Principal Anjana Gupta receiving Mahatma Hans Raj Award --- A Gold Medal and A Certificate
from Arya Rattan Sh. Punam Suri Ji, President, DAV CMC, New Delhi on the occasion of
Mahatma Hans Raj Birthday / Inauguration of DAV University at Jalandhar on 20th April, 2013.
It was a red letter day in the star-studded history of DAV International School Amritsar, when its Principal Ms. Anjana Gupta was honoured with the highest award of DAVCMC i.e. Mahatma Hans Raj Award for commendable contribution in the field of education. The award that carries a gold medal and commendation certificate was conferred on her by Arya Rattan Sh. Punam Suri Ji, President DAV CMC, New Delhi, the spiritual leader of national acclaim, Sh. Sumedha Nand Ji, Vice Chancellor of DAV University, Jallandhar, Dr. A.K. Kohli & eminent educationists & Arya Samajists of the country. It was presented to her during a glittering ceremony organized to inaugurate DAV University at Jallandhar & to commemorate Mahatma Hans Raj day.
Principal Anjana Gupta was selected for this great honour in recognition of her mammoth services rendered in the field of education & Arya Samaj. Ever since her joining of DAV International School, the infrastructure, the student strength, results, facilities provided to students – everything has gone from better to best. Within a short span of her tenure, the student strength has risen to 5250, the infrastructure of the school has increased manifold & the school has shown both qualitative & quantitative growth in scholastic as well as co-scholastic fields. Students have grabbed top honours at international, national & state levels. Due to the untiring efforts of Principal Anjana Gupta, the school has won International School Award twice in a row, National School Sanitation Award, Green Award & many other national & state level awards.
The Principal herself has received some of the most prestigious awards from the leading personalities of the country like Mr. Kapil Sibal, the then Human Resource Development Minister, Govt. of India, Mr. M.M. Pallam Raju, present Minister Human Resource Development, S. Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab & Sh. Ramakant Goswami, Minister of transport, Elections, Law & Labour, Govt. of Delhi etc.
Speaking on the occasion, Principal Anjana Gupta gave the entire credit for this honour to the guidance & support of DAV CMC, New Delhi, CBSE, New Delhi, the Chairman of the School Dr. V.P. Lakhanpal, the Regional Director, Dr. (Mrs.) Neelam Kamra, Manager, Dr. K.N. Kaul. She also gave the credit for this glorious achievement with the hard work of her competent faculty& the diligence of her students. She reiterated her faith in honest hard work and repeated her resolve to move on & on till the school attained top honours not in the country alone, but the whole world.
She was profusely praised by Sh. J.P. Shoor, Director (PS-I & Aided Schools), the school Chairman, Dr. V.P. Lakhanpal & Regional Director, Dr. (Mrs.) Neelam Kamra, Manager, Dr.K.N. Kaul, who congratulated & blessed her on receiving this highly deserved honour.
The faculty & students of the school organized a grand reception in the honour of their leader. She was welcomed with a rain of flower petals & colourful graffiti & presented bouquets & garlands by the entire DAVIS family. The beats of drum & the earth-shaking Bhangra presented by the students & staff drenched the whole school in the spirit of gaiety.