Adolescence Education Programme (AEP)

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is organising Adolescent Education Programme in collaboration with UNFPA, NCERT and MHRD in 500 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas. Emphasis is given to life skill education and awareness regarding process of growing up, HIV, AIDS, substance abuse, etc. are taken up. Training program to teachers, principals and officers of the Samiti are ogranised who in turn ensure effective implementation of Adolescence Education activities in JNVs though well organised co-curricular activities.
Navodaya Science Congress

In order to promote Science and Mathematics in general and to give an opportunity to the talented science and math children of JNVs to interact with Scientists, Mathematicians and professional in the field, a week long program called Science congress is ogranised by all NVS Regions each year. During the science congress many notable personalities from the field of Science and Technology are invited to share their thoughts to motivate young scientists of JNVs.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs)

NVS gives utmost importance to Computer Aided Education in JNVs. JNVs are well equipped with needed hardware and software in the recent past. Training is imparted to all the members of staff in general and to teaching faculty in particular. Round the clock internet connection through VSAT connectivity is extended in a phased way. To facilitate classroom transaction more effectively and viably, e-contents are being developed by majority of JNVs. More than 200 websites are opened by the JNVs so far. By and large Teachers and Students are using Information & Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning Processes very enthusiastically.
As on date, 541 JNVs are covered under the programme and provided with computers, accessories and a computer teacher to ensure Computer Education programme go on successfully in these JNVs. Computer, pupil ration in NVS is 1 : 12.
  • All the JNVs are being provided with Internet facilities. 301 JNVs are cleared for VSAT Internet connectivity; Of these 201JNVs are already having VSAT Internet connectivity and they have access to 24 hours Internet connection.
  • A minimum 40 Computers to the existing 33 Smart School JNVs .
  • A minimum 36 Computers to JNVs having permanent buildings.
  • A Minimum of 11 Computers to JNVs running in temporary sites.
  • Multimedia Projector to each Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas.
  • Most of the JNVs have developed their own websites.
  • Hands on Trainings given to all the staff of JNVs make use of ICT in classroom transactions effectively.
  • Samiti organises Video Multicasting with the help of ERNET India, New Delhi periodically
  • Samiti published and put to use computer text books for teachers/students in JNVs.
  • Established collaboration with Intel, Microsoft, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Oracle, Azim Premji Foundation, Bhartiya Jain Sanghatan for effective implementation of ICT in JNVs.
  • Computer Literacy Program to neighbourhood school children during summer holiday Navodaya Computer Labs were opn for training of local school children. As on date more than 5000 local students have undergone such training.
  • Students and teachers are excellent themselves in different ICT competition at National and International level.
  • Samiti encourages JNVs to participate actively in large number of IT / ICT related contests. It is also providing data, guidance and regular followup with JNVs.
  • As such, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas have been participating in many Contests/ Quiz being organized by Government Organisations/MNCs/States at various levels. Students and Teachers of many JNVs are bringing laurels while bagging these prestigious awards .