Programmc during the academic year 2018-19.
They are further informed that, the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and Hon'ble Minister for HRD,Govt.of Andhra Pradesh will participate in Ammaku Vandanam Programme at Vijayawada on 13.02.2019.
They are therefore requested to identify the number of High schools management wise as shown in the statement appended (ref 2nd cited) accordingly and implement the "Ammaku Vandanam"
Programme on 13.02.2019 in a grand manner at their respective jurisdiction.
To issue necessary instructions that Ammaku Vandanam programme shall be celebrated in all Schools ( Primary, Upper Primary and High Schools under all managements & KGBVs which are not enlisted the annexure)
Further, they are requested to issue necessary instructions to all the field functionaries and concerned school Headmasters for celebration of Ammaku Vandanam on 13.02.2019 in grand and gaiety.
a) The procedure:
All students (boys and girls) have to clean their mother's holy feet and express their gratitude. Worship the feet of the mother with flowers and Akshinthalu. Every student should take blessings from their mother and express their gratitude for their birth. Teachers should explain in detail about mother and her greatness. Conduct Debate, Quiz competitions and cultural programmes on "Mother" as focal theme.
All School management committee members should be invited to the Ammaku Vandanam programme. All mothers of the students of respective schools should be invited with the help of School management committee members. Eminent personalities to deliberate their speeches on the greatness of the Mother.
Public representatives, School well-wishers, Donors, Press representatives etc.,
c) Roles and Responsibilities of the Headmaster:
All Headmasters of their respective schools should take personal attention for conduct of the Ammaku Vandanam programme in a festive manner. Select a meeting hall / Big Class Room or Shamiyana at outdoors to make seating arrangements for children and their parents Arrange puja samagri and flowers for worshiping the mother. To prepare a minute to minute plan for the comfort of the students as well as invitees.
- To provide drinking water etc., to all students and invitees
- To ensure discipline for conduct of the programme in a grand manner.
The School Education Department has created a New Head of account separately to mect the expenditure for conduct of Ammaku Vandanam. @Rs. 2500/-(Rupees two thousand and five hundred only) has been allocated to each school which are identified by the DEOs eoncerned as mentioned in the annexure (Ref 2 nd cited): An amount of Rs. 2.00 Crores has already been released to all District Educational Officers. In addition to the above grant, matching grant may be obtained from the donors, old student associations etc.,
Hence all the Regional Joint Directors of School Education and District Educational Officers in the State are requested to ensure the celebration of "Ammaku Vandanam" Programme on 13.02.2019 duly following the above guidelines scrupulously and submit the documentation of the programme to this office without fail.