Sainik School Punglwa (Nagaland) was inaugurated by the former Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri AK Antony On 12 May 2007. It is administered by an autonomous body known as Sainik Schools Society has a Board of Governors, with Raksha Rajya Mantri as the Chairman. The Chief Ministers or Education Ministers of States where the Sainik Schools are located are also the members of the Board of Governors. The School has a Local Board of Administration (LBA) which oversees the administration of the School and ensures that the general policies laid down by the Board of Governors are implemented aptly.
Mission of the primary aim of Sainik Schools is to prepare boys academically, physically and mentally for entry into the National Defence Academy.