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About VidyaGyan

An initiative of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, VidyaGyan is specifically designed to identify and nurture gifted students from economically
underprivileged rural backgrounds and transform them through high-quality education into future leaders.

  • 200 students inducted every year in Grade VI

  • Free residential high quality education from Grade VI to Grade XII

  • 1300+ alumni, all studying at prestigious undergraduate institutions around the world


Established in 2009, VidyaGyan currently has two campuses in Uttar Pradesh and is one of the most
successful models of rural leadership development in the country.


The students of VidyaGyan narrate their stories about their journey to depict how drastically their lives have changed.