To ensure that all schools set up School Management Committees comprising of all stakeholders that will functional and administrative powers


The AAP government constituted School Management Committee comprising of parents, social workers, elected representatives, Principals and teachers in September 2015 by means of elections in schools.

Since then, by means of modifying the rules in August 2016, the SMCs have been granted several administrative, financial and academic powers including organizing remedial education, signing MoUs with NGOs and inspection of records among many others. 1 2

These powers include hiring of clerical staff, Estate Manager, provisioning of pre-primary education in school, appointment of retired teachers and inviting guest speakers at an honorarium. 1 2

These are substantive powers devolved and hence the promise is considered “Fulfilled”

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