The Students of Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi public school R.K Puram participated in ‘AAINA 2020’ organised by St. Xavier’s Sr. Sec. School on 23rd January 2020.The students performed an impactful Street play on the topic –‘SOCH Nazariya nahi ek naquab’ and secured the Third position. Anamika Singh of XI-X received the Best Actor award.
Yashna Rustagi (XI-E) of the Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi Public School R.K.Puram participated in ‘Villains of the Bard’, an enactment of Shakespeare’s dramatic monologue at ‘Image 2019: Sanrakshan’ organised by Cambridge school-Noida on 29th November 2019.She played the role of Iago from the play Othello and secured the First position.
Delhi Public School, R K Puram lifted the 2nd Runners up trophy of ‘International Finance Olympiad’ and ‘Global Economics Olympiad 2020’. Neasha Mittal of X E, Bhavya Lakhina of 10H, Aaditya Gupta of 11P and Japneesh Singh of 12N were awarded a cash prize of Rs twenty thousand as a team on 25th January 2020.
Sagnik Anupam and Tanish Goel of DPS RK Puram have been awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 .As a part of the award, they have received a certificate, a citation, a cash award of Rs. 1,00,000, and a tablet. They received the award from the Honourable President of India at a ceremony at the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan on 22 January 2020. They were also felicitated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India at his residence at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, and interacted with the Honorable Minister of Women and Child Development. They were also a part of the Republic Day parade on 26 January 2020 in New Delhi.
Sagnik Anupam has got the award for developing a machine-learning model that can predict water levels up to four days in advance for the Brahmani-Baitarani river basin in Odisha. For his project, he used rainfall and river discharge data from the past 40 years to train his model to predict water levels and created a cloud-computing based web app to run simulations. Combining data from satellite images and other sources, he has developed a sub-district level flood vulnerability index to help early evacuation. His early-warning system is highly generalizable and can also be used on other river systems to help flood-prone areas around the world. Recognizing his contributions to science, he has been selected as a member of the Junior Academy of the highly-acclaimed New York Academy of Sciences. Sagnik has also won laurels for India at many different international and national competitions. He was a part of the contingent for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018, held at Pittsburgh, USA. As a part of a team, he has also won a First Award in the Grade 11 Large Team category of the NASA Ames Space Settlement Design Contest 2018 and was a finalist at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge 2017, held at Orlando, USA. He was also a member of India’s first team to compete at the International Youth Physicists’ Tournament, held in Beijing, China, in 2018
Tanish was awarded the Bal Shakti Puraskar in the category of innovation .He was recognized for creating a machine learning algorithm which autonomously detected emotions based on facial expressions and speech with a team of college students in a research internship (The only high school student out of 350 college students); for winning the NASA Goddard award at the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge, with a team of 3 . He became a junior member at the New York Academy of Sciences, where he worked on a Lunar Space Settlement project with a global team (6 members from 4 countries and 5 cities).
We wish both Anupam and Tanish the best in all future endeavours and may they scale even greater heights in the years to come.
On the occasion of the 20th World Human Rights Day, the Principal, Ms Vanita Sehgal was felicitated with the prestigious 2019 Global Human Rights Protection Award at the 20th Human Rights Congress organized by the Indian Institute of Human Rights at India International Centre on 10 December 2019. The award was received on her behalf by Ms Rupa Das and Dr. Atika Dayal, Heads of the Department of Geography and English respectively along with four students.
The Human Rights Congress was presided over by Dr Rahul Rai, Director of the Indian Institute of Human Rights. The award was also conferred on Mrs Judith K K Kan’goma- Kapijimpanga High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia; Major General Mr Chris Sunday Eze (Rtd.) High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; and Mr Amadou Ndene Ndoye, Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Senegal and Principals from other schools. In their acceptance speeches, the human rights dignitaries emphasised on the strong link between democracy and human rights, stating how the two are interconnected and went hand in hand. They highlighted the need to eradicate stereotypes and bring in a new paradigm of equality for all, regardless of race, religion or socio-economic status.
The quest for knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and more than that must be prayed for. To encourage the students to widen their knowledge on the English language DPS Mathura Road had organized Inter DPS Quiz Competition on 8 December 2019. Two students from each school from classes VI to VIII participated in the competition. Aadya Kashyap and Aarav Shrivastava of VIII C from DPS RK Puram stood second.
Hindi Vikas Sansthan organised the Hindi Olympiad in September 2019. 49 students of DPS R. K. Puram got the gold, silver and bronze medals and certificates.
Prarthana Ranjan VII-A, Asmita Singh IX-F, Parth Kumar IX-K, Sushrut Datar X-I, Ritika Chaudhary VI-F, Shripriya Singh VIII-G, Bhavya Gupta XI-G
Aahana Malhotra VII-C, Ruhi Tandon VII-F, Shreya Singhal VIII-A, Gaur Krishna VI-B, Alveena Siddiqi VI-E, Aryman M. reddy VI-G, Khushali Grover IX-I, Parv Gupta X-I
Nandika pati VI-A, Jayesh Agrawal VI-A, Ira VI-E, Arna Dudeja VI-E, Nandini Nayar VI-E, Rishita Kapoor VI-E, Soumik Mukhopadhyay VI-E, Sonakshi sehgal VI-E, Aryaman Agrawal VI-G, Gargi VI-G, Purva Shankar VI-H, Mayara VI-J, Yuvraj Singhal VI-K, Pari VI-K, Aditi Singh VII-A, Chatanya Jangdha VII-A, S. Shrikriti VII-A, Shourya Gautam VII-C, Divit Singh VII-C, Nipun VII-D, Rabbi VII-D, Pranvi Parihar VII-H, Rishikash Aggarwal VII-I, Varunavi Gupta VII-J, Nirvani VIII-G, Shashwat Mishra VIII-I, Arman Jagirdar IX-B, Muskaan Saxena IX-F, Siddhant Giri IX-F, Cahaa Garg IX-H, Manasvi Garg IX-H, Priyanshi Pandey IX-H, Leesha Goel X-F, Ruhani kumar X-F