Sports Day at DPS Shiksha Kendra

DPS Shiksha Kendra, a school for the underprivileged run on the premises of DPS R.K.Puram , organised its annual Sports Day on 11th February 2011.

The event commenced with felicitation of the dignitaries by the Vice Principal, Mrs. Pushpa Agarwal. Dr. D.R Saini, Principal of  DPS R.K.Puram graced the occasion along with  Vice Principals, Mrs Shobha Mehta and Dr. R.G Verma; Ms. Shobha Banerjee, Headmistress, DPS Vasant Vihar; Ms Sumita Gupta, Headmistress,DPS International, R.K.Puram; former Vice Principal of DPS R.K.Puram, Mrs.Sarita Goswami and other staff members.

In her welcome address, Mrs Pushpa Agarwal, expressed her gratitude towards Dr, Saini for his constant support and guidance in all endeavours. All the guests were presented with mementoes prepared by DPS Shiksha Kendra as a token of appreciation. The school has been extremely fortunate in mobilising support from parent volunteers of DPS R.K. Puram, who were also present on the occasion.

The opening ceremony started on a patriotic note with a parade. Exuberant students marched across the field dressed as national heroes. This was followed by a salute to the defence brigade and tiny tots on tricycles showcasing their love for the country. The audience sat enthralled as the students depicted the various aspects of nature, dressed in vibrant and colourful costumes. Everybody tapped their feet as the children danced to the tunes of popular Hindi movie songs. The school drills, which form an essential part of everyday life at DPS Shiksha Kendra emphasised the importance of striking a balance between sports and academics. The students participating in the Japanese drill, which included the formation of a human pyramid, impressed one and all with their flexibility and agility.

Dr. Saini addressed the gathering, inspiring students to perform well in all spheres of life. According to him, playing sports encourages the pursuit of excellence and instills qualities of team spirit, honesty and fair play.

The most exciting part of the event was the races. The first was a 100m race for classes 8th and 9th. This was followed by a 200 m, 400 m and a 4×100 m relay race for the same. A 200 m race for class 10th took place. 100m and 200m races for class 11th were also conducted. Amidst much cheer and applause, the winners were awarded medals and certificates.

The ceremony, which boasted of 100% student participation, concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Swarn Sardana, who co-ordinated the programme. It was a memorable day which the students would cherish for a long time.

Mrs.Pushpa Agarwal,Vice Principal, DPS Shiksha Kendra with Mrs Goswami, Mrs Sardana and the students at the Sports Day of DPS Shiksha Kendra Patriotic fervour among the tiny tots at the Sports Day of DPS Shiksha Kendra Students performing at the Sports Day of DPS Shiksha Kendra

Multi Sports Meet-Boys 2010

All India Inter D.P.S Multi Sports meet held at D.P.S Hissar from 11-14 Nov. 2010. All over India 45 schools participated in the above said tournament. In the chess category DPS R.K. Puram bagged 1st Runners Up of the tournament in team and individual championship.
1. Tushar Anand 9G
2. Rahul Shekar 7L

They participated in the above said tournament.

YMCA Athletic Meet
YMCA AThletice Meet held at Central Secretariat ground Chanakyapuri from 2nd to 4th February 2011.
Mallika Dang of Class 10 bagged 2 gold medals in the 100m and 200m races respectively.

ALL India inter DPS Tennis(Girls) Championship 2010

ALL India inter DPS Tennis(girls) championship 2010held at Delhi Public School Karnal (Haryana). 19 teams participating in this tournament. DPS RK Puram won the over all girls lawn tennis championship from 1st to 3rd december2010.

The participants is as under
1.Jasmine Kaur Bajaj-8th G
2.Avika Sagwal-10th H
3.Purnima Dutt-11th Q
4.Aarzoo Malik-10th L
In the final match DPS R K Puram defeat DPS Chandigarh by 2-1.



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