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Shriyantra Omkarananda Ashram Himalayas Swami Omkarananda



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Omkarananda Saraswati Shishu Niketan, Jajal
   Date of Foundation : 1990
   Classes : Nursery to Class VIII
   Strength : 100 Students
   Teaching Staff : 7 Teachers
   School Timing : Summer: 8:00 am to 1:15 pm
  Winter: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
   Catchment Area : Up to 5 km, 1 hour walk one way
   Extracurricular Activities : Music and Sports. Students participate in Kabaddi and Kho-Kho competitions at State level.
This small village, called Jajal, is located on an altitude of 1300 m, along the Rishikesh-Gangotri Road. The nearby Kunjapuri Mandir provides a holy place for worship.
The Omkarananda Saraswati Shishu Niketan, Jajal, a Junior High School, is nestled in the beautiful and peaceful valley of the Henval River. The School is housed in a two-storey whitewashed building.

The classrooms and School courtyard have a magnificent view overlooking the valley, river and terrace fields. It now runs classes from Nursery to VIII and serves the people living within a radius of 5 km, which means 1 hour walk.

The School offers computer education which is a fascinating field for the students. In outdoor sports, the students play Kabaddi and Kho-Kho and have achieved wonderful results in State level competitions.

The School children get also special training in dances and songs for different celebrations.

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Geographic Information
Altitude: 1300 m
How to reach:  On the Rishikesh-Gangotri Road,
43 km from Rishikesh
Location: Little beside Main Road
Holy Places: Kunjapuri Temple at 24 km from Jajal
Cultivation: Wheat, Rice, Cucumber, Ginger

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