The Government of India has launched a Scheme to establish on an average one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) in each district in the country, with the following objectives.
To provide good quality modern education including a strong component of culture, values, environment awareness and physical education to talented children in rural areas without regard to their family's socio-economic condition.
- To ensure that all students of Navodaya Vidyalayas attain a reasonable level of competence in three languages as envisaged in the three language formula.
- To serve in each district, as focal points for improvement in the quality of school education through sharing of experiences and facilities.
In keeping with its' objective, the NVS scheme provides education to talented rural area children, specially children of SC & ST Communities & Girls students.