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About Anand Vidya Vihar

School History

The Bal Shikshan Samiti Trust, Harinagar, Gotri Road, Vadodara is a pioneer in the field of education and has been running Anand Balwadi, a preschool, since 1961.

Anand Vidya Vihar is a unique venture, which was started in the year 2000. It is a progressive school, where learning is facilitated through co-curricular activities and field trips by a team of qualified and dedicated teachers.

AVV is a venture that is an extension of a dedicated intellectual and visionary, (Late) Smt. Savitaben Amin, also the founder member of Anand Balwadi. She was an educationist who worked closely with children and had a rich background in the field of education. Savitaben was trained under Madame Montessori and did her post graduation in Child Development and Early Childhood Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. She was a lecturer in the Department of Child Development, M.S. University of Baroda and started Chetan Balwadi, a nursery school that provides practical experience to students of Child Development. She furthered her vision during her time spent at Shanti Niketan, as a student. She was also a founder trustee of Bal Bhavan Society, Baroda. She was a dreamer and a pragmatic person at the same time, and has been the stalwart who continues to enlighten, guide and encourage the AVV team to better themselves in every stride.