The Investiture Ceremony of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram was held on 28 July 2017. The chief guest for the occasion was Mr. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman D.P.S. Society. He was cordially welcomed and felicitated by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the event commenced with the inaugural lighting of the lamp.
As excitement filled the atmosphere, the orchestra played a beautiful symphony. The Principal in her address gave the audience some food for thought. Citing the example of Mahatma Gandhi she said,” His name itself describes leadership qualities and inspires us not to let these qualities define us, but for our name to define them”. The topic for the cultural programme was ‘The Power of Youth’. This was showcased through a performance by the school choir, followed by a musical play depicting the importance of education in empowering today’s youth.
The school appointees were then felicitated by the Chairman, the Principal and the Vice Principal. The Chairman administered the oath of allegiance whereby the students pledged to carry out their responsibilities with integrity and dedication, so as to uphold the glorious name of the school. Then, Mr. Shunglu, Chairman D.P.S. Society addressed the gathering and congratulated all the duty holders. He expressed the need to change the way students are taught. He said that teaching should become more analytical and less descriptive and emphasised the qualities of a great leader. The event was graced by the speeches of the school appointees who accentuated the need to realise their true potential and be confident.