Faridabad, Dec 22, 2019: Apeejay School, Faridabad, celebrated its Annual Appreciation Day themed ‘Bharat – Ek Swarnim Gaatha’, on 22nd December 2019. The honourable Chief Guest, Shri Alok Mittal, IPS, Inspector General, National Investigation Agency, New Delhi, Guest of Honour and Mr Darpan Jain, IAS, Joint secretary, Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, lent grace to the occasion with their presence.

Mr Tushar Raheja, Alumnus, Author & Mathematics Researcher and Ms Rashmi Sikka, CA, Alumna, Member of Board of Directors, Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation were present as Special Guests for the occasion.

School Principal, Dr Parul Tyagi, welcomed the guests and presented the Annual Report of the School. The achievements of the School in the fields of academics, co-curricular and sports at the international and national levels were presented by the students. Prestigious medals, scholarships and trophies were awarded to the achievers of the School by Shri Alok Mittal & Mr Darpan Jain in the Prize Distribution Ceremony.

Shri Alok Mittal, in his message commended that today’s generation is dynamic & practical and elders must learn from them. In his address, he suggested that schools must encourage children to know about the rich culture & history of the nation to know how our nation has progressed as a civilization. Exhorting the young generation to lead, he advised them to uphold the values of truthfulness, honesty and courage. He stressed upon the need for the young generation to become responsible individuals and develop sensitivity towards environmental issues and road safety.

Mr Darpan Jain suggested the students to be passionate about what they do in life, to excel in what they do and to see whether the world really needs it. Children must be given the opportunity to realise their potential and be innovative & inquisitive to grow in life and contribute.

The Musical Drama presented on the occasion began with a brief narration of the essence of the theme ‘Bharat - Ek Swarnim Gaatha’ that showcased an infinite panorama of the Indian culture in different eras and dynasties. The mesmerising dance performances and the theatrical presentation were beautifully woven into the theme of the evening. The grandeur of the finale left the audience enthralled.

The Vote of Thanks to the revered assembly of guests was proposed by the Vice-Principal, Mrs Anita Yadav.