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Civil Society Scheme 2007

Chandigarh Administration

Department Of Education

Expression of Interest for the Establishment of Schools in Partnership with Institution in Civil Society Scheme-2007 Chandigarh Administration,

Education Department

A More Socially Relevant Partnership

1. Chandigarh Administration being desirous of providing quality school education at affordable rates by involving the community at large, has consulted eminent persons in the field of education and has recently notified a scheme for the establishment of schools in partnership with institutions in civil society, namely, “The Establishment of Schools in Partnership with Institutions in Civil Society Scheme, 2007”.

2. Salient Features:

The establishment of schools in partnership with Institutions in civil society shall be guided by the following principles:

a) The partner society/ trust shall not be required to bear any burden on account of the cost of land or construction of building on it. The land, the building and infrastructure of an immovable/ fixed nature shall be provided by the Chandigarh Administration.

b) All cost incurred in the establishment, management and running of such schools shall be borne by the Partner Society, Trust, from its own resources.

c) The status of the Partner Society/ Trust vis-a-vis the land allotted to it will be that of a licensee.

d) The licence shall be valid for an initial period of 30 years subject to provisions in Clauses 13 & 14 of the scheme. The ownership of the land as well as the building and other immovable facilities provided for the establishment of a school under this project shall vest wholly in the Chandigarh Administration for all intents and purposes.

e) The Government-owned, built-up school sites would only be allotted to institutions, i.e. societies/ trusts and not to individuals.

f) No franchisee of any institution/ society shall be eligible for allotment under these Rules.

g) The applicant institution/ society shall be eligible for the allotment of only one site in each allotment.

(h) The premises can only be used for the designated purpose/ related activities that is, running a school and ancillary activities and not for any other activities.

The Schools to be set up under this Scheme will be co-educational.

3. Eligibility:

To be eligible for allotment of a site under this scheme:

  • The Society/ Trust should have been in existence for at least five academic sessions and have been imparting and providing of education as its principal aim and object; and
  • It should be in possession of financial resources commensurate with its objectives; and
  • It should have experience in running educational institutions, OR its members should be persons of international, national or regional repute as academicians, educationists or social workers.

All such educational institutions, societies, trust having educational skill, expertise and experience in running a quality educational institution in India and Abroad are requested to submit their comprehensive proposals for the Establishment of Schools in Partnership with Institutions in Civil Society Scheme, 2007.

The offers for the Establishment of Schools in Partnership with Institutions in Civil Society Scheme, 2007 should reach the Office of on or before 30th January, 2008 at 2-00 p.m. which shall be opened in the office room of the undersigned at the 1st Floor of Additional Deluxe Building, Sector-9, Chandigarh on the same day at 4-00 p.m. The offers submitted by these Societies/ Institutions shall be evaluated by the Committee constituted by the competent authority on the basis of their capabilities and criteria mentioned in the Scheme-2007 ibid.

The District Education Officer,
Chandigarh Administration,
3rd Floor, Additional Deluxe Building,
Sector 9-D, Chandigarh

The detailed terms and conditions for the scheme can be obtained from the Office of the District Education Officer, Chandigarh Administration, 3rd Floor, Additional Deluxe Building, Sector 9-D, Chandigarh personally or through the authorized representatives on the basis of appropriated authority letter from the interested Societies/ Trust/ Institutions by 29th January, 2008 up to 4-00 p.m. on the payment of Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand Only) in cash or through DD from any Bank payable at Chandigarh in favour of the District Education Officer, UT Chandigarh on any working day.

No offer without the submission of EMD of Rs.1, 00,000/- in the shape of FDRs pledged in favour of District Education Officer, UT Chandigarh or submitted after the due date and time shall be entertained in any case.

Note: The application form can also be downloaded from the official Website of the Education Department, Chandigarh Administration http://www.chdeducation.gov.in provided that the original offers form so purchased by the concerned firm from the office of DEO, UT Chandigarh after payment of Rs.10, 000/- shall be attached with the ‘Expression of Interest’ document alongwith other documents being submitted in the DEO’s office on a downloaded application form duly signed and stamped by the authorized signatory of the applicant firm on the due date.