The Bihar Education Project Council (BEPC), popularly known as Bihar Education Project (BEP)... Read More
  Components of the scheme
Setting up of residential schools where there are a minimum of 50 girls predominantly from the SC, ST and minority communities available to study in the school at the elementary level. The number can be more than 50 depending on the number of eligible girls. Three possible models for such school have been identified and revised financial norms for the same are:
Model I : Schools with hostels for 100 girls
Recurring cost: ` 32.07 lakh
Recurring cost for in take of additional girls: To be worked out proportionately based on the number of intake of additional girls.
  1. In case the enrollment exceeds 100 children, a head teacher as per RTE norms will be provided with unit cost of ` 20000/- per month.
  2. An additional teacher with a salary of ` 15000/- per month will be provided when enrollment exceeds 105 children based on 1:35 ratio as per RTE Act.
  3. An additional assistant cook with a salary of ` 4500/- per month will be provided for every additional enrollment of 50 girls.
    Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall, drinking water & sanitation and electric installation): ` 7.25 lakh
    Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall drinking water & sanitation and electric installation) for intake of additional girls: To be worked out proportionately based on the number of intake of additional girls.
Model II : Schools with hostels for 50 girls
Recurring Cost: ` 23.95 lakh
Recurring cost for intake of additional girls: To be worked out proportionately based on the number of intake of additional girls.
Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall, drinking water & sanitation and electric installation): ` 5.375 lakh
Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall, drinking water & sanitation and electric installation) for intake of additional girls: To be worked out proportionately based on the number of intake of additional girls.
Model III : Hostels in existing schools for 50 girls
Recurring Cost: ` 17.95 lakh
Recurring cost for in take of additional girls: To be worked out proportionality based on the number of intake of additional girls.
Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall, drinking water & sanitation and electric installation): ` 5.375 lakh
Non-recurring (Other than building, boundary wall, drinking water & sanitation and electric installation) for intake of additional girls: To be worked out proportionately based on the number of intake of additional girls.
  1. Additional Salary @ ` 3 lakh per annum for additional enrollment over and above 50 girls but up to 100 girls for providing part time teachers, Assistant cook etc. Note: Replacement of bedding (Once in three years @ ` 750/- per child) The intake of girls could be increased from the existing level of 50 to 100 in blocks with a high number of out of school/dropout girls for which the recurring & non-recurring grants will be increased commensurate to additional enrollment of girls. Item-wise details are given in Appendix A, B & C.
  2. To provide necessary infrastructure for these schools.
  3. To prepare and procure necessary teaching learning material and aids for the schools.
  4. To put in place appropriate systems to provide necessary academic support and for evaluation and monitoring
  5. To motivate and prepare the girls and their families to send them to residential school
  6. At the primary level the emphasis will be on the slightly older girls who are out of school and were unable to complete primary schools (10+). However, in difficult areas (migratory populations, scattered habitations that do not qualify for primary/ upper primary schools) younger girls can also be targeted
  7. At the upper primary level, emphasis will be on girls, especially, adolescent girls who are unable to go to regular schools
  8. In view of the targeted nature of the scheme, 75% girls from SC, ST, OBC or minority communities would be accorded priority for enrolment in such residential schools and only thereafter, 25% girls from families below poverty line.
  9. Established NGOs and other non-profit making bodies will be involved in the running of the schools, wherever possible. These residential schools can also be adopted by the corporate groups.