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The school started with 35 students and a Jr. KG class. The 1st teacher of the school was Mrs. Ulka Bhave [who is now the Chief Education Officer]. The first student to enroll was Pranjal Ajit Chakradeo. The premises were kindly made available by Mr. Dadasaheb Navare, in his building.

1st batch in 1985 & in 1997
In 1986-87 academic year, we shifted to a bigger premises made generously available by Shri. Kaka Navare, at Govindanand Building, Veer Savarkar road, Dombivli [E].

We always wanted to have our students, bigger classrooms, bigger & separate playgrounds for each sport [like athletics, kho-kho, kabaddi etc] and were looking for bigger premises. We had taken around 1 acre of land from Gogras Bhiksha Seva Sangh, Mumbai at Sonarpada. However, our survey showed, air pollution & water shortage in the area and we surrendered the leased land.

The premises at Manpada village were taken up for its isolation from the crowded city area, natural surroundings, pollution-free and future growth of the School. Today, the school has nearly 4 acres of land, surrounded by trees planted by the students.

The Working


Primary & Secondary Division

From std 1st onwards the school follows the Govt of Maharashtra syllabus and is affiliated to the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary Education, Mumbai [S.S.C]. However, the teachers don’t limit the teaching to Govt syllabus; NCERT / CBSE syllabus are referred to while planning the teaching. The teachers also use modern tools like O.H.P etc to make the teaching process more effective. The reference library for teachers has a wide collection of books.
Pre school division

The Pre school [Preparing for the school] division [Jr.KG / Sr.KG] works on ‘Alternate Day Learning System’. Jr.KG classes are conducted on Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday. Whereas, Monday / Wednesday / Friday are meant for Sr.KG.

At Pre-School level, the emphasis is on ‘learning by understanding!’ This is done with the help of series of activities. These activities are designed in such a way that a child can develop his / her motor skills, muscles and so on. Pre school division has four divisions [each] and the divisions are named after our ancient childhood idols like Aruni, Bharat, Chilaya, and Dhruva. Each classroom has a tailor made furniture for tiny trots. The Pre School classrooms and surrounding areas have various paintings depicting our festivals.

These kids are also taught ‘correct’ toilet & eating habits. Alternate Day Learning Systems help kids to have more ‘orientation’ time for his/her studies, repeating activities at home. Each preschool division of 50 students gets the benefit of having 2 Counselors for the duration of their class.

Civil Defense Unit was requested and granted to us. Std 10th students are trained in the course as a vocational subject.

Open House System: The school has an ‘Open House’ on 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month. The parents visit the school on these days and have discussions with the teachers, Headmistress etc. The transport is made available to the parents.



Individual birthday celebrations are prohibited in the school. The birthday is celebrated according to the Indian culture. ‘Aukshan’ is done by the class-teacher and classmates wish the ‘birthday child’ with typical Vidya Niketan Shloka. A greeting card is given to the ‘birthday child’ signed by the teacher & H.M. There is no relaxation in Uniform on birthdays and no birthday distributions are allowed.