Anuradha Jain, Principal, Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School

By Anuradha Jain, Principal
Anuradha Jain,Principal

Anuradha Jain


An Electronic Engineer who turned into a staunch academician, Anuradha Jain is a synonym for devotion and inspiration. She started her career as a lecturer in a government college immediately after earning the engineering degree from Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh. The feedback that she received from her students was the turning point of her life. Dedicated to the teaching community for over 29 years now, Jain was conferred the "Young Scientist Award" which bestowed her chance to do research in IISC, Bangalore. Principal at Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School for last 14 years, Jain recently attended the School Leadership Summit at New Delhi and also received the "Best Teacher Award" based on a survey conducted by Lovely Professional University.

Touching Lives with the Essence of Compassion

Before holding the chair of Principal at Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School, Jain served as an educator in reputed institutes of the country like National Institute of Technology. Today, along with the students of Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School, Jain also helps several underprivileged children to get the much-deserved education. She has a noble dream of imparting education to the children of the locality in a very affordable fee, so that everyone gets the opportunity to achieve big in life. She believes in giving her cent percent to the profession enlightening students with life skills coupled with essential
values. "Life is unpredictable. It can present before you several challenges and on the basis of my own such experiences, I prefer my students to be well-prepared to face every difficulty of life," opines Jain.

Offering quality education to students from LKG to Senior Secondary level, Jain motivates the teachers to adopt different methodologies at every level to convey instructions, as the students should be taught comprehending their age groups. Jain shares, "Not just academically, but also in everyday life, reading habits is vital to the child's future. Hence, I have successfully implemented this practice in our school where students daily read newspapers and education magazines." Affiliated to CBSE, Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School promotes a good blend of curricular and co-curricular activities in the campus. With the aim of attaining the harmonious and integrated growth, students are encouraged to focus on their individual interests and passions.

"From a mentor to friend and philosopher to facilitator, a teacher has multiple roles to play in the education arena"
- Anuradha Jain

The extremely enchanting atmosphere of Sundernagar, a beautiful town in Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh, is conducive for learning. Located in the heart of Sudernagar, Mahavir Public Senior Secondary School has separate hostels for girls and boys apart from the avant-garde facilities like smart classrooms, indoor games, loaded library and so on. "Had been an engineering student myself, I understand the importance of practical learning in today's age. We include optimum activity-based learning in our teaching-learning process," claims Jain. The school ensures that their students participate in inter-house and inter-School competitions on a regular basis. Having several achievement feathers in its hat, the school is counted amongst one of the premier
schools in the region. Under the leadership of Jain, the teachers are advised to consistently take feedbacks from the student and their parents as well and make sure if any teaching techniques have to be changed or customized according to the abilities of the students. Carrying forward the philosophy of Jain, all the teachers abide by to develop a friendly relationship with the students, which positively allow a smooth flow of knowledge in the classroom. Resource person is invited to the campus for conducting workshops, motivation speech and so on.

"Whether it is teachers or students, a positive attitude helps a lot in transforming the thinking process of an individual and let one see things with an optimistic perspective. I am proud to see my team and students execute the same in our school," states Jain. Contemplating on the mental well-being of the students who will be appearing Board Examinations, the school welcomes eminent counselors to make the students overcome fears and acquire confidence. As the school offers only science stream to the 11th and 12th standard students, Jain minutely looks after their preparedness for diverse competitive examinations, resulting numerous students gets admission in leading institutions like IIT, NIT, Government Colleges and many more.

Her Favorites

Leader in Education: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Holiday Destination: Manali

Gadget: Pen

Hobby: Cooking, Travelling

Movie: Taare Zameen Par

Quote: "The expert in anything was once a beginner"
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