About the School

Genesis and Inspiration

Sai Educare Vidya pratisthan was inspired and initiated by Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba by himself. He is its life and soul ,motivation and goal. Under his direct guidance and loving care the school embarked on its mission of moulding young minds in April 2010.

”Character development with Academic Excellence ” has been the governing principal of all endeavors in the school . The school at every step, bigger or small, is guided by the comprehensive educational philosophy of Bhagwan Baba emphatically advocates” Education should be for life, not for mere living”.

Youth from Dharamshala and adjoining areas ,while on a mission to motivate poor residents of village of Slate godam, for availing the facilities provided by way of medical camp for eye operation arranged by Sai Sevadal Organization came to know about the difficulties of residents of the area about the non availability of education facilities in the village. Children of the villages had to travel 5-6 Kms daily in the hilly terrain in adverse climatic conditions to attend the school,with the inspiration and grace of Sai, these Sai Youth decided to open a school from Apr 2010 with free education to all the children by providing them with school books, uniforms, Stationary, although they had not a single rupee with them.

Seeing the zeal and enthusiasm of these young people , one old couple ( Shree Gorakh Ram & Smt Kaushalya Devi ) of the village dedicated their house of two stories without taking any money for this divine mission of provision of school for the children of the village.With the divine grace , 33 children of village Slate Godam and adjoining villages joined the first inaugural session of the school named as “SAI EDUCARE VIDYA PRATISHTHAN” on 09 Apr 2010.With the dedication of the teachers and whole hearted support of the Sai Community of Dharamshala, the work of the new school building has started on the land donated by the same couple, who had given their home free of cost to the school and themselves had shifted to their old one room.

Two storeys have already been completed and the work is in full progress to construct three main stories to the existing building to accommodate all the classes.Presently 74 students from poor families are enrolled from classes 6 to 9.

Mission

The relentless pursuit of the school is:To lay the foundation of a noble character in the young minds by instilling in them the eternal and universal values of brotherhood, patriotism, sacrifice and moral integrity so that they grow up as ideal leaders who can shape the destiny of the nation and the world.

Objectives

True education should produce balanced personality in which intellectual, emotional and spiritual values are harmoniously developed. Therefore, all the learning programmes in the school are structured to inculcate in the learners the qualities of:

  1. Self-confidence with faith in God.
  2. Academic excellence.
  3. Communication and social skills along with analytical abilities.
  4. Maintenance of a well-nourished, healthy and agile physique.
  5. Inculcating an affinity towards a disciplined and regulated life.
  6. Instilling the value of selfless service to the society.
  7. Harmonising positive thoughts, words and actions.
  8. Respect and regard towards Indian culture and way of life.
  9. Upholding reverence for parents, elders and dignity of all men.
  10. Contribute towards the betterment of village in all respects by active participation in the activities of the community under the egies of village development programme.

Affiliation

This school is an English Medium school for boys and girls affiliated to the H P Board of School Education, Dharamshala (HP) . It consists of classes from VI to IX presently and is to be extended from 1st to 12th standard in the coming years. The syllabi and textbooks followed at the school are those prescribed and recommended by the HP Board of school education.

Location

The school is located on the picturesque slopes of mighty and majestic snow clad mountains in Dhauladhar range in village, Slate Godam near Yol Cantt, Dharamshala (HP). It is approx, 8 Kms from Dharamshala town and 3 Kms from Yol Cantt in distt Kangra (HP). The school location provides an excellent view of the beautiful Kangra Valley.

Vision of the School 

  1. Starting the classes from 1 to 12th standard , so that human human qualities can be inculcated from the beginning itself.
  2. Free of cost education in all respects by providing Uniforms , Stationary and books.
  3. Construction of Hostel, where poor children from remote areas can be extended free education.
  4. Provision of wholesome secular as well as spiritual education on the terms, guidelines and teachings of Bhagwan Sri Satya Sai Baba to the children of residents of the remote areas.

Financial Management

School is being run with the donation and active participation of the Sai Community of Dharamshala as well other wishers ; Approx 20 lacs have been spent on construction of 20% of the building.Approx Rs 15000/- is the annual expenditure of one child.

It is felt that to make the school self sustainable in the long run , devotees/ well wishers can sponsor one child for one year or subsequent years. The contribution can be made fully or partially depending on the convenience of the sponsor. The money can be deposited in the SBI A/C No. ( ), payable at SBI Branch ( HP Board of School Education at Dharamshala) or the cheque can be sent to the official address in the name of Sai Educare Vidya Pratisthan Village – Khalui ( Slate godam) Po :- Yol Cantt , Distt – Kangra (HP), Pin – 176052 with A/C No. given as above.Besides adopting a child, devotees/ well wishers are requested to donate wholeheartedly in this Sai Sankalpa of construction of the school building with all the infrastructure on the lines of Sri Sathya Sai Higher Secondary School at Prashanti Nilayam, to give free education to poor children in very remote areas of distt Kangra (HP).