Grants-in-aid to Monastic Schools & Sanskrit Patshalas
A present there are 99
nos. of Monastic Schools and
nine nos, of Sanskrit Patshalas under the department.
Annual contingent grant of Rs. 5000/- enhanced to
Rs. 10,000/- per annum from the year
2005, is being given to each of the Monastic Schools
and Sanskrit Patshalas for purchase of stationery/misc. expenses
School buildings for the Monastic schools and Sanskrit Patshalas are being
constructed at a cost of Rs. 18.00 Lakhs each.
Salaries of the teachers of Monastic Schools and Sanskrit Patshalas have been
periodically enhanced from Rs. 1000/-
to Rs. 3000/- pm (w.e.f.
01.04.2003 vide Notify. No. 760/EA
Dt: 16.09.2003) to the present amount of
Rs. 5000/- pm (w.e.f 01.04.2005
vide Office Order no. 126/EA Dt: 03.08.2005)
Students of Monastic Schools and Sanskrit Patshalas are being provided mid-day meals along with free uniforms, text books and exercise copies every year.
The Government has also approved enhancement of stipend of the students of the
Traditional Arts School, Tadong from Rs. 200/- & Rs. 300/-
pm to Rs. 700/- and Rs.900/- pm respectively w.e.f