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Education in Panagarh

Archeological Survey of India and Burdwan University jointly discovered a Buddhist monastic complex of Pala period at Monorampur, near Bharatpur, just by the side of Panagarh Bazar in Burdwan district of West Bengal is a strong proof of historical background of education of Panagarh. During Muslim period in Bengal Education was mostly conducted from mosques and those who were practicing Sanskrit used to make hut in jungle. But during British period seeing the importance of this place Kanksa was made a police station in 1847 under Raniganj subdivision of Bardhaman district. Since that time this place comes in touch with modern education.

Panagarh has five primary schools, Rama Krishna Ashrama Vidyapitha, The kendriya vidyalaya, secondary school (Panagarh Railway Colony School) and two higher secondary schools Panagarh Bazar Hindi High School, Shilampur High School and Kanksa High School( one of the oldest school in Panagarh established in 1936).
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Professional Education in Panagarh :- Panagarh has 2 engineering colleges viz. Aryabhatta Institute Of Engineering and Management ( Popularly known as Aryabhatta engineering college, Durgapur or AIEMD ) & Techno India, Durgapur. Other nearby engineering colleges are Durgapur Institute Of Advanced Technology & Management, at Rajbandh. & Kanad Institute Of Engineering & Management at Mankar. The engineering colleges are affiliated to West Bengal University Of Technology, Kolkata.
It is also having Kendriya Vidyalaya Higher Secondary school. There is Manisha International School near Rajbandh, under Rahul Foundation.

  1. Kanksa High school - (one of the oldest school in this region got registered in 1936), it is a higher Secondary co-ed School which has given a number of scholar
  2. kanksa Girls High school - This school is exclusively for girl child.
  3. Shilampur High School - got established in 1949 is a co-ed school.
  4. Panagarh Bazar Hindi High School - this school is also very old in Hindi Medium.
  5. Kendriya vidyalay Panagarh - CBSE Board school in the Army Base, Panagarh.
  7. Panagarh Rail Colony High School - is also very important school
  8. Panagarh Ramkrishna Ashram Vidyapith - High School .very important school.
  9. Manisha International School - CBSE Board English Medium, Boarding school

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