Delhi Public School, Mathura Road
|Delhi Public School|
|Mathura Road, New Delhi-110003
|Area||25 acres (100,000 m2)|
|Colour(s)||White, green, grey|
|Affiliations||Central Board of Secondary Education|
Delhi Public School, Mathura Road is a private co-educational day and boarding school with 6500+ students in New Delhi, India. It is run by the Delhi Public School Society and is a member of the Indian Public School Conference. The school was founded in 1949 and was the first Delhi Public School. In 2009 the school completed its 60 years. The school's first principal was J.D Tytler in 1949. The foundation stone of the school building was laid in 1956 by S. Radhakrishnan, the then Vice President of India. MI Hussain, the former principal was the longest serving principal in the DPS Society (from 1998 to 2015).
The school follows the Central Board of Secondary Education system.
Arts and entertainment
- Vinod Khanna, actor
- Kabir Bedi, actor
- Mallika Sherawat (aka Reema Lamba)
- Mini Mathur, actress
- Shibani Kashyap, singer
- Shriya Saran, actress
- Radhika Madan, actress (Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi fame)
- Yuki Bhambri, Tennis Player
Writers and fashion
- Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of the Indian Planning Commission, Planning Commission chairman of the Y2K Action Force
- Salman Khurshid, Union corporate affairs minister, politician, lawyer and writer
- Pawan Negi, cricketer
- Delhi Public School most respected school in India: Survey Deccan Herald, 18 August 2007. accessed 14 October 2008
- "Rediff On The Net, Infotech: Govt units to spend adequately on Y2K compliance". Rediff.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22.