Q.1 Who will supply the Text Books, Uniform, School Badge, Students Diary & Class Room Furniture?
All LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. MANAGED Schools will normally commence operations on 01 April every year. Since most of these schools will be affiliated to CBSE, the entire curriculum will be based on the textbooks published by NCERT. While the schools will arrange procurement and distribution of NCERT Textbooks locally, the uniforms for children, school calendar, and classroom furniture will be made available by LIFE Educare Pvt. Ltd. through the Society / Trust to all School’ by March every year, well before the commencement of the new academic session.
Q.2 What infrastructure/facilities are to be provided by Trust prior to the commencement of classes in the new school?
The Trusts are to ensure the provisioning of the following facilities by March, before the commencement of Classes from 01 April:-
- a) Classrooms, Laboratories, Rooms for the conduct of co-curricular activities.
- b) Furniture for classrooms, offices, laboratories.
- c) Equipment for co-curricular activities, classrooms (Teaching-Aids), laboratories
including consumables items.
- d) Qualified Teaching & Non-Teacher Staff.
- e) Drinking water facilities and hygienic standards as per Municipal prescriptions.
LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD’s team of experts will assist the Society / Trust in all above tasks, as defined in the Agreement.
Q.3 Will the cost of school uniform and other articles be at market price?
As regards the uniforms and other articles, Schools are required to maintain a high quality and standard for all such items. Therefore, these items will be procured and supplied to the students by LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. The cost of these items will commensurate with the quality of the product.
Q.4 Can the cost of school furniture and other items be controlled if these are procured locally?
The ‘LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. aims to provide state-of-the-art infrastructure in the schools. Therefore, all the items introduced in the school are required to have a stamp of quality. In the initial years, all the classroom furniture, school uniforms, school diaries etc. will have to be procured and supplied by good trusted and leading Vendors to ensure quality and equitable standard. However, the Society / Trust is at liberty to decide otherwise, in consultation with the LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD’s Executive Team.
Q.5 What all equipment is to be purchased by the Society / Trust?
All LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. MANAGED Schools are aimed to provides state-of-the-art infrastructure in the schools, to maintain high quality and a uniform standard of equipment in the schools. Therefore, LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. aims to procure the following items from reputed and nationally accepted vendors short-listed:
- i) School furniture
- ii) Student’s Academic Items
iii) School uniform / School bag.
- iv) School Stationery
- v) Lab equipment, instruments, and consumables
- vi) Instruments & Materials related to Student Activities like arts, music, etc.
vii) Sports equipment and items
viii) ICT Hardware and Software
- ix) School Management Software (ERP)
- x) Audio-Visual Aids
- xi) Teaching Aids & Tools
xii) Interior Decoration Items
xiii) School Facility & Admin Stock Items
A complete and exhaustive list is provided under the document “Resource Planning” prepared by LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD.
Q.6 How will LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. will ensure uniformity of equipment and interiors in the school?
With a view to ensuring uniformity of interiors and equipment/furniture in all schools, LIFE EDUCARE PVT. LTD. will make the following information available to all Schools.
(a) Soft/hard copies of full interiors of Front office, Principal’s office, Class Rooms, Staff Room, Library, PTA conference/visitors’ Room, Science / Computer Laboratories, Dining Hall / Canteen and Staff / Teachers’ Resource Room & other areas of the school.
(b) Soft /Hard copies and Drawings of furniture at Front Office, Principal’s Office, Staff Room, Library, PTA Conference Room, Science / Computer Laborites, Canteen/Dining Hall, and Staff/Teachers’ Resource Room etc.
(c) Introduction of School Management Software and smart cards for the children in a phased manner.
(d) Details of training equipment comprising LCD / DLP projectors, Branded PCs for Laboratories / Offices, Laptops for Teachers, CCTV, Wi-Fi equipment for Internet connectivity, large screen LCD / Plasma TVs etc.