Another milestone reached: Inauguration of IIT Mandi Takshila Primary School at IIT Mandi North Campus. 18th April, 2016.

    Another milestone, First building in our North Campus inaugurated. The school is the 1st building to be occupied in the North Campus of IIT Mandi. Dr. Priscilla Gonsalves cut the ribbon to inaugurate the IIT Mandi­ Takshila Primary School in the presence of the Director, Deans, Registrar, members of the faculty, staff, members of the community and parents.

    That this building was completed in a short duration of 8 months was due to the dedication of Er. B. R. Arora, General Manger of NBCC Ltd., Er. Sunil Kapoor SE, IIT Mandi, under the guidance of Prof. S. C. Jain, Dean (I&S) and Prof. S. Ray, Prof. i/c (I&S), and Dr. Prem Felix, Manager of CSMC.

    The IIT Mandi ­Takshila Primary School started functioning on 22nd May 2014 in IIT Mandi's South Campus with 7 students, 3 teachers and 1 preschool assistant. Today the school has 86 students (spread across Pre­Nursery, Nursery, Kindergarten and Class 1 to Class 5), 11 teachers and 2 preschool assistants. 70 students are from neighboring villages and 10 no. of students got scholarship by IIT to encourage access to good schooling for all segments of society.

    The new school building in the North Campus has 4 blocks, out of which 1 block is in use from today and will cater to expansion of the school to about 500 students. The other 3 blocks are expected to be ready by June, 2016.

    IIT Mandi­ Takshila Primary School is run by Takshila Education Society Mandi as consultant. The functioning of the school is taken care of by IIT's Campus School Management Committee (CSMC). The Principal of the school is Ms. Shailja Kashyap.