MHRD Swachh Vidyalay Puraskar 2017 - How to Apply for District, State and National Level SVP Awards

MHRD Swachh Vidyalay Puraskar 2017 - How to Apply for District, State and National Level for SVP Awards:

MHRD Swachh Vidyalay Puraskar 2017 - How to Apply for District, State and National Level for SVP Awards:The Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar is instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in Schools. The explicit purpose of the awards is to honor schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of the Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign. 

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MHRD Swachh Vidyalay Puraskar 2017 - How to Apply for District, State and National Level SVP Awards


Objective:

To recognise, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation, water and hygiene practice in schools and to sustain good practices.Its explicit purpose is to honor schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign.

Methodology:

School Headmasters shall self-nominate themselves based on an online questionnaire available on the official website of MHRD or through Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar mobile app


PROCEEDINGS OF THE COMMISSIONER AND DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL EDUCATION & EX- OFFICIOSTATE PROJECTDIRECTORTSSA, HYDERABAD

Rc. No.3623/TSSA/PLG/T7/2017; Dated:21.09.2017:: Sub:-TSSA- Inclusion of all school for the award for Swacch Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18- Certain instructions issued-Reg. Ref: Govt. Memo. No.71361SE-Prog.l/2017-1, Dated: 13.09.2017.

With reference to the subject cited, it is hereby informed that, the MHRD has constituted the Swacch Vidyalaya Puraskar in the year 2016 under the Swacch Bharat, Swacch Vidyalaya initiative to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in elementary and secondary schools. The explicit purpose of the awards is to honour schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of the Swacch Vidyalaya Campaign and the awards are given at the District, State and national levels..

Therefore, all the District Educational Officers in the State are requested to issue necessary instructions to all the schools in the State i.e. private schools affiliated to CBSE, CISCE, State Boards as well as Central Government Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas, Sainik Schools etc. Thus, the Swacch Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18 will be open to Government, aided schools and Private schools in both rural and urban areas to participate in the award scheme to ensure a quick dissemination of the concept at the block and the school level.

As you would be aware, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has constituted the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar in the year 2016 under the Swachh Bharat: Swachh Vidyalaya initiative to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in elementary and secondary schools. The explicit purpose of the awards is to honour schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of the Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign. The awards are given at the District, State and National levels.

2. It is a matter of satisfaction that more than 2.68 lakh schools participated online in the first edition of the awards. Out of 643 State level award winning schools, 172 schools have been awarded with the National level awards for Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2016-17 on 1st September, 2017. Three best performing States and 11 districts with highest participation at National level of Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar have also been recognized at the award ceremony on 1st September, 2017.

3. Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18 has been formally announced on l5th September, 2017. The guidelines ofSwachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18 are enclosed herewith. As per the guidelines, schools will register and submit information as per the prescribed format made available online (http://mhrd.gov.in - SwachhVidyalaya - SwachhVidyalayaPuraskar or by \\downloading a mobile app, SwachhVidyalayaPuraskar 2017 - 18. The mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

4. It has now been decided to include all schools in the ambit of the award for Swacch Vidyalaya
Puraskar 2017-18 including the private schools affiliated to CBSE, CISCE, State Boaros e c. as-we as
'Central Goverrimerit Schools i.e. Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas, Sainik Schools etc. Thus, the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18 will be open to (a) Government and aided schools; and (b) Private schools, in both rural and urban areas. In order to ensure participation of all schools in this ambitious and innovative initiative, it is requested to:
(a) Organise a State level orientation workshop quickly, to be attended by Principal Secretary (Education), State/district level Education officials including Resource Centres, Cluster Coordinators, all DEOs, Consultants and other concerned officials. This workshop will help to understand the framework/tools and methodology better.
(b) Ensure a quick dissemination of the concept and actions required, at the block and the school level - issue necessary instructions to schools to~articipate in the award scheme.
6. On submission of the application by the schools, the data will be aggregated into sta, rating categories (one to five) by the App and the performance report of the school would be shared with the states/districts/schools. Depending upon the rank category they belongto, the schools would be awarded at different levels, subject to physical validation and screening at different levels.
7. I may be noted that UNICEF and Administrative Staff College of India, Hyderabad (ASCI) are collaborating with us in this process, for technical support, and they may reach out to you, for facilitation of the same.
8. For any further clarifications, you may contact Shri Girish Hosur, Director in this Department, Tel. No. 011-23073687; email: hosur.edu@gov.in and Prof. V. Srinivas Chary, Director, Centre for Energy, Environment, Urban Governance and Infrastructure Development at ASCI, Hyderabad; Tel No. 91-40-66534221 email: schary@asci.org.in.

Swachh Vidyalay Puraskar(Awards) 2017-2018: 

The Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar was instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India in 2016 to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in schools. The explicit purpose of the awards is to honour schools that have undertaken significant steps towards fulfilling the mandate of the Swachh Vidyalaya Campaign.

Eligibility: The awards will be open to (a) Government and aided schools; and (b) Private schools, in both rural and urban areas.

The performance of the schools will be evaluated under the following categories 
  • Water
  • Toilets
  • Handwashing with Soap
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Behaviour Change and Capacity Building.
The performance of the schools against the categories will be scored and schools would be given a rating as below 

Score Rating Remarks
90% - 100% of the Norms ***** Excellent Keep it up!!
75%- 89% adherence to the Norms **** Very good
51% - 74% adherence to the Norms *** Good ; but there is a scope for improvement
35% - 50% adherence to Norms ** Fair ; needs improvement
Below 35% adherence to the Norms * Poor ; needs considerable improvement

* Each school should score a minimum of two Star rating in each of the Sub-categories in order to be eligible for any award.


The awards are categorised at the District Level, State/UT Level and National Level

District Level Awards:

(i) District level Awards: Open to All five star, four star and three star rated Schools
Online (web/ mobile) applications received before the cut-off date will be screened by a District level Committee headed by the District Collector (or her/his appointee) and comprising of District Education officer, three eminent school teachers, Superintendent Engineer (Water supply / PHD), District Health Officer and two members from civil society organizations/NGOs.

RURAL:
a)   Three Elementary and Three Secondary schools having the highest overall score with rating not below three Star will be selected for the District level Award (Total 6)
b)   In addition, six schools( three elementary and three secondary) having the highest score in each of the Sub Categories with rating not below five star in the sub- category will be selected for sub-category wise awards at the district level(Total 30)

URBAN:
a)   Two schools ( one elementary and one secondary)having the highest overall score with rating not below three Star will be selected for the District level Award (Total 2)
b)   In addition, two schools(one elementary and one secondary) having the highest score in each of the Sub Categories with rating not below five star in the sub-category will be selected for sub-category award at the district level (Total 10).
#The district level committee may get a physical verification of the nominated schools done by a team consisting of school teachers and students in the district. The verification would be done using a check list and by taking photographs.
#Each of the selected schools with highest overall score (Total 8) and each of the schools having the highest score under each sub-category (Total 40) will be awarded with certificate of recognition at district level, provided that all the schools with an overall rating of five star would be awarded with a certificate of Recognition.

State/UT Level Awards:

(ii) State/UT Level Awards: Open for five star and four Star Rated Schools
Schools selected for District Level Awards with overall rating not less than four Star will be considered for the State/UT Level Awards. In case the number of Schools in a district having five star Rating is more, all the schools having overall five star Rating will be considered for State/UT Level Awards.
#These schools will be screened by a State/UT Level Committee headed by the State Education Secretary or her/his nominee and comprising of Director (Education), Director (Health), two eminent school heads (selected by the State Education Secretary), Chief Engineer (Water Supply & PHD), Director (Panchayati Raj), Director (Urban Local Bodies), representatives of Civil Society Organizations as members.
#Twenty Elementary and twenty Secondary schools having the maximum score and rating not less than four Star from Urban & Rural Areas (5 from Urban and 15 from Rural) will be selected for State/UT level awards.
#The State/UT Level Committee may get a physical verification of the selected schools done by a team consisting of school teachers and students in the district. The verification would be done using a check list and taking photographs.
#A maximum of 40 schools selected at State/UT level from each State/UT will be awarded with a Certificate of Recognition
#The State may also decide to confer these schools with additional grants/funds for incentivizing them.
#A maximum of twenty entries each at Elementary and Secondary level would be considered for the National Level Award.

National Level Awards:

(iii) National Level Awards : Open to only five star Categories
#A maximum of 100 schools each at Elementary and Secondary level will be awarded at the National level (with a ceiling of 30 urban and 70 rural areas schools in each level)
#A maximum of 40 schools selected for State/UT Level Awards with rating of five stars from each State/UT will be considered for National Level Awards.
#3 best performing States will be recognized and awarded with a Certificate of Recognition based on the scores secured by their nominated schools qualified for National level award
#100% physical verification of the nominated schools will be done using a check list and by taking photographs.
#A National level Committee headed by the Secretary (School Education & Literacy) and comprising of Additional Secretary (School Education), Joint Secretary (MHRD)

How to Apply:

All schools are invited to apply for the awards.Registration opens from 1st September 2017 and closes on 31st October 2017.
#The registration of schools would be done with the U-DISE code of the school. If you do not have a UDISE-Code, download the Data Capture Format (DCF) and submit at Block / District / State level office to generate the U-DISE Code.
#Schools will first complete the Primary Information section in the prescribed format. Upon submission, a "Password" will be send to the mobile number given by the school in the primary information section. Schools will then login with the U-DISE code and Password to complete the rest of the six sections of the survey.

Steps to Access Information of Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2017-18

Option  A : Download Mobile App (playstore/ istore) OR Give a Missed Call to   07097298093 to get App Links on your mobile
Option  B : Fill Online Survey
Option  C : Download Survey Format ,fill it and seek assistance to complete survey using option A or option B
Please read Instructions for filling the survey

The process for identifying and recognizing schools for awards is as below:

I. Schools will register and submit information as per the prescribed format (Annexure 1) made available
online (http://mhrd.gov.in → Swachh Vidyalaya → Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar) or by downloading a mobile app, Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar. The mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play Store or byvgiving a missed call @ 07097298400. The registration of schools would be done with the U-DISE code of the school.
II. The website/mobile app is customized to cater to different categories of schools.
III. Schools are expected to provide accurate information as required in the format.
IV. The information in the format corresponds to the requirements in Swachh Vidyalaya guidelines. Annexure 2 provides the list of indicators categorized under (a) Water (b) Toilets (c) Handwashing (d) Operations and Maintenance (e) Behavior Change and Capacity building.
V. Maximum weightage assigned for each of the categories is given in Table 1: Weightage Assigned to Swachh Vidyalaya Sub-categories

I. The performance of the schools against categories will be scored as per the method given in Annexure 3.
II. On the basis of the scores obtained, the schools would be given a rating as described in Table 2: School Rating Scheme

Eligibility: All Government and Government Aided Schools in Rural and Urban areas.

Activities to be taken up:

i) Video conference to orient district level officials on the frame work, Web Portal, Ranking of Scores and Rationale etc. with ASCI’s resource support on 5th July 2016 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM.
ii) Dissemination to Mandal and school level:
Instructions have been sent to districts. State Sectroral Officers who are acting as District Incharges shall oversee the process of nominations. SPO – State Sectoral Offices (District Incharges) DPO – Sectoral Officers (Mandal Incharges) MEO / MIS Coordinators – Shall be responsible for online entry of all school nomination of their mandal. School Complex HM / CRPs – Shall be primarily be responsible for online entry of all schools nominations of their cluster. Head Masters of all Govt., Govt. Aided Schools – Shall self nominate for Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar.

The performance of the schools will be evaluated under the following categories:
a. Water
b. Toilets
c. Handwashing with Soap
d. Operations and Maintenance
e. Behavior Change and Capacity Building.

When? (Timeline as communicated by MHRD:) 

Submission of application 1st – 31stOctober 2017
Selection for awards at the District level and submission of results to the State Level 1st – 30stNovember 2017
Selection for awards at the State Level 1st – 30thDecember 2017
Submission of State level results to MHRD for National Level Selection By 7thJanuary 2017
Selection of Schools for National level awards By 31stMarch, 2018

Other details: 

Indicators & Weightage:

Sub Categories Maximum Score
Water 22
Toilet 28
Hand washing With Soap 20
Operations and Maintain 15
Behaviour Change and Capacity building 15
Total 100

Rating:The performance of the schools against the categories will be scored and schools would be given a rating as below

Score Rating Remarks
90% - 100% of the Norms Greeen / ***** Excellent. Keep it up!
75% - 89% adherence to the Norms Blue / **** Very Good
51% - 74% adherence to the Norms Yellow / *** Good, but there is a scope for improvement.
35% - 50% adherence to the norms Orange / ** Fair, Needs Improvement
Below 35% adherence to the norms Red / * Poor: Need considerable improvement

Only Orange and above are eligible for award.* Each school should score a minimum of orange rating in each of the Sub-categories in order to be eligible for any award.

No. of Schools to be Awarded for SwachhVidyalaya Puraskar

District award (Yellow) Sub Category wise (Green) Total
Elem. Sec. Elem. Sec.
Rural 3 3 6 15 15 30 36
Urban 1 1 2 5 5 10 12
42
   
State award (Blue / Green)
Elem. Sec.
Rural 15 15 30
Urban 5 5 10
40


All 40 schools at State level will get award of recognition and all will be considered for National level. National Level:
1. 100 Elementary and 100 Secondary schools (70 Rural, 30 Urban) will be awarded Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar.
2. 50,000/- Additional School Grant and Certificate of Recognition .
3. In addition best performing districts (total 10) that will be judged on the basis of percentage of total schools with GREEN rating.

The awards are categorised at the District Level, State/UT Level and National Level
1. District Level Awards
2. State/UT Level Awards
3. National Level Awards

Mode of Selection:

1. Self Nomination by Head Masters through online questionnaire.
a. The Online questionnaire consists of 39 Questions
b. Five photographs
c. Front view of the school and premises
d. Separate functional toilets for boys and girls
e. Functional toilets for CWSN
f. Incinerator for disposal of sanitary waste
g. Facilities for handwashing with soap after use of toilets and before mid-day meal/ lunch.
h. Website: mhrd.gov.in. – Swachh Vidayalaya – Swachh Vidayalaya Puraskar.
Or
a. Mobile Application can be downloaded by giving a Missed Call to 07097298400 or from Google Play Store.
b. Committees at different levels will physically verify the eligible schools for selection.
c. District level committee - headed by District Collector (or his/her appointee), comprising DEO, 3 Eminent School Teachers, Suprintendant Engineer (Water Supply / PHD), District Health Officer and Two members from Civil Society organisations / NGOs.

How to Apply ?

Option A : Download Mobile App OR Give a Missed
Call to 070972 98400 to get App Links on your mobile
Option B : Fill Online Survey
Option C : Download Survey Format

All schools are invited to apply for the awards by 31-10-2017

Important Links:

Android mobile app download link:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.glt.sv&hl=en

Apply online with Computer/lap top@http://216.151.168.101/index.aspx#test1

MHRD Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar Website

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