‘Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat’ Programme

As a part of MHRD’s ‘Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat’ Programme, the partner states allotted to Delhi were Sikkim and Assam. DPS R K Puram celebrated Sikkim Week (November 27- December 1, 2017) and Assam Week (May 07- May11, 2018) to showcase the special features of these states.

The Geography Department organised various activities showcasing Architecture, Sculpture, Culinary practices, Music , Dance  and different cultures of Sikkim and Assam during the weeks for different classes.


Class VI, VII &VIII : Students actively participated in ‘Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat ‘ programme.  Posters highlighting the tourism, socio-cultural aspects of Sikkim were displayed for the event through posters, PPT etc.

Class IX: Culinary practices of Sikkim were depicted through boards and culinary competitions. The event was organised on  December 1, 2017 in the Assembly ground of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram.

Class IX H held a quiz in Sanskrit on the same theme. It was an interesting and informative class activity.

Class X: A Quiz for Class X students on ‘Sikkim’ was held on 29 November 2017. It not only challenged the students’ intellectual abilities, but also their knowledge and presence of mind on different aspects of Sikkim . The competition was interesting, engrossing, and above all, it helped the children to get to know the state of Sikkim in greater depth.

ASSAM WEEK (MAY 07- MAY11, 2018)

The MHRD’s ‘ Ek Bharat Sreshth Bharat’ Assam week celebration was held on 10 May , 2018.

Class VI: Students showcased the different types of houses, flora & fauna through posters depicting Assam’s culture in very interesting way with bio degradable waste materials. They enjoyed a lot and also gained knowledge of Assam’s culture. The posters were displayed and the winners elaborated their themes.

Class VII: The Fancy dress competition on Assam was held on 9 May 2018. It not only challenged the students’ knowledge, but also their presence of mind of how to portray the characters to perfection. The students performed characters from great personalities to Assam’s very own traditional dance, Bihu.

The competition was interesting, engrossing, and most of all, it helped the children to get to know the north-eastern state of ASSAM in greater depth.

Class VIII: Inter section collage making competition was held on 8 May 2018 in order to celebrate ‘Assam week’ in school. The students of Class 8 beautifully depicted the culture , heritage and physiographic features of Assam through collage making. The topic was ‘Amazing  Assam’.



Class teachers and Subject teachers discussed the importance of discipline in all aspects of one’s life. They spoke about self discipline and the ways in which being disciplined can make one’s life easier. They also spoke to the students about the importance of maintaining discipline in school by following the school rules. Students were invited to participate in discussions related to the topic. They shared stories and incidents related to the importance of discipline. Students shared quotations and slogans related to discipline and put them up in the classroom.



Discipline is essential in all walks of life. Group discussions were conducted in classrooms regarding the importance of discipline and how it is useful, both in personal and professional life. Class teachers shared Gautama Buddha’s quotes on discipline. They were told how discipline guides our behaviour and sets limits to help us learn to take care of ourselves, other people and the world around us. Teachers spoke about the importance of discipline in our day to day life. Quotes related to discipline were put up in the class for better understanding. Students enthusiastically participated in the making of soft boards. They even shared their views regarding the topic and understood the importance of self-discipline.


Class VIII

A disciplined approach to life makes it easy. To this effect quotes were put up on the notice board to lay emphasis on the need for discipline in our day to day lives. Class teachers stressed upon the need for discipline in our daily routine. Students discussed how they conduct themselves in a disciplined manner, how they observe discipline and practice discipline.

Explore 2018 – Interactive Career Fair

Delhi Public School R.K. Puram hosted their first ever Interactive Career Fair on 23 May, 2018 for students from classes X to XII and their parents. Representatives of various International and National Universities, Government Bodies, the Defence and Social Development Sectors took part in this Career Fair.

The event commenced with the inaugural lighting of the lamp by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal; Vice Principals Ms. Anita Singh, Dr. Renu Nayar, and Ms. Padma Srinivasan; Headmistress Ms. Rashmi Malhotra and Director, Envision India Education Services (EIE), Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj.

This was followed by a presentation by the Indian Choir – a mesmerizing ode to the almighty, the Ganesh Stuti.

In her enlightening speech, the Principal praised the phenomenal performance and reminisced of her college years when there was very little scope for humanities students in particular, contrary to the vast multitude of opportunities available today. She mentioned the importance of this sort of exposure and was glad that students now have a wider world to explore.

The Principal’s speech gave way to the Western Choir of our school which left the audience awestruck and enthralled with an original composition, a post which the Western Dance Society portrayed a rendition of the story Snow White in a beautiful and enchanting manner.

Ms. Jyotsana Bhardwaj, Director, EIE and Ms. Indu Bhargava, Head, EIE,  felicitated our esteemed Principal with a token of appreciation, and then addressed the audience, emphasizing on the idea of nurturing the vision for building a strong foundation for the youth of the country.

There were numerous professionals from various renowned institutions: British Council, College Board, USIEF and specialists from educational institutions of Germany and New Zealand who gave presentations in the AVH. They interacted with the audience and informed them about various processes regarding exams and admissions.  

Representatives from individual institutions had one-on-one interactive sessions with interested students and parents.

There was a special simulation of a fighter plane by the Indian Air Force that left the students with gaping eyes. It explained the various branches and fields of the Air Force along with the eligibility criteria.

The event, the first of its kind, proved to be an enriching experience for all who attended.

Investiture Ceremony 2018

Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.

The Investiture Ceremony of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram was held on 16 May 2018.

The event commenced with a phenomenal performance by the school orchestra, which created a lively atmosphere. The Chief Guest, Shri V.K. Shunglu, Chairman of the DPS Society and DPS R.K.Puram Managing Committee, was felicitated with a token of appreciation by the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal. He was also presented with a painting by a student of Delhi Public School, Vasant Vihar.

The Principal addressed the gathering, expressing her gratitude towards the Chairman, Shri V.K. Shunglu, for his undying support . She quoted Paulo Coelho, “When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it,” as a way of congratulating the appointees and appreciating the efforts that have been put in, leading to this achievement. She emphasised the importance of setting priorities in a student’s life, advising them not to fear failure, but dormancy.

This was followed by a dance performance showcasing the cultural diversity of India which captivated the audience.

The Chairman, Shri V.K. Shunglu, felt blessed that he had been associated with education for many years. He appreciated the dynamic atmosphere of the school and said that the opportunities and exposure provided to the students by the school made their personalities wholesome.

The School Appointees were then felicitated by the Chairman, the Principal, Vice Principals and the Headmistress. The Chairman administered the Oath of office, whereby the students pledged to carry out their responsibilities with integrity and dedication, so as to uphold the glorious name of the school and country.

This was followed by motivational speeches given by the student leaders, who were filled with a sense of responsibility towards the school.

Vice Principals, Ms. Renu Nayar, Ms. Padma Srinivasan and Ms. Anita Singh alongwith the  Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, congratulated the new appointees and reminded them that this was a stepping stone for their future endeavours in life.

The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.


DPS R.K.Puram was invited  to attend the launch of FSSAI ‘s (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India) ‘Experience Zone’ at FSSAI headquarters, FDA Bhawan on 16 May 2018.

The FSSAI ‘Experience Zone’ is a digital interactive walkthrough of India’s food safety ecosystem. The Zone had multiple exhibits that helped enhance the understanding about the journey of FSSAI, nutrition, rapid testing and other initiatives taken by the autonomous body.

The  campaign aimed at raising awareness about safe and unadulterated food at homes, school and workplaces, and building a trust between the citizens, food businesses and the government. It also discussed the role of FSSAI in becoming a regulator and facilitator that gave a huge thrust to the food movement in India.

The ‘Experience zone’ was formally inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Ayog and was presided over by Shri Ashish Bahuguna, Chairperson, FSSAI.

Also present at the launch were Mr. Pawan Agarwal, CEO FSSAI, Mr. Harish Krishnaswami, CEO Tata Trust, Ms. Madhavi Das, Joint Secretary- Chief Management Services Officer FSSAI, visitors from various organizations, students and individuals.

Later the students interacted with Shri Ashish Bahuguna, Chairperson, FSSAI who appreciated the deep involvement of DPS R.K.Puram in SNF@ School Project.

Aanya Soni, Siona Ahuja, Anirudhha Mozumder and Tanishq Khurana of  Class XI along with Ms. Niva Chhonkar, attended this programme.

DIGEX 2018

Digex, the Photography and Film-making Club of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram organised the Digex Photography Festival on 12 May 2018,  to exhibit their passion for photography through a multitude of events. Sponsored by Sony Corporation, India, powered by Athena Education and co-powered by Fujifilm India, the event saw active participation of 65 schools from across Delhi-NCR.

The Guest of Honour, Mr Rahul Subramaniam, Managing Director, Athena Education; the Principal, Ms Vanita Sehgal; and the Teacher in-charge for Digex, Ms Sarika Kaushal graced the event with their presence.

The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp, followed by a short film showcasing the talent of the members of Digex.

The Principal addressed everyone present at the event and talked about the importance of photography in the contemporary era. She talked about one of her all-time favourite photographs – Stan Wayman’s photograph of Jacqueline Kennedy at her husband’s funeral. The snapshot has been described as “one of the most poignant pictures of all time” due to the raw and natural emotion Wayman was able to capture. She concluded her speech by commemorating Digex for its unparalleled excellence.

The Expressions Theatre Club then enacted a mime about how a photograph is more than just a picture, it is a memory.

In his speech, the Guest of Honour expressed that “A camera may have a lens, but it does not have vision. It may have memory, but it does not have perspective. It is but an instrument in the hands of the artist.” He elaborated by saying unadulterated emotions are what make a photo enduring – they depict struggle, sorrow, joy and ecstasy, and stir our souls into action. He emphasized that a photograph is a piece of history, a form of activism, a process of explorations and discovery, and a pursuit of truth and beauty.

The President of the club, Ishika Gupta, then enunciated her gratitude for the photography club. She said “Photography for me is not just looking, it’s feeling.” She then went on to wish all the participants luck.

The program consisted of eight events: seven on-site – Phototalk for Students, Phototalk for Teachers, Pixelate – Junior, Pixelate – Senior, Camistic (Story Board), CreADive (Ad Making) and Surprise Event; and one off-site – Hi-Res (Movie Making).

Phototalk for Students was headed by Mr Sameer Ashraf. He elaborated upon what all was required to excel at photography. He explained how a simple 37 second advertisement for his campaign with Royal Enfield was able to increase their sales tremendously, thus accentuating the astounding difference good photography can create. His valuable inputs on passion, visualization and marketing skills provided the students with valuable insight about future careers in the field.

Phototalk for Teachers described the general aspects of photography, how to handle a camera, importance of the history of a photograph and gave hands on experience on lighting and best ways of taking a photograph.

The Surprise Event was a treasure hunt in which each participating team was given eight clues. Each clue led the teams to locations inside the school premises where they had to click a photograph. The criteria for judgement were creativity, technical skill, aesthetic appeal and the overall impact of the image.

Camistic (Story Board) required the participants to create a story out of three pictures. The theme of the story was “Me, Myself and I” and the photographs were supposed to follow the prompts: “Where I come from”, “Where I am” and “Where I aspire to be”. Only minimal editing was allowed and the photographs were judged on the basis of creativity, technical skill, aesthetic appeal and the overall impact of the image.

CreADive (Ad Making) was a competition regarding advertisement-making, where all participants were given a product and told to advertise it. All students participated with great zeal and spread out all across the school to make their advertisements. Creativity, technical skill, originality, relevance to the topic, technical competency, acting and expression of the students were all taken into account by the judges.

Pixelate – Junior was an on the spot photography competition. Mr Gabriel conducted a workshop briefing about the technological aspects of photography. The participants were required to capture the given topic, Colours, as best as they could in a photograph. They were judged based on creativity, relevance to the topic, technical skill and aesthetic appeal.

Pixelate – Senior was a photography competition with topics given on the spot. The participants were given the topic, Pareidolia, and had to spread out in the school premises to capture the topic as innovatively as possible through their cameras.

Hi-Res (Movie Making) was the only offsite event. Participants were required to make a 3-minute-long shot on the topic Artificial Intelligence in the Future. The videos were evaluated on the basis of creativity, originality, relevance to the topic and technical competency.

Mr Sameer Ashraf, Mr Rohit Gautam, Mr Rahul Subramaniam and Ms Ananya Vinayak were the judges for the events. Mr Ravi Rawat, Mr Sandeep Sharma and Mr Neeraj Kumar contributed and helped coordinate the events. Two of the events were judged by Athena Education and three others by Sony Corporation.

The Valedictory Ceremony commenced with a screening of the winning film of Hi-Res, the Movie Making Competition.

The Principal felicitated the representatives of the event’s sponsors: Sony Corporation, Athena Education and Fujifilm India.

Ms Sarika Kaushal, the event coordinator and Club in-charge, delivered the vote of thanks.

The prizes were distributed by Ms Vanita Sehgal, Mr Rahul Subramaniam and Ms Sarika Kaushal.

The ceremony concluded with the National Anthem.

The Overall Winner was DPS Vasant Kunj.

The results of the events are as follows:

Events Position School Name
Hi-Res 1st Amity International School, Mayur Vihar
2nd DPS, Vasant Kunj
3rd DPS, Noida
Pixelate – Junior 1st Heritage Xperiential Learning School, Gurugram
2nd Amity International School, Mayur Vihar
3rd DPS, Noida
Pixelate – Senior 1st DPS, Dwarka
2nd Mount Carmel School, Anand Niketan
3rd Mount Abu Public School, Rohini
Camistic 1st Tagore International School, Vasant Vihar
2nd New Era Public School, Mayapuri
3rd DPS, Indirapuram
CreADive 1st Green Fields School, Safdarjung Enclave
2nd Venkateshwar International School, Dwarka
3rd Cambridge, Srinivaspuri
Surprise Event 1st DPS, Dwarka
2nd Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan
3rd DPS, Vasant Kunj

Educational Trip to Sariska, Alwar, Rajasthan

The Astronomy Club of DPS R K Puram in association with SPACE organisation organised an overnight observation camp on 11 May 2018 to Astroport, Sariska, Rajasthan. Astroport is India’s first Astronomy theme based resort which has been developed to provide a great sky viewing and research experience to budding astronomers working with SPACE organisation in the serene and lush environment of Sariska Tiger Reserve, located near the Tiger Reserve.

A total of 145 members of Astronomy Club of Class VII were taken to Sariska by a group of 12 teachers on 11 May, 2018 and came back on 12 May, 2018.

Echoes Naad-Ninaad 2018

Echoes Naad-Ninaad 2018, the Annual Inter School Performing Arts Competition organized by the Performing Arts Society of Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram was held on 5 May 2018.

A total of 36 schools took part in the event, with more than 1800 participants. The event consisted of 6 competitions – Nritya Abhinaya (Indian Dance), Sway (Western Dance), Swargdeep (Indian Instrumental), Dynamics (Western Band and Group Song) and Swartarang (Indian Group Song).

Present at the event were the Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, the Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra and the Head of the Performing Arts Department, Ms. Renu Bassi with her team of teachers.

In Dynamics (Western Group Song), different teams expertly dished out masterful performances while the audience admired the young artists performing a wide variety of styles from country music to ballads.

Swartarang (Indian Group Song) was divided into three categories- Sufi, Kajari and Dadra. The harmonious sounds of music emanating from the performers left the audience in a trance.

The sound of ghungroos reverberated in the hall where Nritya Abhinaya (Indian Classical Dance) was held. The dancers depicted cultural values, stories of love and worship in a captivating way through Kathak, Bharatnatyam and Odissi.

The participants of Swargdeep ( Indian Instrumental) presented a melodious synchronization of tabla, sitar and harmonium and their competitive spirit filled the theatre with a passion for music, which left the judges and the listeners mesmerized.

In Dynamics (Western Band), the bands played everything from light jazz to soulful gospel, from foot-tapping country music to bone-quaking blues rock. Their bravura reflected in every nuance of their performances. When the theatre was not filled with the coherence of the various instruments, it was filled, instead, with the ear-splitting applause of the audience.

Sway (Western Dance) gave the performers a chance to showcase a variety of talents by presenting the audience with unique fusions of upbeat hip-hop numbers, smooth ballroom arrangements, classical ballet routines and even contemporary pieces of protest art.

Smt. Madhumita Raut, who manages and teaches at the Jayantika Associations, and Ms. Nrityashri Alaknanda, an International Kathak Artist, judged Nritya Abhinaya.

Mr. Manjeet Singh, a Music Composer, and Ms. Padmaja Chakraborty, an empanelled artist with ICCR (The Indian Council for Cultural Relations) judged Swartarang.

Pandit Shubhendra Rao, an internationally acclaimed Performer, and Ustaad Akram Khan, a professional Tabla Player, were the judges for Swargdeep.

Mr. Benjamin Jacob and Ms. Devasmita Sharma, Professional Dancers at The Danceworx, were the judges for Sway.

Mr. Hitesh Madan, the Co-founder of Canzona, and Ms. Payal Madan, Head of the Department for Speech and Drama judged Dynamics (Western Band).

Mr. Ankur Sabharwal and Mr. Lokesh Madan, the Co-founder of Canzona, judged Dynamics (Western Group Song).

The Valedictory event began with the felicitation of the judges with a token of regard by the esteemed Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal. In her speech, she honoured the memory of Swargdeep, a student who had passed away nearly 4 years ago. The Annual Swargdeep Indian Instrumental competition is held in his memoriam. She also felicitated his parents.

A small video recapping the event was followed by an enthralling classical dance performance by the Indian Dance Society of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram against a backdrop of hypnotic lighting and captivating effects. The Western Dance Society presented a splendid rendition of the classic fairy tale, Snow White.

Prizes were distributed by Ms. Vanita Sehgal, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra, Ms. Renu Bassi and the respective judges.

Ms. Renu Bassi proposed the vote of thanks and wished the students a successful future. The event was a huge success and concluded with the National Anthem.

The overall winners of the event were Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj.

The results of the events are as follows:

Event Position School Name
Swartarang (Indian Vocal) 1st DPS, Vasant Kunj
2nd St. George’s School, Alaknanda
3rd The Indian School, Sadiq Nagar
Swargdeep (Indian Instrumental) 1st Mother’s International School,  Sri Aurobindo Marg
G.D. Goenka, Vasant Kunj
2nd Mount Carmel School,  Dwarka
3rd Amity International School, Noida


(Western Vocal)

1st DPS, Noida
Fr. Agnel School,  Gautam Nagar
2nd DPS, Faridabad
3rd DPS,Vasant Kunj


(Western Band)

1st DPS, Vasant Kunj
2nd Amity International School, Saket
3rd DPS, Noida

Nritya Abhinaya

(Indian Classical Dance)

1st The Shri Ram School, Aravali
2nd DPS, Rohini
3rd St. George’s School
Somerville School, Noida


(Western Dance)

1st Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar
2nd G.D. Goenka, Vasant Kunj
3rd Convent of Jesus and Mary,  Connaught Place

Orientation Programme for the Parents of Students of Class X

An Orientation Programme was held for the parents of students of Class X on 6 April, 2018 from 2:15 PM to 4.00 PM. Sessions took place in the classrooms allotted to the respective sections of Class X, so that the parents can acquaint themselves with the environment their child is in. It was a feeling of back to school again for the parents. The afternoon was very productive for the parents and the teachers, who had a chance to interact with each other.  Class teachers briefed out the Code of Conduct and Examination Scheme for Class X as the students will be facing Board Examinations.

The Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, warmly welcomed the parents and assured them of the school’s commitment in ensuring their child’s growth and development. The Vice Principal, Ms. Anita Singh, also addressed the parents. She spoke about the school rules and the new assessment scheme in detail, to ensure that the parents are suitably informed. Ms. Shaloo Khanna and Ms. Vinita Gupta, the Class Representatives, also introduced themselves to the parents. All class teachers and subject teachers of the various sections, spoke in detail about the prescribed textbooks, notebooks, the syllabi and the new assessment pattern.

The goal of the Orientation Programme was to ensure that the parents are at ease with the new examination scheme and any query related to any subject could be sorted out. A warm interaction between the parents and the teachers ensured the same.

Value of the Month April 2018


Objective: To promote knowledge of Sharing, Compassion and Empathy amongst all students.

Class VI

Teachers discussed concepts of Empathy, Compassion and Sharing with the students in the class. Class teachers and subject worked to inculcate the same in the students through various activities.

They spoke about the ways in which one can adopt these values in day to day life. The students put up posters, quotations and slogans related to the topics in the class. They also shared various thoughts, stories and incidents related to the topics.

Class VII

The year began by emphasizing the importance of some of the most important values on which human society rests and has progressed for so long.

The topic was discussed in all the sections. Students were inspired to share, work harmoniously and feel, understand and respond to the suffering of others. The class teachers spoke about the importance of the same in day to day life using true stories and examples. The subtle difference between sympathy and empathy was explained to them using examples from daily life as well as the poem ‘Home and Love’ from their Literary Reader. Students of all sections decorated the class boards with beautiful quotes related to the topic.

Class VIII

The new session began with the students imbibing the values of Empathy and Compassion for their fellow beings. Sharing was encouraged.

To this effect various quotes were put up in the classrooms. The Class teachers and Subject teachers emphasized upon having empathy towards others. Students demonstrating these values were appreciated. They recounted their experiences and feeling of joy upon sharing. These values also inspired the ‘Thought for the Day’ which was written on the board on a daily basis.

‘Scientia est Potentia’ – Inter-School Science Festival

“Science is the poetry of reality”

Delhi Public School, RK Puram hosted its Annual Inter-School Science Festival, ‘Scientia est Potentia’, on 28 April 2018.

A total of 24 schools across Delhi NCR, actively participated in this five hour long event.

The Teachers-in-charge – Mr JS Virdi, Head of Department, Physics; Mr Prem Dhawan, Head of Department, Chemistry and Ms Niva Chhonkar, Head of Department, Biology and Biotechnology coordinated the event.

A collaborative effort of the PhySoc (Physics Club), Catalyst, Pre-pharmacy (Chemistry Clubs) and Inquisito (Biology Club) of the school, the festival consisted of various onsite and off-site activities in the diverse field of science – the 7 onsite events included ‘Classical Debate’, ‘Model Making’, ‘Science Quiz’, ‘Chem Canvas’, ‘Ad-act-Actinium’, ‘Outdoor Lab’ and ‘Let’s Innovate’; while the only off-site event was ‘Poster Making’, held in two categories.

In Classical Debate, intense deliberations between students involved them putting forward their opinions and ideas on the topics ‘Mars is the Next Address for Earth’ and ‘Hydrogen is the Fuel for the Future’.

Students assembled inexpensive working models to outline the principles of Physics and presented realistic, indigenous designs in Model Making.

The Science Quiz, in its multiple stages, provided a platform to test students’ knowledge on the history, significance and application of theories relating to Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Chem Canvas brought out a mix of graphic, aesthetically pleasing posters showcasing different Chemistry concepts.

In Ad-act-Actinium, several entertaining and informative student-created advertisements were theatrically expressed, showcasing the significance of Chemistry in various products used in everyday life.

Outdoor Lab was a way of bringing out the inner scientist in the youngest of learners, who experimentally demonstrated and provided live explanations of the same to the judges about chosen concepts of Biology.

Let’s Innovate gave a voice to students to effectively teach a given Biology topic, in an unorthodox manner, by making use of eye-catching yet simple presentations.

Prof. N K Sehgal, an author with more than 43 years of teaching experience judged ‘Classical Debate’ along with Prof. Meenakshi Malhotra, Associate Professor, English, Hansraj College.

Dr Deepak Gaur, Professor, Biotechnology, JNU along with Dr Sarita Kumar, Assistant Professor, University of Delhi, judged ‘Let’s Innovate’.

Dr Robin Suyesh, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Bio Sciences, Sri Venkateswara College along with Dr Ritu Gaur, Associate Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, South Asian University were the judges for ‘Outdoor Lab’.

‘Ad-Act-Actinium’ was judged by Dr Geetu Gambhir and Dr Charu Khosla Gupta, Professors, Chemistry, University of Delhi.

Dr Soni Rastogi, Professor, Aurobindo College along with Mr Shiven Singh Tanvar, Art Department, Delhi Public School, RK Puram were judges for ‘Chem Canvas’.

‘Model Making’ was judged by Mr Rati Kant Jha and Ms Komal Chopra, Department of Physics, Delhi Public School, RK Puram.

The Valedictory Function began with an upbeat rendition of Atithi Devo Bhavah, sung in a splendid baritone, which was followed by a monochromatic, meaningful mime act on the theme ‘Saving the Environment.’

The HODs of the Science Department felicitated the Chief Guest, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, Principal, DPS RK Puram, with a token of regard.

Mr JS Virdi, HOD, Physics, found pleasure in extending a hearty welcome to the Chief Guest and the judges. He thanked his colleagues, without whom, he felt, this harmonious ceremony would not have been possible. He emphasised DPS RK Puram’s efforts in inculcating values and character apart from ensuring academic excellence.

This paved the way for a visual presentation that displayed the glimpses of the morning events.

The winning teams of ‘Ad-Act-Actinium’ and ‘Lets Innovate’ were invited to present their acts on stage.

The Chief Guest, Ms Vanita Sehgal, deemed the exhibitions absolutely fantastic. She believes that one should have passion for what they are studying, and considered the experience of meeting others superior to that of winning. ‘Think Lab’, a step taken by the school towards endowing students with skills that fit in well with today’s dynamic world and hence towards enabling them to work on projects mentored by teachers and experts, was highlighted upon by her. In her opinion, a team which holds hands is the team which goes forward. She concluded by thanking the Science faculty and reminding the students to not lose hope because if they didn’t win today, tomorrow would always be there.

The much awaited Prize Distribution Ceremony was conducted by Ms Alinda Holla. To hand out the well-deserved awards, the Chief Guest along with the Heads of Departments and the judges were invited on stage. The overall winners were Birla Vidya Niketan.

The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Mr Prem Dhawan, HOD, Chemistry.

The event concluded with the National Anthem.


Name of Event School Position
Science Quiz Modern School, Barakhamba Road First
Mount Carmel School, Dwarka Second
DPS  Gurgaon, Sector 45 Third
Model Making DPS Vasant Kunj First
Amity International School, Saket Second
Bluebells International School, Kailash Colony Third
Chem Canvas Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar First
DPS Vasant Kunj Second
Modern School, Barakhamba Road Third
Ad-Act-Actinium Ryan International School, Vasant Kunj First
DPS Gurgaon, Sector 45 Second
DPS Mathura Road Third
Outdoor Lab Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar First
Bluebells International School, Kailash Colony Second
DPS Vasant Kunj Third
Let’s Innovate DPS Gurgaon, Sector 45 First
Vivekanand School Second
Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar Third
Classic Debate Bal Bharti Public School, Pitampura First
DPS Greater Faridabad Second
DPS Gurgaon, Sector 45 Third
Poster Making – Junior Level Modern School, Barakhamba Road First
DPS Greater Faridabad Second
DPSI, Saket Third
Poster Making – Senior Level Bluebells International School, Kailash Colony First
Birla Vidya Niketan, Pushp Vihar Second
Mount Carmel School Third



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