The above saying of Swami Vivekanand became the aim of Shri Somvati Devi. To educate the underprivileged. This dream came true in the form of Shiksha Kendra on 2006. Today the candle of DPS Somvati Devi Shiksha Kendra is burning bright to educate the underprivileged.
Existence of Somvati Devi SHIKSHA KENDRA
Shiksha Kendra came into existence on 2006 with 100 students from Class Prep to II. The children from rural areas and orphanage were preferred. They appeared the entrance exam and got admitted.
Rules for Admission
- The families below the poverty line are eligible to seek admission for a single child.
- Girl child is given the preference.
- Admission starts from class I.
Medium & Affiliation
Shiksha Kendra is affiliated to Madhya Pradesh Board of Education. Syllabus covered by the school is according to the MP Board. The medium is English.
Uniform and Stationery
Students of Somvati Devi SHIKSHA KENDRA receive uniform, which includes, shoes, socks, bag, dress, sweater, belt and tie after every two years. Free transport is available for the students. Stationery items like books, notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners , refills etc. are given to the students according to requirement free of cost. The entire expenditure is governed by the management.
A variety of activities and competitions are conducted to provide awareness for the students' latent talent to shine forth. National days and special assemblies are also conducted.
Exam and Parent-Teacher meetings
Subject Weekly-Tests of 20 marks are scheduled on every Friday. In all, six cycles of weekly tests are held during each session. Two terminals and an annual examination are scheduled in one academic session. Term-wise, each paper carries 50 marks. OPEN HOUSE is arranged after every three months. Parents get free transport to attend the Open House. They attend it with enthusiasm.
Various activities other than academics are held in the school to groom the students. They are Fancy dress, English & Hindi recitation, Essay writing(Hindi and English), Solo dance, Group dance, Group songs etc.