Inauguration of VKV Kimi
VKV Kimi the 35th VKV was inaugurated on 2nd June by Smt. Manju Pankaj, spouse of Shri.P.C.Pankaj Chairman and Managing Director NEEPCO, Shillong in the presence number of NEEPCO officials, Local People and Students. Shri. Nanda Kumar P.T is the founding Principal of the school. The initial classes has been started from class I to III. The school is mainly to cater the educational need of NEEPCO Hydel Project at Kimi, West Kameng District and also the Local Populace of Kimi.
Inauguration of VKV Chayang Tajo
The inauguration of VKV Chayang Tajo was a much awaited event in the whole area . The eagerness of the people was evident from the report published in the Arunachal Times on 8th March 2011. The newspaper report titled “ For a cause called VKV School “ states “Chayang Tajo, Mar 7: They are poor, old and barefooted. All they earn is a paltry sum of about 4000 bucks each in a year as ‘honorarium’ from the state government in return of their services. Yet for the cause of establishment of a VKV school at Chayang Tajo they are more than ready to donate half of the honorarium, no matter, even if it meant two-bag-less rice for them.
The gaon burahs (village elders) of Chayang Tajo, with this, go on to show that they got big hearts if not big literate heads.
“In addition to this (honorarium), I’ll give away one mithun to the cause,” declares, amidst a loud applause, Taffe Eri, the president of Chayang Tajo Goan Burah Welfare Association. “Nobody could better understand than us what it meant to be not educated,” he adds while speaking in a public meeting on 27th February last.
A day before the said public meeting, Honchun Ngandam, Minister for Horticulture, had laid the foundation stone of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya at SIB complex, Chayang Tajo in the presence of Karya Bagang, the local MLA and hundreds of villagers. The minister on the same day graced the Nyokum Yullo Festival’s eventful sacrifice day as Chief Guest while the director horticulture, J Ratan as the guest of honour”
Smt Karya Bagang, Shri. Tara Bagang, noted Social worker and Shri. Ashok Tajo, ADC and alumni of VKV and scores of public leaders have worked ceaselessly to get the building completed and also for other necessities.
VKV Chayang Tajo the 36th VKV was inaugurated on 25th July 2016 in befitting function at Chayang Tajo. Shri. Rajiv Takuk, Deputy Commissioner, East Kameng District, Smt. Karya Bagang, MLA 9th Chayang Tajo Assembly, Shri. Ashok Tajo, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Er. Pai Dawe, large number of well-wishers and parents were present for the inauguration ceremony. VKV Chayang Tajo has at present classes from I to III. Gradually classes will be increased every year. It is situated 80 Km away from Seppa, the District Head Quarter of East Kameng District. Shri Sanjeeb Kr. Kar is the founding Principal of the School.
Inauguration of B.Ed. college
It was a long cherished dream of Kendra to start a B.Ed college to groom aspiring youths to be committed and competent teachers to the overall educational scenario of the state.
Vivekananda Kendra College of Teacher Education at VKV-Complex, Nirjuli held the inaugural function to mark the historical beginning of a new B.Ed college on 25th July 2016 at VKV Complex. The inauguration was done by Dr. Joram Begiji, Prant Pramukh of Vivekananda Kendra and the Chief information commissioner, Government of Arunachal Pradesh in a befitting Programme. Speaking on the occasion Dr.Begiji said that Vivekananda Kendra of Arunachal Pradesh is committed to provide quality higher education to the people of Arunachal Pradesh and the B.Ed College is one another effort to fulfil the dream of Mananeeya Eknathj.
Shri Unnikrishnan P.M, Education Officer of VKVAPT was also present on the occasion and he underlined the need for creating a base for future professionals in the field of education to improve its overall quality.
VKCTE is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University and approved by National Council of Teacher Education, Govt. of India.