Delhi Public School R.K. Puram hosted their first ever Interactive Career Fair on 23 May, 2018 for students from classes X to XII and their parents. Representatives of various International and National Universities, Government Bodies, the Defence and Social Development Sectors took part in this Career Fair.
The event commenced with the inaugural lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal; Vice Principals Ms. Anita Singh, Dr. Renu Nayar, and Ms. Padma Srinivasan; Headmistress Ms. Rashmi Malhotra and Director, Envision India Education Services (EIE), Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj.
This was followed by a presentation by the Indian Choir – a mesmerizing ode to the almighty, the Ganesh Stuti.
In her enlightening speech, the Principal praised the phenomenal performance and reminisced of her college years when there was very little scope for humanities students in particular, contrary to the vast multitude of opportunities available today. She mentioned the importance of this sort of exposure and was glad that students now have a wider world to explore.
The Principal’s speech gave way to the Western Choir of our school which left the audience awestruck and enthralled with an original composition, a post which the Western Dance Society portrayed a rendition of the story Snow White in a beautiful and enchanting manner.
Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj, Director, EIE and Ms. Indu Bhargava, Head, EIE, felicitated our esteemed Principal with a token of appreciation, and then addressed the audience, emphasizing on the idea of nurturing the vision for building a strong foundation for the youth of the country.
There were numerous professionals from various renowned institutions: British Council, College Board, USIEF and specialists from educational institutions of Germany and New Zealand who gave presentations in the AVH. They interacted with the audience and informed them about various processes regarding exams and admissions.
Representatives from individual institutions had one-on-one interactive sessions with interested students and parents.
There was a special simulation of a fighter plane by the Indian Air Force that left the students with gaping eyes. It explained the various branches and fields of the Air Force along with the eligibility criteria.
The event, the first of its kind, proved to be an enriching experience for all who attended.