A brief history- Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati, is a co-educational English medium school, established under the auspices of the Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari- a spiritually oriented service mission. The seed of the ‘Vidyalaya’ was sown in the soil of Sarumanthi-Kachari Gaon, Khatkhati, Bokajan immediately after the foundation of the Vivekananda Kendra on the Living Rock Memorial of Swami Vivekananda at Kanyakumari. A weaving and Trailoring learning cum training Centre was started initially and soon a project with title “Vivekananda Kendra Rural Welfare Project Khatkhati” constituted in 1986 under the parental organization “Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari”.
Khatkhati is a small town in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam and the Head Quarter of this autonomous Hill district is located at Diphu. In 1986 and in 1988 the district Administration allotted plot of land total measuring 160 bighas to Vivekananda Kendra for establishing one School, one Health Centre for surrounding villages, one Rural Training Centre for the Village women and a Vocational training centre for local rural youth. With the sole purpose of disseminating the message of Man Making and Nation Building based education in the land of Karbi Anglong in 2018 the building of school constructed by the donation of NRL Numaligar and by the name “Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati” a school with formal classes from Nursery begun in the Session 2018-19 and the educational system of Vidyalaya is started to administer by Vivekananda Kendra Shiksha Prasar Vibhag (VKSPV)- the educational wing of Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari. The Kendra is registered under the registration of societies Act 1860; Serial No. 34 of 1963; Under the TAMILNADU SOCIETY REGISTRATION ACT 1975 (Tamilnadu Act 27 1975).
At the beginning of the Vidyalaya (VKV, Khatkhati) in the session-2018-19, only five students from the nearby areas enrolled their name but gradually the students’ enrollment numbers are increased and in the session 2022-23 total strength has been achieved 112 students.
Slowly but steadily the eminence of VKV Khatkhati is spreading in Karbi Anglong due to its quality and Man Making-Nation Building education based on the ideology and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and Mananeeya Eknathji Ranade. Thanks to the relentless efforts of the Jeevanvrati & other Karyakartas of Vivekananda Kendra, Well-wishers, Acharyas of Vidyalaya, Parents, NRL Numaligar, the Government Assam as well as Donors for the development of various Institutions on the allotted land such as a School, a Training centre, a Hostel for Girls, a Prayer hall, a Health and Wellness cum Yoga Centre, a Guest House cum Exhibition Hall, an RCC Foot Bridge for Sister Nivedita Hostel, a Shiva Temple, Toilet Block of School, etc.
Bokajan Town Unit: Bokajan Town Unit (BTU) is a Unit school of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati started in the year 2019. The main objective to start Unit School under VKV Khatkhati is to provide quality and Man Making-Nation Building education, according to the ideology and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda and Mananeeya Eknathji Ranade in the town of Bokajan as well as its periphery areas.
Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya, Khatkhati
Saila Mandir Road, Sarumanthi-Kachari Gaon, VKRWP, Khatkhati
P.O. Khatkhati, Sub: Bokajan
Dist. Karbi Anglong, Assam
Contact No: 9435181647, 8414095423