Committees such as the Village Education Committees (VECs), the Cluster Resource Centers (CRC) and the Block Monitoring Committee (BMC) are set up with broad popular participation to create an awareness of the programme to generate community support to the programme, to universalize the participation of all children in primary education to improvise the functioning and environment of the schools and to ensure that the scheme functions in terms of the broad objectives it seeks to achieve.
At the district level, a committee under the chairmanship of the Deputy Commissioner oversees the programme. This committee creates awareness, facilitate and monitor the implementation of the programme and foster linkages with other related programmes like the ICDS, Primary Education, School Health and SSA.
The District Level Steering Cum Monitoring Committee (SMC) for overseeing the management and monitoring of the scheme in West Garo Hills is constituted with the following members:
|1||Deputy Commissioner West Garo Hills, Tura||Chairman|
|2||Chief Executive Member GHADC||Member|
|3||Chief Executive Officer, Tura Municipality Board||Member|
|4||Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Ampati Civil Sub Division||Member|
|5||Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) Dadenggre Civil Sub Division||Member|
|6||Block Development Officer Betasing||Member|
|7||Block Development Officer Dadenggre||Member|
|8||Block Development Officer Dalu||Member|
|9||Block Development Officer Gambegre||Member|
|10||Block Development Officer Rongram||Member|
|11||Block Development Officer Selsella||Member|
|12||Block Development Officer Tikrikilla||Member|
|13||Block Development Officer Zikzak||Member|
|14||District Medical & Health Officer West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|15||District Social Welfare Officer West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|16||Asst District Social Education Officer West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|17||District Manager FCI West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|18||Deputy Director Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs ,Tura||Member|
|19||District Programme Officer, ICDS West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|20||Food Inspector West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|21||Inspector of Supply, West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|22||Inspector of School West Garo Hills, Tura||Member Secretary|
|23||Deputy Inspector of School Tura/Ampati/Dadenggre||Member|
|24||Dean, Central Agricultural University, College of Home Science||Member|
|25||Principal, DIET West Garo Hills, Tura||Member|
|26||President Mother’s Union, Tura||Member|
|27||President Tura Inner wheel Club||Member|
The Committee will generally perform the following functions:
The following are the term of reference of the Committee:
The District Level steering cum- Monitoring Committee (DLSMC) shall be held every month, it should inter alia, review the findings of SMC meetings at the Block level in addition to its normal function. Lifting of Food grains from the FCI godowns and payment made to them should also be monitored by this committee.
As the payment for the food grain supplied is to be made to the FCI by the department of Education GOI, the Deputy Commissioner furnishes a monthly statement certifying the quantity of rice lifted from the FCI to the Government.
The Deputy Commissioner makes a report on the quantity of food grain lifted each month to the State nodal Officers who will consolidate and send the district lifting figure by the end of the following month to the ministry to facilitate reconsideration of the claim of FCI.
Within three month of lifting for the month, the Deputy Commissioner furnishes a utilization certificate to the State nodal officer who then consolidate it and send to the ministry.