Case study of Kumari Ankanchha Netam
"I have got the wings to fly high"
Meet Kumari Ankanchha Netam from Chhattisgarh, who has created history by becoming the first girl from her community in her native village for being selected for admission in standard 6th in Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Durg. She has passed the Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination held in 2021 and will be getting free education from standard 6th to 12th.
"The Navodaya Vidyalaya System is unique experiment unparalleled in the annals of school education in India.” The National Policy on Education - 1986 envisaged the setting up of residential schools, to be called Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas that would bring out the best of rural talent. .Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination is conducted for admission to standard 6th.
JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd. Durg Unit under its flagship education project JK Lakshmi Vidya has started free preparatory classes for Navodaya Vidyalaya Entrance Examination. Under this project students of standard 5th are identified and being provided coaching support, books and stationeries. Regular performance evaluation is done and feedback is provided to them. Counselling to students & their parents is also done.
JK Lakshmi Cement strongly believes in initiatives which have intergenerational and transformational impact so that young ones from disadvantaged communities shall live their dream.
Her success story isn’t just a ray of hope for her and her family, but the entire community.