The Principal Ms. D.K. Dhingra, took an Orientation Session on 5 April 2019 with the parents of students who have become a part of the G.H.P.S. India Gate family this year. Apart from introducing them to the glorious history of GHPS , the Principal also gave parenting tips to the young parents.
Amritsar witnessed colonial barbarism when General Dyer killed large crowd of unarmed Indian on 13 April 1919. Under the aegis of GHPS Society (Delhi), students paid a tribute to the martyrs on the 100th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre by presenting a play which was overwhelmingly remarkable. A Candle March at India Gate was also taken out by DSGMC along with the students and teachers.
Baisakhi was celebrated on 17th April 2019 with religious fervor in the school premises to commemorate 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Students participated whole- heartedly in a Speech-cum Placard depiction showcasing importance of Panj Kakkars- the symbols of Sikhism given by the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. A skit- paying tribute to great Martyrs and highlighting 100 years of the incident to show the cause of event with mass killing of innocent people was also presented. The School Principal Ms. D.K. Dhingra congratulated and blessed the students for their performance. She shared her views on Waho Waho Gobind Singh Aape Gur Chela. She also encouraged the students to emulate the teachings of Guruji and become better citizens of the nation.
Principal, Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra bid adieu to the 54 year old institution, primarily known as the Mother Branch after a year of extended service post her Superannuation in 2018. An Educationist at the core, she joined the institution in 2013 backed by 30 years of experience with reputed Schools.
The school revived its lost glory under her leadership by getting accredited with the coveted British Council International School Award and the Swachh School (Silver) Award. The ‘Mitr Pyare’ Alumni Association and the Indo-German Student Exchange Program were initiated during her six years long tenure. Securing excellent Board results, the school students also excelled in the Co-curricular Activities and sports field as well. GHPS, India Gate students fetched medals at the International and National Level in Cycling, Athletics and Gymnastics. Known for her creative, innovative and out of the box ideas, the school has been a fore runner in campaigning for Social causes like ‘Ban Sikh Jokes’; Say NO to Crackers; Violence against Women; Go Green Plantation Drives; Adopting a Grand Parent and many other Social Outreach Programs.
Conferred with the Guru Drona Award; Kautilya Award; Inspiring Educator Award; Award for Innovative Teaching Methodology, she worked consistently and continuously towards reviving the lost glory of GHPS. Equipped with excellent and effective communication skills, she has been popular for her Counselling cum Orientation Sessions. A Resource Person with CBSE and other organizations she has imparted Professional Development Training to teachers across India.
Bidding adieu to the students in her last address she reminded the students to abide by the principles laid down by our reverend Gurus and always endeavour to be good human beings. She said that she is confident that both the Staff and students are fully empowered to scale all heights with faith, confidence, determination and positivity. She thanked the Management, Staff, Students and especially the Parents for their continued support and cooperation.
Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, also the Honorary Secretary of Guru Harkrishan Public School (New Delhi) Society, made a niche for herself amongst the GHPS Fraternity and was truly an asset for the institution.