Events & Happenings

February 2020


Aavahan - A Call To Change, A Call To Remember, A Call To Revive
A delightful and captivating event Aavahan was organized by Cambridge Foundation School, on 11th February 2020, in the School auditorium, with three burning diverse subjects – The Environment Day, Inauguration of ATAL Tinkering Lab, and the Release of the Book on Late Sheila Verma, Founder Chairperson, CFS.
The Distinguished Guests, Mr. Anurag Tripathi, IRPS, Secretary, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), and Mr. Ravi Kalra, Founder & President of Earth Saviours Foundation added fervour by inaugurating the events and adding tremendous value with their appreciative views.
The events began with the felicitation of the Guests and the lighting of the auspicious lamp followed with the welcome address by the School Manager, Ms. Meena Malik. The School Principal, Dr. Anita Puri delivered a highly inspiring homage to the School Founder Chairperson, Ms. Sheila Verma with a film depicting the life and times of this Iron Lady in the background. She exhorted all present to emulate this inimitable woman with her engaging methodology to ensure that we have a better and vision-full future. Dr. Anita Puri's words had deep emotional and nostalgic moments. "Not Everyone Has a Story" is a biography with wealth of information on Ms. Sheila Verma; the sun fire contents of which would hold the reader's attention no ends. The book written by Ankit Malik, delves into significant aspects of her life and rightly portrays her as a person whose influence goes far beyond the walls of the academic fraternity. Mr. Anurag Tripathi, Mr. Ravi Kalra formally launched the book amidst great fanfare. This was followed by the distributions of Prizes to the Inter Zonal Winners. Thereafter, the Chief Guest, Mr. Anurag Tripathi and the Guest of Honour, Mr. Ravi Kalra addressed the gathering and while in appreciation of the efforts of the School Management and the staff exhorted the children to be innovative in building a sustainable future. "Resurrection" – Save the Planet, a dance drama was presented to the audience by the school children. The events were a resounding success and came to glorious end with the National Anthem.


Visit To The Amul Factory
An educational visit for Class VI students to the Amul Plant, Rohtak was organised on 5th February,2020 with the collaboration of Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., the largest food products organization for marketing of dairy products under the brand 'Amul' and 'Sagar'. After the students reached the plant, they were led to the Conference Room where they had a session on the Amul Milk industry and its operations. The visit turned out to be a great learning and enriching experience. The students were absolutely thrilled after seeing the documentary which highlighted how the milk is procured from rural areas, hygiene maintenance at the point of milking the animal, benefits of milk and milk products, ice cream, manufacturing process. Students witnessed the entire production process i.e. Clarification, Standardisation, Homogenisation, Pasteurisation. They were also taken to the quality control department. The visit was a good experience for the students. They got an exposure of new technology in dairy industry having world class automated machineries in operation.


Cleanliness of River Yamuna
An Orientation programme on ‘Cleanliness of River Yamuna’ was organised for the Eco Clubs of all private schools in Delhi under the Directorate of Education by State Council of Educational Research and Training in coordination with Environment Department, Delhi Jal Board, Industries Department, Directorate of Education,GNCT of Delhi, on 19th and 20th February, at the Thyagraj Stadium. The Director, SCERT, Ms Shashi Bala greeted the guest of honour Mrs Nigam Aggarwal Senior Scientific Manager, Environment of Delhi who informed the audience the need to conserve the water resources and the condition of river Yamuna in Delhi. She insisted on creating rain water harvesting structures, planting of trees activities, performing Idol immersions in artificial ponds etc. Mr Ajay Gupta, Chief Engineer, Delhi Jal Board highlighted the role of the Jal Board in providing clean drinking water, Seepage Management Regulations 2018 and precautions to be taken by the workers while working in sewers. Attention was also drawn towards not discharging Industrial waste directly into the river Yamuna. Various activities to be conducted by the Eco clubs in Schools were highlighted. The programme created awareness for saving the River Yamuna, the lifeline of Delhi. The informative symposium was attended by Ms. Uma Gandhi, TGT Social Sc.




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