Each school will have a small green area called "Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van" on their premises, this green will also have a statue installed within.
New Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) Commissioner, IAS officer Manoj Singh aready dispatched letters to all schools.
This year also marks celebration of 25 Years of JNV , JNV Schools started in 1985-86. Students and staff memberare will plant the trees and no external labour will be employed. Also 35 new JNV will be started from August 20.
Lastly Navodaya Vidyalaya Old Boys'Association will be renamed as 'Rajivites'.
This project will be completed by the time Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary on August 20.
NVS had reverted from its original intent of installing a Rajiv Gandhi Bust for each school, instead All Navodaya will have small green corner instead.