Though Vidyamandir is an Educational Institute and its main focus is on providing the best education to the society, the Trust has always taken a lead in initiating programmes that benefit the local community. These centres or activities are not limited for the students or their parents of Vidyamandir but they are open for the society at large.
Some of them are:
Shree Kanubhai Mehta Vidya Vikas Kendra:
This is a centre that runs a rural education programme with Sunday Classes, Mobile Laboratory, Mobile Library, Science fair, Gujarati Language Enhancement programmes/competitions. It was established with the generous donation received from the friends and relatives of Late Shri Kanubhai Mehta towards ‘Shri Kanubhai Mehta Smarak Fund’ in the year 1994. Bright students from the schools surrounding Palanpur are chosen through an on line test and they are taught by the expert teachers of Vidyamandir Trust at the Sunday Classes. A mobile laboratory and library visits these schools as per a fixed schedule and various experiments are demonstrated by our science teacher in front of these students whose schools do not have the facilities of a laboratory. The van also carries various books which are issued to the students for several days. The centre organizes a ‘Children’s Fair’ every year on the death anniversary of Shri Kanubhai Mehta in which the students from these schools participate in a number of activities and competitions. It also conducts an examination named – Gujarati Pratibha Shodh Spardha i.e. Gujarati Talent Search Examination at district level every year. Programmes of teachers’ training are also organized occasionally.
Shri Kanubhai Vidya Vikas Kendra is situated Nr. Shri Kanubhai Mehta Auditorium, Vidyamandir Campus – 2, Palanpur. It has a staff of 05 people.
People can visit this centre during office hours on all working days.
Shree Miten Vijay Mehta Centre for Professional Courses
It is a centre to train candidates for public service competitive examinations organized by Gujarat Public Service Commission, Union Public Service Commission, Banking Services Recruitment Board, Railways Recruitment Board, Staff Selection Commission etc. thereby increasing job opportunities for them. This long felt need of the youth of Palanpur has been satisfied with the charity of Shri Vijaybhai K.Mehta.
It is situated at Taley Baug, Vidyamandir Campus, Palanpur.
Co-ordinator, 02742- 250046 firstname.lastname@example.org
Shree Mangaljibhai Zaverchandbhai Mehta Vidyavistar Vyakhyanmala
A great surprise for the dignitaries invited to deliver lecture in this annual series of lectures is the thirst for knowledge of the people of Palanpur. The hall is full of Audience before time. Every year four to five guest speakers are invited from various strata of life from all over India and sometimes from abroad. The lecture series is ongoing for more than 29 years! It has become a phenomenon. It was started with the charity of Shri Mangaljibhai Zaverchandbhai Mehta family members in the year of 1981.
Shri Kiranbhai Patel,02742- 250215 email@example.com