Govt. Higher Primary School, Benkipura Village


  • STATUS: Funds secured. Ground Breaking scheduled in Feb 2019
  • LOCATION: Benkipura Village, Hunsur Taluk, Mysore District, Karnataka
  • SCHOOL ESTABLISHED IN: 1954
  • NO. OF STUDENTS: 227
  • GRADES: Kindergarten, 1 – 8
  • TOTAL COST OF PROJECT: INR 21 lakhs (USD 30K)

Benkipura GHPS 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 few staff who could speak and write RFP in English. Most
of them travel from Mysore every day and have dedicated their time and energy to the upbringing of the school

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


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

This would be funded by Global Edge

The project is complete. 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. The following images include the inaugural day celebration as well as OSAAT deliverables.

We are proud to have started this journey. We are grateful and optimistic that people will want to join hands with us. Want to lend a helping hand for this or any of our other projects? Click here to donate.

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