Maharishi Vidya Mandir Schools (MVMs) is an educational school system founded by Maharishi and established in 16 indian states. The official vision of MVM schools was to establish global harmony and peace by providing enlightenment to every student.
The MVMs has 148 branches in 118 cities, with 80,000 to 100,000 students and 5,500 teaching and support staff. It is said to be one of the "largest chains of privately owned public schools in India".
MVM Schools are managed by a registered educational society called the "Maharishi Shiksha Sansthan" under the chairmanship of Girish Chandra Varma, a nephew of Maharishi, who is also the Chancellor of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Vedic Vishwavidyalaya (Madhya Pradesh) and Maharishi University of Management and Technology (Chhattisgarh).
The MVM follows the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) course pattern and the normal curriculum of Hindi/Regional Language/English medium public schools.
Maharishi Centre for Excellence, Bangalore is a part of Maharishi Global Education Movement.
The academic program includes the practice of Transcendental Meditation and the study of the Veda and the literature about the Veda - with Maharishis commentaries......
The background of this scools is of course to establish the TM-Movement in India on a broad basis.