Objectives of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS)

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act (XXI of 1860) on 28th February, 1986. The objects for which the Samiti has been established are detailed in the Memorandum of Association and Rules of the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti. The Samiti administers the scheme of Navodaya formulated by the Government of India, in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It has a three tier Management structure with Headquarters at New Delhi, Regional Offices to manage a cluster of schools; and JNVs spread all over the country. 

The Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall function through its general body called the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, its Board of Governors and three standing committees constituted by the Board viz. The Finance Committee, Academic Advisory Committee and the Executive Committee.

The Minister of Human Resource Development, Incharge of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti shall be Ex-Officio Chairman of the Samiti. The Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development shall be the Deputy Chairman and an officer of the Ministry of Human Resource Development notified by the Government of India as per rule …. of the Memorandum of Association and Rules ……… Joint Commissioner (Admn.) shall be the Ex-Officio Secretary of the Samiti.

The main objectives of the Samiti are furnished hereunder :-

  • To establish, endow, maintain, control and manage schools (hereinafter called, the ‘Navodaya Vidyalaya’) and to do all acts and things necessary for or conductive to the promotion of such schools which will have the following objectives :
  • To establish, develop, maintain and manage hostels for the residence of students of Navodaya Vidyalayas.
  • To aid, establish and conduct other institutions as may be required for the furtherance of the Society’s objects in any part of India.
  • To do all such things as may be considered necessary, incidental or conductive to the attainment of all or any of the objects of the Society.
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    Postal Address

    Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti
    Regional Office Lekhraj Panna, IIIrd Floor, Sector-2, Vikas Nagar, Lucknow- 226 022 (U.P.)

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    Tel/Fax Number
    0522- 2738692 (P) : 2738695 (Fax)


    Documents pertain to NVS dealing with Academics, Administration, Personnel, Finance, Legal documents, Vigilance documents and policy papers forwarded by M/HRD.

    Some of the documents are of confidential and classified nature pertaining to employees of NVS and therefore, cannot be made available for public circulation.

    Officer wise details are given below :

    1. Assistant Commissioner
      Academic Matters & Training
    2. Assistant Commissioner (Pers./Estt)
      Establishment/Administration Matters
    3. Assistant Commissioner (Audit)                Finance
    4. Assistant Commissioner (SA)
      matters pertaining to school admn.