Parijat Academy is a school for underprivileged children in Pamohi Village near Guwahati, Assam, North East India. There is also satellite school of the same name in the Garbhanga Forest region. Established in 2003 but Uttam Teron, Parijat began with just 4 children in a small room with a pair of desks and benches. Uttam saw the essential need for education. Children of his community who were mostly engaged by the in parents in labor from a very young age.
From small beginnings Parijat Academy has now proudly grown to a school of over 500 students. It is a non religious and non profitable school providing free education. Children are encouraged to develop the positive qualities of loving kindness, compassion and universal responsibility.
Parijat (meaning “heavenly flower in Assamese”) Academy is a school for children of families of low income, living in Pamohi. The school covers nine tribal villages namely Pamohi, Mahguapra, Deosutal, Garchuk, Mainakhorong, Dhalbama, Nowagaon, Garoghuli and Garbhanga. Founder, Uttam Teron believes that education is the birth right of every child and no child – rich or poor – should be left behind.