Photography Award for Daksh Sharma

This year, The international Photography Awards received 730 of submissions from over 162 countries. Daksh Sharma of 12U was awarded honorable mention in ‘One shot; climate change-Air’ for the winning entry ‘Breath’.

Daksh has won many awards including the Canon Marathon, Delhi , Road to CWC 5 , along with articles and publications in magazines like Sanctuary Asia. His work has been recognized by NBPA 2015 (nature’s best photography, Asia ). His work has been appreciated by the Rajasthan and Karnataka forest departments. He secured the third position in the ‘Save the tiger competition conducted by Mr. Nalla Muthu, world renowned filmmaker.



The All India IPSC Yoga Championship

The All India IPSC Yoga Championship was held at Mayo College and Mayo Girls College, Ajmer from 22-24th September 2016. The following was the result tally.

U-14 Boys
Yash Thakur – 8 K, won the Silver medal for 2nd position in Artistic Yoga

U-17, Boys
Manan Malik- 10-I, won “Best of the Best” Trophy for the 2nd consecutive year

U-17 Girls
Shreya Goel, 10 L won the 1st position in Rhythmic Yoga for the 2nd consecutive year.

Manan Malik, Yash Thakur and Shreya Goel got qualified for SGFI National Yoga Championship

Zonals Yoga Competition

U-17, Boys
Manan Malik-10 I,
1st in Artistic Yoga
3rd in Athletic Yoga

U-19, Boys
Mayand Kumar 11 K
3rd in Athletic Yoga

U-14, Girls
Sanya Sharma 8 J
2nd in Rhythmic Yoga
Yashvi Kumar 7 H
3rd in Artistic Yoga

U-17, Girls
Shreya Goel 10 I
1st in Athletic Yoga
1st in Rhythmic Yoga

Sports Day Yoga Competition

Boys U-14
1st Divyansh Baunthiyal 7-K
2nd Md Afsar Ansari 8-I
3rd Yash Thakur 8-K

Boys U-17
1st Manan Malik 10-I
2nd Aryan Goswami 10-C
3rd Aniket Sharma 9-B

Girls U-14
1st Sanya Sharma 8J
2nd Karina 7C
3rd Yashvi Kumar 7H

U-17, Girls
1st Shreya Goel 10L
2nd Sejal Sharma 9H
3rd Anushka Sharma 9E



 On the spot International Photography Competition

Navya Sharma, a student of  Class XI-E of DPS R.K. Puram was among the top 10 winners from among  135+ participants in the  “ On the spot International Photography Competition” which  was held by Shoots and Shoots  Photography Academy on 26th January 2016 at Jamali Kamali. . She was awarded the  Giri Raj Prasad Award (National and Shilp Guru Award winner) by Shoots and Shoots  Photography Academy

‘Shoots and Shoots  Photography Academy’   located in Jangpura Extension,  South Delhi, is  a visionary professional institute which  offers structured and career-oriented programs for aspiring and practicing photographers .Navya represented DPS  R.K. Puram and was felicitated by Mr.Shyam Prasad , the Director of Shoots and Shoots Photography Academy .


Salwan Open Quiz competition

Vinayak Prachnanda of VII A and Vansh Gupta of VIII K represented the school at the Salwan Open Quiz competition in association with Encyclopaedia Britannica India on 14th February 2017.They stood Second in the competition..

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India Quiz 2017 – An Inter School Quiz On India

The Social Science Department of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram hosted the inaugural edition of the India Quiz on 11th February 2017. The event witnessed the enthusiastic participation of schools across the city.

The Quiz comprised three rounds. The preliminary written round was followed by two semi finals and the final rounds. The audience wholeheartedly participated in the “Audience Round” and the winners were awarded books and chocolates.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal thanked all the participating schools for their keen participation. Addressing the students, she expressed her love for history, and emphasized the importance of humanities.
Ms. Vanita Sehgal and Ms. Padma Srinivasan gave away the prizes. Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan bagged the third position, Delhi Public School, Rohini came second while Gyan Bharati School, Saket were the winners of the Quiz.

The vote of thanks was delivered by the Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan. She thanked the programme coordinators, Ms. Vandana Chandhoke and Ms. Rupa Das and the entire Social Science Department for making this event a grand success. Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram plans to make the India Quiz an annual event. The programme concluded with the national anthem.



National Finance Olympiad Winner

Saisha Monga of XG participated in the National Finance Olympiad, an initiative by Economictimes.com and IIFM Lt. She was declared the Regional winner on the 2nd Feb 2017. Saisha Monga is a diligent student who takes keen interest in knowing facts and figures.

The event consisted of two rounds. She first qualified the school round which covered MCQs on useful concepts of economics and finance. Thereafter, with her passion and dedication, she cleared the Regional round as well.



Inter-School Foreign Language Fest- “Die Kotoba Potpourri Fragante” 2017

‘Die Kotoba Potpourri Fragante’, an Inter-School Foreign Language Fest was held at Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram on 4th February 2017 to inculcate love for foreign languages in students. Students of Classes VI to X, from 21 schools across the city, participated in the various competitive events held in the French, German, Japanese and Spanish languages.

The fest comprised eight events, two for each language. In French, ‘Enact a Fable’ and ‘Role Play’ were held. Students of Japanese competed in ‘Fancy Dress ‘and ‘Just-a-Minute’ contest. ’Ad Zap’ and ‘Show and Tell’ were held in Spanish. ‘A Character Portrayal’ and ‘TV Show’ were held in German.

Ms. Marisol Perez Carranza, Deputy Chief of the Mission, Embassy of Chile; Mme Marie Doublier, Attaché for Cooperation in Education; Mr. Kousuke Noguchi, Director, Japanese Language and Japanese Studies/Intellectual Exchange; and Mrs. Shaswati Mazumdar, Professor,  Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, Delhi University were the chief guests for Spanish, French, Japanese and German categories respectively.

The panel of judges for the French events included Ms. Swati Dasgupta, Faculty of French at the Department of Germanic and Romance Studies, Delhi University; Ms. Babusha Verma, Professor, French Language and Literature at Delhi University; Ms. Shilpa Gupta, Assistant Professor at O.P. Jindal University and Ms. Pooja Arora, Assistant Professor at Amity University. The German judges were Ms.Manisha Buttan and Ms.Sakshi Puri, Assistant Professors at Amity University, Noida; Ms.Chanchal Bhatia and Ms.Shivani Gupta, German teachers at Max Mueller Bhavan. Mr.Carlos Valmaseda, Library Head, Instituto Cervantes and Ms.Mabel Perez Carranza, Professor, Instituto Cervantes were the judges for the Spanish events. Ms. Ayumi Morris, Visiting Lecturer and Mr. Masaaki Tachiki, Volunteer JICA presently associated with the Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Science, University of Delhi judged the Japanese events. Present on the occasion were the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Anita Singh who was incharge of the programme. Also present were the programme coordinators, Mrs. Nita Vijay Kumar, Mrs.Surbhi Gaur, Mrs Payal Arora and Ms Arushi Manchanda.

The valedictory function commenced with the felicitation of the chief guests by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal. It was followed by a mesmerizing fusion dance. A report on the events that took place during the day was displayed. The Principal, Ms Sehgal addressed the gathering. She expressed her view that every language one knows adds to the knowledge of the individual and broadens one’s horizon. In her words, “this event is a way of bringing all the cultures and students together.” The winning entries of few events performed their acts which were greatly appreciated by everyone. A beautiful and melodious German song was sung by the school’s choir. The chief guests then expressed their views on the event. Ms. Marisol Perez Carranza found it, “wonderful to see children learning another language”. According to Ms. Marie Doublier, “learning other languages is necessary so that there is global harmony.” Mr. Kousuke Noguchi thought of the event as an attempt to, “bring all the languages and schools together.” The school’s French Club released its annual magazine, ‘Le Crayon d’Or’.

The French event, ‘Enact a Fable’ was won by DPS R.K. Puram while DPS Noida came second followed by DPS Rohini. The Role Play was won by DPS R.K. Puram. DPS Vasant Kunj and DPS Rohini were the first and second runners-up respectively. The overall winners in the French category was DPS Rohini.

DPS Maruti Kunj bagged the first position in ‘Character Portrayal’ while Ahlcon International came second. DPS Rohini came third. The ‘TV Show’ saw Bal Bharti Public School bagging the first position. The first and second runners-up were DPS Vasant Kunj and Ahlcon International respectively. In the German category, the overall winners were Ahlcon International.

The ‘Fancy Dress’ winner was DPS R.K. Puram while DPS Maruti Kunj and Salwan Public School came second and third respectively. In ‘Just a Minute’, DPS R.K. Puram came first. Salwan Public School and Meenakshi Public School were the first and second runners-up. The overall winner in the Japanese category was Salwan Public School.

 The ‘Show and Tell’ was won by DPS R.K. Puram. G.D. Goenka came second while DPS International, Saket came third. The Ad Zap saw DPS Noida defeating everyone while DPS International, Saket and G.D. Goenka came second and third respectively. The overall winners in the Spanish category was DPS International, Saket.

The Vice Principal, Ms. Anita Singh delivered the vote of thanks. She thanked the chief guests and the judges for their valuable time. She congratulated the winners and the participants and also told them that, “winning isn’t everything and participation is what matters the most.” The event concluded with the national anthem.

The event was a great attempt in bringing students speaking different languages on a single platform and giving them an opportunity to showcase their talents.



Sculpture Competition

Jyotika Mittal of class 9-C and Sonalika Bansiwal of 8-G ,both won the 3rd prize in an On-the-Spot Sculpture Inter-School Competition held at Mira Model School, Janakpuri on 24th November 2016.



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