Education is not filling up a pail, but lighting a candle in the dark. Educational System of today demands changes to meet the global demands and at GKD School we are keeping this as the single most important goal of education.
Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd (LMW), a global leader in Textile Machinery Manufacturing is the promotor of the institution. The school also forms a part of the CSR initiatives of LMW.
Mr. Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, the dynamic Chairman and Managing Director of the company, is the strength behind the institution. Quality consciousness of LMW is imbibed in managing the school activities.
The institution was established in 1987 to mark the Silver Jubilee year of LMW by Cav. Dr.G.K.Devarajulu, the tycoon of textile machinery industry. Dr. GKD is also the founder of the institution. His prodigious son, Late Dr.D.Jayavarthanavelu, carried forward the vision of the founder Cav. Dr.G.K.Devarajulu. Shri. R. Venkatrangappan, the former chairman of LMW was the correspondent of the school for the last twenty five years. Since good education is considered as a passport to good future, the management aims to make this school as a model in this industrial suburb of Coimbatore.
Right from the inception, the school had made a significant growth under the able guidance of Shri. R.Rajendran whose leadership had provided perfection in the school administration as the next correspondent.
Mr.N.Krishnakumar, Sr .Vice President – TQM , LMW has taken up the post of correspondent after the retirement of Mr. R.Rajendran. The quality conscious Mr.N.KrishnaKumar will lead the school to further growth under his able leadership.
The founder Principal of the school Mrs.Prasanna Radhakrishnan, is the recipient of Tamilnadu Government's prestigious-
"Dr. Radhakrishnan Award for Excellence in Teaching". She has been honoured with many more awards for her excellence in teaching and school management. She currently serves, the school in the capacity of Executive Secretary. She brings with her four decades of vast teaching experience and is a motivating force to the teachers.
Mrs.Chithra Soundararajan had taken the baton of responsibility as Principal and proved her capacity from 2015 to 2021.
Mrs.Indra R has succeeded Mrs.Chithra, carrying forward the legacy of GKD school and will lead the school to the next generation of achievements.
GKD Matriculation Higher Secondary School aims to transform the innate and infinite potentials of students into demonstrable skills to meet the challenges of tomorrow.
It is strongly felt that the kind of education a student receives must ensure to be an investment for the future.
The motto of the school is ""
- learn flawlessly