Tamil Nadu

Applications invited for admissions to KGBV schools

Applications are invited for admissions to classes VI to VIII at the three Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) schools located in the educationally backward block of Kolli Hills in the district.


The Centrally-sponsored residential schools for girls, run by NGOs and under the direct supervision of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), are located on the premises of Panchayat Union Middle School in Ariyur Kilakuvalavu, Government High School at Nathukulipatti and at Selurnadu, all in Kolli Hills.

The schools are for dropout girl children in the age group of 10 to 14 years for pursuing studies in classes VI to VIII and later on admitted to Class IX at regular schools.

For the current academic year, 38 seats are available and eligible students can approach the schools with their parents or guardians.

Admitted students would be given food, uniforms and books and can also utilise the facilities of LCD projector, DVD players and tailoring machines.

Also, student’s parents or relatives are covered under the accident insurance for Rs. 1 lakh. A monthly sum of Rs. 100 is deposited in the student’s account for three years that can be withdrawn after she joins Class IX in regular schools.

Contact details

Interested students can contact, District Project Officer, SSA, Mohanur Road, Government Higher Secondary School, Namakkal (South) School premises at 04286-227194, 97888-58787,

97888-58788, 93601-26017 or Supervisor, Block Resource Centre, SSA, GTR Higher Secondary School premises, Valavandi Nadu, Semmedu, Kolli Hills at 04286-247527 or 97888-58799 or the trust at

99655-42606 and 99655-42607.

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