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V. K. SHUNGLU

Honourable Chairman, DPS Society

Honourable Chairman, DPS Megacity

I extend my sincere greetings and best wishes to the team of DPS Megacity for its Sister School at Barasat. May this institution successfully continue in its journey, that would decide and delineate the fabric of the future.Good Luck!

VIJAY AGARWAL

Chief Mentor

DPS Megacity, Kolkata has successfully completed 16 years as an established institution. Our endeavour has been to create not only a school which deals with academics but a holistic seat of learning where every student is groomed to be a responsible and a creative individual. I am proud to declare that all my staff members and other members of the management body have worked hand in hand to reach the level of success we have achieved today. We are proud to start Sister School at Barasat for our students as there is an overwhelming demand.

I look forward to many more years of such glory and convey my thanks to one and all who have been supportive in my endeavour for the betterment of DPS Megacity, Barasat.

ANUJ AGARWAL

Pro Vice Chairman

A post-graduate in Finance, he is the Pro-Vice Chairman of Delhi Public School, Panvel, Navi Mumbai and Chairman of Credo World School Dahanu. He is also on the Board of Trust of Delhi Public School, Megacity, Kolkata and Delhi Public School, Howrah and works closely with charitable organizations that work towards the upliftment of education for the poor strata of the society. MBA graduate from MDI (Gurgaon) and European School of Management (London). Worked as a Business Analyst with FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) London and with Mzaya India for 3 years in Mumbai. Implemented Risk modules for banks and also conducted Advanced Data Analytics for leading Mutual fund house such as Reliance and ICICI.

“The strength of the developed world today is in its excellence in academics and the resultant creativity. Pursuit and relentless search for excellence are our objectives, this actually means adherence to high standards set for DPS Schools: trained teachers for uniform skills; detailed planned syllabus; and co-curricular activities with active participation by all students leading to their all round development. With DPS Megacity, Barasat we have attempted to build a school that will provide an education that remains after classroom teaching is erased from our minds. Good luck and God bless!”

BINAY K AGARWAL

Mentor

Binay K Agarwal. A Fellow Chartered Accountant by qualification and share broker by profession, holds a Diploma in Business Finance & pursued Senior Management Program from IIM Calcutta.

He heads a share & commodity broking house by the name of Fast Capital Markets Ltd. He has been on the board of the Calcutta Stock Exchange and various listed companies and educational trusts.

He carries with himself a 30-year experience in Investment advisory & Capital Markets. He has been a guest lecturer at IIM Calcutta.

He is an ardent believer of the fact that an investment in knowledge pays the best interest! Education is the only tool that can cause our country to benefit from the demographic dividends of our young population. The Barasat Hinterland will surely benefit from DPS Barasat.

NIKUNJ SARAF

Mentor

The age old tradition of education has taken a quantum leap with technology which when constructively handled has proved to be an amazing aid during these trying times.

The vision of spreading the joy of learning to one and all was initiated by the blessings of my late grandfather Mr. K.D. Saraf in the year 2007. Since then his philosophy and mission has been inspiring me immensely.

Following his footsteps, I would like to quote Abraham Lincoln's words here -- " I do the very best I know how, the very best I can and I mean to keep on doing so until the end!"

Our entire team at DPS, Barasat is dedicated towards achieving excellence in our chosen field and am confident that the perennial support from all our well wishers will help us to reach greater heights.

INDRANI SANYAL

Chief Advisor

“Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society in every family” - Kofi Annam.

The above words have always found resonance in my soul, as an educator, administrator, and moreover as a human being.

In my 33 years of association with teaching and administration, 25 years with the DPS Society, and my tenure as the Founder DPS Principal of Kolkata, West Bengal, I have always found education to be an elixir.

My experience as an ex-member of the Planning Commission for Education (appointed by HRDC) will help me guide DPS Barasat in its stages of infancy and empower it towards a strong future.

I have been honoured and recognized by the ABP group with the prestigious DRONACHARYA AWARD - BEST INSPIRING PRINCIPAL, by FICCI with the APARAJITA: ART OF EXCELLENCE in the “YOUNG ACHIEVERS CATEGORY”, by British Council as an AMBASSADOR and also by ASSET, UIEO, SOF and NSTSE.

I have been privileged to work with the management of DPS Megacity, led by the dynamic and enterprising Shri Vijay Agarwal and earnestly look forward to guide DPS Barasat with all my acquired wealth of experience, wisdom and humility.

It will indeed be an invigorating challenge to bring up DPS Barasat and establish it as an educational institute of true class and quality. It is my resolve to be with the school in its formative years, with my utmost capability, care and concern.

My sincere blessings and warm wishes with the entire DPS Barasat family.

Ratna kundu

Principal

Ms. Kundu comes with a rich experience of 32 years in the field of education. With Accounts and Commerce as her core subjects, her career spans over a considerable period in various capacities with many milestones to her credit. As an educationist, she believes in empowering the facilitators and creating a lineage which would benefit the future of our country. A visionary by nature , she is in the process of mentoring and guiding not only in the school that she heads , but also in the places she goes as a pedagogue.

Ms. Kundu was felicitated by the Indian Institute of Hotel Management with the prestigious “Principal Par Excellence Award” for her dedicated service towards education.

We are pleased to state that she was honoured with a citation for her valuable contribution in the field of promotion of Hindi language from Mahatma Gandhi Rashtriya Bhasha Hindi Prachar.

She was also honoured with the “Ideal Principal” award by All India Citizens Development Centre for her contribution and encouraging participation of her school at the All India Drawing , Handwriting & Essay Writing Competition. As the Principal, I feel privileged to have the opportunity to lead the school in its next exciting phase of development. We believe in empowering our students in such a manner that they act as representatives of a meaningful and value-based society ! Our pedagogy which is holistic and comprehensive compliments this. We have a team of fabulous faculty members who display boundless energy and intense commitment which keeps the ethos of our school shining brightly.

At Delhi Public School, Barasat we emphasize on instilling confidence and independence promoting critical thinking that will help the students to act and react in real life situations. Not only is knowledge imparted but opportunities are provided whereby the students learn and test its applicability of the knowledge acquired.

To keep pace with the dynamically changing world we prepare students to be Global Citizens. Our pivotal emphasis is on all round personality development. This is achieved by providing contextualized study of curriculum which is given through diversified activities and competitions that make them expressive and adaptable.

“Success comes to those who work hard and stays with those who don’t rest on the laurels of the past”. Yes! In today’s world, no institution of repute can afford to sit on its laurels. A decisive shift is being engineered that will help us to gain a global repute and it can done with lots of passion and excitement.

Aristotle once said that , “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all”. Even as we impart education to match the advancement in technology and globalization, we march our students ahead with DPS society ethos of moral values and principles. We believe that education is service to society, our mission is to educate for empowerment and enlightenment.

At DPS where …….. “Excellence is our tradition, we reaffirm taking it forward !”

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