Kendujhar: Vidyabhawan, a free residential school for unprivileged children in Keonjhar District has been awarded both at international and national level. Malaya Mohapatra, the Founder secretary, vidyabhawan received the award momento and certificate from Educationist Matthew R Merrit in presence of Prof MK Das and Kuldeep Sharma at the International Education Summit 2020 held at Hotel Divalux,Bangkok in Thailand. About 115 Representatives from 20 countries including India,Singapore, Vietnam, Maldives, Phillipines, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Japan, China, Myamar, Bangladesh participated in the two day event to discuss on Quality Education in Contemporary world and Education for Sustainability.
In another National event held at Vigyan bhawan Delhi, Vidyabhawan was awarded as the best school for unpriviledged children with innovative co-curricular activities. This Asia Education Summit was organized by Asia Today in collaboration with India Today where Ex Minister Meneka Gandhi and Ramdas Athawale, Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment gave away the awards. Vidyabhawan, founded by Malaya Mohapatra since 2009 at Khudaposi has been providing quality education with adequate facilities to about 300 unprivileged children in tribal dominated kendujhar district and has won many such national and international awards earlier too.