Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Silvassa

Sili , P.B. No.158, Silvassa, U.T. of Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
CBSE Schools
Public Schools
Residential School

School Description

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya located in Sili, is established with a vision of providing quality education to students. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is committed to provide world class educational services to the students and offers education till- Class X.

To ensure the complete improvement of the children, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya allows the students to take part in a range of co-curricular activities held in school such as music, dance, arts and sports. The campus of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is well equipped with the modern infrastructural facilities such as spacious class rooms with the latest teaching aids, library with good collection of books, state-of-the-art computer labs, science labs and play ground.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Aims to provide:

  1. Providing quality education to the children.
  2. Developing harmonious growth of the personality of the children through variety of co-curricular activities.
  3. Creating the environment to bring out the best among the teachers and students.
  4. Adopt modern education techniques - external and internal accountability, effective leadership, linkages with the local community.
  5. Art in Education programmes to provide opportunities for students to inculcate nationalistic values through sharing and learning traditional skills and art with the help of renowned traditional artists.
  6. Built-in-mechanism of self-reliance, self-evaluation, character, rigour and discipline in academic pursuit.
  7. Freedom of experimentation and innovation.

Objective of Navodaya Vidyalayas are:

  1. To serve the objectives of excellence coupled with equity and social justice.
  2. To promote national integration by providing opportunities to talented children, largely rural, from different part of the country, to live and learn together and develop their full potential.
  3. To provide good quality modern education, including a strong component of culture, inculcation of values, awareness of the environment, adventure activities and physical education.
  4. To ensure that all students of Navodaya Vidyalayas attain a reasonable level of competence in three language as envisaged in the Three Language Formula; and
  5. To serve, in each district, as focal point for improvement in quality of school education through sharing of experiences and facilities.

Navodaya Vidyalaya significance lies in the selection of talented rural children as the target group and the attempt to provide them with quality education comparable to the best in a residential school system. Such children are found in all sections of society, and in all areas including the most backward. But, so far, good quality education has been available only to well-to-do sections of society, and the poor  have  been left out. The National Policy on Education-1986 envisaged the setting up of residential schools, to be called Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas that would bring out the best of rural talent.Such education would enable students from rural areas to compete with their urban counterparts on an equal footing.

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