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Atomic Energy Central School

Old logo of the Atomic Energy Education Society

The Atomic Energy Central School (AECS) is a chain of schools run by the AEES (Atomic Energy Education Society), Mumbai, India, for the children of employees of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), India. The school has 30 branches at 16 locations[1] throughout India. This article describes schools located at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Tarapur, Maharashtra, Narora (UP), Kalpakkam (TN). Rawat Bhata (Rajasthan), Jaduguda (Jharkhand), Kakrapar (Gujarat), Kaiga (Karnataka), Manuguru (Andhra Pradesh), Kudankulam (TN), Indore (Madhya Pradesh), Mysore (Karnataka), OSCOM (Chatrapur, Orissa).

Contents

  • List of AECS 1
    • AECS Kaiga 1.1
    • AECS Hyderabad 1.2
    • AECS Indore 1.3
    • AECS Jaduguda 1.4
    • AECS Kakrapar 1.5
    • AECS-1 Kalpakkam 1.6
    • AECS Kudankulam 1.7
    • AECS Manuguru 1.8
    • AECS Mumbai 1.9
    • AECS Mysore 1.10
    • AECS Narora 1.11
    • AECS OSCOM 1.12
    • AECS Turamdih 1.13
  • Notable alumni 2
  • References 3

List of AECS

AECS Kaiga

Atomic Energy Central School, Kaiga (AECS)
Location
Kaiga, Karnataka
India
Coordinates
Information
Type government
Established 18 July 1988
Principal K J V V Krishna Sarma
Vice Principal R K Jangid
Staff 82
Grades Class pre-prep – 12
Affiliation CBSE – 830032
Website

The school is located at NPCIL Kaiga colony. AECS Kaiga was established for children of employees of NPCIL Kaiga. It runs classes from pre-prep to 12th. The school has a physics lab, a chemistry lab, a biology and a maths lab. The school also has a vast library with hundreds of books. The sub-languages taught are Kannada and Sanskrit. The school has two wings – one for the primary and the other for the secondary. The school has won laurels at various national and state level competitions. The students are involved in a plethora of co-curricular and sports activities, which actively supported by the teachers.

AECS Hyderabad

The school is located at DAE colony near ECIL. AECS Hyderabad was established in 1970 for children of employees of NFC, ECIL and the National Balloon Facility. The school has expanded to:

  • School 1 at DAE colony (the original school)
  • School 2, also at DAE Colony
  • School 3 near TIFR
  • School 4 in A.S. Rao Nagar

Now only School 1 and 2 are running School 3 and 4 are closed due to lack of students.

The 11th and 12th class at AECS Hyderabad was later renamed as Atomic Energy Junior College (AEJC). This was done because the syllabus was changed from CBSE to BIE, AP.

AECS Indore

The Atomic Energy Central School, Indore, is managed by the Atomic Energy Education Society, Mumbai, an autonomous body under the Department of Atomic Energy, government of India. AEES is governed by a Council consisting of members of the Department of Atomic Energy.

AEC school Indore started in 1985 as a secondary school catering to the high school classes and was affiliated to CBSE. In 1987, the first batch of XI and XII was inducted. The present school building was constructed in 1988. The school began with only Science stream and Computer Science was introduced at Higher Secondary level in 1991 and Commerce stream in the year 2001. The school has 1022 students.

The school has Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer and Maths Laboratories. It has a library with about 10,000 books. The school adopts a physical education programme designed by AEES which trains the students in sport. Co-curricular activities are conducted.

The school is run by a Vice-Principal, one Headmistress, nine Post Graduate teachers, twenty-four Trained Graduate Teachers, eighteen Primary teachers, one Preparatory teacher, one Librarian, two Lab assistants, one Lab attendant, three Office staff members and three Group-D staff. The total staff strength is sixty-three.

The academic session starts in June and ends on the 30th of April of the following year. The medium of instruction is English.

AECS Jaduguda

AECS Jadugoda is a school for children of the employees of Uranium Corporation of India which is located in the township of Jadugoda, 20 km from the main town of the steel city Jamshedpur. The school consists of a pair of primary schools (both English and Hindi medium (of instruction) and a pair of secondary schools (English and Hindi). The primary English medium school was the first one to come up, inaugurated by Dr. Homi Jahangir Bhabha.

AECS Kakrapar

Atomic Energy Central School, Kakrapar
Location
Kakrapar, Gujarat
India
Coordinates
Information
Principal K. Ramachandran
Vice principal Bheem Rao
Staff 65
Grades Standard 1 to Standard 12
Affiliation CBSE
Website

The school started in 1983-84 and is located at NPCIL's Anumala colony. It runs classes from standard 1 to 12 and Prep as well as Pre-Prep. The school has excellent infrastructure in terms of classrooms, laboratories, library, playgrounds, sports and recreation.

AECS-1 Kalpakkam

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Location
Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu
India
Information
Type Governed by the DAE under the government of India
Established 1987
Principal Dr. Anand Kumar
Head of school Dr. Anand Kumar
Staff 50
Grades Class 1 – 10
Number of students ~800
Affiliation CBSE
Website

The Atomic Energy Central School, Kalpakkam – 603 102 (TN), is a unit of the Atomic Energy Education Society (AEES), Mumbai, an autonomous body of the Department of Atomic Energy, government of India, which educates to Senior Secondary level the wards of the workforce in the Department of Atomic Energy across the country (www.aees.gov.in).

AECS, Kalpakkam-603102(T.N.) is situated on the eastern shores of India, on the Bay of Bengal. It is 70 km from Chennai. The Atomic Energy Central School, Kalpakkam was inaugurated by Padmashri C.V.Sundaram, Director, IGCAR with Classes 1 and 2 with a total strength of 394 students on 5 August 1987. It is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi (affiliation no. 1930131).

The school has labs in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Computer Science. It has a library, sports, music and art room with teaching aids such as TV, VCR and audio cassettes, tape-recorder, overhead projector, Internet, K-yan, etc. A Satellite Interactive Terminal (SIT) room was inaugurated by Dr. S.K.Kulshreshtha, Chairman, AEES on 20 November 2008.

With the introduction of CCE by CBSE, New Delhi, the school has updated its activities by opening debates, skits on CCE, organising mock parliament, visit to industries and places of historical and cultural importance, interaction with neighbourhood schools and NGOs, and sports and games, art and music.

AECS Kudankulam

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Location
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
India
Information
Type Private
Established 2002
Principal B.Gomathi
Staff 42
Grades Class 1 – 12
Number of students 700
Affiliation CBSE
Website

The school is located in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu. It was started in 2002.

AECS Manuguru

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Location
Manuguru, Andhra Pradesh
India
Information
Type Private
Established 1984
Principal D.Raja Sekhar Rao[2]
Principal Anila Singh Charak (Academic Cell)[3]
Vice Principal Swarna Rani [4]
Grades Class 1 – 12
Campus size 20 [acre]
Affiliation CBSE/BIE,AP
Website

AECS, Manuguru, was started on 17 July 1984 with the primary section, from classes I to V. The classes started in July 1984. The strength of the school was 42 with class strength between 5 – 15. By the academic year 1986 – 1987 the student’s strength had increased to 282 with IX Class being added. During 1987–88 Class-X began. In the same year in September 1988 the secondary school building started functioning. The total strength was 344 students with 28 staff members. The secondary school building housed Classes from VI to X and the old building had the primary wing from classes I to V.

The 1987 – 1988 academic session was when the first batch of students appeared for the class X CBSE Board Examination.

AECS Mumbai

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
AECS School, Mumbai
Location
Mumbai, Maharashtra,
India
Information
Type Private
Established 1969
Grades Class 1 – 12
Campus size 1-acre (4,000 m2)
Affiliation CBSE/BIE,AP
Website

The first school by the AEES was begun in 1969, in Anushakti Nagar, Mumbai, for children of employees of the Department of Atomic Energy.

Today in Mumbai there are six schools and one junior college with a total student strength of about 6500, 400 staff members work in the schools. Each school has teachers and staff, infrastructure, laboratories and grounds for sports and games.The schools run classes from pre-prep to X and the junior college, classes XI and XII. The schools follow CBSE course till 10th standard,while the junior college (11th and 12th standard) follows Maharashtra State Board. In 2010, CBSE course for 11th and 12th standard started in AECS-4.

AECS Mysore

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Location
Mysore, Karnataka
India
Information
Type Governed by the DAE under the Government of India
Established 5 March 1991
Principal V.Srinivasa Rao
Vice Principal Lokesh Joshi
Staff 50
Grades Class 1 – 12
Number of students 600+
Campus size 10 [acre]
Affiliation CBSE
Website

Located on the outskirts of Mysore city, AECS Mysore is one of the smallest school in the AECS family in terms of strength with around 600 students.

The 11th and 12th class at AECS Mysore was started in 2009 and a new school building was built for the junior college separately with all lab and classroom facilities. It has a library with over 12,000 books. It has a junior as well as a senior computer lab. The school has well established Science laboratories, computer laboratories, Library, activity rooms, a satellite interactive terminal room (ASTER Lab),smart class and other infra structural facilities.This school is gaining importance in the Mysore city.

AECS Narora

At AECS Narora there is one school running in two buildings. Classes 1 to 5 Primary section in one building and Classes 6 to 12 Secondary section in the other building. A.E.C.S. Inter AECS Basketball and Volleyball competitions 2014 were held at AECS Narora in which AECS Narora stood at first position in the Basketball tournament.

AECS OSCOM

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Aecs Oscom as on July 2004
Location
OSCOM
Chhatrapur, Orissa, 761045
India
Coordinates
Information
Status Functional
Principal Ashok Kumar Singh
Vice Principal Sivapuram Dharma Rao
Staff 25
Classes 1-12
Medium of language English
Affiliations CBSE
Website

AECS OSCOM[5] is an Atomic Energy Education Society AEES[6] run school for the educational needs of children of the employees of Indian Rare Earths Limited, OSCOM which is located near silk city of Orissa Berhampur. The school consists of a kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and a junior college.

The school started in 1985 with primary grades i.e. till grade 5. Upper primary i.e. grade 6 and7, were added in 1992–93. In 1997–1998 the secondary section was built and the school included grades till 10. In 2008 the junior college started in an adjacent building near the main school.

The school has maintained above 80% passing rate[7] year on year since 1994.

School facilities include:[8]

  • Computer laboratory with 45 computers with internet facilities.
  • Library with nearly 8000 paper books including encyclopaedia, references and novels.
  • Science Lab with separate Physics, Chemistry and Biology laboratories.
  • Physical Education: playground including basketball court, volleyball court, football and KHO-KHO sections.
  • Art and Music.
  • Extracurricular: weekly debates, essay/poem writing/reciting competitions

AECS Turamdih

Atomic Energy Central School (AECS)
Location
Turamdih, Jharkhand
India
Information
Type Governed by the DAE under the Government of India
Principal A.J.John
Head of school A.J.John
Staff 23
Grades Class 1 – 10
Number of students ~400
Affiliation CBSE

AECS Turamdih is a school for children of the employees of UCIL Uranium Corporation of India Turamdih, AMD Atomic Mineral Department Khasmahal which is located in the township of Turamdih near the major township of Jamshedpur Steel City. The school consists of a Kindergarten (English), primary school( English), higher primary school (English) and a secondary school (English). The school started with primary and higher primary. Now there are the four divisions listed above. It has a computer lab, library, science lab, science park, multiplay system, and playground.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "AECS Locations". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Aecs Manuguru Staff List". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Aecs Manuguru Staff List". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Aecs Manuguru Staff List". Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "AECS Oscom Website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  6. ^ "AEES website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "AECS Oscom results 2012–13 Website". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "Aecs Oscom Infrastructure". Retrieved 24 August 2012. 
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