Greenfingers Global School

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Greenfingers Global School
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"One World, One People".
Location
Plot no. 9, near Shilp Chowk, Sector - 12
Kharghar
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, 410 210, India
Coordinates 19°02′N 73°04′E / 19.04°N 73.06°E / 19.04; 73.06 (Greenfingers Global School)Coordinates: 19°02′N 73°04′E / 19.04°N 73.06°E / 19.04; 73.06 (Greenfingers Global School)
Information
School type Co-education Affiliated school
Patron saint(s) Late Shri Shankarrao Mohite Patil
Established 16 June 2001 (2001-06-16)
Founded 2006
Opened 2006-2007
Founder Late Shri Shankarrao Mohite Patil
Status Open
Sister school GreenFingers College of Computer & Technology
School board CBSE[1]
School district Raigad district
Session Day
School number 022 - 32800407, 022 - 22909665
Principal Mrs. Vanita Gambhir
Headmistress Mrs. Vanita Gambhir
Number of students 4000
Classes offered Nursery to class XII
Medium of language English
Campus size 2.2 acre
Campus type Urban
Color(s) Off white and Dark Green         
Vision Greenfingers Global School envisions inculcating EDUCATION AT ITS GLOBAL BEST. The idea is to create citizens of tomorrow who can identify with global ideas and thinking.
Website
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Green Finger Global School logo

Greenfingers Global School, often abbreviated as GFGS or GGS is a CBSE affiliated School located in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. Green Fingers Global School was established in 2006. The school started its first session in the year 2006-2007. GFGS was founded by Late Shri Shankarrao Mohite Patil.

History[edit]

Location[edit]

GFGS is located in sector 12, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai. School campus measures 2.2 acre land with playground, digiboards, labs, archery etc. It is the second in the chain of schools founded by Late Shri Shankarrao Mohite Patil. It is a co-educational English medium school providing schooling from Nursery to class XII.

Foundation[edit]

Greenfingers was founded in Akluj, a city in Solapur district by late Shri Shankarrao Mohite Patil, also known as father of cooperative movement in Maharashtra. School is run by Shiv Parvati Trust, managed by Vijaysingh Mohite Patil who was also Minister for Rural development and Tourism. The school has been named Greenfingers as a tribute to the founder and the farming community.[2]

Inauguration[edit]

Inaugural event of the school was attended by then Chief Minister of Maharashtra Vilasrao Deshmukh on June 15, 2006. The inaugural event was also attended by Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra R. R. Patil and Vijaysingh Mohite Patil. The event included a ribbon cutting ceremony and a short speech by Deshmukh. Several top officials from Navi Mumbai and Mumbai were also present.[3][4] GFGS was established in 2006, starting its first session in the year 2006-2007.

Infrastructure[edit]

The school includes labs, computer labs, library, playgrounds, indoor games for students,etc. The school also has a horse riding area in its campus along with yoga and meditation room, music room, arts and crafts room. Seminar halls and an auditorium also form part of the Campus.

Greenfingers Global School is among the few schools, to install the Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) in the institute's premises. RFID tagged ID cards is provided to students which will record their attendance as it crosses the strategically placed RFID reader and antenna. Parents receive regular updates about their child's activities inside the school premises via SMS.[5]

Activities[edit]

In the year 2010, Greenfingers Global School included Archery in its curriculum to create awareness about the sports and also giving students chance to pursue the same as a career, making it the first school in the city to do so.[6] School hosted the 5th National Kung-Fu Championship at its premises, for the first time in the city on 15 January 2011.[7] GFGS also hosted the VIII Inter State Archery Competition in which 18 teams from all over Maharashtra participated.

GFGS has a Horse riding area in its campus along with yoga and meditation room, music room, arts and crafts room, resource room, seminar halls and auditorium.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Greenfinger Global School, maharashtraspider.com 
  2. ^ Global Education, Times of India, retrieved 2 August 2011 
  3. ^ The Chief Minister was at Khargar to attend the inauguration function, Times of India, retrieved 2 August 2011 
  4. ^ CM visits city to inaugurate school, vashi2panvel.com, 16 June 2006, retrieved 2 August 2011 
  5. ^ Is your kid in school? SMS will tell, NDTV 
  6. ^ Greenfingers School is a strong promoter of the Olympic sport, DNA India, 10 February 2010, retrieved 2 August 2011 
  7. ^ Kharghar's Green Fingers School hosts national Kung-fu show, Mumbai Mirror 
  8. ^ "Greenfingers Global School (GFGS)". 15 November 2010. Maharashtraspider.com. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 

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