Inter DPS Information Technology Festival 2017

Date : 29th July, 2017
Chief Guest: Shri. V.K.Shunglu

The 4th Inter DPS Information Technology Fest hosted by Delhi Public School R.K. Puram, under the aegis of DPS Society, was held on 29 July, 2017. 57 schools were a part of the fest. The Chief Guest for the event, Mr. V.K. Shunglu, Chairman of DPS Society, Ms. Zeenat Khader, Joint Secretary of DPS Society, the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Renu Nayar, were present at the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar, Head of the Computer Science Department, was the overall coordinator. Alumni of the school were present to impart their knowledge and act as a helping hand.

The fest included Quizzes, group discussions, and workshops concerning Web Designing, App Development and Google Technologies. DeCryptonite, an online cryptic hunt spanning over 99 schools, was conducted from 25-26 July.

The lighting of the lamp took place followed by the inauguration of the fest. Ms. Vanita Sehgal felicitated the guests and welcomed the participants. She said that IT is a very powerful weapon that must be used carefully. She thanked the Chairman for his vision, because of which the event could be made possible. She added, “Life is about enjoying, not just about winning.” A musical fusion of opera and Indian raaga was displayed, which was followed by a video depicting how the IT Fest has grown, and the Junior Quiz finals.

Mr. V.K. Shunglu, in his address, said that the IT fest was “exciting, entertaining and educating,” and that he was amazed by the great success of the fest. Mr. Mukesh Kumar delivered the vote of thanks.

The various events, conducted at multiple venues, provided the students a platform to showcase their talent and knowledge in the field of IT.

In the Concluding Ceremony, the alumni were presented with tokens of appreciation. Ms. Vanita Sehgal, along with Ms. Zeenat Khader, awarded the participants the trophies and certificates. DPS Vasant Kunj, DPS Rohini and DPS Karnal bagged the first, second, and third positions respectively in the Junior Quiz. DPS Vasant Kunj won the Senior Quiz and was followed by DPS Kolar Road, Bhopal, and DPS Ranipur, Haridwar. In the Group Discussion category, DPS International stood first, DPS Sushant Lok came second, and DPS Rohini came third. DPS Ranipur, Haridwar won the DeCryptonite Wizards Award. All participants were awarded with participation certificates.

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Investiture Ceremony 2017

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.

The vote of thanks was delivered by the Vice Principal, Dr. Renu Nayar and the ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.



Theatron 2017

The Expressions Theatre Club of Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram organised ‘Theatron’, an Annual Inter school Theatre fest on 22 July 2017 sponsored by Jamboree.  28 schools from across the city took part in the event. The competition had 6 categories namely, Nukkad Naatak, Blast from the Past, Action! , (M)Ad- Hatter, Stage Play and Theatrical Extravaganza (Surprise Event).

The chief guests for the event were Mr.Pramod Grover, Treasurer, DPS Society and Vice Chairman, DPS R.K.Puram Managing Committee and Mr. Murad Ali, Prince of Kotwara and renowned director and film actor. The judges for the very competitive events were alumni Mr. Avik Pandey, and Mr. Jayesh Jaidka, for Action! (Movie Making); Mr. Sparsh Rana, Ex-President of Expressions Theatre Club, actor, writer and director of Dramanagar and Mr. Ajitabh Singh, Actor and Former Joint Secretary, Expressions Theatre Club for the Surprise Event ; Mr. Siddharth Madan, Founder Expressions Theatre Club, writer and director and Mr. Shayan Guha, Actor , for stage play; Mr. Kaushik Sachdev, Founder, Expressions Theatre Club and a copywriter along with Mr. Manish Jha, associated with mass communication and popular  theatre groups  for street play; Mr. Suhas Ratan, head of a boutique marketing agency and Mr. Sahil Gupta, producer, director and a professional dancer for (M)Ad Hatter and Ms. Anubha Rana along with Ms. Anavisha Banerjee for Blast from the Past. A video presentation by the Expressions Theatre Club introduced the event and the organising team to the excited crowd.

The judges commended the performance of the students at the closing ceremony and gave them tips on how to improve their performance. The Chief Guests were felicitated by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal and the Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan. This was followed by performances by the Expressions Theatre Club. The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal talked about the growth of theatre as an art form and how acting is needed in everyday life as well. The Chief Guest, Mr. Murad Ali recited poems, emphasising the true meaning of an actor and acting. Mr. Pramod Grover spoke about how India has its own individual identity in this field and how art and theatre helps to shape one’s personality.  This was followed by the prize distribution ceremony conducted by Ms. Sudeepta Chatterjee, Teacher In-Charge, Expressions Theatre Club.

DPS Vasant Kunj won the first position in the Stage Play, followed by Tagore International, Vasant Vihar in the second position and Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka in the third. Ribanta Saha of DPS Noida won the best actor for the stage play and special mentions included Anurag of Mt. Carmel School and “Donald Trump” from DPS Vasant Kunj. The Nukkad Naatak, street play event was won by Air Force Bal Bharti, with Manav Bharti, Panchsheel as the first runner- up and The Sri Ram School, Moulsari as the second runner-up, while Akriti of Amity Mahur Vihar won Best Actor. In the Blast from the Past, the Shakespearean monologue event, Rai Saheli of Amity Noida stood first while Kamna Rai of Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan and Suhana Bedi of Birla Vidya Niketan stood second and third respectively. In Action!, the online movie-making competition, Amity Noida came first, followed by Amity Mayur Vihar and DPS Gurgaon respectively. In (M)Ad – Hatter, Birla Vidya Niketan emerged first, Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka came second and DPS International came third.  In the Theatrical Extravaganza, the Surprise Event, Amity Noida came first, DPS Gurgaon came second, followed by Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka in the third position. Mt. Carmel School, Dwarka emerged as the overall winner of the event. The event ended with the Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan delivering the vote of thanks.

The event was a huge success and was widely acclaimed by the participants and the theatre enthusiasts, alike.



Our Earth and Us

Delhi State Legal Services Authority in collaboration with Department of Forest and Department of Education, Government of NCT of Delhi organised tree plantation under a project ‘Our Earth and Us’ for improving the ecology of Delhi at IIT Delhi on July 12, 2017 at 8:30 AM. Hon’ble Justice Gita Mittal ,acting Chief Justice High Court of Delhi, Executive Chairperson DSLSA along with Mr Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Kailash Gahlot, Law Minister and Mr Imran Hussain, Environment Minister, Government of NCT of Delhi inaugurated the programme.
38 students of VI E along with the two teachers Ms Ashima Nagpal and Ms Nikita Khere attended the plantation drive.The students were very excited about the event as they adorned the shirt and cap provided by DSLSA.

On July 10,Mr Puneet Pawa, Secretary,DSLSA organised an Orientation Programme in our School.The program was coordinated by Ms Niva Chhonkar



World NO Tobacco Day

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017 is “Tobacco – a threat to development.”

Since the date lies during the summer vacations, DPS RK Puram celebrated the day on 19 May by organising a poster-making competition and slogan writing competitions in Hindi and English for students from Class IX to class XII. Posters were put up in school the spread the much needed awareness about cancer prevention.



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