Dr Meena Singh
Principal, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Mothuka, Faridabad, Haryana
“We have bagged the Ministry of Information and Technolgy, Governement of India, award for best school for use of e-Learning and technology”
What is your vision for quality education in JNV, Mothuka?
The main objective of JNV, Mothuka is to provide state-of-the-art education to students of rural areas around it. JNVs were opened in rural areas, throughout the country (except, Tamil Nadu) by an inititative taken by our Late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. JNVs are one among the countries biggest co-educational residential schooling system. 70% students are taken from rural background as per the policy of Navodaya Vidayalaya Samiti (NVS).
Please tell us about the curriculum and learning methodology followed in the school.
JNVs all over India follow the curriculum of CBSE. Modern technology is used in classroom teaching to facilitate better understanding of subjects among students. We also have a migration policy for students of class IX, in which students of JNV Mothuka are sent to a JNV in Maharashtra. This helps students in confidence building and cultivates a sense of unity and national integrity.
What are the initiatives taken by your school for integrating ICT in education?
We have a very wide application of ICT in our school, not only in classroom teaching, but for all kinds of office work and laboratory purposes. Many projects are on in our school for equipping our staff and students with ICT. Students of Class VII have been provided with the Classmate PCs (CMPCs) in a tie-up with Educomp Solutions and Intel Corporation. Now, we are extending this facility for other classes also. We are also equipped with the Wi