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Residential English Medium School (Ushodaya)


It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time -- for we are bound by that -- but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time. T.S. Eliot
A school imparting good education has a place everywhere. Though CBSE schools are valued more and are considered to be good, they are generally found only in cities and to some extent in towns. They are rarely established in rural areas.

Our founders envisioned establishing a school that would cater to the needs of children from the villages surrounding chetana, providing quality education in English Medium, at an affordable cost and with the additional benefit of it being a CBSE school.

USHODAYA (rising sun), a coeducational English Medium school was thus promoted as a part of Chetana Project. The same values and principles that the two schools (at Brodipet and Syamalanagar) run by Sree Venkateswara Bala Kuteer Educational Society, the parent organisation behind Chetana, are well known for, were contemplated to be adhered to and followed in running Ushodaya.

What's amazing is, if young people understood how doing well in school makes the rest of their life so much interesting, they would be more motivated. It's so far away in time that they can't appreciate what it means for their whole life. Bill Gates


Distinctly Designed Class rooms

A class room is the place where a child spends most of the time within the school. Making the best use of the time so spent by the child requires both the child and the teacher to pay attention on each other so that the teacher gets a proper feedback of how effective the class being conducted is and the child gets to concentrate on what is being taught.

To enable this, class rooms are constructed in an octagonal shape so as to make all the children feel like being within a close knit group and being able to pay attention to what the teacher says.


Funds - Sources/Usage

The following costs/expenses are incurred.


  • Revenue

    The revenue costs involved in running this entity include Monthly - salaries to teachers, support staff, electricity charges, building maintenance, ground maintenance; Annual - furniture repair and maintenance, building maintenance, consumables for laboratory, sports goods.
  • Capital

    Capital costs include expenditure incurred on buying teaching and laboratory equipment, new facility construction.

Sources of Funds

This entity is a self financed entity. The fees (which are very minimal compared to such facilities in cities) that are collected from the students take care of most of the needs of this entity.

You can Help

Kids from the children's village who are found to be capable enough to take up english medium education are provided free education at Ushodaya. Such children are provided uniform, books and other requirements to place them on par with their contemporaries in the school.

You may provide for the education of such children.

₨ 10000
($ 200)
Provides for education to a child for a year.
Goes into the corpus fund (of Chetana) deposited in banks, interest on which is only utilised (for the purpose specified, if the contributor so specifies)

Listen/Tell - We Will

You can also write to us asking us about anything you wish to know about this project, giving suggestions for improvising on our efforts, sending us a word of encouragement or just about anything you feel is relevant to chetana.