Laban Hrad Vidyapith

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Laban Hrad Vidyapith for Boys (Higher Secondary) (also sometimes unofficially spelled Vidyapeeth) is a Bengali medium school situated in Salt Lake City, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, India. Founded on January 21, 1980, the school is affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

The motto of the school is Sraddhaban Lavate Gyanam ("Receive Knowledge with Respect"). The school opened with facilities till Class X (Madhyamik). In 1986, the school added a new building and extended to Higher Secondary (class XI and XII) in Science and Arts streams.

History[edit]

The school was inaugurated by Mr. Prasanta Sur, the minister-in-charge for Salt Lake Plan. The first secretary of the advisory board of the school was Mr. Subhas Chakraborty, the Honorable Minister of Youth Welfare and Sport Ministry of West Bengal government.

The school first opened as a co-educational school. In 1981, the school was split up, and the campus at Block AD was converted into boys' only, and a new campus was opened at Block EC, also in Sector I, Saltlake City, as Laban Hrad Vidyapith for Girls.

The first Headmaster was Mr. Nalini Ranjan Sarkar. On 23 April 1980, Dr. Samarendra Kumar Jana took the responsibility of Headmaster, and Dr. Sarkar became the Assistant Headmaster. Till 12 May 1994, Dr. Jana was on that post. After Dr. Jana, the responsibility was handed over to Mr. Nripendra Kumar Saha, the teacher for First Language (Bengali).

When the school opened, the uniform was sky-blue shirt and chocolate half-pants (Class VIII and below) or trousers (Class IX and X). In January 1985, the uniform was changed to sky-blue shirt and navy blue half-pants and trousers. A tie is not included. The student wears a circular school badge on the left breast-pocket.

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