Facilities provided in JNVs:


Navodaya Vidyalayas are residential co-educational schools from Class-VI to XII. These Vidyalays offer free education to the talented rural children. The facilities to students include free boarding/lodging uniform, stationery, to and from rail/bus fare from home. Efforts and made to ensure that the Vidyalaya Management Committee under the Chairmanship of the District Magistrate/Collector or Deputy Commissioner has a responsive participation of parents.  Safety and Security of children and effective mess management are also given prime importance.  394 Vidyalayas have been provided with vehicles. Being residential in nature management, proper mess is of great importance in Navodaya Vidyalayas. The mess is run by the Vidyalaya itself under the overall direction of the chairman of the Mess Committee.  Guidelines for the dining system have been issued in detail. For efficient functioning of the Mess, the Mess Committee has been constituted in the JNVs.




Item of Expenditure

Revised Rated (Effective from 1-4-2012



·  For JNVs located in temperate climate/coastal areas – Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Orissa, Karnataka, West Bengal, Gujrat, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Andaman & Nicobar, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep

 ·               Rs. 2000/- per student per year.


Daily Use Items

Rs. 1000/- per student per year

3.    Bedding Use Items Rs. 600/- per student per year