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Omkarananda Ganga Sangam Bal Vidyalaya, Chaund
   Date of Foundation : August 1998
   Classes : Nursery to Class V
   School Timing : Summer: 7:30 am to 12:30 pm
  Winter: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
   Catchment Area : Up to 2 km, from 5 villages
   Extracurricular Activities : Dance and Music. Sports: Kabaddi.
At 10 km before Deoprayag on the Rishikesh-Deoprayag Road, there is a west turnoff and another 6 km lead to the entry point of the village of Chaund. The last leg is 0.5 km climb on foot, which takes about 15 minutes to arrive in the middle of the village.
There is a Chamunda-Devi Mandir in the village. The local women here collect wood sticks and leaves every morning from the nearby forests and tend to the goats at the same time.

Omkarananda Ganga Sangam Bal Vidyalaya, Chaund, has been founded in 1998 and is housed in a typical beautiful old Garhwali village house. It runs Nursery Classes to Classes V. Students here come on foot, from five nearby villages, within a radius of 2 km. Beside the core curriculum, they are also taught Garhwali songs and dances and play Kabaddi as a sport.


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Geographic Information
Altitude: 1250 m
How to reach:  On a branch road of the Rishikesh-Deoprayag Road, 10 km from Deoprayag.
Location: 500 m from the road on a hill top
Holy Places: Chamunda-Devi Mandir in Chaund
Cultivation: Lentils, Wheat, Rice, Potatoes, Onions, Bananas, Mangos

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