FACILITIES FOR THE STUDENTS
The thrust on academic excellence in the classroom has been accompanied by an effort to build up the Vidyalayas as co-educational residential institutions. The House System of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas, functions as an effective instrument for the development of the personality of the students. It furthers team spirit, by involving students in a variety of co-curricular and extra curricular activities. The inter house competitions, organizational responsibilities, games, sports & art in education activities help students to groom themselves into competent & self-confident individuals. The value of dignity of labour & concern for environment is sought to be incorporated by self help activities that are part & parcel of the daily schedule of all Vidyalayas. Teachers who stay in residence provide teaching help after class hours through remedial teaching sessions held in the afternoons. Teachers as House Masters or House Mistress maintain a close association with students and provide the necessary support to children.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti through its eight Regional Offices ensures all round development of the personality of the children by providing good academic guidance apart from input in other non-scholastic areas by providing good facilities for Sports, NCC, Scouts & Guides, Adventure activities and Computer education etc. The Computer wing of JNV Puducherry enjoys Internet and E-mail facility also.
•Laboratories - Science and Maths
•Scouts and Guides
•Sports and Games
•Art, Music and SUPW Workshops
•Special facilities like MP Hall, Smart Room, etc.
•Dormitories, Guest Room etc.
The Vidyalaya has all infrastructure facilities like academic block, well-equipped laboratories and large library hall with more than 8,000 books and references. A Computer Lab with Internet facility, Multimedia classroom, Maths Lab, Language Lab, SUPW and Music room, multipurpose hall, M. I. Room, dormitories for boys and girls,dining hall, staff quarters and play fields.
Academic Block consists of Classrooms, Laboratories, Principal's Chamber, Vice-Principal's Chamber, M. P. Hall, Office, Computer Room and Library, staff room.There are 32 Staff Quarters, 2 Bachelor Quarters and 2 Guest Rooms toaccommodate the Staff. Students are accommodated in 10 Dormitories (6 Boys & 4 Girls).The twin Kitchen-cum-Dinning Hall serves the purpose of Mess. Water and Electricity - A separate transformer is installed in the campus to provide sufficient supply of electricity. To overcome the scarcity, arrangement has been made to get sufficient quantity of water from Kerala Water Authority, during summer vacation. 15 KVA generator supplies electricity whenever there is load shedding.
There are separate Laboratories for Physics, Chemistry & Biology with adequate number of Apparatus, sufficient Chemical, Slides, Microscope, OHP, LCD Projector, Herbarium and Specimen for study. A Maths Lab, Language Lab and Junior Science Lab are also set up.
Our Vidyalaya Library provides the right environment for enriching student’s skill in reading. It treasures 8000 books on Education, Science, Literature, Philosophy and General Knowledge besides possessing 30 Periodicals, Journals, Magazines and Newspaper.
There are permanent Football ground, Volleyball courts, Basketball courts, Kho-Kho, Kabadi and Handball courts enabling the students to develop their skills in the field of sports and games.
Compulsory Computer Education has been introduced for students of Class VI to XII. 15 Computers and 2 Printers have been installed by NVS to impart Computer Education to students. Apart from this, our Honorable MP Shri. S. Ajayakumar has donated 14 Computers, 1 Laser Printer, 1 CD writer and 1 Scanner. One more computer is added to computer lab with inkjet printer from Navodaya Vikas Nidhi. A Fax machine is donated by the PTC of this Vidyalaya. In 2004-05 special sanction of Rs. 3 Lakhs have been given to purchase computers and other related equipments with the latest model 8 computers, two UPS, 29 inch Colour T. V. and auto card added to the computer department. Tosibha-e-studio161 duplicating cum copier is purchased for the examination printing works This computer lab is fully air-conditioned with the grace contribution of parents. Our computer wing enjoys Internet and E-mail facility.
Computer Education Programme
Computer Education Programme has been introduced in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas since 1991 of the 493 functional JNVs as on date, 461 JNVs have been provided with computers and accessories and a computer teacher to ensure Computer Education Programme goes on successfully in these JNVs. The other JNVs which are newly sanctioned are being covered during this academic year. All the JNVs are being provided with Internet facilities. Of these 201 JNVs are cleared for VSAT Internet connectivity. 101 JNVs are already having VSAT Internet connectivity since two years and they have access to 24 hours Internet connection. A total of 33 schools, one in each State / Union Territory have been selected as Smart Schools to make as model schools in respect of computer education. They are having more than 40 computers with needed software and accessories with two computer teachers and computer courses and also provided at +2 state in these JNVs.Microsoft with an objective to train all the teachers of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti on ‘How to incorporate IT in Education' have their Training Programme ‘Project Shiksha’ going on throughout the year in 9 different locations.
• More JNVs are being covered under VSAT connectivity.
• Selected number of JNVs are covered under EDUSAT connectivity.
• Each of JNV is to ensure to have minimum 20 number of Computers.
Education would be complete only when the child is healthy. Our staff nurse regularly attends to the health problem of the students and Vidyalaya. The Doctor visits the Vidyalaya once in a week for medical check up. The School has an in-house staff nurse to look after the medical needs of the students. In addition, the School also organizes regular health check ups every term. The School keeps a detailed record of the medical history of each student and appropriate medical care is provided as and when required. The school also has a panel of renowned Medical Specialists whose services are available to the school students.
NCC, Scouts and Guides
NCC is being introduced in JNVs in a phased manner. Several NCC cadets from the JNVs have excelled themselves and brought laurels and have represented NVS in several districts / state and National Level Rallies / Parades / Competitions. Samiti is recognized as a state for Scouts and Guides activities by BHARAT SCOUTS & GUIDES. Scouts & Guides are introduced in all the JNVs. Every year many Scouts & Guides of JNVs bring laurels being adjudged as President Scouts and excellent Guides by receiving awards by the Hon’ble President of India.
Sports & Games
Games and Sports are encouraged in JNVs to develop fitness, physical and neuromuscular skills and to promote the spirit of cooperation and sportsman. Apart from the same, young talents are identified at an early stage and are helped to excel in their chosen field by specialized coaching through PETs / SAI Coaches at selected venues. Samiti organizes school level, cluster level, regional level and national level competitions in sports and games every year. Specialized courses like, Archery, Judo and Gymnastic are also encouraged in some of the JNVs situated in the tribal areas of the country where the same are popular sports. Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is a state under School Games Federation of India and the Navodaya National teams compete with other state teams under SGFI banner. The progress made by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti on sports front is commendable.
The school dining room provides nourishing, healthy meals to the students. The school chefs design the menu, keeping in mind the needs and desires of the children. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals are served and the students often play an active part in menu planning. The school is very particular about cultural and religious sentiments and neither pork nor beef are ever served. There are five employees under the supervision of a Catering Assistant to meet the Kitchen requirements.
The school provides residential facilities for boys and girls on campus. All the hostels are well appointed and have all the facilities that help the children live and grow in an environment that they can identify as their home. Trained staff members, including a housemistress and a housemaster, along with a whole range of support staff, are entrusted with the well being of the children and to ensure that the needs of our pupils are fully met. The school places much emphasis on the importance of students taking responsibility for themselves, and for each other, within a very carefully supervised framework. For our boarders, the hostel is also home and as such provides every facility for study, leisure and a flourishing sense of community, which can add so much to school days and later life.
The sense of security and loyalty engendered by the hostel life finds expression in many ways, and creates a healthy desire to excel in competition with the other houses, whether on the sports field, in the arts or in academic attainment. Friendships and mutual support play a large part in school life, and this is reflected in the boarding accommodation we provide. At the junior level, students stay in dormitory style accommodation.
The school strongly believes that the values of caring, sharing, and community living must be inculcated in our students from the very beginning. As the children move to senior classes, they are provided shared rooms.
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti has sanctioned special permission to this Vidyalaya for Karate training especially to girls for self-defense. It has been made compulsory for VI and VII std. Students. Other interested candidates are also participating in it.
Special Facilities available in the school are:-
MP Hall, Smart Room, etc. The school has all the facilities of a modern, well-equipped school. Students are encouraged to involve themselves in the various facilities in order to evolve a healthy and well-groomed personality. Students are motivated to form various activity clubs and groups to develop sustained interest and interact with other students. Thus, the school ensures the grooming of students into multi faceted personalities, nurturing their talents and skills.