Our Achievements

  • The year 2005 marked a significant achievement in the history of Jyoti Sroat School as it was when the first batch of students appeared for and successfully passed their Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examinations. Since then till 2016, a total of 58 students of whom 38 were children with disabilities and 20 were children without disabilities(VI-30, Locomotor Impairment-3, HI-4, mild Intellectual impairment-1, Non-Disabled-20) have emerged successful in passing the same.  
  • PADMA SRI AWARD 2010 for Education and Literature, conformed by the former President of India Smt. P. Patil on the former Headmistress of School, Smt. Bertha Gyndykes Dkhar ( a visually impaired person) for Literature & Education.
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    Former Headmistress, Ms. Bertha Dkhar being conformed with Padma Shri award by the former president of India, Ms. P. Patil
  • Education World India School Rankings 2016 (EWISR): Jyoti Sroat School was ranked 1 in Meghalaya and 9 in India in the Special Needs Schools category by Education World India School Rankings 2016 (EWISR)
  • Brainfeed School Excellence Award: Jyoti Sroat School was recognized among the top 10 State Board Schools of Meghalaya and rewarded with the School Excellence Awards 2016 by Brainfeed.
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    Current Headmistress, Ms. Rosa Wahlang receiving the School Excellence Award 2016 by Brainfeed India

 

  • Our Superheroes:

  1. Batihun Mary Khongmawloh (locomotor) – One of the first students of JSS.  After graduation, Mary was employed by Bethany Society as warden of the Boys’ Hostel in the campus and later as a staff of Legal Awareness Cell (LAC). A former President of Association of Challenged People (ACP), Meghalaya she has been instrumental and dynamic in mobilizing Person With Disability (PWDs) in the State for advocacy purposes. Currently, she lives in the USA with her husband who is blind and together they started a project called “Jing King Ksiar” project under which they built and manage a primary school in her village, “Pungweikyian”, Pynursla aimed at providing education, exposure and skill development to the village children and youth.
  2. Richard Lamin – Jaintia Hills, Cornelius Lyngdoh – Umphyrnai, Benistar Kharpor – Laitkor. All three boys are totally blind and now in their 3rd year BA. Richard is on English major and the other two is in History major. They reside in the new hostel of St. Edmund’s College, Shillong.Benistar is a good musician singer and song writer. Cornelius and Richard were the first members of the JSS band and members of JSS XI Cricket team.
  3.  “Light After Dark”: The music band from the school comprising of Visually Impaired members: Hilter Kongphai, Dilbertstar Lyngdoh, Rimeki Pajuh & Wanlamphrang Nongkhlaw, has earned plaudits for their musical prowess and have performed across the state and certain other parts of the country.
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    “Light After Dark” performing at the La Tomatina festival organized in Shillong in May, 2016

4.  Bertina Lyngdoh, an ex- student of Jyoti Sroat School became the first visually impaired person from Meghalaya to complete her masters from a mainstream university. She is currently teaching English at the school.

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Bertina Lyngdoh after completing her Masters from the North Eastern Hill University (NEHU)