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  • Hindola Darshan
  • Krishna and Sudama with Principal Sir
  • Celebration of Krishna Janmashtami
  • Investiture ceremony
  • Fancy Dress Event
  • Achievement
  • Swimming Competition
  • Fresher's Day Celebration
  • Education World Ranking
  • National Doctors' Day
  • Fruit_Day_Celebration
  • Visit of Sudamaji Maharaj and Naamdan
  • 9th International Yoga Day
  • XII Topper List 2022-23
  • Rath Yatra celebrant at MKGM
  • Education World Ranking - 2020-2021
  • Fit India Certification
  • Inaugration of Judo classes
  • Inter School Sci PO Tech exhibition 2019-20
  • Nukkad Natak
  • Education World Ranking - 2019-2020
  • Khel Maha Kumbh 2019 - Badminton Championships
  • Inter House Drama Competition - 2019
  • Vadodara District Rural Khelmakumbh - 2019
  • Teachers Day - 2019
  • Swachchhta drive -2019
  • National Sports Day - 2019
  • Green Day - 2019
  • School Prefectorial Ceremony
  • Picnic At Kamati Baug - 2019
  • Guru Purnima - 2019
  • Awareness Program On Basic Life Support
  • Red Day Celebration - 2019
  • 5th International Yoga Day
  • Ram navmi Celebration - 2019
  • Educational Tour Of VSSE And Gujarat Science City
  • Wanakbori Thermal Power Plant Visit
  • Gyan Sarovar Sahodaya 4th Annual Athletics Meet of Gujarat CBSE Schools
  • Swachchh Vidyalaya Puruskar
  • 2nd October Celebration
  • Subrto Cup Under 17 Football Tournament
  • Vadodara District Under 19 BasketBall Tournament
  • Karjan Taluka and Vadodara District Inter School Games Competitions
  • Band Performance of MKGM School
  • Kala Maha Kumbh Competition 2018
  • Auditorium
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Swimming
  • Horse Riding
  • Annual Day Celebration
  • Fire fighting Training
  • Our Principal with Chief Minister Anandiben
  • Smart Class

About Us

Manav Kendra Gyan Mandir School is located on Mumbai - Vadodara N.H No. 8 at Kandari about 30 km away from Vadodara, Gujarat, India. It is one of the best residential schools in the Country. His Holiness Param Sant Thakkar Singhji, Spiritual leader of Sant Math, founded the school in 1987. Manav Kendra Education Trust, a non-profit, non-denominational body runs the school in rural India.

Manav Kendra Gyan Mandir School has the state-of-art infrastructure for all-round development of its students. The school not only provides excellent academics but also excellent Co-curricula... READ MORE

Upcoming Events & Awards


Secretariat (Home & Education Department)-  Gandhinagar  in collaboration with  District Education Office- Vadodara organized Inter School Band Competition 2023 for Central Zone.
The competition was held at Chhani Police Head Quarter, Vadodara on 13th September, 2023. Our school band team comprising 21 members participated in the competition and stood first. Mrs. C.N. Chaudhary DYSP Vadodara Rural congratulated our students and conveyed best wishes for state level.



During Monsoon season, particularly in the month of Shravan, temples in Gujarat are filled with beautiful Hindolas.
Bhagwan is placed in a Hindola (Jhula) which is then gently pulled back and forth with a string. Our students got a chance to visit colorful Hindolas in Swami Narayan Gurukul Kandari.


Celebration of Krishna JanmashtamiSep 07, 2023

On 7th September MKGM School celebrated Krishna Janmashtami for  commemorating the birth of Lord Shree Krishna with mirth and joy in the school premises. During the special morning assembly, the students came dressed up as  Krishna, Radha, his playmates, and one of the childhood friends, Sudama and his family. A small drama was enacted by the students, highlighting the strong bondage of friendship between Krishna and Sudama. Everyone was impressed and overjoyed with the lovely play. Principal sir briefed about the importance of the day. 

The students and staff celebrated and played the most ancient joyful game -'Dahi Handi' with excitement to grace the occasion. It was a momentous occasion as it was welcome with soft showers of rainfall at that particular moment.The day was a delightful divine journey for the students.

As the youngest followers MKGM school celebrate Krishna Janmashtami, our hearts were overflowed with love and devotion on this auspicious day as these gorgeous kindergarteners bring the wonder of Krishna's birth. Obeserve their sincere heart and be enchanted by their alluring Krishna avatars.


On 8th of August 2023, students from Nursery & KG looked adorned with a beautiful smile of happiness on their faces as the sky smiles with the colours of rainbow, for it was their most awaited  day, The Orange colour Day. The little  kids celebrated with zest and joy.
Orange is a dynamic colour and stimulates imagination and creativity. Our little kids were dressed in shades of orange that enriched their gait with dazzling brightness. The children learned various other things about the orange colour, which also symbolizes enthusiasm, hope, and prosperity.The children were asked to bring orange coloured objects in the class. The classrooms were beautifully decorated with orange coloured objects, ribbons, and soft toys. They brought many objects like carrot, orange, marigold, orange toy cars, and many other orange coloured things.  
The children displayed interesting activities on “Show and Tell” related to this color. The children of Nursery and Kindergarten showed the objects in the class and told the names  of the objects.The teachers taught the names of the objects to the children. Students were given a thorough understanding of the colour orange through which they learned different activities, such as how to get this secondary colour by mixing two primary colours: red and yellow. The colour represents the sound health and energy of our kids.

Investiture CeremonyAug 07, 2023

Investiture ceremony
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, to learn more, to do more and become more, then you are a leader." To inculcate the leadership qualities among the students and to give them a feel of being an important and integral part of the administrative body, the new School Prefect Council of the Academic session 2023-24 was formed, including the Head Boy and the Head Girl for both wings, the House Captains and the Vice Captains and respective class Monitors/Monitresss. 7th August 2023 was a momentous day for the Manavites which was dawned to bestow responsibilities on the deserving young talents of the school, to lead their school from the front with their commitment, confidence, and competence, to set an example of honesty, sincerity and dedication. The School held the ceremony with great enthusiasm. It was an occasion to prepare the mantle of leadership and discharge the responsibilities entrusted to them by the school. The School Principal congratulated the newly appointed School Prefect members and motivated them to do as they say and say as the do. The occasion was a memorable one as it was honoured by the august presence of the Deputy Collector of Karjan, Shri Ashish Miyatra as the Chief Guest of the day.

Inter-House G. K. QuizAug 04, 2023

An Inter-House  G. K. a quiz competition for the juniors was organized by the school on August 4, 2023. The quiz began with the introduction of the contestants and an explanation of the rules by the quizmaster Mr. Rakesh Barman for the quiz.
The questions put forth to the teams were intriguing, exciting and made the audience go ‘aah!’ and clap when the teams answered correctly. The audience also got a chance to participate every time the teams answered incorrectly.
Every round was a mixed bag with questions from history, sports, maths, languages, vocabulary and science. The final round, the rapid-fire round, gave the teams a chance to catch up with the leaders and put-up a tough fight.
A range of emotions were felt in the meditation hall– happiness, sadness, regret and excitement. Everyone waited with bated breath for the announcement of the final scores.
Kirpal  House won the quiz competition. This quiz truly was a learning experience for both the audience and the participants.
Finally, the competition came to an end with a  speech of appreciation by Coordinator Sir for all the participants, teachers and the students.

Fancy Dress EventAug 02, 2023

MKGM recently held an exhilarating fancy dress event that brought together students from nursery to grade 3 for a day of imagination and fun. The event had no specific theme, allowing our little stars to unleash their creativity and choose any character they wished to portray.From brave freedom fighters to famous superheroes, the school's hallways transformed into a vibrant parade of qcolorful costumes and cheerful smiles. Teachers marveled at the ingenuity and effort the children put into their outfits, as they carefully crafted and accessorised their chosen characters. The excitement reached its peak as the young participants confidently walked across the stage, showcasing their unique costumes and sharing brief insights into their characters.The event provided an excellent platform for building self-confidence and public speaking skills, as each child radiated confidence and enthusiasm during their turn on stage.
The audience, consisting of esteem principal sir, coordinator sir, fellow students and teachers cheered on every performance with heartfelt encouragement, creating a warm and supportive atmosphere.
The absence of a specific theme allowed the children to explore a wide range of characters, fostering individuality and promoting diversity in their choices.
Besides being an entertaining event, the fancy dress gala also served as a bonding experience for the entire school community, reinforcing a sense of unity and camaraderie.Throughout the day, the school echoed with laughter and joy, leaving behind cherished memories that will remain etched in the hearts of both children and adults alike.As the event concluded, every participant received applause and appreciation for their outstanding efforts, instilling a sense of pride and accomplishment in their young hearts.Our school's fancy dress gala was undoubtedly a resounding success, demonstrating the power of creativity and fostering a spirit of celebration and togetherness among our nursery to grade 3 students. We eagerly anticipate more such delightful events in the future.


AchievementJul 26, 2023

As many as 200 educators including school Principals, Chairmen, Directors and Trustees from all over Gujarat
participated in one-day Education Excellence Conclave 2023 at Hotel Hyatt,Vastrapur Ahmedabad on 15th July, 2023
which was organized by Ek Updesh Media. Ek Updesh Media honored our Principal Mr. Mahendrasinh Vihol for his committed 
efforts and innovative approach to grooming young learners with skills for life. Heartiest congratulations
to him for this honor and achievement on behalf of the MKGM family.

Jallianwala BaghApr 13, 2023

April, 13, 2023  is observed as a black day which is remembered as the jallianwala bagh massacre,a tragic event
and a symbol of the atrocitics commited against the innocent Indian people  as on this very day in the year 1919
a large peaceful arowd gathverd at the same place in the then  united Punjab province to celebrate Baisakhi and to protest against the british colonial rule. 

Youth Skill Day 2023-2024Jul 27, 2023

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” - Albert Einstein
Youth skill has become an integral part of the modern world without which the whole structure of the society, risks a collapse. Any useful skill of person is an interface of Science and Art and it contributes towards social development as well as creating enthusiasm in students.It provides a platform for the students to use their  knowledge and bring the best invention from their brains. It also allows students to work together in groups and learn from each other. They share their ideas and collectively galvanize those ideas to bring something innovative into implementation.
Youth skill day was organized on 27 July, 2023 in our multi-purpose Hall, at MKGM SCHOOL . The objective was not only to inculcate a scientific attitude and research- mindedness but also to enhance student’s interest in science and technology. The students showcased static and working models, which can be used for learning scientific and other related concepts, especially for students of the grades 3 to 6.


Inter House English Debate CompetitionJul 26, 2023

On 26th July 2023, students of std. IX to XII participated in Inter House English debate competition on the theme  WAR: PROBLEM or SOLUTION   organised with the aim to hone the public speaking skills of the students and to teach them to be articulate while expressing their thoughts and opinions, enhancing their knowledge and understanding regarding the pros and cons of war as it has been going on between Ukraine and Russia and its impact around the whole world.

Fresher's Day CelebrationJul 06, 2023

6 July was filled with excitement, joy, enthusiasm and laughter as MKGM School organised an informal kind of introduction,
a welcome party to the newcomers and to the new faculty members and celebrated its long awaiting and most remarkable event of the school,
the Fresher's day. It's a way to get to meet new people and a gesture of friendly atmosphere for all the students.
It was a bond and union where everyone celebrated being a part of this esteemed institution.
It was a heartwarming moment when Principal sir appreciated children's efforts and their skills and also wished for the excellence of the students in academics with his sense of humour.

Fruit's DayJul 01, 2023

With an objective to create awareness among children about the importance of consumption of fruits in regular diet,
MKGM School celebrated " Fruits Day" on 01/07/2023. The youngsters of kindergarten celebrated the Day representing the fruits of their choice through dress/chart, sang the rhymes on fruits with great zest, enthusiasm and vigour.

Rath YatraJun 20, 2023

20th June was celebrated as a special day with devotion and tradition at MKGM School on the occassion of Jagannath Rath Yatra. A special morning assembly was organised to celebrate  one of the biggest festivals of culture - the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath  who desired to visit his birthplace Mathura once every year along with his brother Lord Balbhadra and his sister Goddess Subhadra to show her Mathura on a chariot. All the rituals were shown and represented through a small act by the young kids. Principal sir briefed the students about the importance and significance of this festival with his lucid words of scientific reasoning, combined with faith and respect.

Visit of Sudamaji Maharaj and NaamdanJun 24, 2023

Like every time it was 'warm' welcome to Shri Sudamaji Maharaj by the Manavites whose arrival in the scorching hot weather on 23rd June evening brought rain in the area, bringing comfort and smile to everyone. The 24th June morning meditation became more beneficial and graceful when it was guided by the maharajji himself, followed by all the new staff members and students being christened with Naamdan by Maharaji as per the custom and ritual of the School. On that evening all were benefited by satsang, even the disciples from the outside who had joined the same, followed by the langar for all.


Hanuman jyanti is celebrated on the full moon day of the Hindu lunar month of chaitra. Hanumanji is worshipped as a deity with the ability to gain victory over evil and provide protection. MKGM School celebrated the day with grandear on the school campus with a special assembly on the auspicious day.It was really an impressive presentation and all the spectators appreciated and enjoyed the day.

Vasant PanchamiFeb 16, 2021

Vasant Panchami is celebrated on 16.02.2021 in reverence to the Hindu deity Goddess Saraswati, epitome of learning ,  music &  art. People celebrate this day by visiting temples, flying kites, and donating to the needy. 
To celebrate this festival, the students of the MKGM School, Kandari held a Special Assembly.  Prayer, pledge, school vision & mission were followed by a divine rendition of Shlokas, celebrating the harvest season. 
The Principal of the school motivated the students to be progressive learners, setting big goals and putting dedicated efforts as a promising &  flourishing human harvest.


As per survey conducted by EDUCATION WORLD MAGAZINE
Manav Kendra Gyan Mandir School is 'BEST DAY CUM BOARDING SCHOOL' in Vadodara and 4th best in Gujarat 2020-21.
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Best out of Waste CompetitionJan 25, 2020

Best out of waste craft or recycled craft is an amazing way to utilize material which most of the times goes into dustbins. A habit must be generated especially amongst children as to how they can use old magazines, newspapers, plastic bottles, cans, tyres, e-waste or even broomsticks to create beautiful and some amazing crafts. In order to make children aware of the uses of the waste material, and to give them a lesson on reducing waste to save our future, A ‘Best out of Waste’ competition was organized for the students of MKGM School on 25.01.2020 Saturday. Exceptional ideas were executed by deft fingers of students. The Young Minds of junior wing participated in it showing amazing Art using Waste Materials.

Judo ClassessDec 10, 2019

Judo was officially recognized by UNESCO, as one of the most comprehensive sports for children and teenagers. There are many benefits of practicing judo, as it improves your physical and mental health as well as develops self defense techniques. This Japanese martial art is much more than just a sport. It provides the necessary tools to train your body while you develop useful skills. It is our pleasure to announce that 
In order to enrich the student in the same, MKGM School inaugurated and started Judo classes as new sports on 10.12.2019 Tuesday.

Sci PO Tech exhibition 2019-20Dec 03, 2019

MKGM School students participated & got III rank in Inter School ‘Sci PO Tech exhibition  2019-20’ held on 3rd December, 2019 at Podar World School, Maneja wherein students showcased static and working models on creativity and innovation on the theme- ‘Save Earth- Ban plastic & Conserve water’. 
Students were appreciated by everyone present there for their qualities of analytical thinking.

Vegetables Day 2019Nov 29, 2019

Vegetables Day was celebrated in MKGM School on 29th November 2019, Friday. The students of Pre-Primary (Nursery & KG) learnt about vegetables in a unique and healthy way.

A vegetable market was set up and students were invited to buy vegetables and the students talked about different vegetables. They visited real vegetables market (Karjan) too and enjoyed the learning.
Everyone knows that small children are attracted towards junk food rather than healthy food. In order to make them understand the importance of adding more vegetables in their daily meal this day was celebrating. Kids are tutored to learn the names of the vegetables and their nutrient value.

CBSE west zone cluster XIIIOct 22, 2019

CBSE west zone cluster XIII athletic events held at Navrachana International School Vadodara.

Nukkad NatakOct 19, 2019

Street plays are a dynamic way of raising awareness on different issues that plague our society. Those taking part in these plays carry a huge responsibility of spreading their message to audiences.  And, students of junior wing were very successful in having their message heard.

Swachchhta drive -2019Sep 01, 2019

The students of MKGM School conducted a Swachchhta drive at Kalika Mata Temple-Pavagarh hills in Panchmahal district with much fervor on 01.09.2019. Here are a few pictures showcasing how school students with Principal and teachers organised clean-up drives to raise awareness about health and hygiene.  They took the initiative of making people aware about waste, waste segregation and its importance.

National Sports Day - 2019Aug 29, 2019

The word which gives excitement and encouragement in children, relaxation and relief to youngsters, medals and reputation for players and finally glory and respect to country is sports. 
MKGM School celebrated National Sports Day on 29th August 2019 by organizing various games/events like Yoga session, School Band, Badminton, Table Tennis, Basketball, Mallkhambh, Tug of War, Kho- Kho, Lawn Tennis etc followed by planting trees and saplings in premises of BRC Karjan.

Reconstitution of The PrefectsAug 08, 2019

The School Prefectorial system helps the students to develop leadership qualities. It also instills into them a sense of responsibility as they set an example for others in discipline, academics, sports & extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. 
Like every year, MKGM School reconstituted the prefects and assigned responsibilities and duties to them on 08.08.2019 Thursday.

picnic at Kamati BaugJul 20, 2019

MKGM School organized one day picnic at Kamati Baug, Vadodara today on 19.07.2019 Friday.
The school picnic was for the students of Jr.KG and Sr. KG.
Kamati Baug – (The largest garden in entire Western India and is extended over the vast area of 45 hectares) gave an experience of being surrounded by greenery and the beauty of nature. The students were extremely excited and kept singing songs in the bus till they reached the venue.
The children clearly enjoyed their day to the fullest and created beautiful memories to be cherished by them for a long time to come. The laughter and joy that was witnessed amongst the children was something beyond words.