Guest Speaker Programme

Delhi Public School RK Puram organised a virtual Guest Speaker Programme on the topic “Cyber Security and Safety” The webinar was organised on May 04, 2021 for the students of Classes IX-XII. The guest speakers were Mr. Aditya Gautam, ACP Cyber Crime, Delhi Police and Ms. Charu Makkar, Advocate.

Mr. Aditya Gautam, currently posted as ACP, Cyber Cell, is a 2013 batch DANIPS officer. He has done Bachelors of Engineering in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi and MBA in Human Resources from Management Development Institute, Gurgaon. He holds a PG Diploma in Cyber Law and Cyber Forensics from National Law School, Bangalore. He has previously been posted as ACP/Crime Branch, ACP/Operation Cell in Dwarka district. He has been with the Cyber Cell for more than two years.

Ms. Charu Makkar is a member of the Juvenile Justice Court, Delhi. She completed BA (Hons)

in Psychology and Masters in Social Work from Delhi University, has 25 years experience of working with NGOs, State and Central government and the United Nations on issues of child rights and child protection & rehabilitation. She is a Senior Consultant with Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA), Ministry of Women and Child Development, responsible for coordination, monitoring and capacity building for the Northern Region comprising 11 states.

Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan, Headmistress, Ms Rashmi Malhotra and the Reps, Class Teachers and students of class IX, X and XII attended the Guest Speaker Programme.

The session began with the Principal’s address to the audience. She spoke of the importance of being well aware about Cyber Safety and Security especially in these testing times when everything, ranging from businesses to education, has turned online.

During the session, the speakers spoke a great deal about the importance of Cyber Security and Safety while discussing real life examples. They emphasised on the importance of Cyber Security and discussed ways in which it could be met. 

This was followed by a Question and Answer session where the speakers patiently answered a wide range of questions providing a great deal of insight into the topic punctuated with practical advice for students, parents and teachers.

The Guest Speaker Programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks by the Headmistress Mrs.Rashmi Malhotra. 

The event was organised by Ms Archna Deepak and Ms. Shelly Malhotra with technical support from Mr Mukesh Kumar and his team.