LAYOUT OF THE CAMPUS, INFRASTRUCTURE, FEATURES & FACILITIES:
The school, spread over a sprawling area of 206 acres, has a beautiful campus with well-laid out roads and buildings. There are more than 700 mango trees of different varieties in addition to a large number of cashew nut, coconuts, sweet lime, chickoo and other fruit bearing trees, tended organically. The school also has pockets of teak plantations at different locations. The instructional block of the school is a two storied building with modern classrooms fully equipped with digital classrooms with e-learning modules for all the subjects. It also has spacious and well maintained laboratories for all Sciences, Computers. Maths, Social Studies and English , including an exclusive art & craft building. The administrative wing of the school is housed in the Maharaja’s Palace. The school has an auditorium named after the legendary Late PVG Raju which is presently under renovation, eight spacious dormitories for the cadets, a Cadets’ Mess run by a modern kitchen and bakery and two open parks for children. The swimming pool of the school has been named after its alumnus, the ace mountaineer Malli Mastan Babu. A vast stretch of open playfield houses 7 football grounds, 5 volleyball courts, 4 basketball courts and 2 hockey grounds. It also has a well maintained athletic track of standard dimensions. The spectator gallery on either side of the stadium entrance has enough seating capacity for visitors and parents to watch the various functions and events in the school.
The Computer Lab of the School has the computers with latest configuration. The computer lab is also equipped with Internet and Multimedia facilities.
The school has a good Reading Room cum Library. Newspapers and varieties of magazines are available for reading. It remains open on all seven days of the week. There is internet facility with unlimited broadband connection available for students and staff separately.
An indoor stadium of national standard was added to the school infrastructure which was constructed with a budget of Rs.2 Crores. This will enable the conduct of all indoor games such as Basketball, Volleyball, Table-Tennis, Chess etc in an effective and interesting way. The stadium has the capacity of housing 1000 spectators.
The school has a 35mm and 16mm Movie Projector and an LCD Projector. Entertainment films are screened for the cadets on Saturdays. Instructional films are also screened in the School.
Swimming pool with all modern facilities including a wate treatment plant is also available. Swimming is taught as an extra-curricular activities to the cadets.
This school has a MI Room(hospital) with 12beds, The school has a fulltime doctor. A qualified nursing assistant is also attached to the MI, all the boys are subjected to have medical check ups.
A high standard Squash Court facility is provided to the cadets for recreation.
The school has 28 highly qualified and experienced teachers who work with a missionary zeal and devotion. Besides, two physical training instructors deputed by the Indian Army to conduct PT and Games, the School also gets the services of the Coaches from Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh and Eastern Naval Command to train the cadets in various sports and games. There are also NCC PI Staff (a Subedar and a Havaldar) attached to handle the compulsory NCC training and other adventure activities.
NCC training is compulsory for all the Students who are admitted into the school. The school imparts training in all three wings of NCC enabling the cadets to appear for NCC ‘A’ Certificate Examinations in all wings but NCC ‘B’ certificate only for Army wing cadets. NCC also sponsors our cadets in a wide range of activities like Trekking, Firing , Combined Annual training camps, Mountaineering, Cycling, Rock Climbing, Para sailing, Scuba diving and a host of other adventure activities.
The farm spread over 68 acres of land caters for the vegetables and fruits supplied to the cadets mess. It also covers a large area of Social Forestry which includes teak, rose, casuarinas, eucalyptus, bamboo etc.
One primary school run by the Sainik School Management Committee namely Saikor Elementary School (Telugu Medium) for the children of the staff as well as from the adjoining areas.
The Saikor Animal Farm consists of Dairy and Goatery. The school is self sufficient as regards to requirement of milk for the cadets and staff families. It also has a Bio (Gobar) Gas Plant which is connected with the Mess for using the gas as cooking fuel. Goatery is maintained to auction these animals primarily to generate revenue for the school.
Canteen and Tuck Shop:
The school runs a CSD Canteen and a Tuck Shop. Items for the canteen are regularly procured from the Canteen Stores Department, Visakhapatnam.
The school has the facility of an Industrial Laundry which can take the load of about 600 pairs of clothes at a time. This caters to requirements of washing and ironing of the cadets’ soiled linen in their day-to-day routine.