Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Yanam was established in the year 1987 by the Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti,
an autonomous body which comes under the Ministof Human Resource and Development, New Delhi. Navodaya
Vidyalaya is the dream child of late Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the Ex-Prime Minister of India.
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya known as JNV are Indian schools for talented children and form a part of
`the system of gifted education. First established in 1985 at Rohtak, Haryana and Amravati, Maharashtra
,they are the brain child of P. V. Narasimha Rao. They were started during Prime Ministership of Rajiv
Gandhi to find and foster talented children from the rural parts of India. They started with the name
Navodaya Vidyalayasand renamed later as Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas in the birth-centenary year of
Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru.