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Hindu Religious Institutions And Charitable Endowment Department

        The Following Institutions come under the Management of Endowment Department.

  1. 34558 Temples/Notified Institutions present in this state.
  2. Agama Section of Sri Maharaja Sanskrit College, Mysore, Government Sanskrit College Melukote
  3. Karnataka State Choultries at Tirumala, Mantralaya, Srishailam of Andhra Pradesh , Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh State and Tulajapur of Maharashtra State comes under this Department.

 

             The Management and Administration of the temples/Notified Institutions of this State is carried out under the provisions of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowment ACT 1997 and Rules 2002. And Amendment 12/2012 vide Govenrment Order No Kum E 148/musevi/2011, Dated: 27-01-2012.

 

           The Management and Administration of the Karnataka State Choultries situated outside the state is carried out under the provisions of Karnataka Choultries Administrative Rules 2010, from Government Order No RD/138/musevi/2009, Dated: 18-11-2010.

Available Services

  1. Release of Government Grants for the Development/Renovation of Religious Institutions, Release of Government Grants under Aradhana Scheme, Cash Grant, Annuity, Tasdik Schemes.
  2. Providing Basic Infrastructure and amenities like Providing of Food and Accommodation to the Pilgrims visiting Notified Institutions.
  3. Providing of Special Entry and Special Darshan facility on a priority Basis to the Physically Challenged and Senior Citizen Pilgrims visiting Notified institutions.
  4. Providing Basic Facilities and Infrastructure like Drinking Water facility, Toilets and Bathrooms for Pilgrims.
  5. Providing Financial Assistance of Rs. 20,000/- to each pilgrims completing Chardham Yatra Providing Financial Assistance of Rs.30,000/-to each completing Kailash Manasa Sarovara Yatra.
  6. Information of Sevas and the fares including Rent of rooms in made available to general Public, displayed on the Notice boards of temple.
  7. Providing Accommodation facilities to the Pilgrims visiting Tirumala, Mantralaya, Srishailam of Andhra Pradesh , Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh State and Tulajapur of Maharashtra. 

Government Schemes of this Department

Annuity

 

Compensation in form of “Annuity” is being paid to the Religious Institutions for their lands vested with the government under Karnataka Land Reforms Act 1961. From the FY 2018-19 Government has increased the compensation, minimum of Rs. 48,000/- to each Institution.

 

Tasdik

 

Compensation in form of “Tasdik” is being paid to the Religious Institutions for their lands vested with the government under Karnataka Inam Abolition Act 1955 section 21 and Karnataka other Inam abolition Act 1977.

 

From the FY 2006-07 Government has increased , minimum tasdik compensation to Rs. 6000/- to each institution. Further from the FY 2010-11 increased  to Rs. 12,000/- , From the FY 2015-16 Increased to Rs.24,000, From the FY 2017-18 increased to RS. 48,000/- respectively.

 

Government Grant for Repairs/Renovation/Development

 

Government grants is being sanctioned for the Development/Repairs/Renovation temples.

 

Cash Grant

 

Government Grant in Aid is sanctioned to incur daily expenses of Poojas and Maintainence of the Muzrai Institutions with meager Income.

 

Aradhana Schemes

 

This Scheme came into force from the year 1990-91. Under this Scheme Grants is being sanctioned for Construction of Temples, Prayer Hall and Other Religious Purposes in the places resided by Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, Minorities like Cristians, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, Bhuddist, Parsis and Anglo Indians. Government has released Guidelines in this regard for release of grants.

 

Government has issued separate guidelines for Implementation of Aradhana Scheme 

 

Schedule Caste Sub Plan (SCSP)  and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP):-

 

These two schemes were introduced from the year 2011-12. Under these Schemes grant is being sanctioned for the Renovation / repais /new construction of Temples/Payer hall/Kalyana Mantapas in the places resided by Schedule caste and Schedule Tribe respectively.

 

Rudrabhoomi Developoment

 

This Scheme was introduced from the year 2011-12, Under this Scheme grant is being sanctioned for the Modernization of Grave Yards.

 

Financial Assistance to Manasa Sarovara Piligrims :-

 

The Government has introduced this scheme from the F.Y. 2006-07, under this scheme Financial Assistance of Rs. 30,000/- to each pilgrims completing Kailash Manasa Sarovara.

 

Financial Assistance to Chardham Piligrims :-

 

The Government has introduced this scheme in the year 2014-15, under this scheme Financial Assistance of Rs. 20,000/- to each pilgrims completing Chardham Yatra

 

Common Pool Fund

 

As per Section 17 of Karnataka Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowment ACT 1997, Contributions is being collected  as Common Pool Funds at the rate of 10 % of the Net Income in respect of Institutions whose gross income exceed Rs 10.00 Lakhs and 5% of the Net Income in respect of Institutions whose gross income exceed Rs 5.00 Lakhs but not exceeding Rs. 10.00 lakhs. The common poll fund is utilized as per the provisions under Section 19 of the Act with the prior approval from Rajya Dharmika Parishath. These Grants is also Sanctioned for development of Dilapidated temples.

 

General Information

 

  1. Development Committee is framed for the repairs/renovation/development of the Notified Institutions using Public Donations.
  2. Permissions and Recognition for Starting New Agama Schools and colleges. Every Year Agama Exams are Conducted.
  3. Yearly Budget Approval of Notified Temples.
  4. Development of Dilapidated notified Institutions.
  5. Establishment Strength of Hindu Religious Institutions and Charitable Endowment Department

 

Post

Sanction Post

Commissioner

1

Endowment Survey Officer

1

Group ‘A’ Senior Scale

12

Group A Junior Scale (Assistant Commissioner)

7

Group A Junior Scale (Executive Officer)

12

Group ‘A’ Junior Scale (Professors and Other)

12

Group ‘B’ Scale

61

Superintendent

67

First Division Assistant

92

Second Division Assistant

113

Drivers

10

Stenographers

8

Data Entry Operators

18

Group -D

80

Total

494

Last Updated: 30-04-2021 11:42 AM Updated By: Admin


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