Kendriya Vidyalaya (in Hindi : केन्द्रीय विद्यालय) is a system of Central Government schools under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The system came into being in 1962 under the name "Central Schools" and has been affiliated with CBSE since then. Later, the name was changed to Kendriya Vidyalaya.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Katihar, nested in the campus of N.E.F. Railway, with more than 1500 students. Kendriya Vidyalaya Katihar caters to the educational and allaround holistic developmental needs of children of Railway employees, defence personnels of Sirsa and Purnea, other transferable central Govt. and floating population of this Kosi belt on basis of priority since 1986. Here one section is in each Class from I to XII.