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A DPS Principal's Plan For Educating Underprivileged Children

A DPS Principal's Plan For Educating Underprivileged Children
A DPS Principal's Plan For Educating Underprivileged Children
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She's a familiar face for the people who line up outside her office seeking to get their children admitted into this prestigious school. Dr Shyama Chona, principal of dps, R.K. Puram branch, New Delhi, is now determined to reach out to the masses. The well-known educationist was recently awarded the Padma Shri for her efforts in the field of education, in addition to twice being the recipient of national awards for her efforts for the handicapped in Tamanna-the special school which she founded. Not one to rest on her laurels, she has now decided to revolutionise the education scene for the underprivileged. "Anubhav means experience and we've set up this school with an open mind to evolve and organise as we go along," says Chona.

Anubhav Shiksha Kendra (ask) is her dream project aimed at bringing quality education to disadvantaged children through afternoon school. Based on community participation, it is a slum children's school with a difference. Housed in the dps school building itself, ask is facilitated by the existing strengths of the school, with a network of resources...

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