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KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA, DANAPUR CANTT,PATNA
केन्द्रीय विद्यालय, दानापुर कैंट,पटना
(An Autonomous body under MHRD) Government Of India
About KV

 

 
About KV Danapur Cantt.

Nestled in the campus of historic Danapur Cantt., Kendriya Vidyalaya Danapur Cantt caters to the educational and all – around holistic developmental needs of children of defence personnels, other transferable central government employees and others on basis of priority.

  1. Date of opening of the KV : December, 1963.
  2. Highest class and the number of sections sanctioned for each class:  +2 stage- First Shift – Science stream + Humanity , Second Shift- Science stream + Commerce. First Shift - I to V – 4 section, VI to X- 5 sections, XI and XII (Science) – 03 sections, XI and XII (Humanities) 01 section. Second shift I to X – 3 section,  XI and XII (Science) – 02 section XI and XII (Commerce) - 02 section.
  3. Sector ( Civil/Defence/Project/IHL) – Defence
  4. District :- Patna
  5. State/ U.T. :- BIHAR

K.V Danapur Cantt. has the proud privilege of being one of the oldest Kendriya Vidyalayas of country. It was established in 1963. Presently it has 4+3 sections from class I to V, 5+3 sections from class VI to X, 3+2 sections in XI and XII ( science), 1 section in XI and XII (Humanities) and 2 sections in XI and XII (Commerce). Since 2004, the vidyalya is also running its second shift.
There is a library, housing about 10,000 books. There are fully equipped laboratories of  Physics, Chemistry, & Biology. There is a  Junior Science Lab as well. The Vidayalya is proud to have 3 Computer Labs with 98 Computers, 03 LCD Projectors, 01 Scanner and several other accessories.
There are 2 Basketball courts, 2 Badminton courts, 2 Kho-Kho fields, 1 Kabadi field, 1 Volleyball court, 1 football ground and 1 handball ground. In addition, there is a children park exclusively for the primary class students.
Vidyalaya is also running a Pre-Primary class, with 25 children on a self financing basis. Playway method or activity oriented teaching is adopted in Primary classes. In primary classes grading system is followed.
Under leadership of a Principal, there is a team of 2 vice-principals, 120 teachers, 5 administrative staff and 12 sub-staff.The team, at all times, is helping the pupils towards their success.
Every year the Vidyalaya produces many scholars who enter into IITs and other prestigious engineering & medical colleges in India.

 
About Danapur Cantt.

Danapur, located on the right bank of the Ganges, is a satellite town of Patna in Bihar state of India. In 1857 the sepoy garrison of the place initiated the rebellion of that year in Patna district, but after a conflict with the European troops were forced to retire from the town, and subsequently they laid siege to Arrah. Danapur is also a Division of Eastern Central Zone of Indian Railway. The Divisional Railway Manager's (DRM) office is situated near Danapur Railway station. The area surrounding this station is called Khagaul. The Danapur Cantt and Danapur town is approx 5 kilometers away from Railway station. There is also a Degree College, namely Bindeswari Singh College, affiliated with Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya .

Danapur is the Cantonment town adjacent to Patna. Its one of the oldest European cantonments in the region. It was the largest military cantonment in Bengal, with accommodation for two batteries of ARTILLERY European and a native infantry regiment.

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