Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya

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Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya commonly referred as VKV is a school which is set up under the project Vivekananda Kendra Siksha Prasar Vibhag. VKSPV which is run by Vivekananda Kendra (a Hindu spiritual organisation based on the principles preached by Swami Vivekananda) with its headquarters at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. VKVs have been Gyan-Yagna started by Maneneeya Shri. Ekanathji Ranade. Vidyalaya is a sanskrit word which means School. The schools are operated with a motive of Man-Making & Nation Building.

Schools[edit]

There are total 64 VKVs providing man-making education for tribal and rural children in Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Assam, Andamans, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka for approximately 20000 children in remote area to impart education on Swami Vivekananda's thoughts like "Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man.", "If the poor boy cann't come to education, education must go to him", etc.

No. State Total number of VKVs
1 Arunachal Pradesh 34
2 Assam 17
3 Andamans 9
4 Nagaland 1
5 Karnataka 1 (Kallubalu)
6 Tamil Nadu 2 (Kanyakumari)

In Arunachal Pradesh[edit]

Sl. No. VKV District Year of Inception Level
1 Balijan Papum Pare 1977 Secondary
2 Jairampur Changlang 1977 Hr. Secondary
3 Kharsang Changlang 1977 Secondary
4 Oyan East Siang 1977 Secondary
5 Roing Dibang Valley 1977 Hr. Secondary
6 Seijosa East Kameng 1977 Secondary
7 Sher Papum Pare 1977 Secondary
8 Tafrogam Lohit 1980 Secondary
9 Amiliang Lohit 1981 Secondary
10 Niausa Tirap 1981 Middle
11 Shergaon West Kameng 1981 Hr. Secondary
12 Sunpura Lohit 1981 Secondary
13 Jirdin West Siang 1982 Secondary
14 Kuporijo Upper Subansiri 1987 Secondary
15 Nivedita Vihar East Kameng 1994 Secondary
16 Itanagar Papum Pare 1995 Hr. Secondary
17 Yazali Lower Subansiri 1997 Hr. Secondary
18 Liromoba West Siang 1998 Primary
19 Ziro Lower Subansiri 2000 Secondary
20 Nirjuli Papum Pare 2002 Secondary
21 Koloriang Kurung Kumey 2003 Middle
22 Banderdewa Papum Pare 2004 Secondary
23 Wessang East Kameng 2007 Primary
24 Basar West Siang 2008 Primary
25 Vivek Vihar Papum Pare 2009 Middle
26 Oldziro Lower Subansiri 2009 Middle
27 Joram Lower Subansiri 2009 Primary
28 Raga Lower Subansiri 2009 Primary
29 Dado Kurung Kumey 2009 Primary
30 Emrs Bana East Kameng 2009 Middle

In Assam[edit]

Sl. No. VKV District Year of Inception Level
1 Tinsukia Tinsukia 1978 Hr. Secondary
2 Dibrugarh Dibrugarh 1981 Hr. Secondary
3 Golaghat Golaghat 1988 Hr. Secondary
4 Bokuloni(NEEPCO) Dibrugarh 1998 Hr. Secondary
5 Umrangso(NEEPCO) N.C.Hills 1999 Hr. Secondary
6 Baragolai(NEC) Tinsukia 2000 Hr. Secondary
7 Dhemaji Dhemaji 2000 Secondary
8 Majuli Jorhat 2002 Secondary
9 Tingrai Dibrugarh 2002 Secondary
10 Nalbari Nalbari 2004 Secondary
11 Ramnagar Silchar Cachar 2005 Middle
12 Kajalgaon Chirang(BTAD) 2007 Primary
13 Suklai Baksa 2007 Primary
14 AUC Silchar Cachar 2007 Primary
15 Tezpur Sonitpur 2009 Primary
16 Badarpur Karimganj 2009 Primary
17 Sivasagar Sivasagar 2010 Primary

In Nagaland[edit]

Sl. No. VKV District Year of Inception Level
1 Doyang(NEEPCO) Wokha 2000 Secondary