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Whoever thought that transformation is only feasible if resources are within hand’s reach, should glance at the sheer determination of the Rengalpatra village community. With more than half of its population involved in farming, it came as a shock for beholders when they donated their insurance cover to redevelop the Government Primary School, Rengalpatra in Bargarh district. Rengalpatra is ... Read More
Gopinath High School of Kharia block in Nuapada district has always been at the centre of attention for its seemingly endless discussions around innovation and transformation. Thereafter with the school’s association with Mo School Abhiyan since the academic session 2018-19, the tables have turned. Not only in terms of infrastructural transformation but also the academic sphere of the school wi... Read More
Panchayat Raj High School under the Kamakhyanagar block of Dhenkanal district was established in the year 1922. Located in a rural area, the school was the brainchild of some eminent personalities of Kanpura and surrounding villages of Ektali, Jantaribol, Palli Santrapur, Rajakulakaten; namely Sri Prabhakar Raut, Sri Dandadhar Raut, Sri Dolgobind Raut, Sri ArthabandhuBishwal, Sri Tirthavasi Pat... Read More
Founded in 1971 with an objective to educate the local populace, Malli Lata Das Government Upper Primary School at Chandabali block in Bhadrak district was possible due to the zeal and effort of Sri Batakrishna Das. Sri Das provided the financial support and the land required for the construction of the school. Named after his mother Smt. Malli Lata Das, the school received 100% grant-in-aid in... Read More
A healthy interaction is imperative for the learning process. Keeping this in mind, Onslow Govt High School at Chhatrapur in Ganjam has introduced smart classrooms enabling the students to digitally participate in the knowledge acquiring process. With interactive smart boards and other hi-tech gadgets, the students aren’t only getting their doubts cleared, but are having full working knowledge ... Read More

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These are some of the questions the students of Govt. U.G. High School, Lebidi in Sohela block of Bargarh district posed to Amazon’s very own virtual assistant. The young minds ... Read More

Nestled amidst the hamlets of Bargarh is Christo Jyoti High School at Madhupur. The only high school in the gram panchayat, the institute has a legacy of producing scholars over the years. But it wasn’t an overnight process, the teachers had to toil hard, to stimulate the intellectual faculty of the school children. Now, the alumni of the school, well established in their respective profession... Read More
Around 60 km away from the Mahakuma district headquarters, deep in the heart of tribal-dominated Golmunda block is Mahalinga High School. As the locals rely primarily on agriculture, mobility is a luxury they can’t afford and so, the area needed to have a school of its own to serve the needs of their children. As the adage goes— “necessity is the mother of invention,” and so, in 1980, a local f... Read More
A smart library reflects a smart campus. It aids to the academic development of the students and provides another space for them to learn. This is a place filled with books and provides meditative silence. If this can be complemented with computers providing internet service, the space becomes an academic heaven. Satyananda High School in Soro block of Balasore district realized the importan... Read More
The better establishments they have since the beginning, the more likely students are to discover achievement and not get disappointed. A strong establishment is defensive against falling behind, which is basic, in light of the fact that once students start to fall behind, it turns out to be extremely difficult to get back up. Sticking tight to this ideology, Balikuda Govt. High School has achi... Read More
In Dunguripali block of Subarnapur district,there is a small village called Ainlasari. The livelihood of most villagers here depends on daily wages and farming. Even then, the villagers were aware of t... Read More
Ravenshaw Collegiate School, Cuttack, is a premier educational institution of Odisha. It was founded in 1851 by Thomas Edward Ravenshaw, the then Commissioner of Orissa. Mr. Ravenshaw, along with his wife... Read More
Ratnakar Town High School of Nilgiri, established in 1985, is a perfect example of how one can make the best use of the available opportunity. When ‘Mo School Abhiyan’ was launched in 2017, the ... Read More
Eighteen kilometers from the state capital Bhubaneswar, in the Balipatna block of Khordha district, is a village named Athantar. The 2011 census puts the population of the village at 1753, with 370 ... Read More
The year was 1900. India was still not independent. During that period, a small group of villagers in the Bhadrak district of Odisha, discussed the possibility of opening a school in their village for the ch... Read More
Tyandakuda is a remote village in Kendrapara district. In 1880, the villagers of this tiny hamlet started a Lower Primary School in a two-room thatched cottage. It was upgraded to an Upper Primary School in 1885 and then to a Middle English School in 1888. The historical records of the School tell us about the many prominent community members who pitched in for construction of the permanent bui... Read More
Biswambar Bidyapitha, Puri, was founded in 1919 as a primary school. In 1945, it became a high school and reached great academic heights in the days to come. This century-old school has produced many well-known personalities of Odisha and continues to be regarded as a premier institution of the State. However, as time went by, its greatness began to get fade. It was not possible for the gove... Read More
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