Pragati High School


Founded in June 1965, GVM’s Pragati Vidyalaya is nestled in the serene village of Paniwada, Borim. We aim at holistic development of our students and nurture them in a warm, happy atmosphere where every child feels loved and appreciated. Students are encouraged  to explore and develop their potential in both academic and non academic learning .Every child is given the opportunity  to experience the joy of discovery and develop a love for learning. The students , teachers and PTA work together to promote a healthy and positive work culture.

  • School Name: GVM’s Pragati Vidyalaya, Borim
  • Address: Paniwada, Borim, Ponda-Goa, 403401
  • Headmistress: Mrs. Vaishali Deshpande
  • Contact Number: 9823134275
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  • Institute was founded in: 14th June 1965
  • Courses/programs offered: English, Hindi ,Marathi, Mathematics ,Science ,Social Science Physical Education , Art, Computer and Music
  • School affiliated to: Goa Board
  • Location of Institution : Paniwada , Borim , Ponda – Goa

Certificates /Awards received during 2020-21 and 2021-22: 
  • GVM’s Pragati Vidyalaya featured
  • Third prize in ‘Ghumat Arati Competition’ organized by GVM’s Dada Vaidya College of Education, Farmagudi, Ponda-Goa.
  • Miss Anshi A.Borkar (Std.VIII) won First prize in Taluka level ‘Lantern Making Competition’ organized by SCERT Goa.
  • Miss Dipika Kashyap (Std.VIII) and Miss Ashmi Naik (Std.VIII)   won Second prize in ‘PowerPoint presentation’ organised by School of Symbiosis to celebrate Mathematics Day on 22nd December 2021
  • Navesh Naik (Std.VII) won First prize in ‘Game for Challenge’ organised by School of Symbiosis to celebrate Mathematics Day on 22nd December 2021
  • Navesh Naik from Std. VII has won 2nd Prize in Category 1 (Std.V-VII) in the Patriotic Singing Competition  organized by Inner Wheel ,Ponda  held online on 15th August 2021.
  • Miss Vismaya Naik (Std.VI)  won the 3rd place in ‘Online Sports Quiz’ at taluka level on National Sports Day organised by Bhumika sports.
  • Miss Shruti Sutar (Std.VIII) secured Consolation Prize in ‘Online Mobile Photography Category Std.VIII to Xheld on the occasion of 70th mobile week 2021 organised by Government of Goa , Goa Forest department.



Children day celebration

Vanamahotsav Week 2022

On the occasion of vanamahotsav week we at GVM’S PRAGATI VIDYALAYA BORIM are organizing different competitions and programs. Today 1st July 2022 a special assembly was organized by the Eco Club of the school. All the members of Pragati pariwar were gifted a sapling as a token of love and part of vanamahotsav celebration. All the saplings are sponsored by our Tr. Shital.

List of The Teachers with subject Taught

Name of Teacher Designation Subject Taught
Mrs. Vaishali M. Deshpande Headmistress Maths
Mrs. Carmelina Fernandes Trained Graduate Teacher English , History
Mrs. Shital Shinkre Trained Graduate Teacher Maths , Science
Mrs. Sangeeta Chopdekar Trained Graduate Teacher Hindi , Konkani
Mrs. Shirin Khan Trained Graduate Teacher Maths , Science
Mrs. Bhakti Desai Trained Undergraduate Teacher English , Geography
Mrs. Swapna Bhosale Trained Undergraduate Teacher Marathi , Science
Mr. Freeda D’Silva Physical Education Teacher Sports
Mrs. Gayatri Siddhaye Drawing Teacher Drawing
Mrs. Kalyani Joshi Computer Teacher Computer

Pragati High School

Pragati Vidyalaya, Borim Paniwada, Borim, Ponda, Goa – 403401
Contact Number: 0832/2956570
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