Press Release – Vidya Bharti




Vidya Bharti is organizing an All India Conference of School Principals from 11th to 14th February 2016 in New Delhi. Principals of more than 1,300 senior secondary schools of Vidya Bharti will participate.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address the principals at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 12th February 2016 at 4 p.m. Earlier on the same day, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Human Resources Development, will address the conference at 10 a.m. at Mahashay Chunnilal Saraswati Bal Mandir, New Delhi.

Vidya Bharti’s Rashtriya Mantri (National Secretary) Sh. Shiv Kumar shared the details of the program with the media at a press briefing at New Delhi today. Sh. Shiv Kumar was accompanied by Rashtriya Mahamantri (general secretary) Sh. Lalit Bihari Goswami and Rashriya Seh-Sangathan Mantri (National Joint Organising Secretary) Sh. Kashipati.

Sh. Shiv Kumar told the media that the main purpose of the four-day All India Conference is to discuss the role of school principals in the context of society and education – To develop a society wherein children grow up to be ideal citizens on the basis of their grooming in schools.

Sh. Lalit Bihari Goswami stated that Vidya Bharti is a national-level organization working in the education sector. Vidya Bharti’s mission is to develop such a national education system in which the students grow up into patriotic and well-rounded personalities. The young generation should be physically, spiritually and mentally strong so that it can face the toughest of challenges life can present. The young generation should be committed to creating a society free from prejudice, injustice and exploitation; to elevating the lives of underprivileged and downtrodden people living in slums, villages and far-flung areas of the nation.

Sh. Kashipati told media persons that Vidya Bharti runs 12,363 formal schools in the country, with a combined strength of 32,06,212 students, 1,35,500 teachers, 3 lakh academicians, 25 lakh parents/guardians and 15 lakh alumni. Besides formal education, Vidya Bharti also runs 12,001 single-teacher schools and Sanskar Kendras in jhuggi bastis and other sensitive areas, where 11,143 teachers are dedicatedly imparting education and values to 2,45,403 children.


Press Note Vidya Bharati

Source: World Hindu News (WHN)