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DEPARTMENTS


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Education
  • Department Head

  • R.BHARATHIDASAN
  • Educational Officer (i/c) (Education Department)
  • Greater Chennai Corporation, Ripon Building, Chennai-600003.
  • 044-25619428 / 044-25619462 / 9445190747 commissioner@chennaicorporation.gov.in
  • About the Department

  • Education Department of Greater Chennai Corporation was started with 40 primary schools in the year 1912. Currently GCC has 281 Primary/Middle/High/Higher secondary Schools across Chennai. Kindergarten classes are functioning at Primary and Middle Schools.

  • 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
    • Computer Education for all children
    • Activity Based teaching and learning in Primary level
    • Activity Learning method in upper Primary
    • Vocational courses in middle school
    • Total health programme in all School
    • Development in Sports and their Talents
    • Extracurricular activities in all schools such as Balar Sabha, Karate, etc.
  • 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 the amount provided towards financial assistance to the students are given below
    • Rs.45000/- per year for Professional Courses like MBBS / BE
    • 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
    • Refreshment - Sundal is provided to all X ,XI and XII std students during their evening special classes
    • Cash award for students who are achieving 100% attendance
    • Cash award for students who have performed well in their public examination and acquiring centum marks in subject in std X and XII
    • Cash award for teachers who have produced centum results and centum marks in subjects in X and XII std public Examination
    • Cash Award of Rupees 1 Lakh for Schools who have achieved 100% result in X and XII Std public Examination
    • Priceless answer papers are issued to all Chennai School students
    • Record note books are issued to all Higher Secondary Students
    • National Tour for students who have excelled in X std public Examination and Continuing their studies in Chennai Corporation Higher Secondary Schools
    • Annual Sports day by GCC for all the Chennai Corporation Schools
  • Other Welfare Schemes arranged by GCC Education Department

    • Sanitary napkins are provided to all girls students
    • NEET Coaching for Medical Aspirants
    • Track Suits, Shoes and Medal to the participants and the winners of Annual Sports Day Conducted by GCC
    • Students are taken to other countries as Education Tour by conducting competitions through Wings to Fly program.
  • Health and Hygiene

    • To improve the health and hygiene of Chennai schools 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.