Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Golaghat
Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya Golaghat, which stands in the heart of Golaghat, is a premier institution of the town. Donor of the school land : Padmashree Dr. Robin Banerjee, the renowned humanitarian philanthropist of Golaghat and winner of 14 National and International awards, donated the land of the Vidyalaya. His house, adjacent to the school building, popularly known as Uncle Robin’s Natural History Museum, is an important tourist spot of the state. There are as many as 587 dolls collected from across the world and 262 other showpieces gifted to him by different countries present in this museum. There are also as many as 200 of his paintings adorning the museum walls. 19 award-winning photographs that he clicked in different parts of the world, have enriched the museum to a great extent. He made as many as 32 documentaries which are worth to watch.
Unique Features and Best Practices
• As part of “Amrit Surabhi” project the Vidyalaya offered about 5 quintals of rice to V.K. Khatkhati in presence of around 1200 people on 12th January 2009. As a follow-up, a guardian offered 1 quintal rice for the said project in February 2009. The students have achieved the target of collecting rice and sending it to V.K. Khotkhoti under the project almost regularly.
- CBSE Cluster0-I table tennis tournament was held at DPS nazira, our school secured 3rd position under fourteen girls. The participants were Kum. Jyotika Dutta. Shyamolima Sharma and Kum. Adarsha Sharma of class-VIII. Individual championship under fourteen girls - second position was begged by Kum.Jyotika Dutta and is selected for national level which will be held at indoor, Madhya Pradesh from 15th to 19th december, 2010.
• In the National Children Science Congress (State Level) Kr. Rohan Borah of the Vidyalaya bagged the First position for his project on “Ou Lota – an alternate source of potable water” in 2006. Participating in the NATIONAL LEVEL COMPETITION OF THE STOCKHOLM JUNIOR WATER PRIZE Rohan was selected to represent India in SJWP held at STOCKHOLM,SWEEDEN. Accordingly he attended the WORLD WATER WEEK held atSTOCKHOLM from 20th to 26th August 2006 and brought glories to the whole Nation.