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  • THE BEGINNING

    NLK Group of schools was founded by Late Sri Hira Lal Khanna. He was an eminent industrialist, philanthropist and scholar who had deep concern for the lower sections of the society and desired to bring advanced education to their reach.


    Late Hira Lal Khanna Ji (Father-in-law of Mrs. Pushpa Khanna Ji) established Kanpur High School for Boys


  • EMPOWERING GIRLS

    Smt. Pushpa Khanna Ji was born in Delhi on 3rd March, 1925. She got married to Shri Nandlal Khanna Ji in the year 1939 at the young age of 14. Her father-in-law encouraged her to study further and so she completed her masters in Hindi after having two children. Always keen to do something new , she opened a home science institute for women in Kanpur in 1960s on the model of Lady Irwin college in New Delhi. Espousing the cause of women empowerment, this institute made a lot of women self reliant.


    Late Hira lal Khanna Ji (Father-in-law of Mrs. Pushpa Khanna Ji) established Kanpur High School for Girls


  • WHAT WE BELIEVE IN…

    NLK Group of Schools endeavors to develop and chisel a Holistic personality integrated with ethical values, confident to face the challenges of the globalization. We believe that education to the underprivileged children is the only way to brighten their future through self empowerment and it is also the best way to eradicate child labour from society.


    P.D.K. BAL NIKETAN
    With the efforts of Mrs. Pushpa Khanna, Kanpur Education Society established an Exclusive school for girls of the deprived class.


  • MAKING LIVES BETTER

    Heading ahead with the changing environment Mrs. Khanna, through K.E.S established Co-Educational school in Jawahar Nagar.


  • CELEBRATING OUR JOURNEY

    Mrs. Pushpa Khanna started Shri Nand Lal Khanna Vidya Mandir at Vishnupuri in memory of her husband Late Shri Nandlal Khanna Ji with only seven students.

  • EDUCATING FOR COMPLEXITY

    The world has changed enormously since Wendy High School, our first ICSE affiliated school welcomed its first student in 1975, but its mission to attract and develop exceptional students and teachers from all backgrounds to serve a meritocratic India remains as vital now as it was then. With scholarships and bursaries available to support almost half of our students, we aim to reduce, as far as possible, any financial barriers to admission.

  • ANOTHER MILESTONES

    NLK Primary School was set up to prepare young minds to assume leadership and responsibility in a competitive and changing world.


    NLK Public School was set up on the principles of providing rigorous academic preparation and creative educational background.


  • THE FUN REALLY BEGINS!

    There is a perpetual flow of positive energy, movement and enthusiasm in the environs of NLK’s Little Steps and NLK’s Wendy. We aim not just to impart knowledge to the students, but also to inculcate in them – wisdom, compassion and a humanitarian spirit. It is important for children to explore and find their strengths in order to reach their true potential. It was created with the vision to produce conscientious, smart and confident citizens of India who will go out in world and make us proud. We believe that armed with the strength of knowledge and confidence in the self, every child here will make a mark in the future.

  • A TRADITION OF PRIDE

    NLK Inter college was set up with the aim to cater the lower sections of the society and provide them with best educational facilities. We understand the individuality of a student and adopt different approaches for them to make learning fun and exciting.

  • AN EXEMPLARY STEP

    At NLK’s Disha, we focus on discovering, developing and drawing out the hidden talents and the magic lying dormant inside all of its students. From academics to co-curricular activities, perseverance and a never-say-die spirit are entrenched in the heart of every student not only making them good students but brilliant human beings.

  • BECAUSE SPECIAL CHILDREN ARE SPECIAL

    Pushpa Khanna Memorial Centre, a rehabilitation Centre for children with special needs, was established by NLK Group of Schools in the year 2017. The centre runs in fond memory of the great visionary and founder of NLK Group, Lt. Smt Pushpa Khanna Ji. The centre is run by Ms. Ruma Chaturvedi (C.S.,L.L.B) Directress, Pushpa Khanna Memorial Centre, being mother of a special child herself, she trained herself in the field of special education and pioneered the task of bringing the best international practices to Kanpur. She is a certified PEERS social skill trainer and a certified Autism Movement Therapy trainer.

  • A WORLD OF LEARNERS

    Shaping young, impressionable minds is one of life’s biggest challenges. At NLK’s Archies kids, Kanpur, we aim to empower our students to grow as individuals with strong open discerning minds. Our distinctive academic programs and innovative teaching methodologies encourage students to develop critical-thinking and learn through inquiry and reason, to exchange thoughts and ideas, to develop key personal and social values, to take ownership of his/ her choices.

  • WHERE SKY IS THE LIMIT

    This vast campus NLK Academy is set up in place of Krishna engineering girls college and the place was closed for 6 years. The construction finally started in 2019 and it was inaugurated on the Founders Day i.e. 3rd March, 2020 where we have adopted Holistic Way of learning for a better learning experience for children. This is our first CBSE Affiliated school with world class facilities at minimal cost.