About Us

Brief History of our Vidyalaya

 

In 1985, the Government of India has decided to set up co-educational institutions known as Model Schools, one in each district, essentially to provide good quality modern education to the talented children predominantly from rural areas. Accordingly, two schools called as Navodaya Vidyalayas, one at Amravati (Maharastra) and another at Jajjar (Hariyana) were started in 1985-86 and presently more than 595 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas are spread across the length and breadth of the country in all the States and Union Territories except Tamil Nadu. JNV, Nihokhu was established in 2006 in  in Dimapur District in a temporary building and the vidyalaya was shifted to the present complex in Nihokhu on  10th Sept -2016.

 

SALIENT FEATURES OF OUR VIDYALAYA

 

  • Free good quality modern education to the rural talents.
  • Reservation of 75% of seats for rural and 25% for urban, out of which reservation for SC and ST in proportion to the population of the district subject to the national minimum. Reservation of 33% of the intake to girls.
  • Free boarding and lodging facilities including free text books, stationeries, uniforms, daily use items, bedding items, etc.
  • Teaching and learning through multimedia and ICT devices.
  • Strict implementation of three language formula. Learning through mother tongue up to Class VIII.
  • Special emphasis on Sports and Games, Art in Education CCA, Scouts and Guides, NGC, NSS, NCC etc.
  • Promoting National Integration through understanding the diversity and the cultural plurality of the country through the migration policy at Class IX.
  • Affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • Admission in Class VI through a specially designed culture free non verbal finaltest conducted by CBSE called as JNVST.

Establishment:Location of School:

History

Dimapur is the largest city in Nagaland. The Assam government leased it out for 99 years after Nagaland was carved out of Assam in 1963. It was leased out for its strategic location—it is the only plains tract of hilly Nagaland and had a railway station and airport space for connectivity and economic activity in the new state. In the Middle Ages, it was the capital of the Dimasa Kachari rulers. It is located at 25°54′45″N 93°44′30″E and is bounded by Kohima district on the south and east, Karbi Anglong district of Assam on the west, the Karbi Anglong and stretch of Golaghat District of Assam, in the west and the north. Dimapur, from a Kachari word ‘Dimasa’ after the river which flows through it, is the gateway to Nagaland and its only railhead. The city also has the only functional airport in the state.

Education

There are several schools and colleges in the city of Dimapur. The syllabus for education till Class 12 is taken care of by the Nagaland Board of School Education while the Nagaland University, Lumami controls all areas of further studies.There are also a few schools in Nagaland which follow the CBSE Curriculum. Dimapur Government College is the premier degree college of the town which was established in 1966. Patkai Christian College, the only autonomous college in the entire North East India is located 17 km from Central Dimapur. National Institute of Technology Nagaland was also set up in 2010 at Chumukedima, about 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) from Dimapur.

Geography

A large area of Dimapur District is in the plains with an average elevation of 260 metres above the sea level. Dimapur is situated at 25 degree 54 minutes 45 seconds north Latitude and 93 degree 44 minutes 30 seconds east longitude. Climate is hot and humid in the plains of Dimapur District during summer (reaching a maximum of 36 degree Celsius, with humidity up to 93 percent) while the winter months are cool and pleasant. The average annual rainfall in the district is around 1504.7 mm.

Transportation

The economic and developmental activities of Nagaland are centered around Dimapur. It is an important commercial centre for the region, acting as a gateway to Nagaland and the neighbouring state of Manipur. An increase of population and the related increase in the number of cars in the city has led to traffic jams in and around the Commercial areas of the city.You can Travel in the city By Auto Rickshaws or rickshaws.

Roadways

The National Highway 39 that connects Kohima, Imphal and the Myanmar border at Moreh runs through Dimapur. NH 36 starts from Dimapur connecting Doboka and later Guwahati via NH 37.

Railway

Dimapur is the only city in Nagaland that is connected by both rail and air. There are direct train services to cities like Guwahati, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Dibrugarh and Chennai from the Dimapur railway station. The station is categorised as an A category railway station which lies on the Lumding-Dibrugarh section under the Lumding railway division of Northeast Frontier Railway.

The JNV, Nihokhu, Dimapur is fully committed for all round development and ensure the requisite infrastructure for students intelligentsia.

 

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