About the Vidyalaya: Sangli
The land of milk, fruits, temples, wrestlers and warriors, Sangli district is among the most advanced in India. It is the birthplace of modern Marathi theatre, especially the musicals. Asia’s largest cooperative sugar factory established by Maharashtra’s undisputed leader Vasantdada Patil is a social and political magnet. Battis-Shirala is famous around the world for Nag Panchami celebrations when thousands of cobras are worshipped freely by people. Pomegranates and grapes produced in this district have invaded foreign markets, especially in the West. Progressive steps taken for adopting the latest technology by this district for modernising agricultural and farm research are remarkable. Wine production will soon begin on a largescale, adding to India’s foreign exchange earnings. Miraj, another major town of the district, is famous for manufacturing winged musical instruments.
Education has always been in the forefront with one dream project of late Shri Rajivji. The Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Sangli at Palusl is the first CBSE affiliated Govt. school in the entire district working as a pace setting institute.
Establishment:Location of School:
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Palus, in the district of Sangli was established in 1991. Sangli is situated at a distance of about 205 kilometers from Pune, a metropolis in Maharashtra.
By Air: Kolhapur Airport is situated at Ujlaiwadi, about 75 kms from JNV Sangli is connected to Mumbai by Air Deccan flight back and forth Mumbai. It takes about 1 hr to reach Kolhapur from Mumbai. Pune & Belgaum airport are the nearest airports to Sangli.
By Train: Sangli is well-connected to various places by train. There are many trains to Sangli-Miraj from Mumbai, Tirupati, Bangalore, Ahmadabad, Pune, Delhi etc. From here one can get city buses or MSRTC buses to Palus frequently. Palus is merely 38 KMs from Sangli city.
The Vidyalaya has got 30 acres land and very well-planned infrastructure with permanent School building. There are 12 rooms and Five big halls. The rooms house the Principal office, school office, computer room, staff room, museum, art room, and music room. Three big halls are used for laboratories, and one hall for library & Computer Lab. There are Three Houses for Boys/Girls, each having the capacity of 96 students. In addition to the quarters for housemasters/mistresses, which are attached to the houses, there are 16 staff quarters, one principal’s residence and 12 quarters for the other staff members.