Trip to Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust

The Social Service Club of DPS R.K. Puram organised a trip to the Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Karkardooma, Delhi for the students of Classes IX, X and XI on Saturday, 29 September 2018. They were accompanied by three teachers-Ms. Usha Diptivilasa, In-charge Social Service Club, Ms. Manu Gupta and Ms. Sudha Sharma.

The Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust provides rehabilitation services to children with disabilities through a holistic approach comprising inclusive education, medical care, vocational training, child guidance and self-employment. Approximately 30 students of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram travelled to Karkardooma in East Delhi where they were given a tour of the Amar Jyoti Inclusive Education School. There were impressive facilities for the differently abled such as a computer lab with specialized devices for visually impaired students and a facility to build customized prosthetic limbs for those who require them. There were classes for various vocational skills, such as beauty, pottery, bakery, weaving, jewellery making, computer courses and many more. Students had the chance to interact with the teachers of the Trust who shed light on the concept of inclusive education. They also interacted with the differently-abled students who shared their background stories and their ambitions for the future.

The visit ended with a friendly basketball match wherein one of the visiting student sat on a wheelchair to play the match on equal footing with the students of the Trust. Later, a dance performance on a patriotic song was presented by the students of Amar Jyoti, the main highlight of which was that the normal and the differently abled performed together on stage. The visit proved to be an enriching experience for the students of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram.



‘Share And Care’-SDMC Schools Programme

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, New Delhi, in close association with the Delhi Government, has initiated the ‘Share and Care’ programme in seven SDMC Co-Ed Primary Schools in Delhi.  Around 100 students of Classes IX, X and XI have taken the initiative to teach basic spoken English and Mathematics for an hour to the students of the SDMC schools every working Saturday. Additionally, poems, stories, issues related to health, hygiene and nutrition are also taught through meaningful discussions. Environmental concerns like pollution, cleanliness and sanitation are also dealt with. The interaction is enriching to students of both schools. While on the one hand sensitivity to the needs of the under-privileged is aroused in the students of DPS RK Puram, the SDMC Primary School children are becoming aware of their surroundings and developing an understanding of how to improve their lot.

The schools are:

  1. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Sector 1 (G), R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  2. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Sector 2, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  3. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Sector 4, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  4. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Sector 5, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  5. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Sector 12, R.K. Puram, New Delhi
  6. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi
  7. SDMC CO-ED Primary School, Jasola Village 1 & 2, New Delhi


Visit To An Old Age Home

A visit to an Old Age Home at Bindapur, Janakpuri, New Delhi was organized for Class VII students on 27 April 2018. A total of 35 students and 2 volunteers of Class XI participated in this programme.



Stationery Donation Drive

A stationery donation drive was organized in April-May 2018. Students donated their spare stationery generously for the under-privileged sections of the society. The donations were given to an NGO as under:

Mera India, Mera Adhikar (MIMA), S-126/285, Kanak Durga Colony, Sector-XII, R.K. Puram, New Delhi-110022.



Social Service League

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, under the banner of the Social Service League, conducts activities to sensitize the young learners to the needs of the under-privileged. In addition to its own activities, the Club encompasses the activities of the Interact, the school wing of the Rotary Club. The Club members truly live the school’s motto of ‘Service before Self’. The aims and objectives of the Club are as below:

  1. To recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity.
  2. To raise funds/donations in kind for the under-privileged.
  3. Creating awareness and thereby sensitizing the youth to the needs of the under-privileged.

The classroom activities aim at developing an understanding of the problems of the under-privileged through various activities like slogan writing, poster making, group discussions, presentations, JAM sessions etc. A wide spectrum of topics are covered like Inclusive education, empowering the girl child, serving the under privileged, air and noise pollution, women’s empowerment etc. Activities of the DoE and CBSE are also implemented. Various competitions are conducted in order to generate and sustain interest in the students. Inter-section competitions are conducted by Class XI students who have been inducted into the Club thereby promoting leadership development and organizational abilities. Leadership development is also encouraged through various leadership games, dumb charades, situation enacting, dialogue delivery, across the table discussions etc. in the classroom.

Donation Drives are organised by the core members of the Club. Stationery, books, medicines and First Aid supplies, hygiene kits, nutritious snacks and savouries for the under privileged and other similar drives are organised. The Club members actively contribute towards making the festivals and celebrations lively and happy for the under privileged by making Friendship Day cards, Rakhis during the festival of Rakshabandhan, decorating diyas and distributing it during Diwali etc. The donations and collections are distributed to voluntary organisations and the children at various SDMC schools adopted by the Club for its extension activities.

Field trips are made to an Old Age Home where the students interact with the elderly and get sensitised to their plight. By spending a few hours with them, the students spread cheer amongst them. By sharing snacks with them they strengthen their bond with the elderly and vow to take good care of their grandparents. Visits to other organisations working in the field are also organised.

Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, New Delhi, in close association with the Delhi Government, has initiated the ‘Share and Care’ programme in seven SDMC Co-Ed Primary Schools in Delhi.  Around 100 students of Classes IX, X and XI have taken the initiative to teach basic spoken English and Mathematics for an hour to the students of the SDMC schools every working Saturday. Additionally, poems, stories, issues related to health, hygiene and nutrition are also taught through meaningful discussions. Environmental concerns like pollution, cleanliness and sanitation are also dealt with. The interaction is enriching to students of both schools. While on the one hand sensitivity to the needs of the under-privileged is aroused in the students of DPS RK Puram, the SDMC Primary School children are becoming aware of their surroundings and developing an understanding of how to improve their lot.

For the active interest taken by the members of the Social Service Club and the multitude of activities undertaken with keenness, the Club has drawn accolades from various quarters.



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