Winners ‘Tenalach’- An Inter DPS Environment Festival

DPS Mathura Road organized ‘Tenalach’- An Inter DPS Environment Festival on 27th November 2020. TENALACH is an Irish word used to describe a relationship one has with the land, air and water, a deep connection with nature. These competitions were organized to encourage the young citizens to do their bit in protecting the environment and develop a sense of responsibility and commitment towards the same.The students of  Delhi Public School , R.K. Puram participated in various competitions like The Creator’s Project ,Poetry Writing, AD MAD and Voice It Out.The results of the competitions are as follows:

S.NONAME OF THE EVENTNAME OF THE STUDENTSCLASS/SECTIONPRIZE WON
1.The Creator’s ProjectAnushka DeyXI-VFirst
2.Voice It OutVansh JainAyan B DasXI-TXI-VFirst
3.Poetry WritingPraniti GuliyaniXI-UConsolation

2nd BMU Inter-School National Constitution Day Debate

26 November 2020 : The school team from the Debating Society participated in the 2nd BMU Inter-School National Constitution Day Debate organised by the Law School of the BML Munjal University on 26November 2020. 

The competition was based on applying and debating Constitutional principles to a fictitious factual scenario and presenting both views on an issue. More than 32 schools from all over the country; including cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi-NCR participated in the event. 

The school team of : Drona Sharma (11 V), Shashank Sinha (11 U), Areeb Nabi (12 U) and Manhar Bansal (12U) after qualifying the three successive preliminary rounds held on 22 November;  beat the defending champions – Modern School, Barakhamba Road in the semi finals. The finals were conducted between DPS RK Puram and La Martiniere School, Kolkata. The school team came second, with a narrow margin. 

The competition was judged by senior Constitutional lawyers practising in the Supreme Court of India and the other courts. It was an enriching experience for the team. 

National Winner Google India Code To Learn Challenge 2019-20

Anmol Singh Dhaliwal of class XII H received a certificate, an HP Chromebook and other Google branded gifts for being a national winner in the Machine Learning category of the Google India Code to Learn Challenge 2019-20. The competition involved creating a socially impactful machine learning project using Google Cloud AutoML. His submission was based on using Machine Learning to diagnose four retinal conditions – Choroidal Neovascularization, Diabetic Macular Edema, Drusen and Normal – from Ocular Optical Coherence Tomography scans.’

Vasant Valley- Laissez-Faire Quiz competition

Shikhar Sarangi of Class XII-R secured the third position in the Vasant Valley Laissez-Faire quiz, an event held on 31 July 2020 which saw almost 200 participants compete for the coveted prize. There were two rounds of elimination, which left just 4 schools in the final. The final was conducted in 8 stages. This was one of the first instances of an online quiz conducted through a Zoom meeting.

Winner Aatmanirbhar Bharat Ideathon by HRD Ministry

Aryan Gulati of Class XII G  had recently taken part in the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Ideathon organized by the HRD Ministry and has been selected as the winner in the Sustainable Environment category for his project Lung AI: the COVID 19 detector for the Medical & Pharmacy Sector. He was also the only student at 17 who has been selected as a winner amongst the others much older than him and the closest being 32 years old.  He has been chosen as one of the 5 national winners among 5 categories of the Ideathon and will be awarded a cash prize of 2 lakhs to further implement his idea at the national level with the Government of India.  

Apart from, the software is currently under ICMR validation for further testing depending on which it may be used as India’s first ever Artificial Intelligence based COVID-19 Detector to further coronavirus testing in India.

For further viewing of his  project : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH2MW58teVs

The  result can also be viewed at https://www.ssipbvm.com/IdeathonResult.html

under the Sustainable Environment Category. 

Delhi Girl Among 15 Indians To Receive The Princess Diana Award

Outstanding young hero from india receives award in memory of Princess Diana

Delhi girl Samika Gupta, 11 yrs, has been conferred with the prestigious Princess Diana Award for her humanitarian efforts among the slum children in Delhi to create and sustain positive change.

Samika stands on a chair so she can reach the blackboard, not as a pupil but as a volunteer teacher in a child-to-child education programme run by the Indian NGO Anukulan. Having recognised that many are struggling for even the basics in life, Samika inspires and motivates children living in slum conditions to recognise education as a way of improving their lives, teaching that essentials such as healthcare and food are a human right. She also helps to collect and distribute donations of food, clothing, books and toys, as well as volunteering in art and yoga workshops, health and dental clinics.

Winner Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam National E- Debate Competition

DR. A.P.J ABDUL KALAM NATIONAL E- DEBATE COMPETITION was held on 5th July 2020. The 1st position was bagged by  Anjali Kedia of Class XII L. The debate was organised by the renowned organisation“ Aid and Abet Legal Clinic”. The debate was open to all school, graduate or postgraduate students. There were two rounds. For the Preliminary round, the motion tabled before the house was “News channels do not meaningfully influence the society” and Anjali spoke for the motion. In the final round, the motion was “Nuclear Disarmament is mandatory for World Peace” where she spoke Against the motion. The chief guest for the event was the Dean of the School of Law and Justice, Adamas University. Anjali was declared the winner and was awarded a certificate and a cash price of Rs.500.

‘Gold Finalist’ Award

In June 2020, the Royal Commonwealth Society of London organized an essay writing competition for students. The theme of the 2020 competition was ‘Climate Action and the Commonwealth’. Praniti Gulyani of XI-U was awarded the ‘Gold Finalist’ award for her essay entitled ‘Change – A Way of Life’, out of over 13,000 entries worldwide.

Scaling New Heights in the JSTSE 2019-20

Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE), conducted by the Science Branch of the Directorate of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi was held on 15 December, 2019. 

The objective of this scheme is to identify the most brilliant students in the state in Class IX and recognize their scientific aptitude by giving each a scholarship and a certificate. The first 100 rank holders get a one time scholarship amount of Rs.2000/- while the next 50 rank holders get a one time scholarship amount of Rs.1000/-. 

Twenty seven students of DPS RK Puram have qualified in JSTSE out of a total of 151 students in the state. The names of the JSTSE scholars are as follows:
SHAIL CHOUDHARY, PRATHAMESH JHA, ISHAAN SEMWAL, AYUSH KUMAR, ASHUTOSH SHUKLA, UTKARSH CHAUHAN, NIGAM JEE, SHUBHAANKAR GUPTA, VATSA GUPTA, DIVYANSH NAYAN, MEHUL SRIVASTAVA, SHASHWAT SHANKAR, ISHAAN ATTAM, ADITYA RAJ SINGH, RAHUL KUMAR NIRALA, YADUL JAIN, ADIT DAHIYA, AADI NARAYAN PRAKASH, ADVIK DAHIYA, SATYAM BIRLA, PALLI AMRIT RAO, TANMAY ARORA, ARCHIT CHOUDHARY, ABHINAV TIWARI, ARMAAN JAGIRDAR, JAI ANSH SINGH BINDRA, PARTH KUMAR

NTSE Results 2019-20 Stage-1

Ten students from Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram qualified in NTSE Stage 1 from Delhi out of 156 students in the current academic session. The results were declared on 16th March 2020.

1. Aryan Arora
2. Samyak Sheersh
3. Gopal Krishna Haldar
4. Shashwat Jha
5. Ayush Chouhan
6. Peeyush Jha
7. Pratyush Singh
8. Adarsh Kumar
9. Ankit Ghosh
10. Abhinav Kumar

We are proud of our students’ achievements and  wish them the very best for NTSE stage 2.

Toyota Hackathon 2019

First Round (9th December 2019) and Second round (13th December) of the same were online and all teams with the following members of DPS RKPuram were qualified for the finals held on 1st-2nd February 2020 of the same.

Team Name

Student Name 1

Student Name 2

2977F5

Somesh Kar

Pulkit Garg

EXUNCLAN

Angad Singh

Ashvin Verma

AVIATO

Sarthak Mangla

Ishir Bhardwaj

PHEONIX

Aryaman Chandra

Akshit Kumar

BITS

Sambhav Gupta

Manan Roongta

Team 2977F5 won the 1st prize, which includes:

  • 2 Gold Medals for the participants

  • 1 Plaque for the School