On the recommendation of 2nd central pay commission in 1962, to provide a common education with common syllabus 7 curriculum to the children of transferable central govt. employees including Defence personnel, the Ministry of Education, Govt of India, took over 20 regimental schools run by Defence establishments and converted into central schools in 1963. Later theses central schools were rechristened as Kendriya Vidyalaya and as on today 933 Kendriya Vidyalaya through the breath & length of our country meet the needs of a common education to the children of transferable central Govt. Employees including Defence personnel. This phenomenal growth of K. V. is due to its popularity & rapid stride in all the key areas of present day education reforms & has come to be recognized as pivotal institutions, striving to rise the quality of education at school level.
1.To cater to the educational needs of children of transferable Central Government employees including defence and para military personnel by providing a common programme of education. 2. To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education. 3. To initiate and promote experimentations and innovations in education in collaboration with other bodies like CBSE, NCERT, etc. 4. To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense of “Indianness” among children.
KVS envisions itself a world class organization in school education committed to continually empowering teachers to actualize inside out synergy in students and enable them to fulfill futuristic societal, national and global needs and aspirations. (Explanatory note)