Year of the Schools

EXTRACT OF 183 IG DATED 18 MAY 15

Academic Year 2015-16 declared as "Year of Schools". Commands to give additional thrust to education and schooling facilities in terms of improving

infrastructure, academic performance, sports, co-curricular, extra curricular activities and professional growth of teachers for effective teaching

learning process and overall development.

Commands to prepare suitable plans ans proactively initiate actions to achieve tangible milestones for all school including KVs and SANKALP.

Navy Children Schools

In order to promote education, science, culture, literature and fine arts amongst the children and families of serving and retired naval personnel, the Indian Navy established Navy Education Society under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. Eight Navy Children Schools have been established in various Naval Stations under this Society so far. Kendriya Vidyalayas were originally established with an aim to cater to the educational needs of children of Defence and Para Military personnel. These schools provide common medium of instruction and syllabi. This facility was subsequently extended to all Central and State Government employees. Of the total number of 1090 KVs situated across the country, 31 KVs are presently functioning under the Naval Sector.

New Kendriya Vidyalayas

As the Indian Navy expands in its three dimensions with more number of ships, submarines and aircraft, additional infrastructures are being created at various places. Consequently, the demand for schooling facilities at these new stations has also gone up.

In order to meet the growing demand for schools at these locations, the Indian Navy has decided to establish KVs at the following places with the support of KVS :-

  • Two KVs at Karwar, Karnataka
  • Two KVs at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • One KV at Ramnad, Tamil Nadu
  • One KV at Porbandar, Gujarat

2015 - The Year Of Schools

To give more thrusts to the education and schooling facilities in the Navy, Academic Year 2015-16 has been declared as "Year of the Schools".

All Navy Children Schools have been requested to give additional emphasis to improve infrastructure, academic performance, sports, co-curricular, extracurricular activities and professional growth of teachers for effective teaching learning process and overall development. Accordingly, all NCSs have prepared suitable plan of actions to achieve tangible milestones. Some of the salient activities which will be undertaken by these schools are listed in the subsequent pages.

  • http://india.gov.in, The National Portal of India : External website that opens in a new window
  • Ministry of Defence, Government of India : External website that opens in a new window
  • My Government, Government of India : External website that opens in a new window
  • https://gandhi.gov.in, Gandhi : External website that opens in a new window
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