GUWAHATI, Jan 9 - Miles Bronson Residential School, Borjhar, has become the 83rd member school of the Indian Public School Conference (IPSC).
Established in 1939, IPSC is a body of selective schools, which are private, independent and secular educational institutions of secondary education.
Founder and principal of Miles Bronson School Dr Nripen Kumar Dutta received the honour during the 76th IPSC Principals� Conclave held at the Lawrence School, Lovedale, Ooty, according to a delayed press release here.
Started with only a few residential schools, IPSC now has the strength of 83 schools, including the military schools.
An Indian public school which is a member of the IPSC, has to have certain characteristics, including a residential campus and a curriculum designed to develop leadership qualities in its students. A public school aims to develop a multitude of skills and attitudes to enable its students to make a meaningful, intelligent and ethical contribution to society.
�IPSC offers facilities for co-curricular and sports activities There is a sincere effort to develop qualities of initiative and responsibility, of self-discipline, camaraderie and team spirit, of fair play, refined taste and public service,� said a statement.