Founded in 1980, The Delhi Public School Ghaziabad Society has traversed three and a half decades to emerge amongst the top performing schools in India. With 11 schools and more than 13,000 students, DPSG now prepares to reach out to 1, 00,000 students across India, providing quality education. The DPSG teachers and students have, both, shown remarkable skills in all fields: academics, co-scholastic and sports with consistent high performance in the CBSE examinations, IIT Joint Entrance and Medical entrance examination.
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The dream we conceived in 1980 has now come alive with DPSG being ranked amongst India’s Leading Day Schools. The commendable scholastic and co-scholastic achievements of our students bear the testimony to our ability and commitment to providing excellence in education. Since its inception, Delhi Public School Ghaziabad has steadily grown from strength to strength and has successfully established 11 new schools.
DPSG schools endeavor to provide students with an opportunity and environment for multifaceted development, where children are encouraged to bloom and develop to their potential. While academic excellence is amongst our primary concerns, we also strive to imbue students with appropriate attitudes and values of forbearance, fair play, ethics, empathy, integrity, and fortitude and perseverance.
I congratulate to all the Principals, teachers, and the staff members for their effectual role in developing DPSG Group of Schools and bringing it to great heights. At this juncture, I like to express my gratitude to all the school and society management, parents, print and electronic media and district administration for their proactive support in enabling DPSG schools to continue to meet the expectations of the society. We hope to spread the light of knowledge and message of quality education and touch many more lives making a vital difference in building an equitable society.
Our Navigators - Members of the working committee of DPSG Society
A post graduate in Economics from Punjab University, Chandigarh, Mr. Pathak has been a member of Indian Administrative Services (IAS). He served in the state of Uttar Pradesh after having spent 6 years in the Indian Army and seen action in East Bengal, now known as Bangladesh. During his tenure with the IAS, Mr. Pathak chaired various ventures ranging from power distribution, dairies and milk products, urban housing, rural development, industrial development, social forestry, anti-poverty programmes, rural education to electronics, hotels and hospitality. Passionate about education, Mr. Pathak has promoted new ventures, schools thus addressing schooling and employment and livelihood related issues bringing about paradigm shift in these areas.
FOUNDER & MENTOR
• Mr. Pathak is the founder and mentor of Principal’s Forum, a web collaboration for working Principals. He is also the Founder & Chairman of SelaQui International School and SelaQui Academy of Higher Education a new initiative in the field of Higher Education that includes, Engineering, Management, Law and Educational research and training .
• He is also the Founder of Town Schools Education Initiatives. Town Schools has been authorized by the Government of India as a VTP, Vocational TrainingProvider in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand. Its first VTP in UP started to function from December 2008 .
• He founded and mentored TeacherSity, a complete school services institution with focus on
IMPROVING STUDENT LEARNING
TeacherSity is also India’s first private sector initiative in providing in-service professionals development opportunity to teachers teaching in CBSE and ICSE schools. 3,500 teachers from across the country were trained in a five day residential format during the year 2009. More than 100 Principals from leading CBSE schools, Kendriya Vidyalayas, Sainik Schools, Army Schools and others participated in school leadership training. • Above all he is, Founder and Chairman of the DPSG Society MEMBER Mr. Pathak is also a Member of the Board of: • La Martiniere Colleges, Lucknow • Colvin College, Lucknow.
Chairman, DPSG Society
Mr. Anshul Pathak is the Vice Chairman & Treasurer of the Delhi Public School Ghaziabad Society (DPSGS) that currently manages 15 schools in the district of Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, DehraDun & Damoh.
Prior moving back to India in 2007, Mr. Pathak worked as a Treasurer with Citigroup mostly in New York & Singapore for more than 11 years. He has also held various Treasury and Finance positions and worked in the financial sectors of other countries such as Australia, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Canada & the United States.
He is on the Board of Trustees of The Gurukul Trust, which operates the SelaQui International School in Dehradun, INDIA, one of the top performing ‘fully residential schools’ in the country. He is also the co-founder of TeacherSITY, an institution working in the area of improving the Quality of Teacher Education & Teacher Training in India. He is also the co-founder and Managing Director of Town Schools Education Initiatives (TSEI), an organization focussed in the area of School Services and Training & Skill Development. Over the last 5 years, TSEI has trained and placed more than 25,000 rural youth pan India.
He has Bachelors in Engineering from Manipal University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC), USA.
He is a member of the FICCI National Skills Committee and a member of ASSOCHAM Expert Committee on Education. He is a member of the Skills and Education committee of CII Northern Region.
Cdr. Ajit Wasu , holds a masters degree in mathematics and is presently running an export house by the name M/s. M.M Exports (India) at Faridabad. After serving the Indian Navy for twenty years, he joined the Shipping Corporation of India.
After retirement from SCI he joined his family business of textile and garment export. He is the Chairman of Environment Panel, Faridabad Industries Association. He is also the President of Haryana Environmental Management Society, which has membership of all industries in Haryana and is engaged in handling, treatment and disposal of hazardous waste of industries in Haryana.
Cdr. Ajit Wasu
Member DPSG Society
AJIT YADAV, an accomplished corporate professional and holds nearly thirty years of rich and diverse experience having held senior positions in reputed corporates . Ajit currently works as President & Group General Counsel of Vedanta Resources. In his glorious career he has done significant work in critical areas of corporate law in domestic and international businesses; he has played key role in the running of large and reputed businesses as part of the Management Teams of above corporates. Mr. Ajit Yadav has worked with Govt of India in the coveted IAS ( Allied) Services for a short period. Ajit is an active member of trade and industry forums like CII, FICCI and Assocham and is a frequent speaker in several forums and electronic media on issues of relevance to the corporate world.
Member DPSG Society
Mr. Rupinder Singh Suri, an alumnus of St Stephens College, Delhi University , Mr. Rupinder Sigh Suri became the Senior Advocate designated by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in 2009. He has held various key positions in the legal arena such as-
• President, Supreme Court Advocate-On-Record Association (2004-2006)
• Hon. Secretary, Supreme Court Bar Association [1997-98]
• Vice President, Supreme Court Bar Association [1999-2000].
• Presently he is the Secretary General, INSOL India and is an active member of International Bar Association.
Rupinder Singh Suri
Member DPSG Society
Mrs. Niharika Pathak is a graduate from Punjab University has been a keen social entrepreneur. She is a member of the governing body of DPS Ghaziabad society and has been active in the field of education. She has also been closely involved in the setting up of DPS Disha, a school for the socially and economically disadvantaged children living in slums. She is also a trustee on the board of The Gurukul Trust and was actively involved in designing the pastoral program at the school. She was invited by International Baccalaureate Organization, Geneva to attend their annual conference.
Member DPSG Society
Arun Seth took early retirement from his corporate career to focus on bringing the benefits of IT/Telecom to real world businesses in energy, health, fintech, medtech, education, hospitality etc. via a vibrant innovative entrepreneurial eco system and a focus on giving back to society. Starting as the founding MD of British Telecom in India in 1995 he built it to its current leadership position in managed telecom services and outsourced IT and back office operations. Currently an independent Director on the board of Narayana Health, Mr. Srun Seth continues as an active advisor to Nutanix USA, MMTC Pamp for driving its Digital gold strategy, Data Analytics leader ThoughtSpot and InMobi, which he incubated in 2007 and C2FO. Very focused on fostering entrepreneurship has been a founding Charter Member of TiE Delhi Chapter and Indian Angel Network and has been part of angel funds and advises/mentors several start-ups in the tech space in India and USA.
He is a trustee on DPS Ghaziabad Society. He also chairs Pahle India Foundation a policy think tank. He is also a Governing Member of Helpage India Board, SPIC-MACAY, NCPEDP, Nudge Foundation. He was chairing Nasscom Foundation which drives CSR initiatives across the IT Industry using tech for scaling good. Has served on the Board of Governors for IIM Lucknow and IIIT Delhi, both leading colleges. Also, been an Advisory board member of TERI and a Governing member TERI University board. Mr. Seth is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta – he has worked in senior commercial positions in the BT, HCL, Usha Martin and the UB Group, in the last 40+ years. Very active in Alumni Affairs he has Chaired PanIIT in 2010 and was Vice President of IIT Kanpur Alumni Association.
Mr. Arun Seth
Member DPSG Society
Mr. Rohit Pathak, an M. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; a quality control engineer with the USSC Group, Philadelphia and with 4 years of experience in Engineering Management with some of the leading automotive industries in India; first turned to education to introduce some radical changes in the pedagogical practices and conventional curricula. He has acquired a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and finished his schooling from the illustrious Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram. Mr. Rohit Pathak joined the SelaQui International School as a teacher in 2003 and within 3 years he had already taken over as the Principal of the school. Mr. Pathak worked passionately towards introducing the Geneva, Switzerland based International Baccalaureate Program in the school. He has pioneered the implementation of Project Based Learning techniques employing real-life situations to help students grasp finer nuances of various subjects.
Member DPSG Society
Air Vice Marshal Laxmi Narain Sharma AVSM holds post-graduate degree in English literature from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana. Prior to joining DPSG society in June 2020, Air Vice Marshal Sharma was holding the prestigious appointment of Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Education) in the Indian Air Force where he headed the Air Force’s Education, Training and Human Resource Development efforts and brought in transformational changes in the way Air Warriors are groomed to serve the nation.
He is a highly experienced Trainer, Educator and Administrator with about 35 years under his belt. He has tenanted prestigious appointments like Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Education), Principal Director (Education), Principal & Director (Sainik Schools Kunjpura and Rewari, Haryana), Chief Instructor (Air Force Academy), Command Education Officer and Instructor at various training establishments of IAF. For his distinguished service of exceptional order, he was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal by the Hon’ble President of India on 26 January 2020. Now he is a member of DPSG Society as Director Academics and Training and he helps steer the society as its Secretary.
Air Vice Marshal L.N. Sharma
Secretary (Member Exofficio), DPSG Society
Ms. Dipika is an engineer from Delhi College of Engineering, followed by a post graduation degree in Mathematics and another one in Management of Learning Disabilities. She has worked in schools offering international and national curricula, both in India and abroad. Some of these schools are The British School and The Shri Ram School in Delhi, Oberoi International School and MLSI in Mumbai, EISB in Bangalore, GEMS in Dubai and Kolkata and Dubai International Academy.
Ms Dipika is well versed in IB, CAIE, CBSE & ICSE curricula. Her long tenure in international schools has given her an exposure to the best practices and child centred pedagogy to create happy learning environments that provide stimulus for inquiry, innovation and creation. She has worked on authorizations of all three IB programs- PYP, MYP and DP. She has also provided consulting to other schools on MYP authorization and review, including Indus International School, Pune and Oakridge International School, Hyderabad. Ms Rao has successfully led schools that are diverse in nature , both in terms of curricula and community. She enjoys teaching and has taught Math HL, TOK and Physics. She is also a Math HL examiner with the IB and has been instrumental in setting up STEAM lab and integrating it with the curriculum.She has also led national curriculum schools through their affiliation process including GEMS school in Kolkata.
Ms Dipika loves reading, traveling and creative pursuits. Her personal philosophy is ‘ Invoke the divine in you to become the truest version of yourself’.
Mrs. Deepika Rao
Rashid Sharfuddin has done his schooling from St. Xavier’s School, graduation from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, and Master's in History from the University of Delhi. He also has a degree in School Management and International Education from the University of Bath, the United Kingdom.
As a student, Mr. Sharfuddin was Secretary of the Students’ Union Society and President of the Gandhi Study Circle at St. Stephen’s College. He represented his college in soccer, hockey, cricket and handball and was awarded the college's highest color in all of the above-mentioned sport. He captained his college handball team and played for Shimla Young in the Delhi Football League. He represented the Aligarh District and the Agra Zone in soccer and cricket. He was also a member of the Bath University post-graduate soccer and cricket teams.
He started his teaching career at 21 and taught at The Lawrence School, Lovedale, and Assam Valley School, Guwahati, before joining The Doon School, Dehradun, as a History Master in 2003. Mr. Sharfuddin served as the Assistant Housemaster of Jaipur House (2008-2011), Housemaster of Oberoi House (2012) and was the Housemaster of Jaipur House before he was appointed Headmaster at SelaQui International School. At 35, he is one of the youngest headmasters in the country.
Mr. Sharfuddin made History a popular subject choice for students at Doon due to his energy, commitment and innovations. He also introduced the Model United Nation Programme in the school in 2004. DSMUN, as it is called now, is ranked as the largest High School MUN Conference in India. Pursuing his passion for sport at Doon, he also looked after the school junior soccer, cricket as well as hockey teams. He organized Doon’s first ever cricket team tour to England in June 2008.
Mr. Sharfuddin has been interested in and studied the education of marginalized communities. He has presented papers at various seminars on this subject. His paper titled "Marginalized Communities and Educational Exclusion in North India" is part of the Bath University's reading list for Education and Globalization Programme. He has also researched the history of early 20th Century Delhi. His paper on the renaming of New Delhi Roads was awarded the most original research paper at a History seminar in Delhi University. Mr. Sharfuddin is an avid biker, traveller and reader.
He is married to Hina Sharif Khan who is a corporate lawyer by profession and has also worked in the education and development sectors.
Mr. Rashid Sharfuddin
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