“A CHILD WITHOUT EDUCATION IS LIKE,
A BIRD WITHOUT WINGS,
A SOLDIER WITHOUT ARMS AND
A SHIP WITHOUT RUDDER”
In the year 1969, a team of dedicated persons of Jammu realized the need to start an institution that lays strong emphasis on traditional values so that the students would become ethical and responsible human beings. It was the creative zest that Lt. Sh. Dev Dutt Mengi (Retd. District education officer) an optimistic and lover of education, initiated the dream into practice by laying the foundation of Shiksha Niketan as impressive, inspiring and an excellent institute imbibed to grow and spread light and knowledge.
They had an urge to serve some unique services in the field of education. It was his vision that children need lots of exposure to new experiments and innovation and must be guided in right perspective to fulfill the conceived aims and objectives. His indefatigable perseverance with dedication, commitment and hard work, the school has progressed successfully realizing its goal and vision.
Keeping this mission in mind Lt. sh. Dev Dutt Mengi look upon himself the responsibility of bringing together some of the best academicians and other learning resources to march towards his dream of importing excellent education to the world citizens of India. The seed of knowledge sown at shiksha niketan was now flourished into its sister concerns also.