The school celebrated the World Book Day on 22nd April’ 2017, to create awareness among the students about the importance of promoting reading, publishing and also protection of intellectual property through copyright around the world. The day is celebrated to make children aware of the importance of authors, poets, publishers, teachers and librarians, who provide resources to everyone for reading. A student gave a detailed speech about the significance of the day.Vice Principal Madam, Ms. Chitra Radhakrishnan addressed the students about their duty to respect and protect the literature they have, as these are very valuable resource for the next generation.
D.T.E.A Sr. Sec. School, Pusa Road celebrated its Annual day on 18.02.2017 at Delhi Tamil Sangam, R. K. Puram with great pomp and show. Members of the D.T.E.A Management, headed by the DTEA President Sh. M. Sooriyanarayanan, Vice President Sh. R. Mani,Hony. Secretary Sh. R. Raju, Principals, Vice Principals members from the other DTEA Schools, parents and students were present in large number to grace the occasion. The programme began with the auspicious lighting of the lamp and the prayer. The Principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam welcomed the guests and presented the Annual Report, highlighting the achievements of the students for the Academic year 2014-15 & 2015-16. A presentation highlighting the efforts taken by the Management to give quality education to the students by providing the best infrastructure was shown in the function. The prize distribution drew a large round of applause which motivated and inspired the students.The cultural programme themed ‘Joy of Learning’ gave an opportunity to a large number of students to exhibit their talent.
October 15 is celebrated as Global Hand Washing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand washing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. It was celebrated in our school on 15th October, 2016.Informative charts were displayed by the students and a speech was given by Ritika of class X.
World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4. It was celebrated in our school on 4th October, 2016. Students from the primary wing wore masks of different animals making a sight to behold. A speech was given by S. Megha of class VII on the role of animals in the survival of this planet.
Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas
Karamchand Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation" on 2nd October, 1869.
It was celebrated in our school on 1st October, 2016. Our principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam paid homage to the Gandhiji by offering flowers to his portrait. She also gave a speech encouraging non-violence among the children.
The birthday of Lal Bahabur Shastri, which also falls on 2nd October, was celebrated in our school on 1st October, 2016. Students dressed as soldiers and farmers adorned the stage reciting his slogan of ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ coined by him.
The clean India drive was observed on 29th September, 2016 in our school on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October. To inculcate the spirit of hygiene and cleanliness among the children different activities were performed like formation of a human chain and a street play.
Periyar Erode Venkata Ramasamy was a Dravidian social activist and former politician from India, who
founded the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam. He propagated the principles of rationalism, self-respect, women’s
rights and eradication of caste. He opposed the exploitation and marginalisation of the non-Brahmin indigenous Dravidian peoples
of South India.
His birthday was celebrated on 17th September, 2016 in our school. A floral homage was paid to his portrait. Charts prepared by the students were displayed in the assembly. Speeches were also given by the students to remind us of his contributions to the modern Indian society.
Hindi Diwas is an annual event celebrated on 14th September in Hindi speaking regions of India. It serves to promote and propagate the Hindi language. Keeping in line with this objective, it was celebrated in our school on 14th September, 2016. Students prepared different charts, recited poems and gave speeches on the occasion.
International Literacy Day was celebrated in our school on 8th September, 2016. This year marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day and UNESCO is celebrating it under the banner “Reading the Past, Writing the Future”. Colourful charts and banners were displayed by the students. A speech was also given to highlight the importance of the day.
Teacher’s Day was celebrated on 3rd September, 2016 in our school in respect and deference of
Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who was born on 5th September, 1888. He was a great scholar, philosopher and teacher of modern
India and was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1954. He became the first Vice President of India (from 1952 to 1962) and the second
President of India (from 1962 to 1967).
The portrait of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was garlanded by our principal, Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, and a speech was given by our student Rashida of class 11th marking the occasion. Students of class 12th played the role of their teachers.
Ozone Day was celebrated in our school on 1st September, 2016. Poster making and slogan writing competitions were organized for the students of classes 8 to 12 to create awareness about environmental issues.
Ramakrishna Mission organized a value education programme for class 7 in the computer Laboratory of our school on 1st September, 2016.A video on values was shown to them. Students were also briefed about the ‘Awakening India’ programme.
Cartoon network in collaboration with Link Pens, conducted a game show in our school on 27th August, 2016 for classes 1 to 10.Different prizes including medals and certificates were given to the winners.Dabur toothpaste and lollipops were distributed among the students and teachers.
The Independence Day was celebrated with great pomp and show in our school on 12th August,2016. Mr.Sooriyanarayanan,President DTEA (Regd.) and Mr Ravi Nayakar, Joint Secretary DTEA (Regd.) obliged us by being the chief guests for the occasion. They hoisted the Indian flag under the rumble of patriotic songs sung by our students. To make the day a memorable one, students presented a vibrant show of cultural events which included energising dance performances, patriotic songs and a play reminding us of the various sacrifices made by the freedom fighters.At the end of the event sweets were distributed to all the students and staff members.
To make learning interesting an exhibition was organised in our school on 6th August,2016 on different subjects. Students from classes 1st to 12th enthusiastically participated in it by making and presenting colourful and informative charts and models on myriad topics. They were judged by Dr. Rajarajan and Dr. Venkatesan. The chief guest, Shri K. Hariharan, an alumni of our school, alongwith Mrs. Indu Bala inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.
Kumarasami Kamaraj, better known as K. Kamaraj(15 July 1903 – 2 October 1975), was a leader of the Indian National Congress, widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s. He served as Congress president for four years between 1964-1967. Kamaraj was the chief minister of Tamil Nadu during 1954–1963 and a Member of Parliament during 1952–1954 and 1967–1975. He was known for his simplicity and integrity. His birthday was celebrated in our school on 15th July, 2016 by paying homage to him, by our principal, Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, by offering flowers and lighting a lamp. Bavaharini of class 11th gave a speech on the occasion highlighting the many contributions made by him. Students also prepared various charts and other displays.
World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. It was organised in our school on 11th July, 2016. The PGT Geography of our school, Mrs. Anjana provided some basic information about this day to the students. Gautami of class 12th spoke about the most populous countries of the world and the time it takes for the population to double itself. Many students from class 10th and 12th also made colourful and informative charts on the occasion.
Kanakasabai Subburathinam, popularly called Bharathidasan was a 20th-century Tamil poet and rationalist whose literary works handled mostly socio-political issues. His writings served as a catalyst for the growth of the Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu. In addition to poetry, his views found expression in other forms such as plays, film scripts, short stories and essays. April 29th is devoted to the celebration of his birthday. In our school, speeches were given by the PGT Tamil, Mr. J Krishnamurthy, and students of class IX and XII to mark the occasion. Attractive charts were also prepared by the students highlighting the contributions of the great poet.
World Book Day is an yearly event celebrated on April 23rd every year, organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to promote reading, publishing and copyright. On 23rd April, 2016, the same was celebrated in our school with an inspirational speech by our principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam. Students were encouraged to read myriad books to enhance their knowledge and vocabulary.
Children's day, in hindi known as "Bal Diwas", in India falls on November 14th every year. Children's day in India is celebrated on Pandit Nehru's birthday as a day of fun and frolic, a celebration of childhood and Nehruji's love for them. Various activities and competitions for the students were held in our school like rangoli, mehandi, card making and wall hangings and so on. Sweets were also distributed to the children.
National Education Day is an annual observance in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India, who served from 15 August 1947 until 2 February 1958. National Education Day of India is celebrated on 11 November every year. Students of our school gave speech on the occasion along with colorful charts.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was introduced by Govt. of India and inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. The intent is to pay tribute to Patel, who was instrumental in keeping India united. It is celebrated on 31st October every year as annual commemoration of the birthday of the Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding leaders of Republic. In our school Shanu of class XI gave a speech on the occasion and students took a pledge to build a united nation and world.
United Nations Day was celebrated on 26th October, 2015. This day is devoted to making known to people of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations Organization. Our PGT political science Mrs. Mercy Nirmala Rathnam and Sangeetha of class 11th gave informative speeches on the role and contributions of the United Nations organization towards global development.
Global Hand Washing Day was celebrated in our school on 15th October 2015 to create awareness among students about the importance of hand washing. Mrs. Huma Bareja (Domestic Science teacher) emphasized on the importance of hand washing with soap and the different ways of preventing various diseases. Srivats of class X explained about this simple and affordable practice of hand washing with soap. Our principle Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, advised students to adopt the habit of hand washing which is seldom practised among school children.
Nature day is celebrated every year on 3rd October to create awareness among people to save and protect our nature from various kinds of destructive agents like industrialization, use of CFC releasing appliances, global warming, deforestation, poaching etc. Students of higher classes spoke about the importance of this day. Children wore costumes depicting animals, models of topographic structures, rainbow and celestial bodies made the event more colorful.
Every year 2nd October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanthi in memory of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. United Nation Organization has declared this day as International Day of non-violence, since he adopted the path of non violence during the freedom movement. The students took a pledge to observe peace and harmony in the society. Students of class X, XI and XII spoke about the life of Mahatma Gandhi in Tamil, Hindi and English.
Legal Literacy Club has organized a meeting on 07.10.2015 regarding “Fundamental Duties” and “ Laws relating to children and women”. Our Principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam gave an introduction about the legal rights of citizens. Our Political Science Teacher Mrs. Mercy Nirmala Ratnam spoke about the importance of Fundamental Duties. Students from Class XII A Km. M.S.Pooja read out the “list of Fundamental Duties “and Master Kanishk emphasized on Laws relating to women and children. Informative charts were also displayed.
Ozone day is celebrated every year since 16th September 1994 to mark the day back in 1987 when the Montreal protocol was signed. PGT Biology Mrs. R.Priyanka and Aashi of XI B spoke about the formation, depletion, uses and ways of reduction of ozone layer. Visuals were made by students which depicted the problems caused due to depletion of ozone layer.
137th birthday of Shri. Periyar E.V Ramaswamy was celebrated in our school premises on 16th September 2015. He propagated the principles of rationalism, self-respect, women’s rights and eradication of caste system. Speech was given by a student of XI A. Our Principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam and Vice Principal Mrs. Gayathri V.K garlanded his portrait.
Hindi Diwas is an annual literary day celebrated on 14th September every year as it was adopted as official language in 1949. This day was celebrated in our school to propagate the language and its cultural heritage and values. Children made colorful charts and our PGT Hindi shared the importance of this day and Megha of class VI B gave a speech.
On 4th September 2015,Teacher’s Day was celebrated at DTEA, Pusa Road with great enthusiasm. DTEA President Mr. Sooriyanarayanan and Secretary Mr. R. Raju wished the teachers and students on this great occasion. Principal Smt. Chitra Vasagam garlanded the portrait of Shri. Radhakrishnan and addressed the students stating the importance of the day. Students of 12th Arts sang “Guru vandana” and Taniya of 12th C gave a speech. Later, students listened to the interactive session by our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi with children from various schools.
National Sports Day (In honour of Major Dhyan chand, famous hockey player) was celebrated in our school premises on 29th August 2015, in presence of chief guest, Mrs. Sowmya and Mr.Venkataraman alumni of our school and the PTA members of DTEA, Pusa Road. Basket ball court was inaugurated by the chief guest. March past and mass P.T display by the students made this day sportier.
D.T.E.A Sr. Sec. School, Pusa Road took pride in joining hands with Govt. of NCT Delhi, to organize ‘TREE PLANTATION DRIVE’ inside the school campus on 26th August 2015. Our alumni Mr. Karthik(1986) and Mrs. Nalini Shankar(1973) were the chief guests of this special day. They planted fruit bearing trees like Jamun and Pomegranate. DTEA secretary Mr. R.Raju and Jt. Secretary, D.T.E.A Pusa Road,Mr. R.Rajendran also joined hands in the tree plantation drive. Our chief Guests also spared their valuable time with the students and appreciated them.
Training in Self Defence for girl students studying in classes VI to XII of our school, was given on 25th August 2015 in the school premises. Two lady constables appointed by the Commissioner of Police gave the training.
The programme was initiated by Secretary, DTEA (Regd), Sh. Raju. He was present today at the start of the programme and enthusiastically encouraged the students. All the students will be awarded with a certificate after the training which was scheduled for 10 days by Delhi Police. Vice Principal Smt. Gayathri thanked the Secretary, DTEA (Regd), Sh. Raju for organizing this programme which is very much essential for the girl students.
Sadbhavana day was celebrated in our school on 20th August 2015. On this occasion our vice Principal Mrs. Gayathri V.K gave a speech in which she suggested our students to have good will towards every one and inculcate non-violence among them. Our political science teacher Mrs. Mercy Nirmala Ratnam also shared the importance of Sadbhavana day and to promote national integration and communal harmony among the students. Taniya of XII C took pledge which was followed by the students and teachers. Such celebrations help in inculcating patriotic feelings and cordial relationship among the youngsters.
The 69th Independence Day was celebrated in our school on 14th August, 2015 in the presence of Joint Secretary of Mandir Marg Mr. Ravi Nayakar, General Body members of DTEA and Panel members of DTEA Pusa road. Chief Guest MLA Mr. Vijender Garg hoisted the national flag and gave an inspirational speech on the importance of this prestigious day. Our children also added color to this day by performing dance, music and skit.
Recalling the history of quit India movement, which demanded complete freedom from Britishers under the leadership of Sh. Mahatma Gandhi, the students of our school delivered speech in English, Hindi and Tamil on 7th August 2015. They demonstrated various events related to the movement by exhibiting charts, placards and slogans of great leaders. Our principal Smt. Chitra Vasagam advised the children to follow the path of truth and non-violence. History teacher Smt. Meenakshi Ramesh kindled the freedom spirit in children by telling them about the significance of the day.
6th August 1945, was the day when United States, for the first time dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima in Japan in 1945 which shocked the entire world. This disastrous bombing led to the death of more than 3000 people and an equal number of people wounded. Our school paid homage and observed silence for the people of Hiroshima who were engulfed in the after effects of attack. Children displayed charts and placards depicting the impact of atomic bomb, under the guidance of history teacher Smt. Meenakshi Ramesh. Kanishk and Prabhu Raj of class XII A spoke about this day. Our principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam along with Smt Geeta Sridharan (PGT Eng.) asked the students to take pledge to live in peace and harmony .
International Tiger Day was celebrated in our school on 29th July to create awareness for tiger conservation. Introduction about the importance of this day was given by Biology teacher. Innovative and attractive charts were made by Narendra, Punniyamurthy and Ayushi of class XI-B. Aashi Yadav of the same class gave information regarding decline in Tiger population. She stressed the need to conserve tigers also. Children of primary wing wore costumes and made the celebration colorful.
The death of our former president Sh. APJ Abdul Kalam on Monday, 27th July 2015 has left our country in a state of deep mourning.Our school paid homage to the great soul. Our principal Smt. Chitra Vasagam paid floral tribute to the legend and addressed the students. Kanishk of class XII A and Shanu Chauhan of XI A spoke about the ‘Missile Man’.As a tribute to Dr. Kalam, a song, he cherished, which was sung in his presence on various occasions was played. At the end everyone observed silence for two minutes for the departed soul.
Kumarasami Kamaraj, better known as K. Kamaraj, was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics during the 1960s. He made major contributions in the field of education and trade. He was the first to introduce mid day meals and uniforms in schools. Our school celebrated his birthday on 15th July, 2015. Our Principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, PGT Tamil Mr. Krishnamurti, and a student of class XI Miss Bhavaharini spoke about his life and achievements.
An interactive session was arranged for the parents of class X with our principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam on 10th July 2015 in the school premises. The meeting started with principal thanking the parents for their presence inspite of heavy rain that morning. Principal then gave knowledgeof the complete exam pattern to be followed for their wards including the weightage of marks that would be taken into account during the time of promotion, introduction of class tests every week in different subjects, regarding the regular attendance, uniform, haircut and the basic behavior in the school campus and the importance of reading newspaper. Principal and vice principal then asked the parents for their opinion regarding the improvement that could be made with respect to their wards. Few parents volunteered themselves and appreciated the steps taken by the school for the progress of their wards on their results. With much satisfaction, they assured to co-operate with the initiatives taken by the principal and the teachers.
World Population Day was celebrated in our school today, on 10th July 2015, in the school premises in presence of our principal Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, Vice Principal Mrs. Gayathri V. K. and the honorable GB members. Information was given about the following issues:
1.Problems faced by different countries especially developing countries.
2. Raising the awareness of sustainability and urbanization.
3. Increased violence against women.
Finally the message by the Secretary General of UN Mr. Ban Ki-Moon was also read out by our 12th class student Kanishk. The celebration was marked by the enthusiastic participation of our XII Arts and XI Commerce students by displaying beautiful charts.
30TH June 2015 marked the retirement of Mr. Ravinder Kumar the PET of our school. A grand farewell function was arranged for him, Mr. Ramaswami (TGT Maths) and Mrs. R. Rajeshwari (TGT Hindi) who retired on 30th April, 2015. Teachers from different branches of DTEA gave them their best wishes. Mr. Suriya Narayanan (Honorable President DTEA (Regd.)), Mr. Ravi Nayakar (Jt Secretary DTEA (Regd.)), Shanmuga Vadivel (PTA Secretary Mr. Rajendran (Jt. Secretary, Pusa Road),) and Mr. Ilaya Perumal (GB Member) graced the occasion.
164th birthday of the greatest poet of all times, Shri Rabindra Nath Tagore was celebrated in our school on 8th May, 2015. Mrs. Geetha Sridhar, PGT English, gave us valuable insight into the life of the great poet. Adeeb Khan of class XII also spoke about the Nobel Prize winner.
Celebration of Red Cross Day was organized in our school on 8th May 2015. The programme started with a speech by our respected principal, Mrs. Chitra Vasagam, who gave the students some basic knowledge about the objective of celebrating this day and the importance of Blood Donation. It was followed by a skit by the students of class VIII depicting the need for blood donation, which is a life saver. A dance performance by the students of the primary wing enthralled all. Students of the senior classes gave an inspirational and informative speech. It was followed by a song by the students of class XII.