DPS JAMMU ALUMNI-IAS/KAS OFFICERS/ CA’S/ DOCTOR’S & OHTERS GRACED INVESTITURE CEREMONY-2016-17
Delhi Public School Jammu, organised Investiture Ceremony on 27th August 2016 in the school premises today. The event was graced by DPS Alumni, Dr. Owais Ahmed, IAS, Asst. Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. Of India, New Delhi as the Chief Guest and DPS alumni- Mr. Rahul Mahajan-KAS, Department of Finance & Audit, Govt. of J & K, Ms Manisha Gupta-CA and Dr. Umar Riaz-MBBS, PG (GS), GMC, as Guest of Honours. Also gracing the occasion were Shri Harsh Dev Singh Jamwal, Former Minister for Education (Parent), Shri Taranjeet Singh Gujral, (Parent), Principal DPS Nagbani, Mr. Rajkumar Verma and the parents of the students of the School. The function started with the ceremonial lamp lighting by the Chief Guest, Guest of Honours and others.
Speaking on the occasion, Ms Ruchi Chabra. Principal of the School outlined briefly the progress made by the premier institution DPS, Jammu and encouraged the students and the faculty members to work together for overall development. She also led the students cabinet to take the pledge of allegiance to their school flag.
The newly inducted members of Student Council were bestowed with certificates, sashes and badges by the eminent Guests, Principal Ms Ruchi Chabra, Principal Mr. Rajkumar Verma, DPS Nagbani, Administrator Mr. C L Malhotra, , Headmistress Ms Meenu Gupta, Manager Operations-Mr. Karandeep Sing and Sr. Accounts Officer-Mr. R C Gupta. The Head Boy (Jaskirat Singh of XII D ), Head Girl (Ishita Singh of XII F ), Vice Head Boy ( Mahavir Singh of IX B), Vice Head Girl (Vanshi Koul of IX E) addressed the gathering after assuming their new responsibilities. Total 70 students from Middle and Senior classes of the school were honoured with cabinet positions, in a solemn ceremony which was divided into three phases. The filler was punctuated by the breathtaking cultural performances in classical dance, classical vocal song, Krishna Leela and DPS Song, which were appreciated by all the audience.
The Chief Guest Dr. Owais (IAS), in his speech lauded the efforts put in by the Management of the distinguished Institute in imparting quality education with all modern infrastructural amenities. He cheered the students for presenting an impressive show at the Investiture Ceremony. He also appreciated the efforts made by the school for providing opportunities to the students to take part in multiferous activities and congratulated the newly appointed school cabinet. Guest of Honour, Mr.Rahul Mahajan (KAS), insisted every member to be exemplary for others and recalled his days spent in the school, while Ms.Manisha (CA), appreciated the progress made by the school over the years and Dr. Umar Riaz (MBBS, PG) encouraged the students to keep honing their talents alongside academics to excel in life. Later on, the alumni had a very enriching open interactive session with the newly inducted student body and the participants of the cultural programme. this was followed by the March Past by the members of the student council in the presence of all the guests, dignitaries and parents of the students of the school.
The Chief Guest along with other dignitaries of the school also released School Newsletter ‘Pinnacle’ on the occasion. He and the other Guests of Honour were felicitated with mementoes by the school authorities. The function culminated with the vote of thanks by Ms. Meenu Gupta, Headmistress which was followed by National Anthem.
The Hon’ble Chairman DPSS, New Delhi, M.K Ajatshatru Singh Ji, Hon’ble President RCT, Kunwarani Ritu Singh Ji, Hon’ble Pro-Vice Chairperson and Sh. S. S. Sodhi Ji, Hon’ble Director DPS Jammu also congratulated the participants for making the program a great success and wished them for their bright future.