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Navodaya Vidyalayas are residential co-educational schools from Class- VI to XII. These Vidyalayas 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 are 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. 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 details. For efficient functioning of the Mess. The Mess Committee has been constituted in the JNVs.

Facilities Provided to students in JNVs

Sr. No.

Item of expenditure






Mess Expenditure

For JNVs located at other than hard and difficult areas

Rs.10,800/-Per student per year @

(Rs.1,200/- per student per month for 9 months)

For JNVs located at hard and difficult areas

Rs.12,600/-Per student per year @

(Rs.1,400/- per student per month for 9 months)



(i) For JNVs located in temperate climate/coastal areas- Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Orissa, Karnatka, West Bangal, Gujrat, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Andaman & Nicobar, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep – Rs. 2, 000/-per student per year


(ii) For JNVs located in extreme Summer and winter areas- Punjab, Hariyana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattishgarh and Chandigarh-           Rs. 2,500/-per student per year


(iii) For JNVs located in extreme winter areas -  Jammu & Kashmir, Uttrakhand, North Eastern Region and Himachal Pradesh-  Rs. 2,800/-per student per year


Text Books

Rs.400/-per student per year


Daily Use

Toilet Items

Rs.1,000/- per student per year


Other Expenditure on Students:-


i) Medical expenses



ii) Stationery



iii) Bedding items


iv) Doctor fee


v) CBSE fees


vi) School Bag

 (for class VI & IX students only )


vii) Travel






Rs.270/-(@ RS.30/- per student per month for 9 months )


RS. 85/- per student per month for 9 Month


Rs. 600/- per student per year


Rs. 45,000 per annum ( @ Rs. 5,000/- per month for 9 month)




Rs. 300/-




Rs. 180/-(@ Rs. 20 per child per month for local journey.

Actual rail/bus fare for outstation journey)



Daily  allowance to students during journey only for participating in various events/ activities outside the JNV

Rs. 150/-per day