Ahmedabad – Adani Vidya Mandir (AVM), Ahmedabad has received the ASSOCHAM Education Excellence Awards, 2019 for its contribution in the field of education.
The school was awarded as the ‘Best Education Initiative for its social initiatives in the education sector, in Kolkata during the EduMeet 2019 & Education Excellence Awards.
“The way we educate our children today shall inevitably decide the destiny of our nation tomorrow,” a media release said quoting Adani foundation’s Chairperson Priti Adani.
Collectively, all of us owe immense responsibility in enabling our children, especially those from the less-privileged background to create a brighter, dignified and equitable future,” the chairperson said.
AVMA is the first cost-free school in India to attain the National Accreditation Board for Education & Training (NABET) under the Quality Council of India (QCI), the release said.
It is also the first school in India to include ‘Coding Sandpit’ as a part of its regular curriculum, in association with Cambridge University Press.
Established in 2008, AVMA has students belonging to families below the average annual income of Rs 100,000. The school is equipped with smart laboratory, modern libraries, facilities for sports and extra-curricular activities part from a well maintained canteen, activity room, and convenient transportation the system, the release said.
The school also offers a week-long industry exposure program to the students of classes 11 and 12 for them to prepare for professional programmes.
Adani Vidya Mandir also has a presence in also in Kuch district’s Bhadreshwar village and Surguja district in Chhattisgarh. Bot the schools are also cost-free schools, the release said.
With the state-of-the-art infrastructure and qualified and trained teachers, Adani Vidya Mandirs have been preparing 2,100 young minds every year, the release said.
Adani Foundation run schools are providing subsidised education to over 2,600 student across different geographies. The foundation is also facilitating quality education for 100,000 children through 600 schools and balwadis across India, the release said.