Hostel Implementation

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Evaluation Study on Construction of Hostels For SC Boys & Girls

ALL INDIA
(REPORT)

Programme Evaluation Organisation Planning Commission, New Delhi, April, 2009

CONTENTS
Chapters Topic Preface Executive Summary Chapter - 1 Introduction - Background of the Scheme - Objective of the Scheme - Guidelines for Initiating Hostel Proposal - Procedure for obtaining Central Assistance - Evaluation Study - The Scheme in Selected States

Page No. I-II i-xiii 1–2

Chapter – 2 The Evaluation Study – Objectives & Methodology - Objective of the Study - Sample Design - Reference period of the Study and Starting of field survey - Methodology/Instruments used for Data Collection - Data Analysis and Report Writing

3–6

Chapter – 3 Planning, Implementation & Monitoring Method of Scheme - Role of Nodal Ministry - Role of State Nodal Department - The Level at which Proposals Initiated - The Approval Procedures of the Scheme - The Process of Implementation of the Schemes in the State vis-à-vis General Guidelines - Achievements of Physical Targets - Role of PRIs/Local Bodies under the Scheme in Construction & Maintenance of the Hostels - Local Political/Bureaucratic Interference in Selection of Hostel Sites - Objective Criteria for Selecting the Location of Hostel - Inspection by State/District Administrative Authorities - Involvement/Role of NGOs - The Monitoring and Reporting System Prevailing under this Scheme, Including the Construction Stage

7 – 19

Chapter – 4

Allocation of Grants and Expenditure on Hostel

20 – 27

- Funding Pattern under the Scheme - Modality of Release of Fund - Release of State Share - Release of Central Share - Utilization of fund

Chapter – 5 Functioning and Suitability of Hostels including Facilities 28 provided to Inmates 49 - The Suitability of Locations - Layout of Construction in Case of New Hostels - Use of Hostels Constructed under the Scheme - Availability, Quality & Maintenance of Facilities Provided in the Hostel • Dining Hall cum Kitchen in the Hostel • Food Provided to the Inmates and its Quality • Annual Charges Paid in the Hostel • Maintenance of Hostel Toilets • Water Supply to the Hostels • Supply of Food grains at Concessional Rates to SC Hostels - Facilities Provided to the Inmates - The Role of Nodal Department in Management and Maintenance of the Hostels

Chapter – 6

Observations on the Impact of the Scheme
- The Outcomes of the Scheme in Terms of Availability and uses of the Hostel by the Target Group - Impact of Scheme on Educational Development of SC Boys and Girls 2001 Census

50 – 55

Chapter – 7 Recommendations Project Team

56-57 58

PREFACE The Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) of construction of new hostels as well as expansion of existing hostels for SC girls was initiated in 1963-64 so as to give an impetus to education of girls belonging to the SC community. During 1989-90, based on the recommendations of the Working Group on the Development and Welfare of SCs and STs, this scheme was extended to SC boys also. The scope of the scheme was enlarged further to cover institutions of higher education/learning such as colleges and universities. The main objective of the CSS is to provide free boarding and lodging facilities in the hostels for SC boys and girls studying at Schools and Colleges/University levels. In order to integrate the SC students with the mainstream, 10 percent of total accommodation in such hostels was left for non-SC students. At the instance of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the Programme Evaluation Organisation, Planning Commission, conducted an evaluation study of the scheme in 8 selected states. The study was launched in November, 2004 with the following objectives: (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi) To study the approval procedures of the proposals for construction of hostels. To study the process of implementation of the scheme in various States vis-à-vis the guidelines. To assess financial & physical...
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