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APJ Abdul Kalam | Tribal Residential School

Extension project of SMIC’s (Santhi medical Information Centre)

APJ Abdul Kalam Tribal Residential School is to provide quality education exclusively for tribal children, mainly from kurumba community of Attappady, in complete residential mode with superior infrastructure and resource pool. Among the three major tribal sects in Attappadi, i.e Irula, Kurumba and Muduga, the primitive most tribal group are Kurumbas who inhibit inner forest areas with deprived living standards. The school is situated at Attappady, the largest tribal block of Kerala in around 4.59 acres of its ethnic locale. It will contribute to the sustainable development of tribal community retaining their cultural values and heritage. The mission is to enable the tribal children to have an insightful and confident future overcoming the various inhibitions they confront while interacting with the mainstream society.

A P J Abdul Kalam International Residential Tribal School

HIGHLIGHTS

OUR VISION

Our vision is to impart and instill the academic knowledge along with the values of self-sufficiency, humanity, social responsibility and sustainability among the tribal children.

OUR MISSION

The mission is to enable the tribal children to have an insightful and confident future overcoming the various inhibitions they confront while interacting with the mainstream society.

Speciality

Energy efficiency is observed through installing solar light and water heaters system throughout the campus.Students are facilitated for ample playground with fun and entertainment options.

Implementation

The School is registered under the Vidyadhanam Educational Trust who will be managing the funding requirements of the School.

Special Training

Students will be provided with special training in Abacus, Drawing, Dance, Music and Martial arts. Qualified resource pool is ensured to train the students in curricular and co-curricular learning.

Eco -Friendly

A botanical garden in housing 1500 variety of plants are grown within the school compound which will be subsequently added with 2500 herbal plants known to tribal community in order to introduce to the students.

We Provide quality education exclusively for tribal children

OUR SPECIALITY

The school is well equipped with RO Plant, a water storage dam of 5 lakh ltrs capacity and water recycling system.

Cocurricular subjects of learning will be tribal folk arts including their dance forms, vocal and instrument music and drama, taught by the indigent masters from their own community.

The spacious school campus and compound will be utilized to do traditional cultivation, local tribal festivals and celebrations in a timely manner to let the students grow without distancing from their own culture.