Seventh-Day Advenitst High School (Khurda) (Khurda, Orissa, IN)

A school situated 15 miles (25 kilometers) from Bhubaneswar, capital of Orissa state, India. In 1975 M. D. Moses, director of Orissa region, opened the school with nine students to serve this constituency. Between 1975 and 1993 the enrollment increased from nine to 273. The school was recognized by the ICSE Council in 1990. The Thirteenth Sabbath Offering overflow enabled the institution to build the school building, girls’ dormitory, and dining hall. The Asian Aid Organization under the leadership of Ellen Eager, had a pivotal role in the development of the school and in sponsoring students, as well as providing resources for such projects as the Vocation Training Centre. The students come from various tribal backgrounds and are enthusiastic at the prospect of being trained as workers f...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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