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in the year 1985 under the visionary leadership of Mr. Shantilal Muttha,
Bharatiya Jain Sanghatana (BJS) has been in the forefront of addressing
national concerns in the areas of Educational Initiatives, Social Development
and Disaster Response. Over the years of its existence, BJS has practised and
perfected its approach and work processes in these chosen areas of work.
has built a strong country wide network of human resources and state-of-the-art
infrastructure that has enabled it to reach out to millions in its quest for
nation building. It has a rich and multi dimensional experience of working at
the grassroots, as well as contributing to the policy level thought process and
has worked actively with governments both State and Central, NGOs across the
country as well as communities in the implementation of many of its projects.
BJS's sterling achievements through the years have been recognized and
felicitated by many national and international agencies.
BJS - EDUQIP (Educational Quality
is an integrated umbrella program that
assists schools in establishing quality standards in the education they impart.
It consists of different modules that have been designed and developed by BJS
after thorough research. These modules are suited for schools in rural or urban
areas under government administration or privately run.
nation building process demands that we look beyond the universalization of
education and accord due importance to the quality of education in general.
This aspect of ensuring educational equity through quality in the entire
spectrum of schools and in education from pre-primary to higher education is
slowly being acknowledged and efforts are being channelized in this direction.
However, considering the magnitude of the problem in terms of the sheer number
of schools in India, these efforts still need to go a long way if they are to
create a visible impact in the context of education reform in India especially
at the school level.
is a comprehensive and holistic peace, moral and value education program
conceived, designed and implemented by BJS for school children from standards
1st to 10th (Currently being implemented for standards 1st to 4th).
young generation is the target of varied inputs from equally varied sources
that is resulting in an overall decline in values and an alarming rise in the
traits of arrogance, aggression, intolerance and violence. These traits if
unchecked have the potential to severely jeopardize the existence of the very
core values of the Indian culture and in turn the Indian society itself.
reverse this trend it is essential that the present young generation is made
aware of the core values and is empowered to internalize these values in order
to make choices, judgments and decisions more intelligently and meaningfully.
Absorbing these values at an early and receptive age through Education will
benefit the youth and definitely ensure enhancement of values in the society at
BJS-SAA (BJS - School Assessment
on its understanding of current educational issues, international trends and
national policies, and backed by extensive field experience, BJS has evolved an
assessment and accreditation system - BJS-SAA (BJS - School Assessment and
Accreditation). This system assesses schools for a level of performance, integrity,
and quality that earns the confidence of all stakeholders - government, the
management, the school head, the teaching and non-teaching staff, and more
importantly of students, parents, and the community as a whole.
belief that quality goes with privilege is clearly irreconcilable with the
vision of participatory democracy that India upholds and practices in the
political sphere. Its practice in the sphere of education demands that the
education available to all children in different regions and sections of
society has a comparable quality" (Source: The National Curriculum
Framework, 2005). This aspect of ensuring educational equity through quality in
the entire spectrum of schools and in education from pre-primary to higher
education is slowly being acknowledged and efforts are being channelized in
this direction. However, considering the magnitude of the problem in terms of
the sheer number of schools in India, these efforts still need to go a long way
to create a visible impact in the context of education reform in India
especially at the school level.