Diamond Jubilee Higher Secondary School
|Diamond Jubilee Higher Secondary School|
Gobichettipalayam, Tamil Nadu, 638452
|School type||Government Aided|
|School board||Tamil Nadu State Board|
|Number of students||~2500|
|Classes||6th to 12th std|
|Affiliation||Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary Board|
Diamond Jubilee Higher Secondary School (DJHSS) is a boys-only secondary school in Gobichettipalayam, in the Erode District of Tamil Nadu, India. It was established to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Queen Victoria in 1898.
About the School
DJHSS has about 2,300 students and 60 staff. It is a government aided school largely funded by the Tamil Nadu State Government, which pays the teachers' salaries. This enables the school to serve the educational requirements of the needy by offering education for a nominal fee. English medium curriculum was introduced in the year 1976. Mahatma Gandhi visited the school during the year 1927.
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- "Aided schools come under RTI Act, rules Madras High Court". Chennai: The Hindu. 18 April 2007.
- "DJHSS v The Union of India, The State of Amil Nadu And Others, Writ Petition No.36901 of 2006" (PDF). 16 March 2007.
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