Prahar Military School

Prahar organization began with residential camps to spread soldierly qualities in the society. The camps led children to have a thorough disciplined lifestyle habits. This prompted the parents to have their children associated with Prahar for a longer duration of time. Hence, the idea of 12-hour non-residential school took birth.

 

About Us

C.P.& Berar Education Society is very old reputed educational institution of Nagpur. The found fathers of C.P.& Berar Education Society were of the view, that, to add lustre to the overall personality of a child, military training is essential along with the routine academics. The society, therefore, in collaboration with Prahar- Samaj Jagruti Sanstha started Prahar Military School.

 

Our Founders

1) Late Shri Annasaheb Gokhale
2) Late Shri Bapusaheb Kagbhat

 

They believed:

“We believe that education should ignite minds for overall development. Knowledge, thus gained with military training will widen the perspective and give global vision. This will help in making a student dynamic to face any kind of challenges ahead.”

 

Our President:

Mr. Balasaheb Mahajan- A renowned personality of Nagpur

Our Inspiration:

Late Col Sunil W. Deshpande VSM (Retd.)

Founder President, Prahar Samaj Jagruti Sanstha

 

Aim:

The aim off Prahar Military School is to integrate military education and bring dynamism in the overall personality of the students. Prahar Military School is a temple of learning where a child is not only shaped in academics but is ignited to become a powerful resource under the earth, on the earth and above the earth, to face challenges with soldierly mindsets.

A  School with a difference.

 

Highlights:

  • The school follows higher-English State Board curriculum at a 12-hours non-residential school which begins at 6 am.
  • Provides military orientation
  • Excellent Sports facilities
  • Visits to Army Establishments
  • Different types of Assemblies daily
  • Industrial/Educational visits
  • Assignments in school
  • Four types of military uniforms
  • Personality development
  • Excellent library
  • Advance computer lab

 

Daily Routine of a Prahari

On getting admission in the school, the students will be called “Prahari”.

  • On arrival in the school at 5:55 am sharp the Prahari ,after saying his prayers, does activities like drill, pranayam, karate, horse riding[batch-wise].
  • After having milk in the mess, the students change the uniforms and attend the academic classes.
  • Tasty breakfast is provided in the mess at 9 am after which the students get seated for the assembly.
  • After the assembly, academic classes are conducted and sumptuous lunch is provided at the mess at 1 pm followed by academic classes again.
  • From 3:15- 4:15 pm, various hobby classes like band, library reading, art/drawing, music are conducted and completion of homework is done.
  • From 4:15- 5:50 pm, compulsory sports for everybody after which snacks are given in the mess followed by prayers and Praharis retreat for the day.

 

Our Assets:

  • Good Environment for Studies
  • Well-trained teaching staff
  • Personal attention towards each child
  • Facilities for Project work
  • Trained Instructional Staff
  • Good Art Gallery
  • Well-equipped laboratory

 

A Prahari Learns

  • Sound academic knowledge
  • Practical application of lessons learnt
  • Self-defence
  • Disaster management
  • Discipline
  • Horse-riding
  • Swimming
  • Shooting
  • Leadership skills

 

Sports Activities:

Prahar Military School lays emphasis on developing love for sports amongst the Praharis as, sports not only makes us physically fit but also makes our mind agile.

Sports played in Prahar Military School are:

  • Handball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Football
  • Shooting
  • Wrestling
  • Chess

Camps:

To give exposure to Praharis in various fields and to teach them the art of adjustment, Prahar Military School organizes two camps in a year.

1. Educational / Visits to Armed Forces Establishments

Students of Vth, VIth, VIIth are taken to various educational camps and students of class VIIIth, IXthand Xth are taken for visit to military establishments.

2. Prahar Basic Camp

This camp is organized at Prahargadh and is for the entire school. This camp is aimed at basic military education which includes drill, physical exercises, educative military documentaries and adventure activities. The duration of this camp is 7 days.

Visits to Armed Forces Establishments:

A very unique feature of Prahar Military School is the visits that are conducted every year to visit various military establishments. This is basically done to motivate the Praharis to join the armed forces and also to create awareness amongst them of the lifestyle of the armed forces personnel posted at different areas. It also helps in arousing patriotic fervour amongst the Praharis.

The Praharis have visited the following establishments:

  • Guards Regimental Centre
  • 20 Grenadiers
  • Artillery Regimental Centre
  • Officers Training Academy, Chennai
  • Commando Training School, Belgaum
  • 2nd Maratha Light Infantry( Kali Panchwin)
  • Air Force Academy, Hyderabad
  • School of Artillery, Deolali
  • Infantry School, Mhow
  • Air Force Station, Sonegaon
  • Air Force Station, Amala
  • 4 Maratha Light Infantry, Secunderabad
  • Maratha Light Infantry Regimental Centre
  • Rajputana Rifles Regimental Centre
  • 24 Maratha Light Infantry
  • 1 Signal Training Centre
  • National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla
  • Indian Military Academy, Dehradun
  • HQ Northern Command
  • HQ 31 Infantry Brigade
  • 6 Garhwal
  • Rashtriya Indian Military College
  • Army Sports Institute, Pune
  • College of Military Engineering
  • 11 Maratha Light Infantry
  • Hisar Military Station
  • Air Force Station, Jamnagar
  • 617 AAD Bde

Competitions:

  • Inter-school Leelatai Deshpande Memorial Drawing Competition

Late Smt. Leelatai Deshpande was mother of Col Deshpande and was an excellent painter. She was expert in sketching and was a renowned artist. This competition is held in her memory every year on 17th July which happens to be her birthday. Every year more than 30 schools participate in this competition.

 

  • Eco-Friendly Ganesh idol making competition

The next generation should be made aware about environment conservation. To instil this habit in them, lessons have to be taught right from school days. On the same lines it was brought out that the water bodies in the cities of the country are getting choked up due to immersion of idols during festivals. Hence, Prahar Military School decided to organize an eco-friendly Ganesh idol-making competition. In this competition too, many schools participate every year and make beautiful idols of Lord Ganesh using biodegradable materials.

 

  • Interschool Handball Competition

Another popular game in Indian sports is Handball. Handball as a sport is considered to have the art of accurate reflexes and precise judgement. It also makes a student brisk with his actions and also instils composure. To promote this game Prahar Military School every year organizes inter-school Handball Competition.

 

Achievements:

Since its inception Prahar Military School has been winning laurels in all its fields.

  • At the Republic Day Parade at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur, Prahar Military School’s marching contingent has been receiving prize for last four years in a row for outstanding performance from the Guardian Minister of Maharashtra.
  • It was a matter of great honour for Prahar Military School when our Praharis met the then COAS Gen J J Singh PVSM, AVSM, VSM at Army House, New Delhi on 10 Sept 2008.
  • It was a historic event for Prahar Military School when Lt. Gen K T Parnaik PVSM, UYSM, YSM, ADC, GOC in C Northern Command visited the school on 31 Jan 2012.
  • It is a great achievement for Prahar Military School that,
    6 Praharis have represented Maharashtra in the National Handball Championships.

 

Mode of Admission:

A primary assessment will be conducted in school for the admission. This assessment will be based on the course of previous class of the child(subjects included are English, Maths, Science). After the student clears the assessment, the Principal will conduct personal discussion with the students followed by the parents. The admission confirmation will strictly be restricted to Principal’s opinion.

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