Principal KV AFS THANE  will function as APIO .

His contact details are as given below








kvthane@gmail.com & kvthane@rediffmail.com & kvthaneafs@kvsedu.org 



(a)         Administrative Powers

(1)         To function as the administrative head of the Vidyalaya  and to act as the Drawing and Disbursing Officer of the staff employed  in the Vidyalaya, subject  to detailed instructions given in this regard  in the Accounts Code.

(2)         To engage  teachers on part time/ contractual basis as  PRT/TGT/PGT subject to relevant  instructions in  this regard.

(3)         To make  appointments to Group D posts and to approve probation  and grant confirmation  of Group D employees in the Vidyalaya.

(4)         To  forward applications of Group C and D employees  of the Vidyalaya for posts outside  the Sangathan  except posts abroad and to grant permission  for registration with the Employment Exchange.

(5)        To grant permission  to Group C and D employees  of the Vidyalaya for appearing at public examination.

(6)        To  implement the instructions  and policies of the Sangathan in respect of curricular and  co-curricular activities, and to take steps to bring about healthy development of the Vidyalaya in all fields.

(7)        To administer the Vidyalaya on sound  lines and to develop  healthy teacher-pupil relationship.

(8)        To be responsible  for the proper maintenance of accounts and school records, service-books of teaching and non-teaching staff, returns and statistics  as prescribed by the Sangathan from time to time. 

(9)        To look after the welfare  of the  employees of the Vidyalaya.

(10)      To handle the official correspondence relating to the Vidyalaya and to furnish within the prescribed dates all returns and information required by the Sangathan.

(11)      To formulate  and to submit to the Assistant Commissioner for approval, proposals for teaching staff, furniture, laboratory equipment and teaching aids etc. well before the commencement of the academic session.

(12)       To make all payments including salaries etc. of teachers and other staff in time and according to rules.

(13)       To ensure  that tuition fees, where levied and Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi (VVN) are realised and credited to the relevant Account in time.

(14)       To make  purchase of stores etc. required for the Vidyalaya in accordance with the prescribed  procedure, to enter all such stores in Stock Register, to scrutinize the bills  and make payment.

(15)      To conduct physical verification of Vidyalaya property  and stocks at least once a year and to inspect the stock registers occasionally to ensure their proper maintenance in accordance with the rules.

(16)      To be  responsible  for proper utilization of the Vidyalaya Vikas Nidhi for which a separate  account shall be maintained.  This account  will be operated and the funds will be utilized in accordance with the rules laid down by the Sangathan from time to time.

(17)      To make satisfactory arrangements for supply of drinking water and other facilities for tiffin time for the pupils and to ensure that the school building and its fixtures and furniture, office equipment, laboratories, play grounds, school garden etc. are properly and carefully maintained.

(18)      To grant to his Vidyalaya local holidays, not exceeding seven in an academic year for educational and other bonafide purposes.

(19)      To supervise, guide and control the work of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the Vidyalaya.

(20)      To be overall in-charge  of admissions in the Vidyalaya, preparation of school time-table, allocation of duties to teachers, provision of necessary facilities to teachers in the discharge  of their duties and conduct of examinations and tests  in accordance with the rules prescribed by the Sangathan from time to time.

(21)      To plan the year’s  academic work in advance  in consultation with his colleagues  and to hold subject committee and staff meetings at least once a month  to review  the work done  during the month, and to assess the progress of the pupils.

(22)       To help and guide teachers and promote their professional growth by actively encouraging  their  participation in courses designed for in-service training.

(23)       To promote initiative of teachers for self-improvement and encourage them  to undertake experiments which are educationally sound.

(24)       To encourage teachers for study of the curriculum and syllabus in use with a view to analyse the objectives of teaching of various topics and adapting instructional  programmes, with due regard to inter-subject co-ordination.  Such study would be particularly necessary when a new curriculum or syllabus  is introduced.

(25)      To ensure  that the teacher’s diary is maintained in a manner  that (i) it helps the teacher  in his day to day work and (ii) it helps others to understand and appreciate his work.

(26)      To  supervise class room teaching and secure co-operation and co-ordination amongst  teachers of the same subject area  as well as of other subjects.

(27)       To provide special help and guidance to teachers newly entering the profession.

(28)       To plan and prescribe a regular time-table for the scrutiny of pupils’ written work  and home assignment and to ensure that their assessment and correction are carried out effectively.  

(29)       To make necessary arrangements for organising special instructions for the pupils according to their need.

(30)       To inform the teachers about the new rating schedule which may be prescribed from time to time for assessing their yearly work.   To evaluate their work objectively and also to bring to the notice of the Assistant Commissioner/ Sangathan meritorious work done or successful experiments undertaken by any teacher to improve the Vidyalaya.

(31)       To organise and co-ordinate various co-curricular  activities through  the House System or in any other effective way.

(32)       To periodically organise educational excursions after proper planning.

(33)       To develop and organise the library resources and reading facilities in the Vidyalaya and ensure that the pupils and teachers have access to and use books and journals of established values and worth.

(34)       To encourage the formation of parent teacher associations in order to establish  contacts with and secure  co-operation of parents/ guardians in the programmes of the Vidyalaya.

(35)      To send regularly the progress reports of the students  to their parents/ guardians and to show the answer books of half-yearly  and session ending examination  to the parents on demand.

(36)     To promote amongst pupils physical well-being, high standards of cleanliness and healthy habits, and to arrange two medical examinations of the students in an year and send medical reports to parents/ guardians.

(37)       To sanction increments of all staff of the Vidyalaya excluding Vice-Principals in the approved time scales.

(38)       To sanction leave other than leave preparatory to retirement and refuse leave to teachers and non-teaching  staff of the Vidyalaya in accordance with the rules  laid down by the Sangathan. 

(b)         Financial Powers :

The financial powers of the Principal shall be as defined in the Accounts Code. 


The Vice-Principal shall work under the overall guidance of the Principal and will attend to whatever duties are specially assigned to him by the Principal.  Some of these could be as follows :

(a)       To assist the Principal in matters of academic co-ordination, preparation of school time-table, co-ordination of Subject Committee meetings, scrutiny of pupils’ written work and home assignments, co-ordination of the school examinations and  timely dispatch of progress card of students to parents, etc.

(b)        To organise various co-curricular activities of the school including games and physical education.

(c)        To develop and organise  resources of the institution such as the school library, laboratories, teaching aids, etc.

(d)        To assist the Principal in the purchase of books and journals for Library and suitable equipment for Laboratories.

(e)        To look after the physical upkeep and cleanliness of the school and proper maintenance of property and stock.   To assist the Principal in conducting physical verification of school property and device procedures for its careful and proper maintenance.

(f)         To exercise certain specific administrative powers  assigned to him when the Principal is either on leave or away from the Vidyalaya on duty.