Visit of His Excellency Gustavo De Aristegui

It was a proud moment for DPS R.K.Puram when His Excellency Gustavo De Aristegui, the Spanish Ambassador graced the school with his presence on 16 April 2014. The Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini extended a warm welcome to him. His Excellency was welcomed with a melodious song followed by the lighting of the lamp. The ceremony commenced with a soothing symphony by the Indian Orchestra. Donya Alejandra Garcia Fuertes, Embassy Consul, also graced the gathering. A documentary highlighting the school’s achievements was shown. Mrs. Anita Singh, Headmistress, DPS R.K.Puram; Mrs Dolly Chanana, Headmistress DPS East of Kailash and Mrs. Archana Pental, Headmistress, DPS Vasant Vihar and were also present.

His Excellency Gustavo De Aristegui was born in Madrid in 1963. He holds a degree in law from Universidad Pontificia Comillas and a diploma in legal science from the same university. He has been in politics for 12 years. Addressing the students, Señor Aristegui highlighted the importance of values, culture and discipline. He mentioned that ethics and discipline are the tools that make a man. He also stressed on the fact that one must go beyond their limits to achieve more than what one can. Donya Alejandra Garcia Fuertes also pointed out the pleasure of learning Spanish and her most memorable moments with young children.

Dr. Saini addressed the gathering and stated that it was a historic occasion for DPS R.K.Puram and he would remember the day for the commencement of Spanish in the school. The school already offers German, French and Japanese to its students.86 students from DPS East of Kailash and 26 students from DPS Vasant Vihar have already opted for Spanish. The western choir captivated the audience by singing the Spanish version of ‘We are the World’. This was followed by a graceful classical dance. The ceremony ended with Dr. Saini delivering the vote of thanks and the Spanish and Indian national anthems.



Topper in Aptitude Test

An aptitude test was conducted in the school on 4th February 2014 for all students of class VIII-X. It was a Times NIE initiative along with ‘Think and Learn’. G Siddharth of Class IX-K topped among all the students who took the exam. He was awarded a Samsung Galaxy Tab by the Times of India Coordinator for the school, Ms. Monica Agarwal.
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Art Exhibition

The students of class XI of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organized an art exhibition on 19 February 2014 showcasing the artistic expression of the students. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini and the Vice Principal, Ms. Shobha Mehta, the Head of the Art department, Mr.Biplabi Samaddar; Jatinder Kaur, art teacher and Amit Rajput, commercial art teacher. Different kinds of mediums like canvas, oil colors, watercolors, charcoal were used. Raghavi Bhatia, Kaushikee Gupta and Divya Sinha escorted the Principal and Vice Principal to the exhibition area. The works by Raghvi Bhatia, Kaushikee Gupta, Divya Sinha, Leishemba Kth and Swati Goel were really appreciated by all. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini appreciated the artistic endeavour of the students.



Visit of Professors from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

The school hosted the visit of a delegation from Trinity College, Dublin comprising of Prof. Clive Williams, Dean of Engineering, Maths and Science; Prof. Timothy Savage, Dean of Online Education and Assistant Professor of Computer Science; and Prof. Juergen Barkhoff, Director of the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute and Professor of Germanic Studies in the School of Languages, Literature and Cultural Studies; and Ms. Suchita Ohri, Country Advisor (India), Office of the Vice President for Global Relations, Trinity College.

The delegation first met with the Principal Dr. D. R. Saini, Education Counsellor Ms. Mamta Sharma, and Counsellor Mrs. Reena Vardhan, and discussed general issues regarding admission of our students to Trinity. While discussing the various features of their institution, the delegation also informed the Principal that Trinity planned to include the Indian Constitution in their course entitled International Law.

This was followed by an interactive presentation in the AVH for Class 11 students.

A great deal of interest was shown by the students, who asked several questions on the courses taught, eligibility criteria, the selection process and why a student should select Trinity over other prestigious institutions such as LSE.

It was a very informative session and greatly appreciated by the guests as well as the staff and students present.

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‘KAVYANJALI’

Under the guidance and motivation of Dr. D. R. Saini, the Principal of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram, the Hindi Department of the school organized an interschool competition titled – ‘Kavyanjali’ which included poetry recitation, Ghazal and Qawwali contests on Friday, 31st January 2014. The Chief Guest for the event was Mrs.Mridula Garg, a renowned writer, who was recently felicitated with the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award. The Head of Department of Art, DPS R.K.Puram, Mr. Biplabi Samaddar, presented Mrs.Garg with a portrait of her, made by him. The Head of the Hindi Department, Dr. V.D. Aggarwal introduced her to the audience. Stressing on the importance of Hindi, our national language, Mrs Garg exhorted the students to cherish it as it had deep cultural roots.

A lamp lighting ceremony took place upon the arrival of the judges and they were presented with mementos. The event was split into three categories; the first being ‘Prerna ke swar’ which was judged by the famous writer, Mrs. Usha Mahajan and Shri Ashish, a journalist and poet. Prof. Aqil Ahmad, Secretary, Ghalib Academy and Mrs. Anita Seth, a Ghazal singer judged the second event of the evening, ‘Ghazal ke Saaye’. Concluding this cultural extravaganza, was ‘Qawwali’, judged by media person, Mr. Anurag Dhanda and music director, Mahesh Prabhakar.

A literature-based notable competition with the participation of sixteen schools, it was a breathtaking experience to see each and every child exhibit a unique talent. While the poetry recitation of each student was engaging, the melodious voices of students singing ghazals mesmerized everyone. The aim of the function was to inculcate cultural values and the importance of Hindi in young minds. The show was the combined effort of all the teachers of the Hindi department and volunteers from classes IX to XI. The concept of ‘Kavyanjali’ was visualized by Ms. Fatma Kirmani, Hindi Co-ordinator, DPS RK Puram.



Ishq-I-Dilli:A Visual Portrayal of the 7 Cities of Delhi

Ishq-I-Dilli:A visual portrayal of the 7 cities of Delhi – If India is the body; Delhi is the soul

The History Club under the aegis of Department of History, D.P.S. R. K. Puram organized an exhibition to portray the 7 cities of Delhi through the medium of breath-taking sketches, drawings, water colours and photographs, on January 27, 2014. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini and the esteemed Chief Guest, Mrs. Purnima Datt, INTACH. The occasion was also graced by the presence of Professor Narayani Gupta, an expert on the city of Delhi; Dr. Sandhya Dwivedi, ASI; Mrs. Shubra Tandon, Sanskriti Foundation; Prof. Amitabha Bagchi of IIT Delhi (hosts a web page ‘writing on Delhi’) and an alumini of DPS RK Puram & his spouse Mrs. Ratika Kapur Bagchi, both of whom are writers of best selling novels ; Mrs. Shamika Goel; Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta and Headmistress, Mrs Anita Singh.

The exhibition portrayed a glimpse of the 7 ancient cities of Delhi, namely, Shahjahanabad, Firozabad, Shergarh, Siri, Tughlagabad, Mehrauli and Qila Rai Pithora. Photographs clicked by Aditya Mehta, a student of class XI, were displayed alongside sketches and drawings by Tarang Kaur, Divya Sinha, Nanki Singh,Vrinda Baheti,Raghavi Bhatia, and Sanyaa Mehrotra. The intricacies captured by the students were remarkable and appreciated by all. “The points of view displayed by the students are unusual. Exhibitions like these are just the beginning ,”remarked the chief guest. The Principal praised the idea and the awareness being spread and said “We need to understand our past to acknowledge our present and look forward to our future.”
The idea of capturing history through photo stories and history walks was ground-breaking. All in all, the exhibition was a success and the hard work and effort put in to capture the intricacies and details were admired by all .



Visit of Dr.Raghuram Rajan

It was a red-letter day for Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram when the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and a prestigious alumnus, Dr. Raghuram Rajan visited the school on 23rd January 2014. Dr. Rajan was the Chief Economic Advisor to the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He has also been the Chief Economist at the International Monetary Fund.

The programme commenced with the lighting of the lamp. The chief guest was welcomed by the Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini with a bouquet and a portrait of him made by the Art Department of the school. Also present on the occasion were Rear Admiral M.M. Chopra, Vice Chairman of the DPS Society; Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta; Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra, Mrs.Pushpa Agarwal; and the Headmistresses, Ms Vanita Sehgal and Mrs. Anita Singh.

The cultural program began with a performance by the Indian orchestra, which was followed by a video giving a glimpse of the achievements of the school. The Principal, Dr.Saini thanked Dr.Rajan for taking out time from his busy schedule and said that he was a ‘role model’ for the students. Next in store was a melodious patriotic song by the Hindi music choir. The Western vocal choir sang a melodious self-composed A cappella followed by a beautiful Bharatnatyam group dance presented by the students. The students showcased a performance of the folk dance, ‘Dholu Kunita’. Some students shared their thoughts about the school and how the institution prepares them for what lies ahead in life.

The students presented an energetic dance performance based on the song, ’Khwaab’. The tiny tots of DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the underprivileged run on the premises of DPS R.K.Puram, enthralled everyone with a patriotic dance on the freedom struggle. The Economics magazine ‘Econox’ was released by Admiral Chopra and was dedicated to Dr. Rajan. Admiral Chopra, in his interaction with the audience, emphasized on the fact that all great men survey the world to find things to do but visionaries survey the universe to find gaps which can be filled by them. Addressing the gathering,Dr. Rajan said that he was very happy to reconnect with his alma mater. Dr Rajan exhorted the students ‘to do what they enjoy’ and to remember that luck plays a huge role in life. According to him, it is important to accept the challenges in life and to try new things and that there was a great sense of fulfillment in the service of others. His speech left the audience mesmerized. This was followed by a felicitation ceremony where students were awarded for excellence in academics and other fields.
It was a truly enriching experience for one and all.

RBI Governor Back to School

Photographs Part I

Photographs Part II



Dr Virander Chauhan, Director, ICGEB mesmerizes students as a Guest Speaker

Genesis, the Biotechnology Club of DPS, R.K.Puram organized a Guest Speaker Programme on 20th January 2014 for Class XI in which Dr Virender Chauhan , Director, ICGEB,(International Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology) was invited as the Guest Speaker. Dr Chauhan enlightened the students with the recent advances and future prospects in the field of Biotechnology. He spoke about latest diagnostic techniques used for Malaria and Tuberculosis detection like Mass Spectroscopy, synthetic antibiotics, vaccine development and crop improvement. He encouraged the students to develop a ‘scientific curiousity’.

The Biotechnology Magazine ‘Vision Biotech’ was also released by Dr Chauhan. Students put up questions related to Japanese Encephalitis, stem cells, Rhinovirus, HINI virus and dengue.

The Principal, Dr D.R. Saini; the Vice Principal,Ms Shobha Mehta; Headmistress Ms Anita Singh; Mr S.K.Arora, Head of the Biology Department and Ms Niva Chhonkar, Incharge, Biotechnology were present during the lecture.

It was an interactive session, and a great learning experience for teachers and students alike.



Class XII Farewell 2014

(Part I)

(Part II)



Alumini Meet 2013-14



Frameworks – A Newly Formed Club Based on Architecture

Frameworks, a newly formed club based on architecture is the initiative of Vedant Puri, Shubham Aggarwal and Himanshu Modi, students of class XI.The club caters to those interested in architecture and those whose imagination surpasses limits. The club aspires to make changes in the school in terms of architecture. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini recently approved the club’s first project, “School Map”.
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World Mathematical Crusade 2013

The World Mathematical Crusade was hosted by Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram on the 26 December 2013.Over 50 schools across the country participated in the event. The chief guest on the occasion was the Chairman of the CBSE, Mr. Vineet Joshi. The guest of honour was the founder of Ganit Guru and Managing Director of Elipsis Consulting Pvt. Ltd, Dr. Atul Nischal. Also present on the occasion were the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Headmistress, Mrs.Anita Singh; the Head of Department of Mathematics, Dr. Sushma Suneja; MatSoc Incharge, Mr.Anil Kathuria; and the faculty of the Mathematics department and members of Mathematical society.

The inaugural ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp. All the guests were warmly welcomed with a heart-warming performance by the school orchestra followed by breath-taking classical and bharatnatyam dance performances. The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra gave a heart-rending dance performance which outlined several key issues like female foeticide, dowry and education of the girl child. The Western Vocal choir sang a melodious self composed A Cappella followed by an energetic dance performance on the track ‘Radioactive’. A fascinating presentation on the Fibonacci sequence was shown to the students.

The Principal, Dr. D.R.Saini, extended a warm welcome to all the guests and expressed the view that, ‘Mathematics transcends all boundaries of region, language and culture’. The chief guest, Mr. Vineet Joshi, spoke about the significance of the discipline in our daily lives. According to Dr. Nischal, mathematics is, ‘an integral part of our understanding of society as well as an important tool in learning critical thinking and problem solving’. The chief guest officially released the annual math magazine, ‘Mathyard’.

The various events started soon after the inaugural ceremony. The guest of honour was overwhelmed by the scintillating exhibition and presentations organised by students of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram It was greatly appreciated by the visiting faculty members of participating schools. The competitions on the occasion were, Math Quiz, Problem Bazaar, Intrigued, Pseudo Code and Surprise Event. This was followed by the prize distribution ceremony. The overall winner of the event was Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram. Being the host school, the trophy was passed on to Modern Delhi Public School, Faridabad. The second position was bagged by Delhi Public School, Noida. While the third position was won by Amity International School, Saket.

The Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta delivered the vote of thanks. The Crusade served as an effective forum for Math enthusiasts to share their interests and was an enriching experience for one and all.

Opening Ceremony

Events and Award Ceremony

Overall Winners
1st Position-Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram*(Non-competitive)
1st Position- Modern Delhi Public School, Faridabad
2nd Position- Delhi Public School, Noida
3rd Position- Amity International School, Saket

Event-wise Results

• Quiz
1st Position-Delhi Public School, Noida
2nd Position- Delhi Public School, Faridabad
3rd Position – Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram*(Non-competitive)
3rd Position – Delhi Public School, Vidyut Nagar

• Surprise Event
1st Position- Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram*(Non-competitive)
1st Position- Modern Delhi Public School, Faridabad
2nd Position- Delhi Public School, Noida
3rd Position- Delhi Public School, Mathura Road

• Problem Bazaar
1st Position- Amity International School, Saket
2nd Position- Delhi Public School, Bopal, Ahmedabad
3rd Position- Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram*(Non-competitive)
3rd Position- Sanskriti School, Chanakyapuri

• Pseudo_Code
1st Position- Amity International School, Saket
2nd Position- Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram*(Non-competitive)
2nd Position- Ahlcon Public School, Mayur Vihar
3rd Position- Modern Delhi Public School, Faridabad

• Intrigued
1st Position- Modern Delhi Public School, Faridabad
2nd Position- D.A.V Public School, Gurgaon
3rd Position- Delhi Public School, Faridabad

• Rubik’s Cube
Special Mention-Varun Gandhi of Manav Sthali School



The 6th Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament 2013 – Closing Ceremony

The closing ceremony of the 6th Armaan Dogra Memorial Football Tournament 2013 was held on 24 December 2013. The tournament was held for the students of classes six to eight. Dr Vivek Gogia, an IPS and Joint Commissioner of Police of South- East range, Delhi, consented to be the chief guest. Mr Atul Wassan, former cricketer; Mr. Praveen Jolly, Asian Games Bronze medallist; Mr Garry Guyan, Head coach, Arsenal Soccer School, India; Mr Anadi Barua, coach of Indian women’s football team; Mr Tarun Roy, International level football player; and Mr. Chaman Gupta of Doordarshan also graced the gathering. The Principal, Dr.D.R.Saini; Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta; Mrs Pushpa Agarwal, Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra; and Headmistresses, Ms Vanita Sehgal and Mrs Anita Singh were also present.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by the guests followed by their felicitation by Dr and Mrs Dogra, parents of Armaan. The Principal, Dr. Saini addressed the gathering and spoke about traits like ‘honesty, dedication, fairness’ taught by sports.

The cultural program included an inspiring song by the Indian choir, followed by dance performances by students of class 6th and 7th and DPS Shiksha Kendra. Dr. Dogra told students to gain inspiration from the ace players. Mr Atul Wassan spoke to the participants about the role of sports in a child’s life. Mr Praveen Jolly and Mr Garry Guyan elucidated that hard work is the only way to success and said that Armaan’s memory would always be treasured by one and all . Dr Gogia also mentioned that “it is imperative that we should not be afraid of being tested and should look forward to challenges.”

The match between the 6th- 8th All Stars was played followed by the award distribution. From class six, sections J, A and E got the first, second and third positions respectively. Class Seven awards for the first, second and third positions were bagged by sections G, E and K respectively and class 8th winners were sections F, I and J respectively. The special prizes were given to Japman Singh of 8-F for the Best Goalkeeper; Niharika Sharma of 8- I for the Best Girl Player; Anirudh Samaddar of 6-J for scoring the Highest Number of Goals (13); Parth Kothari of 6-J for the Best Player of the Tournament; Kartikey Gupta of 7-I for the Best Striker and Aakrash Jain of 8-F for the Best Defender. The All Stars match was won by 8th standard.

After the award distribution, the chief guest, Dr Gogia officially declared the tournament closed. The Vice Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta delivered the vote of thanks and impressed on the students the importance of contributing to society.

Closing Ceremony (Part I)

Closing Ceremony (Part II)



Physics Symposium “Edison Convention”

Edison Convention – an inter school Physics symposium was held on 21st December 2013. The event was organized by “Physoc” the Physics Society of Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram. 350 students from 38 schools of Delhi and the NCR participated in this event. Several competitions like Quiz, debate , Ad-dict etc.were held. Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar was declared the overall winner.

The Edison Convention proved to be a great learning experience for the participants and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Prof. Dr. Saumitra Mukherjee of Remote Sensing and Space Exploration from Jawaharlal Nehru University presided over the function. Dr. Mukherjee along with the Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; Vice Principal Mrs. Shobha Mehta and Mr. J. S. Virdi, Head of the Physics Department, inaugurated the annual Physics magazine of Delhi Public School R. K. Puram. The event was a huge success.

Opening Ceremony, Events and Award Ceremony




Scholar Badge Ceremony Class VII (Sections G-K)

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the Scholar Badge ceremony for Class VII, Sections G-K on the 24th of December 2013. The Principal, Dr D.R. Saini welcomed the Chief Guest, Mr D.P. Singh, CMD of Punjab and Sind Bank with a bouquet of flowers.

The ceremony commenced with a scintillating performance by the school orchestra. This was followed by a touching dance performance by the little stars of DPS Shiksha Kendra. A short video clip on the achievements of the school was screened. The students presented an energetic dance performance on the song, ’Khwaab’ followed by the school western choir’s rendition of, ‘Give me hope, Joanna’ which left the audience spellbound. After this, a Hindi skit on the importance of never losing hope was shown before a quirky English musical complete with a British Harry Potter and a rapping Dumbledore.

The Principal emphasized the role of parents and hard work in achieving success using several notable DPS alumni including Shreya Vardhan as examples. The Chief Guest then spoke about how any obstacle can be overcome through sheer grit and determination giving the example of Olympic boxer Mary Kom who despite being a mother of three is planning on competing in the next Olympics.

The much awaited award ceremony began with Ms Mini Rathore, representative of class VII congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Meritorious students were acknowledged for their continuous excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities. The vote of thanks was given by the headmistress Ms Anita Singh who asked parents to imbibe in themselves the ability to listen to their children and proudly proclaimed her belief that 100% of the students would get a Scholar Badge next year. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem.

Opening Ceremony

Award Ceremony (Part I)

Award Ceremony (Part II)



Scholar Badge Ceremony – Class X (Sections A-G)

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the Scholar Badge ceremony for Class X, Sections A-G on 19th December 2013, in the audio visual hall. The chief guest was Prof. B.P. Khandelwal, Member of DPS Society and Managing Committee, DPS R.K.Puram. The Principal, Dr. D R Saini welcomed the chief guest with bouquets.

The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by a mesmerizing performance by the school orchestra. The tiny tots of DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the underprivileged run on the premises of DPS R.K.Puram, enthralled everyone with their beautiful dance performance. A short video clip on the achievements of the school was screened.

The Principal, Dr. D. R. Saini warmly welcomed everyone and stressed on the importance of hard work and the role sports plays in the life of a student. This was followed a musical extravaganza which included scintillating dance performances and exhilarating songs which left the audience spellbound. Addressing the students, Prof. B.P. Khandelwal quoted hymns from the Rig-Veda and shared his views on the importance of living in harmony. He also congratulated all the students on their achievements.

The much-awaited award ceremony began with Ms. Anjana Virmani, Representative of Class X, congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Meritorious students were awarded blue blazers and badges for continuous academic excellence and red ties, blazers and badges were given to students excelling in extra-curricular activities like sports, music and dance. The vote of thanks was given by the Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal. It was a proud moment for the parents present. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem.

Scholar Badge Ceremony-Class X (Sections A-G) Opening Ceremony

Scholar Badge Ceremony-Class X (Sections A-G) Award Ceremony (Part I)

Scholar Badge Ceremony-Class X (Sections A-G) Award Ceremony (Part II)



Scholar Badge Ceremony- Class VII (Sections A-F)

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the scholar badge ceremony for class VII on the 18th of December 2013.The Scholar Badge ceremony is the most coveted event in the school’s calendar with the prime objective of acknowledging talent and promoting excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities. The chief guest was Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Luthra, Member of the DPS Society and the Managing Committee, DPS R.K. Puram. The Principal, Dr. D R Saini welcomed the guest with a bouquet.

The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by a mesmerizing performance by the school orchestra. The tiny tots of DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the underprivileged run on the premises of DPS R.K.Puram, enthralled everyone with their scintillating dance performance. A short video clip on the achievements of the school was screened. The Principal warmly welcomed everyone and shed light on the school’s achievements in the past year in the fields of academics and sports. The school choir performed a melodious symphony on the song, ‘Give me hope, Joanna’ which was followed by a group dance on the song, ‘Khwaab’. An inspring rendition of hope was portrayed through both a Hindi and an English skit which was performed by the immensely talented students of the school.

The chief guest, Dr. (Mrs.) Usha Luthra addressed the gathering and congratulated all the students for their achievements. She emphasized the need for a holistic development and stressed on the importance of character building and sensitization of students besides academic progress.

The much awaited award ceremony began with Mrs. Dimple Menon, Representative of class 7th congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Meritorious students were acknowledged for their continuous excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities like sports, music, and dance. The vote of thanks was given by the Head Mistress, Mrs. Anita Singh. It was a proud moment for the parents present. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem.

Opening Ceremony

Award Ceremony (Part I)

Award Ceremony (Part II)



Scholar Badge Ceremony – Class X (Sections H-M)

Delhi Public School, R.K Puram hosted the scholar badge ceremony for Class X (sections H-M) on 17 December 2013 in the Audio Visual Hall. This is a day when students are felicitated for excellence in academics as well as extracurricular activities. The chief guest was Mr Ajit M. Sharan, Secretary of Department of Sports, and the Guest of Honour was Dr.(Mrs) Pankaj Mittal, Vice Chancellor of Bhagat Phool Singh Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Sonipat. The Principal, DR. D R Saini welcomed the guests with bouquets.

The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp followed by an enthralling performance by the school orchestra. There was a motivating video on the school’s motto ‘Service before Self. A beautiful dance was presented by the students of DPS Shiksha Kendra. A short video of the achievements of the school was screened. The Principal, Dr. Saini warmly welcomed everyone and highlighted the school’s achievements in the past year in the fields of academics and sports. This was followed by a musical extravaganza on the theme ‘Service before Self’ by the students of Class X that left the audience spell bound.

The Guest of Honour, Dr. (Mrs) Pankaj Mittal, congratulated the students and stressed on the importance of character building in a student’s life. The chief guest, Mr Ajit M. Sharan, motivated students to work hard and express their individuality.

The much-awaited award ceremony began with Ms. Kavita Saxena, Representative of Class X, congratulating the recipients of the various awards. Meritorious students were awarded blue blazers and badges for continuous academic excellence and red ties, blazers and badges were given to students excelling in extra-curricular activities like sports, music and dance. The vote of thanks was given by the Headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, who re-iterated the need for selflessness in modern society. It was a proud moment for the parents present. The ceremony concluded with the national anthem.

Opening Ceremony

Award Ceremony (Part I)

Award Ceremony (Part II)



Scholar Badge Ceremony of class XI -Sections G,H,I,M,N,O,S-X

The Scholar Badge Ceremony for class XI, Sections G,H,I,M,N,O,S-X, was held on 16 December 2013. Meritorious students were awarded for excellence in academics and extra-curricular activities. The chief guest was Mrs. Shovana Narayan, Member of DPS Society and Managing Committee, DPS R.K.Puram The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; the Vice Principal, Mrs. Shobha Mehta; Mrs. Pushpa Agarwal, Vice Principal of DPS Shiksha Kendra; and the headmistress, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, were also present. The ceremony commenced with the lighting of the lamp.

The cultural program began with a melodious symphony by the Indian orchestra. This was followed by the welcome address by the Principal where he stressed on the importance of punctuality, honesty and sincerity in a student. A documentary demonstrated the achievements of the school in various fields. There was a motivational song by the school choir followed by a dance performance. An inspirational clip was shown and a few thoughts were shared by the students where they quoted mavericks like Nelson Mandela, Barack Obama and Harivansh Rai Bachhan.

The students of DPS Shiksha Kendra presented a dance. The chief guest addressed the students and spoke about the importance of ethical values and said that ‘a healthy mind leads to a healthy body and a sense of inner happiness’. The most awaited award distribution commenced and the students were awarded gold medals, blue ties, badges and blazers, green badges, red ties and red blazers for excellence in various fields. Special awards like the Unnati Iyer Award and Deepanvita Award were also given to meritorious students. The ceremony concluded with the vote of thanks by Mrs. Shobha Mehta followed by the National Anthem.

Opening Ceremony

Award Ceremony (Part I)

Award Ceremony (Part II)



Scholar Badge Ceremony for Class IX (Sections G-M) -December 11, 2013

The scholar badge ceremony for Class 9, sections G to M was held on 11 December 2013. Professor Abhishek Mishra, Minister of State for Science and Technology in the U.P. Government was the chief guest for the event. The Principal, Dr. D.R. Saini; Vice-Principal, Mrs Shobha Mehta and Head Mistresses, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Mrs. Anita Singh graced the occasion.

The cultural programme commenced with an invocatory Indian classical music performance. The Principal felicitated the Chief Guest. The students of DPS.Shiksha Kendra performed an inspiring dance depicting how hard-work, determination and will power can overcome every obstacle. A short film threw light on the achievements of the students in academics as well as sports and extra-curricular activities. A musical play titled ‘Life is what you make of it’ incorporated dance, drama and music to highlight how perseverance can make dreams come true.

At the end of the cultural programme, the chief guest, Prof.Mishra expressed his immense pride in the school, his alma mater. He lauded the parents on raising excellent children and congratulated the teachers. Towards the end of his speech he quoted Nelson Mandela by saying “It is impossible until it is done.”

The Armaan Dogra Memorial Award was given to Aplekshta of class 9-J for being the best All Rounder of the year 2013. Finally, the scholar badges were handed out to students, amidst thunderous applause. The vote of thanks was delivered by Ms.Vanita Sehgal.

Opening Ceremony

Award Ceremony (Part I)

Award Ceremony (Part II)



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