Kendirya Vidyalaya Sangathan is registered as an NGO under the Societies Registration Act of 1860. The primary aim of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan is to provide, establish, endow, maintain control and manage the Kendriya Vidyalayas (also known as Central Schools) located all over India and in few countries abroad.
The Kendriya Vidyalayas have a four – fold mission, viz.,
1. To cater to the educational needs of children of transferable Central Government including Defence and Para-military personnel by providing a common programme of education ;
2. To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education;
3. To initiate and promote experimentation and innovations in education in collaboration with other bodies like the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) etc. and
4. To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense of “Indianness” among children.
Shri Santosh Kumar Mall (IAS officer) has been entrusted with the responsibility of Commissioner to lead Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, a pioneer organization in the field of school education. He joined KVS as Commissioner on 01 May 2015.