About Us

Welcome to the Navodaya Alumni Association of Odisha, a recognised entity of the alumni members of the Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya’s of Odisha.

NAAO’s main aim and mission is to bring together its Alumni from all over the world on a single platform to promote the ideas of their Alma Mater and to give back to their Alma Mater.

The Institute has produced several scholars and entrepreneurs in many diverse sectors during its long 111-year journey in the sphere of education. This Association’s members consider themselves fortunate to be a part of it.

Since its foundation, the Association has inherited a culture of quality and professionalism left behind by its visionary founders, with the goal of forging a lasting bond between its members and their Alma Mater, working together to develop and enhance academic interests. Today, the Alumni Association has almost 20000 members worldwide, many of whom hold distinguished positions in famous universities, national laboratories, aero-space agencies, government and defence establishments, Fortune 500 MNCs, and other organisations. Many of our members are accomplished businessmen and entrepreneurs who contribute to the country’s economic prosperity. In a variety of sectors, many of our members are involved in fundamental research and development. Our members, who are endowed with a wealth of expertise, are a driving force in bridging the gap between the country’s scientific and technological demands.

The Governing Council of the Alumni Association is made up of the President, two Vice-Presidents, the General Secretary, and five additional members. The office bearers are officially chosen by the members of the organisation through a democratic process. The Association’s management is comprised of the GC Members, GB Members, and office bearers. The elected members of the GC will serve for a period of two years from the date of their election. All decisions are made in GC and GB meetings, according to the bye-laws and processes established for that purpose.

The Alumni Association’s major goals are to integrate all alumnus from all over the world into a single network and link them with one another and with the Institute in order to enhance the relationship between its members and the Institute and work toward a common goal.

The Association has been active in organising a series of scientific and technical lectures and conferences on various topics of interest from renowned national and international experts as part of its activities to enrich and update current trends in the development of many fields to its members, faculties, and students.

Apart from academic activities, club activities provide an informal forum for members to interact with their families and build a strong network. There is a Social Club, a Talents Club, a Photography Club, a Sports Club, and a Trekking & Adventure Club in the Association. To enhance the link, members are urged to connect with one another.