Organised at the Rajni Kumar Hall of Friendship and Peace at the school premises, the event turned out to be a grand-gala affair
Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, celebrated the 31st anniversary of Annual Award Giving Ceremony of the Delhi School Literacy Project. Mr Amit Kataria, IAS, Land & Development Officer, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India was the Guest of Honour for the ceremony.
The welcoming speech was delivered by Dr Jyoti Bose, Director, Springdales Schools who expressed her elation at fulfilling the obligations to the less privileged members of the society. She reaffirmed her faith in the undeterred determination of the member schools in undertaking vocational programmes for the community to empower people with knowledge and skills to generate income
The Chief Guest, Mr Kataria, while presenting the awards and certificates to the participating schools, suggested that the community at large should come together and work in alliance with the Govt. to make India a cent percent literate country.
Bhatnagar International School, Vasant Kunj bagged the Sufia Ajmali Trophy for making the largest number of literates. Manavsthali School, New Rajinder Nagar got the Henry Selz Foundation Trophy for making the second largest literates. The UNICEF Trophy for the school showing maximum participation was won bySpringdales School, DhaulaKuan. The recipient of Baldev and Kamala Bhatia Memorial Trophy for their work in the community was won by GTB 3rd Centenary Public School, Mansarover Garden.
The Rotary Club Trophy for the Best All Round Performance went to New Era Public School, Maya Puri. The Satpal Singh Memorial Trophy for new programs & initiatives was awarded to Evergreen Public School, Vasundhara Enclave. The M.L.Kapoor Memorial Trophy for excellence for the student, who has made the highest numbers of learners, went to Ajay Bose of class XII from ManavSthali School, New Rajinder Nagar for making 108 learners literate.
While giving her greetings on the occasion, the Founder and Honorary Advisor to the DSLP and Chairperson, Springdales Education Society, Mrs Rajni Kumar, expressed her immense pride and satisfaction at the sustenance of this wonderful movement for over thirty years.