On 3 August 2019, Delhi Public School, Mathura Road held its Annual Investiture Ceremony, to vest power into the hands of the members of the newly elected Prefectorial Council. Over 90 students received formal charge of more than 30 different clubs of the school, after a rigorous and democratic selection process.
Following the ceremonious lighting of the lamp, the school Principal, Ms. Deeksha Khera welcomed the Chief Guest for the occasion, Ms. Nirupama Kotru, an officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) of the 1992 batch, a Dipsite and a former Head Girl of DPS Mathura Road. Extending a formal welcome to the members of the PTA and the proud parents of the prefectorial body, the school Principal urged the students to be forthright, proactive and resilient in matters pertaining to discharge of their duties. The school choir’s motivating rendition warmed the hearts of all members of the audience.
The Appointments received their badges and sashes devoting themselves to, not only the well-being of the school, but also to that of the society. The young leaders took the pledge of serving the school selflessly. In her address, the Chief Guest Ms. Nirupama Kotru, congratulated the organising team for a seamless programme while emphasizing the role of teachers in nurturing and honing students’ abilities and skills. She spoke of the significance of team-spirit, exposure to co-curricular activities and secular values as being the cornerstones of a holistic educational process.
The audience was left mesmerised by the Bharatnatyam performance of Anvita Dhat.
The baton of responsibility was passed on to a fresh round of prefects 2019-20 by handing over the School Flag by the former Head Girl, Abhishi Aggarwal to the newly appointed Heads in a symbolic gesture as the new prefectorial body took charge. The Head Boy and Head Girl of Senior School – Rishabh Mediratta and Devansha Babel, also took to the stage to formally express their gratitude.
The vote of thanks was rendered by the Vice Principal, Ms Reema Sharma. The much-awaited morning ended with a rendition of the National Anthem.