Students of our school enthusiastically participated in GD Pro 2017 organized by Manav Rachna University, Faridabad. The contestants participated in preliminary, Quarter Final, Semi Final and Final Round of the competition. Out of over 1000 participants at various levels from different schools across the country, 16 students were selected for the final round on 21 January, 2017 in the University Campus. Meghna Das of GHPS India Gate got the golden opportunity to be a part of the Grand Finale of the group Discussion Competition. She was awarded with the cheque of Rs.1000, a bag and a certificate. All the other contestants also received certificates for participation at their respective levels.
Students of Class VIII & our teachers visited New Delhi- World Book Fair 2017 at Pragati Maidan on 11 January 2017. The visit was organized to infuse and enhance the passion for reading in young learners. The students explored many books, collected booklets and catalogues from various stalls. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee had also participated in this fair in Hall no. 12. They had put up a stall on books and reading material on Sikhs, Sikhism, Sikh Culture and Heritage.
Students participated in various events like panel discussion, story telling etc held at Children,s Pavilion. Knowledge of young learners supplemented with the guidance provided to them by renowned authors and poets present there.
It was an exclusive and enriching experience for everyone.
30 students of classes IX, X and XI along with science teachers. Ms Navneet Kaur, Ms. K. Ghai and Ms. Varsha visited India International Science Festival 2016 on December 9, 2016 held at CSIR-National Physical Laboratory. The students were shown some science techniques like fractional distillation of crude oil, charcoal making, Cyclone-protected buildings. Some innovative projects like making Bioplastics from Bacteria, energy from Fly-ash etc. were also shown in which our students took a keen interest.
The students of Class VIII were taken for an educational trip to Mother Dairy, Patarganj escorted by the Science teachers Ms Varsha and Ms Pushpinder Kaur on 25 Nov 2016. Mr. Ashok of the Mother Diary plant took the students around showing the Dock laboratory, Silos and Pasteurization Units. The students were shown a documentary on the different steps taken by the Mother Dairy from procurement of milk till its distribution. The students were treated with complimentary flavoured milk and ice cream
The Counseling Session was conducted by Mr. Ashish Jain and Ms. Aabha Sukhdev College of Business Studies on 3 Oct 2016 for the commerce students of classes XI and XII. Mr. Ashish emphasized on the importance of studies and motivated the students to improve their current performance. He introduced the students with various courses available for commerce students like B.Com (H), BBA, BBS etc. He also told them about the universities offering these courses i.e. DU, IP and Jamia Milia University. He also told them about the entrance exams of various courses available after Class XII and their weightage as well. The session was attended by 117 students of XI and XII classes respectively. The session was very interesting & enriching for the students as it provided a plethora of knowledge to them. He gave many live examples to create avid interest. The session was attended by the commerce teachers i.e. Mr. Vinod Vij (Accountancy) and Mrs. Damanpreet Kaur (Business Studies).
Career Competency workshop for the students of class XII was conducted on 19 August 2016 in the school premises. Resource person Mr. Alok Sharma associated with IIFM guided the students about various career options available to them. The students developed an idea about latest changes in Delhi University as well as options outside DU in order to take informed career related decisions. Students were advised to understand themselves better in terms of aptitude and inclination to take wise decisions. This session was an eye opener for the students.
Education Langar (Food for the Mind) in the form of 4th Career Guidance Fair was held on 28th & 29th April 2016 at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, New Delhi C.G.F-2016 was organized by DSGMC in association with University Like G.G.S.I.P.U., Delhi University Lovely Professional University, Amity University, Manav Rachna University, Golgotia University, SGT University, Various Institutions such as Aptech, Zee Institutions of Creative Arts etc. besides foreign University. CGF-2016 provided a platform to the students of class IX to XII to interact with educationists and counsellors from the above mentioned University. The students found the session quite interesting and useful as they could gather information about various career options available to them hence enabling them to make a conscious choice.
Ten students of class XII from Science stream and Mrs Namratajeet Kaur attended an expo at AIIMS Catalyst 2016. The undergraduate students of AIIMS gave demonstrations on Anatomy and Physiology. The students were made aware of the functioning and mechanism of each organ of human body in Anatomy lab, correlating the theoretical part to the live practical. In physiology lab they were demonstrated about the functioning of muscles and nerves. The students participated actively in each session, the experience was beyond expression. Lastly they were taught about life saving techniques such as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
Students of class XII of Humanity stream had an opportunity to visit Patiala House Court on 21 April 2016. This sensitized the students about the various laws and the justice system. The students were divided into 4 groups and taken to different complexes- Civil Court, Criminal Court and Metropolitan Court. The Secretary New Delhi District Legal service Authority, Mrs. Monika Saroha apprised the students about the various kinds of proceedings in legal systems. The students observed various cases on cheque bounces, loans and were made aware of victim compensation schemes. At the end there was an interactive session held in the Conference Hall where Mr. Dharmesh Sharma- Member Secretary of Delhi Legal Service Authority answered the queries of the anxious students giving them plethora of Laws.
Thirteen students of class XII attended the IIT Open House with Mrs Namratajeet Kaur. They visited various Science Departments and attended a short session on 3D printing and presentation on innovative uses of Holography. Demonstrations related to optics showing total internal reflection, interference and diffraction and live demonstration on Modular robotics was also given to students. In the Biotechnology department different bioreactors were shown to them. They were apprised about the various products used for therapeutic uses in R and D. At the end students visited the Computer lab where paperless attendance through low energy Bluetooth was demonstrated live and with the help of research posters.
A term of three students Mohit Sehgal, Srisudhan Velu and Divyansh Gaba of Class VIII attended the Robofest,as part of the Innovation fair held at National Science Centre, Pragati Maiden from 22 January 2016 to 24 January 2016. The students enthusiastically participated in the activities conducted at the fest.
Sikh International Youth Camp was organized on June 20-28, at Dehradun, in which 15 students along with one teacher, Mr Jagjit Singh, participated and learned about great Sikh heritage , history and culture. The camp activities included educating the campers the Sikh Way of life ; Personality development , Sports, Games, Hiking and teaching path, kirtan and kesh and beard management.
An IIT Open House was organised on 18 April 2015 (Saturday) in which eighteen students from Class twelfth, along with two teachers Mrs Ikmeet Kaur and Mrs Namratajeet Kaur, visited the different departments.
The inaugral program included a presentation on innovative uses of 3D printing which included 3D doodler, 3D building etc. followed by a demonstration on holography effect and optics showing total internal reflection, interference and diffraction.
The Chemistry Department showed the talent of IIT students in the form of Elephant toothpaste, Dancing sodium, Freezing effect of nitrogen, Colour changing milk, Density tower etc.
In Biotechnology department different biotechnological tools were demonstrated to the students. The experiments were related to cloning and DNA isolation. We also visited Biomedical engineering department , the topic on Drug Delivery by Nanotechnology was introduced to the students with the help of posters.
On 19 January 2015, World Science Centre organized a popular Science Leacture on How new genes are born by Dr (MS) Eve Syrkin Wurtele, professor lowa state university , USA. Twenty students of class XI attended the lecture. They had healthy discussion with the professor on some novel ideas how genes are generated. The session overall was quite interactive.
Mrs Harpreet Kaur , Vice Principal along with three students of class XI
Cummins India Ltd country leading manufacturer of diesel and natural gadgets engines conducted two sessions in topics Garbage disposable and water conservation with class IX and X. The purpose of the campaign was to create and reinforce awareness amongst children on protecting environment. About 300 Students participated in this interactive session.
Workshop for class XII students was conducted by Sonya International Education Centre on 17 Nov, 2014. Students got the basic understanding about various under graduate and post graduate courses available in Australia, Canada, and Singapore Ms Anubhuti from Siec spoke volumes about the opportunities available to the students. Students are enlightened about the entry requirements, scholarships available costs involved for the courses and work permits. One to one interaction towards the end of the session would definitely prove beneficial for our aspiring students.
Students of class VIII went to see the Exhibition held in Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. Questions were put up related to Divinity. Two students of class VIII A Avneet Singh Sohi and Rai bagged prizes for the same.
On the occasion of World Science day, the students of class XI and XII Science stream attended the popular science lectures delivered by esteem professors from All India Institutes of medical science organised by National Science center on 10 and 11 Nov 2014. In two sessions the topics were Crystallography : Impact on the World by Prof. Puneet Kaur and The eye normal function and common disorders by Dr.Yog Raj Sharma , Chief Dr. R.P centre for Ophthalmic Science (AIIMS)
A vocabulary session was organised by Pratham for the students of class XI on 1 sept 2014. Its aim is to teach the students vocabulary in a very innovative method. They have used the technique mnemonic for the very purpose as it is based on the observation that a human mind easily remembers while making use of audio visual aids. Learning methodologies will definitely help the students become confident speakers.
A Popular Science lecture series on main theme Astronomy & Astro physics was organized at national science center from 21th to 28th August 2014. Students of class XI and XII of our school attended these lectures on the topic Galaxies and the Universe delivered by Dr T.R Seshadri , Professor , Department of Physics and Artrophysics , University of delhi and Frontiers of Cosmology I delivered by Dr. Pranjal Trivedi , Assistant Professor Department of Physics , Sri Venkateswara college. The speakers talked about various themes such as nature of distribution of matter in universe , formation of stellar clusters ,star clusters, globular clusters, CMB (Cosmic Magnetic Background) Radiation , blackbody radiation , expansion of universe etc. Students were well informed about the topic of the lectures. It was an enriching experience as the students were able to learn something outside the scope of textbooks.
A demonstration was conducted by Peagla Edu Solutions. The aim was to provide fertile grounds for young minds to explore and nurture growth depending on their aptitude and liking. The students of class 7th and 8th participated in the workshop. They gained a lot of knowledge for both activities i.e . Aero-modeling and Robotics. It was indeed an informative and a stimulating experience .