Delhi Public School, Faridabad celebrated NCC Day on November 18, 2019 to commemorate one year of successful running of the NCC program in the school. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Brig. Vijay Mehta (SM), Group Commander, NCC Group Headquarters, Rohtak. The esteemed guests on the occasion were Capt. Manoj Loomba, Staff Officer, Naval Attaché, Malaysia; Officiating Commanding Officer, Lt. CDR Ajay Rajpurohit; Subedar Major Satyavir Singh, 4 Haryana Girls Bn, Nuh and Subedar Sanjeev Kumar, Training JCO, 4 Haryana Girls Bn. The program began with a spirited patriotic poem rendition dedicated to those valorous men who sacrificed their lives for the motherland. A dedication to freedom fighter Bhagat Singh through a Hindustani vocal music presentation followed. The esteemed guests were felicitated with mementos and were warmly welcomed by Principal, Mr Anil Kumar in his address emphasising on the school motto-- Service Before Self. He highlighted how the NCC program is benefitting the students, the school and ultimately the society. An energetic and inspiring dance performance preceded the Chief Guest’s speech in which he appreciated the efforts of the students and urged them to follow their passion to achieve success. A digital presentation recounted the journey of the NCC cadets since the program was introduced in school. The audience was made aware of the various activities and responsibilities undertaken by young cadets. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Vice Principal, Ms Jyoti Dhall. The program ended with the National Anthem.

The Annual Adm Inspection of 1 HAR Navel NCC Unit, Faridabad

Delhi Public School, Faridabad hosted the Annual Adm inspection of 1 HAR Naval NCC Unit, Faridabad on November 18, 2019. The Chief Guest Brig. Vijay Mehta (SM), Group Commander, NCC Group Headquarters, Rohtak also undertook the inspection of the NCC Naval Unit in the school premises.

The cultural program, in which around 260 cadets participated, began with the NCC Song sung by the cadets of Delhi Public School, Faridabad and was followed by the felicitation of the esteemed guests. The School Principal, Mr Anil Kumar gave the welcome address. The contingent from Government College, Tigaon presented the Welcome Song 'Swagatam', followed by a thought provoking Nukkad Natak by DPS Faridabad to create awareness about the ill effects of stubble burning and the need to take action to control air pollution. Cadets from Modern B.P. School staged a dance performance in a beautiful combination of rhythm and dance. The theme of the dance was 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’, the nationwide campaign which aims at generating awareness about importance of education for girls in India. The theme is especially relevant in our state which has taken up many pro-active schemes for the protection of girls and their survival.

In his address, the Chief Guest, Brig. Vijay Mehta (SM) complemented the cadets on their socially relevant presentations. He shared his experiences and urged the children to be sincere to themselves and focus on the job at hand. He asked them to be decisive and keep alive the team spirit.

The program ended with the National Anthem followed by the interaction of Brig. Vijay Mehta and Lieutenant Commander Ajay Rajpurohit, with the ANOs where they listened to the challenges being faced by them and gave valuable suggestions and inputs for the same.