School Education Department – Samagra Shiksha - Strengthening of District Administration - Revamped the Administrative structure of Samagra Shiksha – Operational Guidelines framed – Orders – Issued.
SCHOOL EDUCATION(PROG-II) DEPARTMENT
G.O.MS.No. 76 Dated: 29-10-2019
Read the following:
1. GO.Ms.No.143, Panchayat Raj & Rural Development (RD-1), Dated 09.05.2012,
2. From the CSE, A.P and the SPD, SSA, AP, Lr.Rc.No.228/ Estt.II/2017, Dated:7-08-2019.
3. G.O.Ms.No.71, School Education (Prog.II) dt.17.10.2019.
4. From the SPD, SSA e-File No.SSA-11030/153/2019-ADMIN-SSA, dt.21.10.2019.
Government have issued orders vide G.O.3rd read above to provide maximum impetus to the functioning of the School Education ecosystem by synergistic working of Commissioner of School Education and Samagra Shiksha Society. The Government have revamped the system of functioning of Samagra Shiksha at District level and changed the nomenclature of the post of Project Officer, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan as “Additional Project Co-ordinator, Samagra Shiksha" and prescribed the criteria for selection of officers for posting as Additional Project Co-ordinators of Samagra Siksha and constituted a Selection committee for recommending a panel of officers, to Government for issue of orders.
2. In the reference 4th read above, the State Project Director, SSA has requested the Government to issue operational guidelines in addition to the guidelines already issued vide reference 3rd read above.
3. In the circumstance reported by the State Project Director, SSA in the reference 4th read above, and after careful examination of the matter, Government hereby order as follows:
i. The Project Officers, SSA shall henceforth function as Additional Project Coordinator, Samagra Shiksha and he shall report to District Educational Officer.
ii. The subject of Samagra Shiksha (Secondary) hitherto dealt by District Educational Officer directly shall be transferred to Additional Project Coordinator, Samagra Shiksha. The Additional Project Coordinator shall look after all three subjects i.e., Elementary, Secondary and Teacher Education.
iii. All files pertaining to Samagra Shiksha shall be put up to the District Collector through District Educational Officer and there is no need to circulate them through Joint Collector-II except in cases where the District Collector specifically orders for such a circulation.
iv. All the files, bills, procurement, recruitment and sanctions under Samagra Shiksha shall be put up to District Educational Officer and the procurements and sanctions shall be strictly as per the guidelines of Samagra Siksha only.
v. The Executive Engineer, Samagra Shiksha shall report to the District Educational Officer directly, who shall be responsible for proper implementation of the civil works in the educational institutions.
vi. The District Educational Officer shall report to Commissioner of School Education and also to the State Project Director, Samagra Shiksha.
vii. The District Educational Officer and Additional Project Coordinator, Samagra Shiksha shall be jointly held responsible for effective implementation of Samagra Shiksha and as far as possible, they shall be jointly convene the State level and District level reviews.
The Commissioner of School Education, the State Project Director, Samagra Shiksha and all the District Collectors shall take necessary action in the matter accordingly.