History of KES & it's Alumni


The first school i.e. "My Pupil's Own School" was started by late Shri Jahangirji Vakil and Shrimati Kunvarbai J. Vakil, at the instance of our first Prime Minister Shri. Jawaharlal Nehru in 1929, at Pune. It started on the style of 'Shanti Niketan'. The first pupils were Indira Priyadarshini (Late Smt. Indira Gandhi), Kamal Nayan Bajaj, daughters of Smt. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, daughters of Shri. J Vakil Jai and Era. The school shifted to Vile Parle Mumbai, in 1931. Here children of leading citizens of Mumbai joined the school. Its Alumi includes M/s. S.P. Godrej, Atul Motilal Setalvad, philanthropists, Mahendra Nanavati, Chatrabhuj Narsee and many such stalwarts. It amalgamated with 'Sharda Mandir'. Then it was named as ' Shri M M Pupil's Own School and Sharda Mandir'. It has a very long list of illustrious Alumni who have very sucessfully made great name and fame in field of Social work, Industry, Science, Art, Politics and many other fields.

The first school of Khar Education Society was visited and blessed by many respected leaders of the country, educationists and outstanding personalities. Some of them are Bapuji, Rajaji and Gurudev Tagore. Also Smt.Kamladevi Chattopadhyaya, Sarojini Naidu, Jawaharlal Nehru, Gijubhai Badheka and Tara Ben Modak, Dakshina Murty, Uday Shankar and many such stalwarts visited the school.