Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Valasapalle
|Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Valasapalle, Chittoor Dist|
|Valasapalle, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh
|Chairman||Collector, Chittor Dist.|
|Grades||Class 6 - 12|
|Number of students||481|
|Campus size||43.94-acre (177,800 m2)|
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Valasapalle, Chittoor Dist (Telugu: జవహర్ నవోదయ విద్యాలయ వలసపల్లి, చిత్తూరు జిల్లా) is one of the approximately 565 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in India, located in Valasapalle village, Madanapalle mandal near in Andhra Pradesh. It was established in 1986 by the Department of Education, MHRD. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas were planned to set up in all the districts of the country in order to provide an education to children from predominantly rural areas. They form a part of the system of gifted education.
Objectives of JNV schools
- To provide CBSE education
- To promote national integration among students through a policy of migration
- To encourage and promote talent predominantly from rural areas and weaker sections
- To function as a pace setter institution in the district
Initially the Vidyalaya was temporarily located in the buildings of AP Travel & Tourism Development Corporation at Horsley Hills and continued there from 1986-87 to 1991-92. Subsequently the A.P. state government allotted 43.94 acres of land to the Vidyalaya at Valasapalle village, 5 km from Madanapalle on the Madanapalle-Chittoor Road.
There are around 481 students, with around 80 students in each class. The staff number 38. Science groups MPC (Maths, Physics, Chemistry) and BiPC (Biology, Physics, Chemistry) are taught in classes XI and XII.
All costs are paid by the Government of India. Everything is provided by the school to help the poor social and economic background of students.
There are hostels for both boys and girls in four houses named Udaygiri, Aravali, Neelagiri, and Shiwalik.Separate for juniors & seniors
There is a gymnasium and grounds for volleyball, basketball, badminton and football. Students go for inter-school meets and clusters.
About 30% of students in class IX are migrated to and from JNV Vaishali of Bihar on the event of National Integration to promote understanding of the diversity and plurality of India's cultures and people.
In addition to the regular science topics (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, English, Hindi and Telugu), students are trained in Music, Art and Painting, Computer Science Education and SUPW. Youth Parliament sessions are conducted.
- Guiding programs are carried out by NCC. Students are trained for passing the 'A Certificate' in NCC.
- Clean & Green programs in nearby villages, helping Old-Age Homes, donations, etc. are undertaken.