Shree Saptmai Gurukul Sanskrit Vidhyalaya, at Barbote Village
Development Committee, Ilam, built under the Nepal-Bharat Maitri Development
Cooperation programme at a cost of NRs. 31.13 million, was formally inaugurated via
video-conferencing by representatives of Barbote VDC, School Management Committee
and Embassy of India, Kathmandu.

The Vidhyalaya was established in 2009 as a primary school and subsequently
upgraded as a Secondary Level School in 2014. The School has a unique qualification of
imparting Vedic as well as modern education also in Sanskrit, to its students. The school
provides residential facility for students coming from adjoining districts of Ilam.
The four storied new school building constructed with Government of India’s grant
assistance, has school and hostel blocks comprising of ten class rooms, nine dormitories
for residential students, four study rooms, warden office, one living room, one common
hall, three store room and separate sanitation facilities for boys and girls on each floor.
The project was implemented by DCC, Ilam.

The newly built infrastructure of the school is expected to boost learning
environment for students. On behalf of people and Government of India, the Embassy is
happy to be associated with the project which compliments the effort of Government of
Nepal in augmenting infrastructure in the field of education.