Bharathi, the great
Tamil poet of India insisted that imparting education to the deserving poor
is better than any of the charities. On these lines the Neyveli Lignite
Corporation pays special attention to the educational needs of its people.
The literacy level in Neyveli is around 100 percent as about 35,000 student
population throng 34 schools and one college which offer curriculum based on
CBSE, Matriculation and State Syllabus systems. Of the 34 schools, 18 are
run by NLC Management with grant-in-aid from State Government. The strength
of NLC schools is about 20,000. To motivate and bring out the best talent in
them, the management has instituted scholarships and financial grants to the
students. With the facilities, the schools are achieving excellent results
in various examinations.
The highlight of these
educational institutions is the Sneha School for mentally handicapped
children and a school for the speech and hearing impaired.
NLC is providing infrastructure facilities in addition to giving
grant in aid for running Sneha Opportunity School - a day care center for
the mentally retarded children run by the Sneha Opportunity Services, an
institution under the patronage of NLC. NLC is also patronizing Neyveli
Health Promotion and Social Welfare Society (NHPSWS). The society offers
services for the benefit of physically handicapped, widows, and destitute
within a large ambit of Neyveli by providing training and arranging for job
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Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru insisted on the
development of science and technology. As a step to bring his dream into
reality the college with his name was started by the Jawahar education
society on October 18, 1987. The college was inaugurated by the then
honorable Minister Mr.P. Chidambaram, with student strength of 135
students. Within a short span of time the co-educational college has
steadily grown into a big institution with twelve courses and around 1500
students. The college never collects any capitation fee and also strictly
follows the rules of reservation as stipulated by TamilNadu government.
There are about 18 schools under the aegis of NLC. Apart from the Middle and
Elementary schools there are 3 higher secondary schools. Both Tamil and
English were used as the medium of instruction. While the Tamil medium is
free of cost English medium schools of NLC collects monthly fee.
When one talks about Neyveli schools, the name of Jawahar School must be in
their mind. The school is noted for its high quality of Education. It has a
consistent track record of high performance for more than two decades in
Government examinations. Not just in few subjects, the students had topped
in total marks and dominated the Government examination several years. The
way the students are being molded is evident from the various high positions
occupied by the school Alumni.
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about Jawahar School
Started on 29th June 1977, this school is managed by the
Christian missionaries. The school has excellent infrastructure with
spacious classroom, library, sports ground, auditorium and Gardens. Its
motto is faith love and service. This school has various state ranks to its
credit is maneuvering ahead almost with 100% result every year. The school
aims at imparting right moral behavior, character formation, and high sense
of responsibility, disciple and a found academic formation. The shaping of
the whole man body, soul and mind is the ultimate aim of the management.
Joseph Cluny School:
Saint Joseph Cluny school, Block-25, Neyveli-3 started on 15th
July 1962 is a catholic institution. It is owned by the educational
institute of the “Sisters of St.Joseph of Cluny”. The institution is
designed to inculcate sound Christian and human formation making the student
to develop as a well integrated person. Well equipped in spiritual, social
intellectual, moral and cultural spheres and ready to collaborate with
others in building up a just worked and social order.
Alumni Associations of Neyveli