About us.

Single Teacher Schools is not only a project but a movement; a movement with a sacred mission of educating the poor and underprivileged. The movement, initiated by Sri S.Vedantamji, Founder President of Swami Vivekananda Rural Development Society, was blessed by Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswathi ji, Founder of Arsha Vidhya Peetham.



To improve the educational wealth of villages by providing value based education to school going children, for education is the greatest wealth of humanity and educational wealth of a society leads to nation’s progress.


The 26% rural populace of Tamil Nadu, which has no basic education, belong to the ‘Below Poverty Line’ comprising of almost 5 Lakh families. Children of those families from Coastal hamlets, Tribal areas and remote villages of plains grow up without even the basics of primary education, despite the presence of government schools at Panchayat levels. These Panchayat schools lack in required infrastructures leading to inadequate learning by children.

In this kind of a scenario, it becomes imperative for us to reach those children and impart value based primary education to them. This can be done only by approaching the elders of the village and the parents of the children. We have to approach them by projecting a picture of progress benefiting the village as well as the children.

Our Achievements So Far

650 Villages
25000 Children
51 Medical Camps
233 Toilet cum Bathrooms

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Please donate Rs 200/- per child per Month towards his / her Primary Education and make him / her a responsible citizen of this Great Nation. Join us in this Sacred Service. 

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Other Activities.
Teacher Training
Acharyas (Teachers) who run the STS centres are given training on a regular basis. Learned experts and experienced organisations from various fields extend their support in training them.
Health Initiatives
Medical Camps such as General Health Checking, Eye Screening, Kidney Screening, Cardiovascular Checking, Cancer Screening, etc. are conducted for the benefit of villagers.
Hygiene & Cleanliness
Bathrooms cum Toilets are provided for deserving villagers through Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Scheme. Health awareness camps on diseases such as Dengue, Malaria, etc., are conducted.
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Salient Features and Benefits.
Students are taught discipline by making them understand how to conduct themselves inside the classroom. Basic qualities such as punctuality, Prayer in the beginning, undertaking Pledge, maintaining silence throughout, answering only when asked, etc., are taught.
Students are involved in sports activities on Saturdays and elementary yoga also is taught to them, thereby ensuring their physical fitness.
Where we work.
Having started our movement in 2006, we are now functioning in 650 villages of Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Coimbatore Districts of Tamil Nadu, catering to more than 25,000 children from poor and underprivileged families.

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We appeal to Corporates as well as individuals to join us in serving the noble cause of imparting value based education to the poor and underprivileged children.
Tax Exemption under Section 80-G of IT Act.
Partners and Sponsorships.

Corporates, Charity Organisations and even Individuals (through their Trusts) join us in making this movement a grand success.

They adopt STS centres on an annual basis and sponsor all the initiatives being undertaken to implement the project at those centres.

They adopt from 5 Centres to 50 Centres depending upon their CSR funding.

We do not see them as mere sponsors, but wholeheartedly accept them as our partners in this noble mission.

We are extremely grateful to them and feel proud to present them here as under:


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    New Door No. 25/11, 3rd Floor,
    Govindan Road, West Mambalam
    Chennai – 600 033
  • 91- 44- 43508281 / 7338863412 / 7338863413.
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