Bal Bharati Public School
|Bal Bharati Public School|
|Motto||Hanso Nayuta Na Pragyam|
|Founder||Padma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta|
Bal Bharati Public School (BBPS) is a group of institutions providing education at school level in India. Padma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta, an Indian philanthropist founded the parent body (the Child Education Society) which governs all the member schools across India. Bal Bharati Public School ranks among the premier institutes in Delhi and the country.
Padma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta established the first Bal Bharati in 1944 near the Central Ridge in New Delhi. The school spreads over six acres is now housed in two wings - Pusa Road and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Marg. Other Bal Bharati Schools have since been set up across India.
Philosophy and logo
"Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides" – derived from "Aa No Bhadra Kratvi Yantu Vishwatah". The school motto "Hanso Nayatu Naha Pragyam" is depicted in the image of a child astride a soaring swan. The motto means, "Hey swan, give us education" generally because, swan is a symbol of enlightenment in Hindu beliefs.
- Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Marg branch: Abhimanyu, Ashoka, C.V. Raman, Jawahar, Mother Teresa, Shastri, Shivaji, and Subhash
The names are the great Indian personalities, from freedom fighters to social workers to scientists.
- Pitampura branch: Gurunanak, Vivekanand, Dayanand, and Kabir
The names are spiritual gurus and poets.
- Brij Vihar branch: Ashoka, shastri, shivaji, and subhash
The names are rulers and kings of India.
- Noida branch: Raman, Ashoka, Tagore, and Shivaji.
- Dwarka branch: Ashoka, Shastri, Shivaji, and Subhash
- Rohini branch: Amity, Equality, Empathy, Freedom Peace, Truth, Unity, and Wisdom.
- Navi Mumbai(Kharghar) branch: Shivaji, Ashoka, Kanishka and Pratap.
The names of great Indian rulers
Core schools (existing)
- Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi
- Bal Bharati Public School, Ganga Ram Hospital Marg, New Delhi
- Bal Bharati Public School, Brij Vihar, Ghaziabad
- Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi
- Bal Bharati Public School, Neelbad, Bhopal
- Bal Bharati Public School, Ludhiana
- Bal Bharati Public School, Manesar
- Bal Bharati Public School, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai
- Bal Bharati Public School, Noida
- Bal Bharati Nursery School, Pitampura, Delhi
- Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini, Delhi
- Bal Bharati Nursery School, Rohini, Delhi
- Bal Bharati Public School, Gwalior
- Bal Bharati Public School, Jaipur
- Bal Bharati Public School, Ludhiana-II
- Bal Bharati Public School, Solan
Project in collaboration
- Bal Bharati Public School, Bhopal – Indian Railways
- Bal Bharati Public School, Jhanor – NTPC
- Bal Bharati Public School, Ratnagiri – NTPC
- Bal Bharati Public School, Simhadri – NTPC
- Bal Bharati Public School, Sipat – NTPC
- Bal Bharati Public School, Anuppur - Moser Baer
- Bal Bharati Public School, Tanda – NTPC
- Bal Bharati Nursery Teachers Training Institute, New Delhi
- Bal Bharati Teachers Training Centre, Delhi
- Bal Bharati Activity Centre, Solan
- Badshah, from Pitampura - Indian rapper
- Dibakar Banerjee, from GRH Marg - Bollywood film director
- Rajat Barmecha, from Brij Vihar - Bollywood actor
- Durjoy Datta, from Pitampura - author
- Sanam Puri, from Noida - Singer, lead vocalist and composer for Sanam (band)
- Evan Thomas, from Pashchim vihar - Striker, Footballer in the team FCB(Barcelona)
Bal Bharati Public School is acclaimed as one of the leading institutions of East Delhi and is managed by the Child Education Society. In 2011, two Class XII students at the school discovered the main belt asteroid 2011 QM14. A Class XII student and a Class XI student discovered a Trojan asteroid (2011 MV9). Dr Rima Sehgal, Counselor of Bal Bharati Public School Brij Vihar received the Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching Program for Counseling in 2013.