• Department Head

  • J Vasanthi
  • Educational Officer (i/c) Education Department,
  • Greater Chennai Corporation, Ripon Building,Chennai-600003
  • 9445190747 / 25619428 / 25619462     eo@chennaicorporation.gov.in
  • About the Department

    Education Department of Greater Chennai Corporation was started with 40 primary schools in the year 1912. GCC has 281 Primary /Middle/High/Higher Secondary Schools across Chennai. Currently 139 schools from the extended area are added to the Greater Chennai Corporation.

  • Objectives

    • 100 % Literacy
    • 0 % Drop out
    • Quality Education for all
    • Skill Achievement
    • Encouraging Girls Education
    • Laboratories for all Higher Secondary , High and Middle Schools
    • Library facility for all schools and lending library books is in progress
    • School Total Health programme
    • Development of Sports Talents
    • Extracurricular activities in all schools
  • Welfare Schemes (From Greater Chennai Corporation)

  • Greater Chennai Corporation is providing financial assistance to the XII STD students of Chennai Corporation Schools who have achieved high scores in the Public Examination and continuing their higher studies.

  • The details of amount that are provided towards financial assistance to the students are given below:
  • Rs. 45000/- per year for Professional courses like MBBS/B.E
  • Rs. 25000/- per year for the Integrated Courses
  • Rs. 10000/- per year for the courses of Teacher Training and Nursing
  • Rs. 7000/- per year for the other Degree/ Diploma courses

  • The above financial assistance will be provided till they complete their higher studies
  • Free uniforms for students of STD IX to XII
  • Free uniform , books and water bottles to all Kinder Garden students
  • Financial assistance for State level and District level winners in sports
  • Cash award for students who are achieving 100% attendance
  • Cash award for 10th and 12th STD students who have performed well in their public examination and acquiring centum marks in subjects.
  • Cash award for teachers who have produced centum result and centum marks in 10th and 12th STD public examination
  • Cash award of Rs. 1,00,000 for schools who have achieved 100%  result in 10th and 12th public examination
  • Priceless answer papers are being issued to all Chennai school students for writing examination.
  • Record note books are issued to all High and Higher Secondary students
  • National Tour for students who have excelled in 10th STD public examination and continuing their studies in Greater Chennai Corporation Higher Secondary Schools.
  • Annual Sports day is being conducted every year for all Chennai School students of GCC
  • Other Welfare Schemes arranged by GCC Education Department

  • Sanitary napkins are provided to all Girl students
  • STEM coaching is progressive for eligible Higher Secondary students
  • Track suits Shoes and Medal to the participants and winners of annual sports day conducted by GCC
  • Students are taken to other countries as educational tour by conducting competitions through WINGS TO FLY program
  • Health and Hygiene

  • To improve the Health and Hygiene of Chennai school students, free medical inspection is being conducted periodically by the Health Department, Greater Chennai Corporation. Counseling and medicines are given for the welfare of the students

  • The following  MAYOR ANNOUNCEMENTS are in progress in Chennai Schools.

  • Model United Nations Club (MUN) is  set up  for High and Higher Sec. Schools and running successfully
  • YOUTH PARLIAMENT is set up for High and Higher Secondary School and functioning well.
  • Infrastructure Improvement in science labs of Hr. Sec. Schools is initiated and it in progress
  • Providing  PUBLIC ADDRESSING SYSTEM (PAS)  in all Chennai Schools
  • Appointing  Counselors for the adolescent students who are in need of counseling
  • To carry out retrofitting and maintenance work at all schools for damaged roofs
  • Providing  Musical Instruments to schools which has Music Teacher
  • Providing  automatic bell system to schools
  • Providing refreshment - snacks for 10th ,11th and 12th STD  students during evening special classes
  • Improving  proficiency in Tamil language by  Thirukkural recitation and explanation in morning  assembly by the student
  • Improving  English speaking fluency among the students
  • Smart Class rooms with public participation under ‘Namakku  Naame Thittam’
  • Cash award for teachers of Rs.3000/ who produce centum result in X AND XII STD Public Examination and cash incentive for teachers if they persue Massive Open Online Course( MOOC)
  • Educational tour for the teachers who make the students pass 100% in  class 10th and 12th STD public examination
  • Incentive of Rs. 10000/- to each subject for 12th STD students who score 100/100 marks in Public Examination.
  • Granting 1st year tuition fee as incentive for the students who cleared the JEE,CLAT,NIFT,NAD and NEET entrance exams
  • Providing FIRST AID KIT for all schools
  • Providing FIRE EXTINGUISHER for all High and Higher Sec. Schools.
  • Conducting  Special Orientation Programme for parents annually
  • HAPPY CLASSES are being conducted for all schools
  • Setting up of LOGO for all the schools at the Entrance
  • Distribution of Sports T- Shirts ( 4- colors) based on the houses
  • Conducting medical camps once in three months for all the schools.
  • Educational tour for visiting the Industries – XI STD students.
  • Conducting Career Guidance Programme for X and XII STD students
  • Providing online tuitions for the students under ‘NAAN MUDHALVAN’ scheme.
  • STEM academy of Excellence – To provide training in Online & Offline mode for competitive exam.
  • To conducting Annual Day Programme for every year.