Vidyamandir Trust runs a number of centres dedicated to some special activities. They strive to mould the character and personality of the students by inculcating values among them or by teaching them spoken English, scientific aptitude, environment awareness, vocational guidance and counselling etc. Even the teachers are also provided in-service trainings for better performance. There is a centre wholly dedicated to the beautification of the campus.
Gandhi–Buddha Swadhyay Kendra
Gandhi – Buddha Swadhyay Kendra is a centre focusing on inculcating of values among the students. It is said that values are caught and they cannot be taught. This centre was established with the donation received from Barents Foundation in the year 1982. Project - Year on the life and works of some great personality is celebrated on the life and work of some great person. Throughout the year various programmes and competitions are held in each school of the Trust on the same theme. They learn from the life of the great persons. About 4000 students get the benefit of this centre.
The centre is located at Taley Baug, Vidyamandir Campus, Palanpur.
Shri Bhanuprasad Raval
02742 – 245326
Shri Shantilal Nanchand Kothari Environment Centre
With a view to inculcating the value of environmental awareness and a caring attitude for the same, Shri Shantilal Nanchand Kothari Environment Centre was established in the year 1999. Ms. P. D. Kothari & Co. donated generously for the same. The centre aims not only at bringing awareness but also at developing a love for the nature among the students.Various activities like visits, trekking, tree plantation, rearing herbal plants, exhibitions on various topics etc.
It is situated at Vidyamandir Campus – 2, Nr. Shri Kanubhai Mehta Auditorium, Palanpur.
The timings of the centre are –
Monday to Friday : 6:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.& 4:00 p.m.to 6:30 p.m.
Shri Savrambhai Patel
Shri Kirtilal Kalidas Mehta Science Centre
Shri Kirtilal Kalidas Mehta Science Centre aims at guiding the students to develop a scientific aptitude by providing various activities like observation, experimentation, discovery, innovation, research....etc. It was established with the charity of Ms. Dimex Group in the fond memory of Shri Kirtilal Kalidas Mehta in the year 2000. The centre provides information on astronomy, mathematics and organizes visits, tours, seminars, workshops, puzzles display etc.
This Centre is situated on the second floor of Smt. Babuben Parikh Hall, Taley Baug, Vidyamandir Campus, Palanpur.
The timings of the centre are:
Monday to Friday – 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Saturday - 8:00 am to 8:45 am
Shri Bharatkumar J. Gajjar
Shri Kirtilal Dahyabhai Parikh Centre For Vocational Guidance and Counselling
Shri Kirtilal Dahyabhai Parikh Centre for Vocational Guidance and Counselling is the only counselling centre in North Gujarat with state of the art facilities including a laboratory with 22 types of psychological tests. It was established with the charity of Shri K. D. Parikh Charitable Trust in the memory of Shri Kirtilal Dahyabhai Parikh in the year 2000. There a personal testing room, a personal counselling room and a family counselling room in the centre. The centre organizes various programmes of trainings for students, teachers and parents every year. More than 1500 students and more than 2000 parents get the benefits of this centre every year. More than 250 students contact this centre for a personal counselling in their problems related to study, puberty, family etc. More than 300 students visit the centre for career related guidance. Many parents also visit for guidance about the problems of their children and family.
The centre is located at Ground floor, B. Ed. Building, Taley Baug, Vidyamandir Campus, Palanpur.
Shri Govind Gelot
Shri G.D. Birla Teachers’ Training Programme
Shri G.D. Birla Teachers’ Training Programme is a unique centre in itself. Change is the law of nature and change is the only permanent thing in this world. Vidyamandir wants its teachers to keep themselves updated with all the latest trends and technology in the field of education. Shri G. D. Birla Teachers’ Training programme is a special fund dedicated to this purpose. Every Saturday the teachers are imparted training on various topics. Trainings for spoken English etc. are organized during the vacations also. There are occasional publications also made by this centre to inspire the teachers for betterment.
Shri Kanubhai Prajapati
Smt. Sumanben & Shri Tarachandbhai C. Mehta Beautification Centre
Man is moulded and inspired by his surroundings. If the surroundings are clean, green and beautiful, one loves to be there and works in a happy mood. Smt. Sumanben & Shri Tarachandbhai C. Mehta Beautification Centre strives for keeping the campuses of Vidyamandir in the best eye-catching condition. This centre also takes care of the park – Shashivan. A beautiful campus inculcates the value of aesthetic sense also among the students.
Shri Kanaiyalal Tharvani