Birds of Paradise


JNV Idukki is more than just a school for its students and the community at large. It has played a vital role in providing quality education to the rural talented children of Idukki. As on 2016, the students of JNV Idukki have went on to become shining stars in all walks of life. JNV Idukki, the family we all share together, is celebrating its Pearl Jubilee – Thirty years of excellence in 2016.Taking inspiration from one of the best jubilee celebrations by any JNVs in the country, (the JNV Idukki Silver Jubilee Celebrations in 2012), the Alumni Association is taking lead for a grand celebration on 31st Dec 2016 & 1st Jan 2017 at the School premises.

As part of the celebrations, the Alumni Association is publishing a souvenirBirds of Paradise – Volume 2 to capture the golden memories of the school by its alumni, students, teachers and other staff. The souvenir will be rich on literature value, will share golden memories, highlight inspirational achievements of fellow Navodayans and will provide guidance for the future generations. It will include articles of all hues and interests.

The souvenir will be issued in 2500 copies and will be distributed to the families of the Navodaya community which has a very wide reach in the society.

It is an opportunity to show case your talents! Acceptance of articles for the souvenir is a pride for the author!

So…. What are you waiting for? Take your pens… Get going… Bring out the Shakespeare in you!

 We invite:

 Short stories, memories, poems, cartoons, paintings, articles on professions, career guidance, advertisements and anything similar with literature or nostalgic value.

Please send your work to on or before 31st October 2016.

PJ Souvenir Team

 NB. Judgment of editorial board will be final for selection.