About Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)
Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) is an Autonomous Organization under
the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary
& Higher Education, Government of India.It has been set up to
establish and manage co-educational, residential schools known as
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNVs) covering VI to XII classes
affiliated to CBSE throughout the country.
The Samiti has its Headquarters at New Delhi and established eight
Regional Offices at Bhopal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow,
Patna, Pune and Shillong for the smooth functioning of its
Vidyalayas across the country.
Apart from this, five Navodaya Leadership Institutes have been
established at Goa, Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Ghaziabad (Uttar
Pradesh), Chandigarh (U.T.) and Ranga Reddy (Andhra Pradesh) for
imparting in-service training and professional growth of its staff.
As a policy one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is to be established in
each district of the country. So far 507 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas
are functional out of 534 JNVs sanctioned in different States/UTs
except the State of Tamil Nadu. As many as 48 Districts are still
uncovered across the country.