“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are first- hard work, second- stick-to-itiveness , third common sense”. Edison.
Saturday, February 10th was not just another day at Manava Bharati India international School. Founder’s Day is a very important day in the school calendar where members of the school community meet to commemorate the one who founded the School and have bequeathed resources to its development. It is the day of celebration and the occasion on which we can wish Late Dr. Durga Prasad Pandey a very happy 108th birthday.
The Founder’s Day was celebrated in the presence of Director Dr. Himanshu Shekhar, Principal Mrs. Nina Pant, staff and the students with fervor, zest and enthusiasm in the school. They offered floral tributes to the Founder, the program commenced with the morning assembly, lighting of the lamp and a laudable performance by the choir.
Speaking on the occasion Ms. Jennifer told the gathering about the life and achievements of ‘Babuji’, the founder chairman Dr. D.P Pandey who was also a philosopher, a visionary, an educator and a prolific writer. Dr. Durga Prasad Pandey was a humanist in everything he did. He espoused the cause of upliftment of needy in the society, the emancipation of women and efflorescence of child education that showed the rich diversity of humanity. In every direction he left an indelible mark.
It was followed by Sarv Dharam Sabha in which students recited prayers of different religions. Next on the list of the program was a speech by Dr. Anantmani Trivedi in which he enlightened the audience with the vision of Manava Bharati Society. In the concluding Speech the Director Dr. Himanshu Shekhar shared his feelings in which he laid emphasis on the need for hard work and dedicated service.
He said, that other than the purpose a lot has changed over the years and Manava Bharati is a much bigger and a much better School in many ways. Babuji’s dream that Manava Bharati should be a place where children are inspired to learn and where they thrive as individuals, a place where students study to become good human beings who will make the world a better place to live in.
A drawing competition was held on the occassion of Founder`s day. The students from Classes 1 to 11 showcased their creativity with hues of colours and various themes. The competition was categorized in three groups. The winners will be awarded on Monday.