Chavakachcheri Hindu College

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Chavakachcheri Hindu College
சாவகச்சேரி இந்துக் கல்லூரி
Chavakachcheri Hindu College logo.jpg
Location
Changaththanai
Chavakachcheri, Jaffna District, Northern Province, Sri Lanka
Coordinates 9°39′53.00″N 80°10′22.20″E / 9.6647222°N 80.1728333°E / 9.6647222; 80.1728333Coordinates: 9°39′53.00″N 80°10′22.20″E / 9.6647222°N 80.1728333°E / 9.6647222; 80.1728333
Information
School type Public national 1AB
Motto Nalame naduka
Founded 1904
Founder V. Thamotharampillai
School district Thenmarachchi Education Zone
Authority Ministry of Education
School number 1003002
Principal A. Kailayapillai
Deputy Principal V. Kandasamy
N. Balachandran
Asst. Principal S. T. Ratnam
Teaching staff 88
Grades 1-13
Gender Mixed
Age range 5-18
Language Tamil, English
School roll 2,152
Website

Chavakachcheri Hindu College (Tamil: சாவகச்சேரி இந்துக் கல்லூரி Cāvakaccēri Intuk Kallūri, CHC) is a national school in Chavakachcheri, Sri Lanka.[1][2]

History[edit]

The Saiva Tamil Mixed School was founded by V. Thamotharampillai near the Chavakachcheri Market in 1904. This school transferred to Changaththanai (Sankaththanai) in 1905. An English medium stream was established in 1921 by the founder V. Tharmotharampillai. In 1922 the school was handed over to the Management of the Hindu Board and renamed Chavakachcheri Hindu College. CHC got its 'C', 'B' and 'A' grades in the years 1934, 1945 and 1949 respectively. It was promoted to that of a national school. in 1993.

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