Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, henceforth mentioned as NVS, is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy, Govt. of India.
It has 08 Regional Offices at Bhopal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Patna, Pune & Shillong.
The NVS is the administration body of more than 630 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas running all over India. The Navodaya Vidyalaya system is a unique experiment unparalleled in the annals of school education in India and elsewhere.
Its 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. The Budget for Education, Boarding and activities at JNVs are provided by Ministry of HRD, Government of India and it’s free of cost for the students during the 7 years of stay.