The Amendments in the transfer guidelines regarding Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan Schools were approved today. The approval was undertaken in the 89th Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, chaired by Shri Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Human Resource Development.
The guiding principles of the proposed policy are: Provide a fair chance to every employee of getting a choice posting; Do this in a transparent manner; Try to balance employee aspirations and organizational needs; Carry out the exercise in a reasonable time frame to reduce modification requests; Assigning appropriate points to relevant factors; Using the cumulative score as the basis for the transfer, both for transfer in and transfer out; Choices of the persons being displaced to be considered; No blanket exemptions; Posting to hard stations, both, for ladies as well as others; Age for such postings to be 40 years and Minimum three years tenure at the place of first posting to be uniformly applied.
Among other decisions taken in the meeting included approval of the recommendations of the Academic Advisory Committee meeting held in October. These include the policy on optimum utilization of infrastructure in Kendriya Vidyalayas. As per this Policy, Kendriya Vidyalayas can now permit the conduct of skill development courses in their Campuses everyday from 3.00 to 8.00 pm. The Minister directed the KVs to prepare a detailed policy in this regard, especially with regard to preference to be given to school children etc. for the courses and with regard to the skills that may be permitted. The Policy would also incorporate the provision of an exit clause in case the Kendriya Vidyalaya is required to have evening shifts.
Also approved today were some other decisions of the Academic Advisory Committee which include: (i) In-Service Training course for teachers; (ii) Regional Incentive Award; (iii) Grant of Admission of sponsoring agency ‘s children in KV’s of project sector & institutes of higher learning against raised strength of +5; The proposed policy of RTE Act in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangthan; and Teaching of foreign languages in Kendriya Vidyalayas starting with German.