Harijan Sevak Sangh with the help of Ministry of Social Justice & empowerment, Govt. of India is running 15 schools in different states .In addition to that the State Branches are getting financial assistance for Residential Primary Schools from the state Governments.
These schools are run only for schedule cast children in general and scavenger's children in particular. More than 100 such schools are working. Some schools are residential schools.
The purpose of running residential schools is that the children should be kept away from the atmosphere they are living, so that they can learn in a proper manner along with other social and cultural activities.
Residential Primary Schools for Schedule Cast Children in Different States in India
The Harijan Sevak Sangh, since very beginning, is implementing the scheme for the welfare of SC children sponsored by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India under which Harijan Sevak Sangh through its State Branches is running 13 Residential Primary school for SC children in different States of India of which details is given in the following Table:
|S.No||State||Name & Address of the school||Number of SC Students|
|1.||Andhra Pradesh||1.Thakkar Bapa Balashram School, Gandhi Bhavan, M.J.Road, , Andhra Pradesh||125|
|2.||Bihar||2.Valmiki Kanya Awasiya Vidyalaya, At-Bathnaha, P.o.-Belha, Via-Ghoghardiha,Dist.-Madubani,Bihar||125|
|3.||Uttar Pradesh||3. Kasturba Awasiya Bal Vidyalaya, Maudaha, Hamirpur, Distt.Hamirpur Uttar Pardesh||126|
|4.Vinoba Awasiya Balika Vidyalaya, Barel Crossing, Hydergarh Road, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh||100|
|5.Sarvodaya Ashram Avasiya Vidyalaya Sikandarpur, 8, Kahgeshwar Purva, Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh||200|
|4.||Uttarakhand||6. Harijan Ashram School, Dhri Kalogi,Uttarkasi,Uttarakhand||100|
|5.||Tamilnadu||7.N M RSubbaraman Memorial Residential Primary School, Madurai, Tamilnadu||125|
|8. Residential Primary School, Thirukovilur, Distt.- Thirukovilur, Tamilnadu||100|
|6.||Orissa||9. Residential Primary School,Nauchuni,Distt.-Khurda,Orissa
10. Residential Primary School, Barchana,Distt.-Jaipur,Orissa
|7.||Jharkhand||11.Vinoba Awasiya Balika Vidyalaya, Vinoba Nagar, Jorkat, P.o- Suwa, Medini Nagar, Palamu, Jharkhand.||100|
|8.||Gujarat||12.Shri Prarikshitlal Ashramshal, Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad, Gujarat||100|
|9.||West Bengal||13. Vidya Ashram Residential Primary school, Vidyashram, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal||125|