An interhouse Hindi Poetry Recitation was held on 22 February 2017 in the school premises for classes 3 to 5. The theme of the competition was "Hasyaras " The students performed brilliantly keeping the audience glued to their seats in fits of laughter. Sukhmeen Kaur of III -C from Baba Ajit Singh House bagged the first prize .Tashmeet Kaur of III -C from Baba Jujhar Singh House won the second position wihile the third position was won by Mrinalini of V -B from Baba Ajit Singh House.
Inculcating healthy eating habits in our kids from an early age is an investment in their future! It will ensure a healthier and happier future for them. A small presentation by the students of class 2 A during the morning assembly on 16 Feb 2017, emphasized on the same. Eat healthy live healthy and do away with the junk food is something we all must imbibe
Different people come from different walks of life to provide services to other people. These people are called community helpers. A small presentation by the students of 2 C during the morning assembly on 9 Feb 2017, depicted the role of such community helpers in our day to day lives. Some of them are helpful in emergencies like firefighters, police, doctors and nurses and others help us to stay safe and healthy like opticians and dentists. Thus the message to take back home is we rise by lifting others and make a change for betterment of the society.
The 5th Career Guidance Fair - CGF 2017, organized by DSGMC on 8 and 9 February 2017 at Bhai Lakhi Shah Vanjara Hall, Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib complex was visited by more than 8000 students from leading schools & institutes of Delhi. The main objective of CGF 2017 was to enlighten students & parents about the plethora of opportunities & career exploration. The Career Guidance Fair, earmarked as Education Langar, (Food for the Mind) brought together major universities (Indian & Foreign), various government departments, ministries & educational institutions under one roof. More than 84 exhibitors from various universities & institutes participated in the fair providing information about available courses. Career counselling sessions were also held by experts in the field of education. Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Guest, Sh. Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi, IAS, Chairman, CBSE appreciated the philanthropic initiative of the Sikh community towards the society at large. He congratulated S. Manjit Singh GK, President DSGMC and Chairman, School Education, S. Harmeet Singh Kalka and school Principal Mrs Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra for their endeavor to prepare our youth for the future.
My Very Elegant Mother Just Showed Us Nine Planets has been one of the oldest and most popular hack to enlist the nine planets of our solar system. If the planets did not work in harmony and in tune with each other, we probably would not have fathomed the life around us. On 2 Feb 2017, during the morning assembly the talented students of 5-D reinforced the idea of United we stand, divided we fall by citing the example of our vast solar system. Such juvenile minds with a broad thinking makes us applaud their budding knack and flair .
Chilling air of winter has changed into soothing cool breeze Here comes the spring season known as Basant Panchmi
To welcome the onset of spring season, Basant Panchmi was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm in the school on 1 February 2017. A special assembly was held on this day. The celebration commenced with a beautiful shabad invoking the blessings of the Guru for seeking knowledge and wisdom which was followed by teacher,s talk and a presentation on the various aspects of the festival. School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra Explained the value of the day and importance of yellow colour with scientific theory and colour therapy. Teachers were dressed in yellow colour as this color signifies cheerfulness, wisdom and intellectuality. Students had brought home cooked traditional yellow coloured dishes to share with each other. Students of Primary segment decorated their class rooms with floral rangoli with yellow and orange coloured flowers signifying the brilliance of nature. The ambience was filled with jubiliation.
A grand show of students talent was displayed in the form of Work Experience Exhibition on 28 Jan 2017 Colourful stalls showcased different activities such as Handicrafts, Candle Making, Cooking, Fashion Technology, Robotics, Book Binding, Creative Art, Flower Making etc. The Budding artists were brimming with enthusiasm. It was conducted with a view to promote independence and confidence in students so that they are best prepared for the world of work or further training. It was an incredible and memorable exhibition which completely enthralled the onlookers.
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate celebrated Republic Day with great patriotic fervor. The occasion was presided over by the Chief Guest S. Balbir Singh Kohli and graced by the presence of members of the management committee. The event commenced with rendition of Shabad by school choir followed by thought and speech on Republic Day. National flag was hoisted by the school chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Chair person Mrs. Indu Sabharwal followed by National Anthem. Patriotic songs by students of both Junior and senior wings proved the musical prowers of the singers and enthralled the audience. Students of classes VI, VII and VIII staged a skit on the occasion to mark the culmination of a Research based programme Stars on Earth, Taare Zameen Par wherein everyone was sensitized to the needs of specially abled children. The activity was a part of ISA project initiated by British Council, Skit concluded with a prayer of gratitude to the Almighty. Students also shared their experience of visiting schools of specially abled children and learning social responsibility. Prize Distribution Ceremony was held wherein Medals and Certificates were given to achievers in the fields of sports and cultural activities. As the day coincided with National Voters Day, the programme concluded on a patriotic note with a pledge conducted by the School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra to uphold the democratic tradition and significantly in the development and progress of the nation. School Chairperson Ms. Indu Sabharwal encouraged the students with her inspiring words. School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli motivated the students to work hard and be fearless citizens of India.
Class IX students along with their class teachers visited a Memorial for 1984 Anti Sikh Riot Victims at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib on 19 January, 2017. The memorial is dedicated to the memory of thousands of innocent Sikhs killed in the massacre and those who laid their lives trying to save them.
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate celebrated the auspicious festival of Lohri with great religious fervor & zeal. Imbibing the tenet of vand chhako, each student contributed a fistful of Lohri goodies, which were pooled & packed by the children to be distributed amongst all. With the objective to revive the dying culture and to inculcate communal harmony amongst students besides honing the skill of team work, the activity gave a new meaning to the celebration. The tiny tots won the hearts of many with their rendition of the Lohri jingle. A bonfire was lit in the premises and was accompanied by melodious Lohri songs by the music group thus creating a festive environment in the school premises.
A group of students pursuing the Kraft Global Fellows Intercultural and Interfaith Awareness Program from the University of Columbia, USA, visited Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate on 12 January 2017 to study about Sikh Culture and Religion. Guest Speaker, Veer Bhupinder Singh Ji (USA), renowned internationally for his spiritual discourses, shared the philosophy of Sikhism with the group and answered their queries. Deliberating on the three tenets of Sikhism, he mentioned that based on the belief that God resides in every human, every Sikh strives to render selfless service to the humanity. Elaborating the motto of the school Vidya Vichari Taan Paropkari, School Principal, Ms. D. K. Dhingra said that the real essence of education is to contemplate on the learning acquired. The Primary School choir recited a heart touching poetry on the supreme sacrifice of his four sons by Guru Gobind Singh Sahib.
Students of classes VI to VIII participated in Inter House Heritage Quiz with great zeal on 11 January 2017. Baba Zorawar Singh House participated Atul, Ravtej and Vidhar bagged the first position
Under the aegis of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, an impressive Nagar Kirtan was organized to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji on 1 January 2017. The students carried placard in the Nagar Kirtan creating awareness on the teachings of the Guru. Our school children exhibited proper discipline.
Martyrdom of Chhote Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh Ji was observed in the school premises with great religious devotion on 26 December 2016. On this occasion, the students of middle segment recited Shabad, poem and enlightened the students with their inspiring speeches. In teacher,s talk, Mrs. Baljeet Kaur explained the tradition of Martyrdom in Sikhism and how the Sahibzadas were bricked alive but remained firm in their faith and fought bravely against injustice.
Commemorating Gurbani Diwas, the school children & the entire staff congregated to recite Japji Sahib & Chaupai Sahib to pay Tribute to the Sahibzadas. This was followed by Ardaas Sahib. JAPJI SAHIB JI Gutkas were distributed to all on this occasion.
105 students from Classes 7 & 8 of GHPS India Gate performed in a grand program organised by Punjab Govt. to celebrate Dashm Pitah Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday at IG Stadium on 18 Dec 2016. They shared stage with renowned artists including Harshdeep Kaur and Sukhvinder Singh right from the beginning till end.
The students of class IX of Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate completed its second project Perils of Pounds. The activity aimed at enabling students to analyze the causes leading to obesity and consequently preparing them to lead a healthy life. Under the project, the students of class IX were engaged in various activities like maintaining a record of the food items in their tiffin boxes for one week which led them to ascertain that they were consuming energy-dense, nutrient poor products. They also learnt to calculate the BMI and shared their findings with their peers in the form of Posters, Articles and PPT in which the information was also shared about health trends among teens in USA, UK and China. The project culminated with a skit on Adverse effects of Unhealthy Binging presented in the morning assembly. The Principal, Mrs. D. K. Dhingra, applauded the efforts put in by the staff and students in making this meaningful project a grand success.
An Inter House Rangoli Making Competition was organized on 30 November 2016 in the school premises for Classes 3 4 & 5. The participants' enthusiasm shone bright as they exhibited their artistic, imaginative and creative skills using vibrant colors, geometrical shapes ,deity impressions and floral motifs. Rangoli colors, flower petals and diyas were used to decorate the Rangolis. The judgement was based on symmetry, color combination, creativity and neatness. Students of Baba Jujhar Singh House got the first position followed by students of Baba Fateh Singh House securing the second position.
Our school children participated in the Campaign against child Abuse organized by NDMC on 19 Nov 2016. A rally, Poster Making Competition and a conference at Vigyan Bhavan Convention Centre were also held.
Deepmala at GHPS, India Gate
Kal Taran Guru Nanak Aaya
Prakash Utsav of Guru Nanak Devji was celebrated in the School on Monday, 14 November 2016 with great religious fervor. The school building was illuminated with lights and candles _ the Deepmala, signifying enlightening our spirits with the ideals of the Guru. The programme commenced by recital of Rehraas Sahib Paath followed by Kirtan Samagam in which the students participated enthusiastically, reciting Shabads in Guru's honour. The entire school resonated with the sound of the hymns. Sakhis and speeches delivered by students gave an insight into Guru,s life.
The occasion was graced by the presence of the President DSGMC & Chairman of GHPS Society, S. Manjit Singh G. K; Chairman GHPS, India Gate, S. Balbir Singh Kohli; the School Manager,S. Kulmohan Singh; Vice Chairman S. Paramjit Singh; Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Indu Sabharwal members of school governing body and an impressive gathering of parents.
S. Manjit Singh G. K, guided the students to follow the golden principles of Kirat Karo (work honestly) , Vand Chako(share with the needy) and Naam Japo (remember Lord).
The School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, congratulated everyone stating that our institution will always be a bacon of light radiating love, compassion and kindness - the message of our First Guru. She also shared the happy news of our school students excelling in the CBSE National Gymnastics Competition 2016-17, and applauded the efforts of the winners _ Akshara (under 11 years category) bagged one Gold and one Silver Medal; Paras (under 14 years category) won a Silver Medal and Shyam Sharma (under 19 years category) was awarded one Silver and one Bronze Medal. The evening ended with the Vote of Thanks proposed by the Principal.
Rashtriya Ekta Saptah was celebrated in school from 31 Oct 2016 to 06 Nov 2016 with great fervor .Inspirational and enlightening talk on Sardar Patel's life was delivered by a staff member.Poster making competition was also held in school for students of classes 4 and 5 in which our students participated with great enthusiasm.
To commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and independent India,s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the school celebrated November 11 as National Education Day by recalling his contribution to the cause of education . A special assembly was organized to mark this occasion by the way of speech , teacher,s talk, discussions and questionnaire on the importance of literacy and our commitment to all aspects of education . The school Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra inspired the students to strengthen their sustainability in the existing environment; enhance thinking , social and emotional skills and become self motivated learners.
Representatives from Traffic Police visited Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate on 2 November 2016 and enlightened the students on Road Safety. ASI Satbir Singh dissuaded the students from underage and rash driving. He emphasized on the importance of following the traffic rules and regulations. He also gave them useful tips on:
- following traffic rules.
- using zebra crossing.
- obeying rules and regulations on road.
Diwali is synonymous with celebration of life and to make this festival special an Inter House Diya/Candle Decoration Competition was conducted for Classes III to V on 26 October 2016 in school premises. The children decorated the Diyas beautifully exhibiting their creativity.The message was loud and clear -Celebrate Diwali with conscience. It was children's zeal and vigor that motivated us to merge ourselves in this light and enjoy Diwali. Pari Rostogi of V-C from Baba Jujhar Singh got the first position, Jashith Sharma of III-B from Baba Ajit Singh House got the school the second position and Tanishka Sachdeva of IV-A from Baba Ajit Singh house got the third position.
A special Morning Assembly was organized in the school premises on 26 October, 2016. A sincere appeal was made by the students through the medium of a Nukkad Natak_ Say No to Crackers. It was staged to generate awareness among the students about the harmful effects of crackers. An effective and confident message was conveyed through Anti-Cracker slogans and save environment slogans written on placards and a pledge Say No to Crackers and Yes to Life. School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra and the staff applauded the enthusiasm displayed by the students.
Inter-GHPS Debate Competition The Face Off was held at Mata Sundri College Auditorium, New Delhi on 25 October 2016 on the topic Education abroad is an escape route for the students below the merit cut. The event was organized under the aegis of Guru Harkrishan Public School (New Delhi) Society, with the aim to promote debating skills among students. The welcome address was delivered by Col. Jasbir Singh Nirmal, Director, Education Cell. Eleven well prepared teams from different branches of GHPS across Delhi participated and showcased their oratory skills in the course of the contest. The debate was adjudged by eminent educationists.
At the end of the heated but interesting debate which lasted over two hours, Nehmat Kaur of GHPS, Vasant Vihar; Gagandeep Singh Sahni of GHPS, Karol Bagh and Yash Sharma of GHPS, Hargobind Enclave were declared First, Second & Third respectively. Speaking against the motion, the First prize was bagged by Simranjeet Sehgal of GHPS, Vasant Vihar, while Jasleen Kaur of GHPS, Hargobind Enclave & Rajat Virdi of GHPS, India Gate took home the Second and Third prize. The winners were awarded with trophies & certificates.
Director, Education Cell in his motivational speech emphasized that such events help the students in developing essential skill of public speaking and go a long way to boost the confidence of children to face audience confidently. The Principal, GHPS India Gate, Ms. D.K. Dhingra congratulated all the participants on being a part of the event & stressed the need for providing a platform to the students to develop critical thinking amongst them.
Pulsating PULSES - an integrated project, planned by the teachers, engaged nearly 2400 students of the school in various activities, over a period of two months. Besides Legume Chef competition for parents, a skit Dal - bemissal, was also staged to generate awareness amongst children about the nutritional benefits of consuming pulses.The event culminated with a pledge by everyone to include pulses in their daily diet. Speaking to parents on the occasion, the school Principal, Ms. D. K. Dhingra, said that today,s children need to be educated about the importance of eliminating junk food items and including pulses in their diet for proper health and growth in the formative years of our children. The winners were presented certificates and gifts, hand-crafted by students. S. Manjit Singh GK, President DSGMC, dignitaries and visitors applauded the efforts put in by the staff, students and the parents in making this meaningful initiative a grand success.
To invoke the blessings of almighty and to seek bountiful benedictions, an Inter House Ardas Rendition Competition was held in school Gurdwara on 5 October 2016. Harjap Singh of IV-B from Baba Zorawar Singh House won the first position, Jasleen Kaur of IV-B from Baba Fateh Singh House won the second position and Gurshaan Singh of V-D from Baba Ajit Singh House secured the third position. They also elaborated the significance of Ardas, for successful achievements in life. The students were judged on the basis of pronunciation and posture
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate _ a MICROSOFT Showcase SchoolFollowing a series of steps, Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate, New Delhi, was identified as a Showcase School by MICROSOFT in August 2016!! An introductory cum informative session was held for parents of Class V students by the Principal, Ms. D K Dhingra, in association with Team Microsoft. We express our gratitude to the parents of Class V, who after attending the session willingly extended their whole hearted support by giving their valuable consent to run this program for their wards.
The whole school echoed with the merriment of the celebration of Teachers' Day. Students of Class XII took up the responsibility for the day. A special Assembly was conducted by Class XII Pupil Teachers. They conveyed their gratitude to their mentors and gave tribute to Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. They arranged games for teachers. School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra and Vice-Principal, Mrs. Harpreet Kaur congratulated the teachers on this occasion.
In the second half, the teachers visited an iconic place, Kingdom of Dreams at Gurgaon. The palatial structure was blooming with colours, lights and mirrors. The teachers gratified their taste buds with regional cuisines at a number of state-themed restaurants at the food Court called Cultural Gully. With so much to witness and experience, this place was an ideal location to spend a day on. The magnificent aura and chimerical structure of this place mesmerized everyone's senses and took them to the world of fantasies.
On 5 August 2016 students of Nursery went to the school garden. Teachers of Nursery took them to the garden to show different types of 'Flowers 'as it was the current topic in GK. Students showed their interest and enjoyed there.
NIE Newspaper in Education student edition of Times of India organised a visit to Air Force Museum for students of classes VI to VIII on 3 August 2016 to 6 August 2016. It was active learning for students who were motivated and inspired by the experiences.
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate celebrated the 361 Prakash Utsav of Our Patron Guru, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahibji on Tuesday, 2 August 2016 with great zeal and religious fervor. On this auspicious occasion, the school is embarking on its journey for the International School Award (ISA). Pulsating Pulses is the first project marking the International year of pulses 2016, in which our children are participating actively by bringing in a fistful of any pulse. The collected pulses will be distributed among the underprivileged section of the society.
The programme commenced with the samapati of Sehaj Path followed by rendition of shabads by the music choir. A special presentation was given by school Dhadhi Jatha singing the praises of Guru Harkrishan Sahibji. The staff members also presented a shabad emphasizing the mission of service to which the Child Guru dedicated his life.
The occasion was graced by the presence of DSGMC President and GHPS Society Chairman, S. Manjit Singh G. K., School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli, School Manager S. Kulmohan Singh and other distinguished dignitaries.
21 students, preparing for participation in Olympics from Cycling Federation, Sports Authority of India, were also present on this auspicious occasion.
DSGMC President and Chairman, GHPS Society (New Delhi), S. Manjit Singh G. K. accentuated that we must follow the path of Guru,s selfless service towards mankind. He also applauded the efforts of the staff in instilling the virtue of vand chhakna in our children.
School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and School Manager S. Kulmohan Singh congratulated all on this pious occasion and inspired the students to emulate the teachings of Sikh Gurus through the project Ek Muthi Daal.
The School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, motivated the children to derive the learning from the life of the patron Guru and live true to his ideals.
Our School registered for the prestigious International School Award (ISA) with the aim of providing broader array of cultural representation and introducing an International dimension to our Teaching learning Process. As a part of this project Pulsating Pulses a collaborative activity was taken up by the students of classes VI to VII to mark the International Year of Pulses 2016. The Objective was to encourage students to explore about food security with respect to the use of pulses in India, Australia, Kenya, UK, Sri lanka and generating awareness about their nutritional benefits. One of the activities as a part of this project was EK MUTHI DAAL wherein students of all classes of school showed their enthusiasm by bringing in a fistful of pulse of their choice. The pulses thus collected were packaged by the children and distributed among the support/ ancillary staff of the school on 2 Aug 2016 in the school premises.
Investiture Ceremony was held in Guru Harkrishan Public School India Gate on August 1, 2016 with great enthusiasm. The newly formed School Cabinet 2016-17 was ceremoniously felicitated and honoured.
The programme commenced by invoking the blessings of Almighty. The office-bearers & the prefectorial teams of the four houses were sworn in followed by the ceremonial pinning of the badges & handing over the certificates to the students by the Chief Guest for the day our School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra.
The Headboy and Headgirl along with other Council members pledged to dispense their duties sincerely in the oath taking ceremony. The Chief Guest School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra congratulated and inspired the students to transcend their thinking by setting high standards plus working together as a TEAM. The event culminated with vote of thanks proposed by the Vice Principal Mrs. Harpreet Kaur followed by National Anthem.
On 20 July 2016 the students of Nursery had story time on the topic Thirsty Crow. The students participated in this activity enthusiastically and narrated the story.
Students of Nursery class celebrated Mango Day on 22 July 2016. All the students were dressed up in yellow colour and were looking bright, charming and energetic. Many activities were organised for this celebration. The Principal of the school also spent some time with them.
Orientation Programme for the parents of students of Class XI was held on 22 July 2016 in the school premises. Mrs. D. K. Dhingra, school Principal welcomed the parents and congratulated them on the success of their wards in class examination. Parents were informed about guidelines for the promotion to the next class. Various norms to be followed by the student were discussed with the parents as their constant support and co-operation would be required for making the students disciplined and well behaved. Parents were advised to spend good amount of time with their wards so as to understand and guide them. Parents were also cautioned about various distractions due to which their wards might suffer and were guided to monitor them. Special emphasis was laid on the importance of balanced diet and healthy life style of the children. Parents found the session quite interesting and enriching and suggested that such interactive session should be held from time to time.
Junior segment Inter House English Recitation Competition was organized on 28 July 2016 .The students recited the poems with confidence. Pari Rastogi of class V -C from Baba Jujhar Singh House secured first position. Aditya Verma of class V-B from Baba Zorawar Singh House secured second position. Third position was secured by Palakjot Kaur of classIII-A from Baba Jujhar Singh House
Founders' Day was celebrated with a difference on 19 July 2016. A special assembly was conducted in which Harmeet Kaur of class X-B presented her views on our Patron Guru _ Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji.
School Principal Mrs Davinder Kaur Dhingra congratulated the students and encouraged them to imbibe the values of hard work, perseverance and moral courage in their life which not only help them along the road to academic achievement but also promote their all round development . Paying obeisance to the almighty, the Vice Principal Mrs Harpreet Kaur explained one of the hymns of Shri Ravi Das Ji in which he was expressing his devotion to the lord. After the assembly, sweets were distributed among the students.
DEGO TEGO FATEH SAMAGAM
300th Shaheedi Samagam of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji. Founder of the first Sovereign Khalsa Raj, was organised at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on 3 July 2016. The valedictory function was presided over by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister accompanied by Chief Minister S. Parkash Singh Badal released a pictorial book on the life and philosophy of valiant Sikh warrior Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji. We expressed our gratitude to honourable PM Modi ji by felicitating him with a sword, siropa, shawl and replica of commemorative coins issued by Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji.
Celebrating World Environment Day on Sunday, 5 June 2016, Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate, in association with CLAIM organized a "Green March" wherein 50-70 Divyang people from UDAAN an organization for the Differently Abled, marched from India Gate, wearing green T shirt and holding Saplings in their hands, assisted & escorted by students of our school. The Green March was flagged off by the Honble President, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee cum Chairman, Guru Harkrishan Public School (New Delhi) Society and Mr. Vijay Kannan, Founder CLAIM (Clean Air India Movement). Chairman, School Education, S. Harmeet Singh Kalka, School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli, School Manager, S. Kulmohan Singh and S. Vikram Singh Aneja, Head IT, DSGMC, School Principal, Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, Vice Principal, Ms. Harpreet Kaur Sethi, School Teachers and other guests also joined in the March. On reaching the school premises, the participants were offered refreshing & nutritious Chhabeel to beat the scorching heat. The event commenced with the invocation of the blessings of the Almighty by a soulful rendition of the School Shabad Deh Shiva Bar Mohe ..., by the school choir. A cordial welcome was accorded to Honble Minister of Environment & Forests and Mr. Imran Hussain, Swami Prem Parivartan, popularly known as Peepal Baba by the School Management. This was followed by the Plantation Drive under which 50 saplings brought in by the children from UDAAN were planted by the distinguished guests and adopted by our children. Speaking to the children, S. Manjit Singh GK, emphasized on the dire need of the hour to plant more trees to save the environment. Extending a vote of thanks to all Ms. D K Dhingra, School Principal assured the dignitaries that the noble initiative taken by the school would be accomplished in due time.
The British Council organised a debate on Journalism- Supporting Good Governance or Merely Providing Entertainment on Friday, 10 June 2016. Accompanied by school Headmistress, Mrs Gurmeet Kaur Virdi, Devansh, Rajan Bedi, Mehran, Siddharth and Rajat Virdi attended the debate which had eminent speakers Mani Shankar Aiyar, Radha Kumar and Dr. Chandan Mitra as participants of the debate .
DSGMC had organized a marathon on 26 June 2016 to honour Banda Singh Bahadur & the run was accordingly named as Banda Singh Bahadur Marathon. The marathon was started by President DSGMC S. Manjit Singh G.K from Rajpath & ended at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj. The students & staff of GHPS India Gate also participated in the marathon with full zeal. The participants were given T- shirts by the Committee. The participating students were given certificates and will be awarded 10 marks at the time of admission in the university.
The school organised Camp Anubhav for classes VI to IX from 23 May to 27 May 2016 at Mashobra near Shimla . It was a fun filled trip away from school and where the students had an opportunity to explore the jungle through nature walks. They surfed through water to reach their next destination and experienced a thrilling adventure sport Zip line. The exhilarating trip gave them a glimpse into the surrounding villages. They performed activities like mountain biking, rappelling, scrambling and team building. The bonfire helped them to bring the spirit of camaraderie and friendship to the fore. The trip taught them to admire and respect Mother Nature and to live independently. The trip was very well planned and supervised.
Navy Blue Blazer with pocket badge (Single Breast), V neck Blue Pullover with border, Medium grey Pants, White full sleeves shirt, school tie, medium grey socks with border, light blue turban Class VIth onwards.
Navy Blue Blazer with pocket badge (Single Breast), V neck Blue pullover with border, Medium grey tunic (till Class V) Class VI onwards Salwar Kameez (White) with collar and shoulder flap, Chunni Blue, Grey socks with border.
White shorts (Class I-V), White Pants (6th onwards) White Shirt, school belt, light Blue Patka (till Class V), Navy Blue Patka Class VI onwards (Under Turban), White socks with border, Oxford type Black shoes, White Canvas P.T. shoes, light blue Turban Mandatory from Class VIth onwards.
White pleated frock and white blouse (till Class V) School belt, Light blue ribbons, Black shoes with buckles, white canvas shoes for P.T., socks-white with border, Class VI onwards white Salwar, Kameez - white, with collar and shoulder flaps, light blue chunni.