Jagananna Vasathi Vidya Deevena

The Government of Andhra Pradesh is implementing the Post Metric Scholarships scheme, to all eligible students belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SC) [through the Social Welfare Department], the Scheduled Tribes (ST) [through the Tribal Welfare Department], the Backward Classes (BC), Kapu & Economically Backward Class (EBC) [through the Backward Classes Welfare Department], Minorities [through the Minorities Welfare Department] and the Differently Abled [through the Women Development, Child Welfare & Disabled Welfare Department] categories, on a saturation basis.

2 Government have issued certain guidelines for implementation of the Post Matric Scholarships scheme from time to time vide references 1st to 13th read above.

3 The government is implementing the Navaratnalu schemes towards the upliftment of poorer and vulnerable sections of the people of Andhra Pradesh on saturation mode. The Council of Ministers has decided to implement the assurance in letter and spirit from the academic year 2019-20.

4 Government of AP careful examination of the matter and in partial modification of the instructions/guidelines issued earlier, hereby formulate the two new schemes viz. (i) “Jagananna Vidya Deevena (RTF)”, and (ii) “Jagananna Vasathi Deevena (MTF)” to implement for all the students belonging to SC,ST, BC, EBC (other than Kapu), Kapu, Minority and Differently Abled categories who are pursuing the post metric courses from ITI to Ph.D except Intermediate, through their respective agencies, with the following guidelines.

5 Schemes:

(a) Jagananna Vidya Deevena (RTF): to provide complete fee reimbursement to every eligible student.
(b) Jagananna Vasathi Deevena (MTF) : to provide Rs.10,000/- per person to ITI students, Rs.15,000/- per person to Polytechnic students, Rs.20,000/- per person for other Degree and above courses per year to every eligible student for food and hostel expenses.

6 Date of Applicability of the schemes:

The schemes “Jagananna Vidya Deevena(RTF)” and “Jagananna Vasathi Deevena(MTF)” shall be applicable from the Financial year 2019-20.

7 Beneficiaries of the Schemes:

(a) Eligible Students: The students under the following categories are eligible for availing the Schemes.

All the students, pursuing Polytechnic, ITI and Degree & above level courses in Government/Aided/Private colleges, affiliated to State Universities / Boards.
Day scholar students, students in College Attached Hostels (CAH) and Department Attached Hostels (DAH).
75% of the aggregate attendance is mandatory for release of scholarships.

(b) In – eligible Students: The students under the following categories are not eligible for availing the Schemes.

i Studying in Private Universities / Deemed Universities.
ii Pursuing Correspondence / Distance education courses.
iii Admitted under Management / Spot Quota.

8 Income Eligibility:

i The total family annual income to be less than or equal to Rs.2.50 lakhs.
ii The total land holding of the family to be less than 10.00 acres of wet or 25.00 acres of dry or 25.00 acres both wet and dry land together.
iii No member of the family should be a government employee/ pensioner (all sanitary workers irrespective of their salary/ recruitment, are eligible. The Social Welfare Department shall develop a robust & fool-proof system of certification of parents of the beneficiaries under category of “Sanitary workers”).
iv No member of the family should own a four-wheeler (The members of the family who are provided Taxies/Tractors/Autos under Government sponsored schemes are exempted).
v A family who owns no property or less than 1500 Sft of built up area (Residential or Commercial) in urban areas is eligible.
vi No member of the family should be an income tax payee.

9 Mode of Disbursement:

(a) Jagananna Vidya Deevena shall be credited to the respective College accounts on behalf of students.

(b) Jagananna Vasathi Deevena:

Jagananna Vasathi Deevena shall be credited into the respective account of the mother of the eligible student.

ii In case of the demise or absence of the mother, the amount shall be credited to the account of the natural guardian of the student.

Entitlements:

(a) Jagananna Vidya Deevena (RTF):

1.Full fee i.e. Tuition Fee, Special Fees, Other Fees & Exam Fees as defined in the G.O.Ms.No.66, SW(Edn) Dept., dated 8-9-2010 and as fixed by the competent authorities is reimbursed to all eligible students.

2.Full fee shall be credited to the respective College accounts on behalf of students.

(b) Jagananna Vasathi Deevena(MTF):

  1. For ITI students : Rs.10,000/- per year in (2) instalment
  2. For Polytechnic Students: Rs.15,000/- per year in (2) instalment
  3. For Other Courses: Rs.20,000/- per year in (2) instalments.
  1. The amount shall be provided in two instalments in July and December for Day Scholars, CAH & DAH categories.
  2. Jagananna Vasathi Deevena covers all the eligible children in a family.
  3. For Day scholar students, an amount of Rs.5,000/- for ITI students, Rs.7,500/- for Polytechnic Students and Rs.10,000/- for other Degree and above courses shall be adjusted into the bank account of the mother of the respective student for 2019-20 and Rs.10,000/- for ITI students, Rs.15,000/- for Polytechnic students, Rs.20,000/- for other Degree and above courses shall be adjusted from 2020-21.
  4. For College Attached Hostel Students, an amount of Rs.10,000/- for ITI students, Rs.15,000/- for Polytechnic students, Rs.20,000/- for other Degree and above courses shall be adjusted into the bank account of the mother of the respective student from 2019-20 in two instalments.
  5. The students residing in the Departmental Attached Hostel are exempted from the purview of Jagananna Vasathi Deevena since Welfare Departments providing considerable support in the form of Diet Charges, Cosmetic Charges, infrastructure & other facilities to the students residing in DAH.
  6. The mapping of the mother to the student and also the entry of mothers’ bank accounts shall be done by the Welfare and Education Assistant with document upload and will certify the Genuineness of account details.
  7. The flow of funds under both the (i) Jagananna Vidya Deevena & (ii) Jagananna Vasathi Deevena schemes shall be routed through the corresponding Corporations of the concerned Welfare Department.
  8. The amount already paid to the students, if any, under the existing schemes of RTF and MTF during the current financial year and pertaining to the current academic year shall be deducted from pay-out to be made under both the schemes.

12 YSR Navasakam- Fee reimbursement card:

Government is decided to identify the eligible beneficiaries on saturation basis duly checking the eligibility conditions and issue new card for “Jagananna Vidya Devena & Jagananna Vasathi Deevena” Schemes through Social Audit process.

Except the guidelines/instructions mentioned above, all other instructions issued earlier will holds good.

The CEO of APCFSS is directed to make necessary modifications in the software accordingly.

15 The Special Chief Secretary/Principal Secretary/Secretary of the Social Welfare/Tribal Welfare/Backward Classes Welfare/Minority Welfare/Higher & Technical Education/School Education/Agriculture & Cooperation/Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development & Fisheries/Horticulture & Sericulture/Labour, Employment & Training/Health & Family Welfare & the Director of Social Welfare/ Director of Tribal Welfare/Director of Backward Classes Welfare/Commissioner of Minorities Welfare/Commissioner of Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens/All affiliating Authorities in the State are requested to follow and implement the above guidelines scrupulously and also convey the above instructions to all the College Managements & other authorities concerned, without fail and ensure that the schemes are implemented accordingly.

16 All the District Collectors in the State, as the Chairman of the District Level Committee for the implementation of Scholarships, are requested to ensure that the instructions/guidelines stipulated in this order are implemented in-toto, by all the District Welfare Officers and also by all the Principals of all educational Institutions and review the same in the meeting of the District Level Committee and other review meetings, so as to ensure the smooth implementation of the schemes.

17 The Director of Social Welfare, A.P., Amaravati shall take necessary steps to implement the schemes in coordination with all stake holders.

18 This order issues with the concurrence of the Finance (FMU-Welfare.I) Department vide their U.O.No.FIN01-FUMU0PC(WEL1)/116/2019, (Computer No.1034870), Dated:20-11-2019.

Education – Sanction of an amount of Rs. 42,07,65,000 /-(Rupees Forty two crore seven lakh sixty five thousand only) towards the Jagananna Vidya Deevena to ST students for the year 2019-20 – Administrative Sanction – Orders – IssuedG.O.Rt.No:509 Dated:07-11-2019

1)G.O.Ms.No.59, Finance (BG.I) Deptt, Dt.30-03-2001.
2)G.O.Ms.No.43, Finance (Bud.I) Deptt, Dt.27-03-2018.
3)G.O.Ms.No.44, Finance (Bud.I) Deptt, Dt.29-03-2018.
4)From the Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P., Vijayawada, Rc.No. SOW 03-16021/18/2019-J SEC-COTW, Dt.03-06-2019.
5)G.O.Rt.No.1831, Finance (FMU-Welfare-1) Deptt, Dt.24-10-2019.

Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P., Vijayawada in the letter 4th read above and in pursuance to the Budget Release Order issued in the G.O. 5th read above, Government hereby accord administrative sanction for release of an amount of Rs.42,07,65,000/- (Rupees Forty two crore seven lakh sixty five thousand only) from the B.E. provision 2019-20 as additional funds in relaxation of treasury control and quarterly regulation orders pending provision of funds by obtaining supplementary grants at an appropriate time during the C.F.Y.2019-20.
Scheme Name: Jagananna Vidya Deevena (MTF) to ST Students Procedure of Drawal of Funds: Detailed Voucher Bill Drawing Officer: Concerned DDO
Scheme Name: Jagananna Vidya Deevena (RTF) to ST Students Procedure of Drawal of Funds: Detailed Voucher Bill Drawing Officer: Concerned DDO
The Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P., shall follow the procedure envisaged in the above statement. Further, Government hereby authorize the Drawing Officer concerned to draw and incur the expenditure not exceeding the amount sanctioned towards meeting the expenditure.

The Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P. shall take further necessary action in the matter, accordingly.

This order issues with the concurrence of Finance Department vide their U.O.No.FIN01-FMU0PC(WEL1)/83/2019, dt.04-11-2019. Social Welfare Department – Release of an amount of Rs.287,67,000,00/- towards MTF and RTF under the scheme of Jagananna Vidya Deevena to SC Students – Administrative Sanction – Orders

Government hereby accord Administrative Sanction for an amount of Rs.287,67,000,00/-(Rupees Two Hundred Eighty Seven Crore Sixty Seven Lakh only) i.e.

(i) Rs.3189.94 lakhs from the B.E. Provision 2019-20 in relaxation of quarterly regulations, and

(ii) 25577.06 lakhs as additional funds in relaxation of treasury control and quarterly regulation orders pending provision of funds by obtaining supplementary grants at an appropriate time during the C.F.Y.2019-20, towards meeting the expenditure towards MTF and RTF under the scheme of Jagananna Vidya Deevena to SC Students under the following head of accounts:-

Scheme Name: Jagananna Vidya Deevena (MTF) to SC Students Procedure of Drawal of Funds: Adjustment to PD Account Drawing Officer: Concerned DDO Scheme Name: Jagananna Vidya Deevena (RTF) to SC Students Procedure of Drawal of Funds: Adjustment to PD Account Drawing Officer: Concerned DDO

The Director of Social Welfare, AP, Amaravati shall take necessary action as per the orders issued above.
This order issues with the concurrence of Finance (FMU-Welfare.1) Dept., vide their U.O.No.FIN01-FMU0PC(WEL1)/82/2019, Computer No.999238, dt:18-10-2019 and as per the instructions issued in U.O.Note.No.29875-A/1283/A1 /BG.I/2006, Finance (BG.I) Dept.,dated:25-11-2006.

Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P., Vijayawada in the letter 6th read above and in pursuance to the Budget Release Order issued in the G.O. 7th read above, Government hereby accord administrative sanction for release of an amount of Rs.23,51,96,000/- (Rupees Twenty three crore fifty one lakh ninety six thousand only) from the BE provision 2019-20 in relaxation of quarterly regulation towards meeting the expenditure under the following schemes.

Jagananna Vidya Deevena (MTF) to ST Students Procedure of Drawal of Funds: Adjustment to PD Account Drawing Officer: Concerned DDO The Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P., Vijayawada shall follow the procedure envisaged in the above statement. Further, Government hereby authorize the Drawing Officer concerned to draw and incur the expenditure not exceeding the amount sanctioned towards meeting the expenditure.

The Director of Tribal Welfare, A.P. shall take further necessary action in the matter, accordingly.

This order issues with the concurrence of Finance Department vide their U.O. No.FIN01-FMU0PC (WEL1)/83/2019, dt.04-11-2019.

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