Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School in Thane




~The school will provide quality and holistic education to children of Thane and nearby areas~

·         Will be commencing on Thursday 13th June, 2019

·         Will start with an initial batch of 1500 students from Nursery to Std. VI

·         The School will carry forward the legacy of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School

Mumbai, June 6, 2019: Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School is a latest of the schools being set up under the aegis of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School Trust in Thane. Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, which was set up with a vision to provide equal opportunities to all children, entered in its golden jubilee last year and has now opened a new school to cater to the ever rising demand for high quality education. The new school was inaugurated by Chief Minister, Shri. Devendra Fadnavis and Mr. Gautam Hari Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, Raymond Ltd. on 6th June, 2019.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School in Thane

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School in Thane

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School in Thane

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurates Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School in Thane


The school in its first year will impart education to 1500 students from classes Nursery to VI and has employed trained and experienced teachers to ensure that the classroom transactions are meaningful and productive. The school is building classrooms beyond walls that will incorporate the most progressive methodologies in learning in order to make the process of learning fun, meaningful and relevant. Interactive boards, mind maps, flipped classrooms and mobile apps will complement classroom teaching. Additionally, the school is also equipped with the state of art libraries, science laboratories, smart-interactive boards, computer laboratories, activity rooms, gross –motor and fine motor skill development centre, water –play and sand-play areas.

Congratulating the school, Chief Minister, Devendra Fadnavis said, “Schools play the most important part in shaping our future and it is indeed commendable that Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School promises to deliver a truly holistic education, which extends beyond the four walls of the classroom, towards all-round development of each child. It is noteworthy that this school will follow the footsteps of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School and stand for quality education with equal emphasis on academics, culture, sports and life skills at an early age.”

Sharing his happiness on the inauguration of the school Mr. Gautam Hari Singhania, CMD, Raymond Ltd. said, said, “Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School’s vision is to provide an excellent education in a safe and supportive learning environment, one where people are valued and make positive contributions to the school community. We are glad to inaugurate the school in the presence of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The school’s main focus will be on empowering the students to succeed in all aspects of life.”

In-line with the values of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School, a special focus on Indian Culture along with emphasis on Sanskrit language and co-curricular activities which include literary and creative expressions through fine arts will be a major part of the curriculum. Outdoor and in-door sports will get equal importance that will help in character building. Rural and social out-reach programs are a part of the curriculum too in order to sensitize children to the needs of the society. The school will promote international exchange programs to add the global dimensions to their learning.

Apart from this, the Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School is furnished with a Child Development and Learning Centre which caters to the physical and emotional needs of the children. There are trained counselors, special educators and clinical psychologists who will support children and their learning at all times.

Elaborating further, Mrs. Revathi Srinivasan, Director, Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School, said, “Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School is a premier and prestigious educational institution built on the ethos of Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School Trust. We aim to offer exceptional learning environments with fantastic faculty and academic rigour. It is our endeavor to instill strong cultural values and ethos where students go on to become responsible, independent members of society, and we have designed our in-house curriculum which prepares the students for life. ”

The Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania Trust also runs two schools in Valsad and Chindwara in addition to Smt. Sulochanadevi School in Thane and offers world class opportunities like international teacher–training programmes, the cultural and curriculum exchange programme for teachers and students and thus has created a niche for itself globally. Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School, the fourth school set up under this trust and all efforts have been made to ensure that students of Smt. Sunitidevi Singhania School have the best educational experience that will truly create joy in learning, curiosity to question, ability to analyze and have a sense of wonder for everything that they see around and appreciate.

Also present at the inauguration ceremony were Shri. Chandrakant Patil, Minister for Revenue, Public Works, Relief & rehabilitation and Agriculture, Shri. Subhash Desai, Minister of Industries and Mining; and Shri. Vinod Tawde, Minister for School, Higher &Tech. Education, Sports and Youth welfare, Culture and Minorities, along with Shri. Eknath Shinde, Minister for Public Works (Public Undertaking).


About Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School

With a vision to provide equal opportunities to all so that all can rise to their fullest potential Shri Gopalkrishna Singhania founded Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania School in 1968 in the fond memory of his wife Late Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania. The school has always been a pioneer in establishing world class education by adapting a unique child centric approach to bring students of different backgrounds, strata, capability all at one intellectual level thereby providing them an equal opportunity to excel in the future.


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