Here For You

The Nirmal Bhartia team is comprised of a group of distinguished professionals who bring with them a wide diversity of experience, expertise, talent and a common commitment to the cause of education. As the leaders and guides of our community, they have the singular objective of ensuring that all children at Nirmal Bhartia School have access to a learning experience that enables them to become empowered, responsible, creative members of the community who are positive about life and change.

Core Team

Ms. Pooja Jhaver – Chairperson

An alumna of Loreto House, Calcutta and Carmel Convent, New Delhi, Ms. Jhaver graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi University with an Honours degree in Economics. A keen scholar, she also completed a second BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford, England.

Passionate about schools and education from an early age and deeply reflective and observant of the impact of school culture on children, Ms. Jhaver went on to pursue graduate study at Teachers College, Columbia University. As part of her Master’s Programme in International and Comparative Education, she was introduced to varied international paradigms and developed a special interest in both, patterns of family and community education and the design of holistic learning environments. Upon her return to India, she spent time observing and conducting research for The School, Krishnamurti Foundation of India, Chennai, before finally giving shape to the founding framework of the Nirmal Bhartia School.

In 2011, she was recognized as an Educational Leader and was felicitated by the Institute of Career Studies (ICS), Lucknow.

An inspired and enthusiastic life-long learner, she enjoys challenging herself in new ways. A spirited debater, an avid bibliophile and an ardent arts enthusiast with a passion for exploring creativity in art, craft traditions and design, she also has an eager interest in Indian philosophy and systems of knowledge.

A visionary with a firm belief in the power of community and holistic education, Ms. Jhaver inspires and leads by example.

 

Ms. Charu Wahi – Principal
An alumna of Carmel Convent and Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Ms Wahi completed her graduation in Psychology Honours at Lady Shri Ram College and then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology and specialised in Child Development at the South Campus University, Delhi.

Having begun her career as an Elementary Educator at The Shri Ram School, her innate creativity and nuanced understanding of child development led her to soon head the organisation as Junior School Principal. Closely involved with the cause of Inclusive Education and the design of Special Educational Needs programmes, she has conducted intensive teacher training workshops all over the country.

An inspiring leader and motivated learner, Ms Wahi continuously strives to keep abreast of the latest research in the field of education. She attended the Project Zero programme at Harvard University and has also completed courses in ‘Leading for Understanding and Coach Development’ as part of Harvard’s Wide World Programme.

A spontaneous poet with a witty sense of humour, she loves the movies, music and travelling to previously uncharted destinations. As Principal of the Nirmal Bhartia School, she leads from the front, sharing her passion and encouraging all around her to keep learning and striving for perfection …lifelong.

Ms. Vibha Bhasin – Head of Junior School

Ms. Bhasin completed her schooling from Lawrence School, Sanawar and graduated from Punjab University. She went on to pursue a Nursery and Primary Teacher’s Training Diploma from South Delhi Polytechnic for Women and later attained a Bachelor’s Degree of Education from the Annamalai University in English and Social Studies.

She began her career at Father Agnel School and also served as Academic Coordinator at The Shri Ram School, Aravali. Dedicated and passionate about teaching, Ms. Bhasin has attended various teacher training workshops such as the Reggio Emilia approach workshop, Dimensions of Learning by Guy J Blackburn and Thinking Based Learning by Dr. Robert J Swartz. She also completed an online course in ‘Strategies for Effective Classroom Practice’ from Harvard University.

She has twenty eight years of rich and diverse experience in the field, a quest for perfection and a determination to ensure that all those around her meet her exacting standards too.

Managing Committee

 

Ms. Pooja Jhaver – Chairperson

An alumna of Loreto House, Calcutta and Carmel Convent, New Delhi, Ms. Jhaver graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi University with an Honours degree in Economics. A keen scholar, she also completed a second BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) from the University of Oxford, England.

Passionate about schools and education from an early age and deeply reflective and observant of the impact of school culture on children, Ms. Jhaver went on to pursue graduate study at Teachers College, Columbia University. As part of her Master’s Programme in International and Comparative Education, she was introduced to varied international paradigms and developed a special interest in both, patterns of family and community education and the design of holistic learning environments. Upon her return to India, she spent time observing and conducting research for The School, Krishnamurti Foundation of India, Chennai, before finally giving shape to the founding framework of the Nirmal Bhartia School.

In 2011, she was recognized as an Educational Leader and was felicitated by the Institute of Career Studies (ICS), Lucknow.

An inspired and enthusiastic life-long learner, she enjoys challenging herself in new ways. A spirited debater, an avid bibliophile and an ardent arts enthusiast with a passion for exploring creativity in art, craft traditions and design, she also has an eager interest in Indian philosophy and systems of knowledge.

A visionary with a firm belief in the power of community and holistic education, Ms. Jhaver inspires and leads by example.

 

Ms. Charu Wahi – Principal

An alumna of Carmel Convent and Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Ms Wahi completed her graduation in Psychology Honours at Lady Shri Ram College and then went on to pursue a Master’s degree in Applied Psychology and specialised in Child Development at the South Campus University, Delhi.

Having begun her career as an Elementary Educator at The Shri Ram School, her innate creativity and nuanced understanding of child development led her to soon head the organisation as Junior School Principal. Closely involved with the cause of Inclusive Education and the design of Special Educational Needs programmes, she has conducted intensive teacher training workshops all over the country.

An inspiring leader and motivated learner, Ms Wahi continuously strives to keep abreast of the latest research in the field of education. She attended the Project Zero programme at Harvard University and has also completed courses in ‘Leading for Understanding and Coach Development’ as part of Harvard’s Wide World Programme.

A spontaneous poet with a witty sense of humour, she loves the movies, music and travelling to previously uncharted destinations. As Principal of the Nirmal Bhartia School, she leads from the front, sharing her passion and encouraging all around her to keep learning and striving for perfection …lifelong.

 

Ms. Vibha Bhasin – Head of Junior School

Ms. Bhasin completed her schooling from Lawrence School, Sanawar and graduated from Punjab University. She went on to pursue a Nursery and Primary Teacher’s Training Diploma from South Delhi Polytechnic for Women and later attained a Bachelor’s Degree of Education from the Annamalai University in English and Social Studies.

She began her career at Father Agnel School and also served as Academic Coordinator at The Shri Ram School, Aravali. Dedicated and passionate about teaching, Ms. Bhasin has attended various teacher training workshops such as the Reggio Emilia approach workshop, Dimensions of Learning by Guy J Blackburn and Thinking Based Learning by Dr. Robert J Swartz. She also completed an online course in ‘Strategies for Effective Classroom Practice’ from Harvard University.

She has twenty eight years of rich and diverse experience in the field, a quest for perfection and a determination to ensure that all those around her meet her exacting standards too.

 

Ms. Manjari Chaturvedi – Sufi Kathak Dancer

She trained in the Lucknow gharana of kathak under the guidance of Arjun Mishra and has studied abhinaya under Kalanidhi Narayan at Protima Bedi’s Nrityagram.

She is particularly drawn to Sufi mysticism. She is known for creating a new art form of Indian classical dance called Sufi Kathak.

 

 

Dr. Amrita Dass – Director – Institute for Career Studies

She is a leading Educationist and Career-Consultant of the country. She is the Founder-Director of ICS-International and has the distinction of pioneering the career counselling and guidance services in the country. She is a recipient of the Lions Club Award for outstanding Social Work and the Rotary Award for Vocational Excellence and has recently been felicitated as a “Woman Achiever” by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

 

 

Dr. Kavita Sharma – President – The South Asian University

Dr. Kavita Sharma is the President of the South Asian University, New Delhi. Prior to this, she has been the Director of the India International Centre and Principal of Hindu College. She holds a doctorate in English from Delhi University and has been awarded several fellowships and awards. Dr. Sharma has also published a number of books and is part of many professional organizations such as  Indian Society for Commonwealth Studies, Indian Law Institute and The English Association to name a few.

 

U S Bhartia – Industrialist

Mr US Bhartia, the promoter and Chairman of the Bhartia Group, is a renowned industrialist and has over 30 years of experience in managing large- scale industrial companies. He has been associated with India Glycols Limited for over 12 years as the Managing Director. He has contributed immensely to developing and introducing quality chemicals, he was conferred the Udyog Ratna award in 2005.

 

Ms. Leena Aparajit – Executive Director – Shiv Nadar Schools

Ms. Leena Aparajit is an eminent educator and is currently the Executive Director of the Shiv Nadar Schools. She has the distinction of being the founding Head of the Senior wing of The Sri Ram School, Gurgaon, and in a short span of time has acquired a formidable reputation as an inspiring leader and mentor. A passionate educator, she has also served at The Aga Khan Education Service and has been working in this area, sharing the competency and vast experience that she has acquired over the years.

 

Amita Baig – Director – World Monument Fund

Ms. Amita Baig is a Heritage Management Consultant to the World Monuments Fund in India, the Namgyal Institute for Research on Ladakhi Art and Culture, UNESCO, the Taj Mahal Conservation, Collaborative and Founder Trustee of the Jaisalmer Heritage Trust. She joined the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage at its inception and was Director General of the Architectural Heritage Division from 1993 to 1999.

 

Mr. Raj Jain – CEO, Times of India Group

Heading the Times of India group as CEO, Mr. Raj Jain was Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Retail and also Managing Director & CEO of Bharti Walmart, and Asia Pacific Region Head, Marketing & Supply Chain at Whirlpool. Mr. Jain was Chairperson of the Board of American Chamber of Commerce & Industry and has served on the advisory board of HOPE foundation in India as well. Mr Jain has an Engineering Degree from Delhi University and an Executive MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Business.

The Parent Teacher Association : 2018-20

The PTA works to ensure effective and constructive collaboration between the school and the parent community. While all parents of the school are members of the PTA, the Executive Committee of the PTA is elected from the General Body as per the rules prescribed by the DOE. Each parent representative serves a two-year term.

Role Filled By Name Contact No.     Email
Chairperson Principal Ms.Charu Wahi
Vice Chairpersons 1 teacher
1 parent
Ms.VibhaBhasin
Mr.Pawan Solanki
 9818572096  solanki.pawan@gmail.com
Hony. Secretary 1 parent Mr.Devender Singh Mehta 9313812340  devendramehta7@gmail.com
Hony. Joint Secretaries 1 teacher
1 parent
Mr.Vivek Chhetri
Ms.Sonal Pandey
9971338402  sonalkmishra@gmail.com
Hony. Treasurer 1 teacher Mr.Bhupender Singh
Members 4 teachers Ms.Jagtej Kaur
Ms.Shalu Madan
Mr.Neeraj
Ms.Ritika Manoja
5 parent class representatives Ms.Mudita Chandra(Ankur-Pallav) 9717296915 c.mudita@gmail.com
Mr.Saurabh Jain(I and II)  7838632000 saurabhjai@gmail.com
Ms.Chanderjit Narang(III and IV)  7827405011 ckaur80@gmail.com
Ms.Anubhuti Krishna(VI to VIII) 9717329222 anubhuti.krishna@gmail.com
Mr.Shujauddin(XI to XII) 9873429156 shuja.india@gmail.com

PTA Teacher Representatives may be contacted through the email id: contact@nirmalbhartia.org

The Student Council 2018
Head Boy Mohammad Ariz Siddiqui
Head Girl Shruti Sharma
Sports Captain Abhay Singh
Deputy Sports Captain Krishna Chhibber
Editor Aishni Singh
Deputy Editor Ishan Pandey
Art Editor Kashish Bansal
Deputy Art Editor Leeza K John

 

Name of the House House Captain Deputy Captain
Ashoka Aryan Kaushik Simple Singh
Banyan Vinayak Nair Amodini Naithani
Neem Kashish Kaur Bhupender
Peepal Davis David Nishtha Pitale

 

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