18-19 April, 2022

A Disaster Management mock drill was conducted at DPS R.K.Puram, Delhi on 18th April 2022 for classes VI to X and on 19th April 2022 for class XII. 

It was organized in the school premises with the help of teachers and security guards under the guidance of the school Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan. The purpose of conducting the mock drill was to make the students and teachers acquainted with the exit route in a staggered way, following the COVID protocols. All the students present, participated in the drill.

The drill was carried out in a systematic manner, with the ringing of the fire alarm and announcement by the respective Vice Principal, Headmistress and Supervisor. The students were evacuated to their designated open assembly point as per the color coded evacuation plan. After the exercise, they went back to their classes and were again briefed about the route they need to follow in case of such an emergency. 

The guidelines provided by the DOE were strictly followed. Some areas of improvement have been identified after the debriefing session which would be considered for the next mock drill.

Overall it was a well executed drill coordinated by Disaster Management coordinator, Ms. Vinita Gupta along with all the team Incharges, their members and all other staff members of the school.