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Benkipura, Mysore dist, Karnataka
Govt. Higher Primary School

Benkipura Village
Govt. Higher Primary School

About School

Benkipura GP School is located in a village called Benkipura, about 8 kms from Bilikere town on Gaddige road. Village has a population about 3000 people. Most of them are farmers and daily wage workers.

The school has very talented teaching staff (Few of them hold MSc and MA degrees). One of the staff members played a key role in writing RFP for OSAAT. Most of them travel from Mysore every day and have dedicated their time and energy towards upbringing of the school.

Before OSAAT intervention, the school had 4 class rooms and one make-shift room for Anganwadi. Due to lack of space, some classes were being conducted under the trees,  in the cycle stand and open ranga-mandira.

Status:  Completed : 2 Large Classrooms, Toilet block with sections for boys, girls and staff.

Location: Benkipura Village, Hunsur Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka

No. of Students: 227

School Established in: 1954

Grades: Kindergarten, 1 – 8

Total Cost of Project: INR 21 lakhs (USD 30K)


We are proud to start this journey. We are grateful and optimistic that people will want to continue this domino effect, so we can do more.



Benkipura GHPS is a functioning school with good student / teacher ratio and dedicated teaching staff.

  • OSAAT has decided to build 2 large classrooms
  • New toilet block with water facility

Before OSAAT Intervention

  • Classes are being conducted under the trees and in cycle stand.
  • The school has 4 class rooms and one make-shift room from Anganwadi.
  • The school needed 2 new classrooms.

After OSAAT Intervention

  • 2 Classrooms and a toilet block with separate sections for boys, girls and staff was constructed.
  • A puff-panel material design was used to expedite classroom construction.

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