The Kirk View School, Gaya now affiliated to the Council for The Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) was set up in Gaya in 1982, by the founder principal Manjulika Chatterjee as a Montessori based kindergarten. Since then, the school has grown to add primary and secondary levels.
The Founding Director and Founding Principal’s Guiding Light
Message from The Chairperson
Message from The Principal
Management Board of Trustees
The Kirk View Foundation Trustees comprises of eminent personalities in the sphere of education and holistic child development.
Mrs Ranu Banerjee
The chairperson of the Kirk View Foundation has a degree in M.S. in Education from the Purdue University, USA and was an Instructor for Education for the Developmentally Young (EDY) at the Manchester University, UK. A recipient of the Rotary Foundation Scholarship for Teacher of the Handicapped, she is the mentor of several community based projects in West Bengal and is a trusted evaluator for educational projects.
Director The Kirk View School
and the founding trustee of the Kirk View Foundation has spearheaded the school’s affiliation to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations in 2017. Bringing with him several years of experience in leading time bound television projects when he worked with Derek O’Brien and Associates, since 2007 Prabuddha has been leading the Kirk View School into the 21 century, dovetailing the much needed match of conventional teaching methods with Information Technology teaching aids.
Major General (Retd) SN Mukherjee
The Treasurer of the Kirk View Foundation, Major General (Retd) SN Mukherjee was the former Vice Chancellor of the Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (LNIPE), Gwalior. An extremely dedicated and highly motivated former officer of the Indian Army, he has post-graduate degrees in Engineering and Management and holds an M.Phil in Management. Gen Mukherjee has held the posts of President, Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS); Colonel Commandant, NCC; and Member Executive Council, Banaras Hindu University. In addition to his association with the Kirk View Foundation, he is also associated with the Chairman Peer Team NAAC, Accreditation/ Reaccreditation of Universities/ Colleges. He is the president of the Madhya Pradesh Football Association, president West Bengal Target Ball Association, vice president Society for Welfare of Children, president Armed Forces Ex officers’ association.
He is also the visiting Professor at the Jadavpur University/Teaching Management, University paper setter /examiner on subjects of Management, Member in the Personality Test and final interview Boards for assessing candidates who have qualified in the main Civil Services Examination of the UPSC, Member in the Personality Test and final interview Boards for assessing candidates who have qualified in the Indian Engineering Service Examination & also Scientist Group “ D” of the UPSC, External Expert Member of Recruitment Assessment Board, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for promotion of Scientist at various levels.
who served with the United Nations Environment Programme and in the Office of the Executive Director, UN Centre for Human Settlements in Nairobi, Kenya, has also held eminent positions such as the Assistant Director Press Institute of India, Joint Director, Centre for Science and Environment, Delhi and Ex-Fellow Institute of Defence Studies and Analysis. He has many publications to his credit and has been the Bureau Chief of leading media outlets.
Currently based in the United Kingdom
Works to ensure value in delivering quality in the hospitality/service industry. With a career in the fast moving consumer goods sector for over 25 years, he also continues to work on solar projects in Nigeria where he had earlier contributed to non-conventional energy projects. Apart from working with leading MNCs like Nestle, Cadbury and PZ Cussons.
Dr Reena Sen
Retired as the Executive Director of the Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Kolkata. She has a PG Diploma and Masters from the Institute of Education, University of London and the PhD is from Faculty of Education, University of London in ‘Reading: Factors Associated with Progress’. Dr Reena Sen specializes in literacy learning and intervention for specific difficulties in reading, writing, spelling and handwriting.
She provides support to Kolkata schools for academic, emotional and behavioral problems through direct assessment, guidance for parents and teacher training. She has published several papers and received prestigious awards. She also teaches in the Calcutta University Teachers Training Certificate programme offered by the Modern Academy of Continuing Education, and provides consultancy inputs to a range of academic bodies.