Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) is an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. Starting from a humble 20 schools in 1963, KVS today has 1119 Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) spread over the length and breadth of this country and one KV each at Kathmandu, Moscow and Tehran. The number of students on the rolls of KVS is more than one million and the number of staff (both teaching and non teaching) is around 110747. right from the inception of KVS. With the tremendous increase in the training needs, dedicated training facilities were set up by KVS in the name of Zonal Institute of Education & Training (ZIET).
Our mission is to empower the staff to equip themselves to play a pro active role in the growth and development of the students including that of enhancing academic achievement of students.
To function as a centre for excellence in training the employees of all ability levels of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan by providing a stimulating learning environment with a technological orientation across the whole training curriculum so that they are well equipped to meet the challenges of work and life.
KVS, Zonal Institute of Education Training (ZIET), Chandigarh established in September 2009, is one of the 05 ZIETs of KVS located in the capital city of Haryana & Punjab at Sector-33C, Chandigarh. It executes Educational Trainings / In-service Courses / Workshops / Orientation Programme / Induction Courses for Content Enrichment, Attitude Building /Skills Development & all round Personality Development of Officers / Teachers / Non-teaching staff of Kendriya Vidyalayas of KVS Chandigarh / Delhi / Dehradun / Jammu and Gurgaon Region. The KVS Training Policy perspective is providing quality training to equip the Teachers and the Staff with Attitude , Skills & Knowledge required for their professional development in Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan so that they contribute to the growth and development of students entrusted to their care. The present scenario of our society in the field of education is marked by social transformation, capacity building and empowerment.
KVS – Zonal Institute of Education & Training Chandigarh with its humanistic and constructive approach is committed to achieve its goals & to bring to the education community the vision of learning and teaching in its full glory. At ZIET Chandigarh , the training needs are identified & programmes are designed by the experienced faculty of ZIET to create a dynamic and flexible teaching community. The training programmes for teachers focus on developing in them the commitment to serve the learners and to pursue excellence in education with positive attitude towards life and faith in the capacity of the child. Following the VISION of KVS-ZIETs to function as a centre for excellence in training the employees of all ability levels by providing a stimulating learning environment with a technological orientation , we aspire to accomplish the MISSION of providing quality training to enable the Trainees to function as true professionals of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan. As the director of this institution , I believe the leadership is always a capacity to define oneself to others in a way that clarifies and expands the vision.