Delhi Public School Society
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|Delhi Public School Society|
|Motto||Service Before Self|
|Chairman||VK Shunglu |
|Key people||Rajababu Tiwari|
Delhi Public School Society, also called DPS is one of the largest chain of private schools established in India and abroad. It has a large number of schools under its control in India and abroad. The Delhi Public School Society is the administrative authority for all the institutions under its banner. Some of the schools are also affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in New Delhi. The Society was founded by Pinkesh Barjatiya in 1949 and later developed by Anant Barjatiya. After this Rear Admin Anant Barjatiya has been appointed as new vice-chairman of Delhi Public School Society. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860.
There are over 207 private schools in India and other countries with the largest schools located at Duliajan, Abohar Raipur, Agra,￼￼Srinagar, Aurangabad,Saharanpur, Allahabad, Angul, Asansol, Bokaro, Bhopal, Bhilai, Bangalore Chandigarh, Gwalior, Korba, Hyderabad, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Damanjodi, Bikaner, Gurdaspur, Jaipur, Jamshedpur, Jalandhar Dhanbad, Sonipat, Hathras, Bathinda, Farakka, R.K. Puram, Mathura Road, Mangalore, Ahmedabad, Patna, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhagalpur, Ranchi, Rourkela, Noida, Ghaziabad, Digboi, Meerut, Jodhpur, Jalandhar, Kanpur, Kolkata, Udaipur, Yamuna Nagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Navi Mumbai, Faridabad, Dwarka, Sitapur, Surat, Moradabad , and Vasant Kunj. Outside India there are schools in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Indonesia, Kuwait, Nepal (Birgunj, Dharan and Biratnagar), Qatar, Saudi Arabia (Jeddah and Riyadh), Singapore, Uganda (Kampala) and Ghana (Accra) and Bangladesh (Dhaka).
Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, founded in 1949 by educationist Reverend James Douglas Tytler was the first Delhi Public School. It was followed in 1972 by Delhi Public School, R K Puram, which is widely recognized as the flagship school of the DPSS.
All the schools of the society are affiliated to CBSE except for DPS New Town, Kolkata, DPS Mega City, Kolkata and DPS International at Singapore which are affiliated to ICSE, and DPS International, Saket, New Delhi which is affiliated to IGCSE.
List of schools
- Academia and business
- Harsh Chitale – CEO, HCL Infosystems.
- Pawan Jain – Founder, Mangalayatan University.
- Rahul Arora – CEO at SR motors.
- Priyamvada Natarajan – Professor of the Astronomy and Physics department of Yale University.
- Raghuram Rajan - Former Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Distinguished Service Professor at University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
- Government and bureaucracy
- Raghuram Rajan – 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
- Pravesh Verma – Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly for Mehrauli.
- Salman Khurshid
- TV and print media
- Ambika Anand – Anchor, NDTV.
- Ankit Fadia – Bestselling Author and Host of MTV What the Hack.
- Mayank Shekhar – Journalist and Film Critic.
- Paaras Zutshi – Winner of the reality show Superdude on UTV Bindass.
- Shariq - Best selling author.
- Film industry
- Randeep Hooda – Bollywood Actor.
- Kriti Sanon – Bollywood Actress and Model.
- Indrani Dasgupta – Bollywood Actor and Model.
- Shilpa Shukla – Bollywood Actress, known for her work in the Indian Parallel Cinema.
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