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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.

 

 

Abhinav Singh Bindra – Olympic Gold Medallist (Shooting)

Mr. Abhinav Singh Bindra, an Indian shooter from Zirakpur, Mohali, Punjab is the current World and Olympic champion in the 10 m Air Rifle event. He became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.

He along with Gagan Narang shot in unison to set a Games record in 10m air rifle pair’s event for men to win the first gold for India in the 19th Commonwealth Games. Mr. Bindra has also been awarded the Arjuna Award, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and the Padma Bhushan.

 

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

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 Classes
Chairperson Principal Ms. Charu Wahi
Vice Chairpersons 1 teacher
1 parent
Ms. Dilmeet Bhasin
Mr. Manpreet Singh
Hony. Secretary 1 parent Ms. Bhawna Kothari
Hony. Joint Secretaries 1 teacher
1 parent
Mr. Jitendra Thakur
Ms. Sugandhi Bhasin
Hony. Treasurer 1 teacher Ms. Rema Ravindranath
Members 4 teachers Mr.Mandeep Singh
Ms.Sarita Dadwal
Ms.Suchitra Tyagi
Ms. Manjinder Chahal
5 parent class representatives Ms. Shachi Sharma Ankur-Pallav
Mr. Minu Gahlot I to IV
Ms. Ranjeeta Buti V to VIII
Dr. Yogita Pitale IX and X
Mr. Dhiraj Kumar Wadhwa XI to XII

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

The Student Council 2017
Head Boy Dev Goswami
Head Girl Deepshikha
Sports Captain Dhruv Arora
Deputy Sports Captain Abhay Singh
Editor Shriya Khera
Deputy Editor Aastha Pitale
Art Editor Kriti Kumari Singh
Deputy Art Editor Kashish Bansal

 

Name of the House House Captain Deputy Captain
Ashoka Abhinav Singh Aryan Kaushik
Banyan Maithili Pathak Vinayak Nair
Neem Kshitij Gulati Kashish Kaur
Peepal Akshita Ghildiyal Shruti Sharma

 

 

Class Representatives
No. Class Class Representative
1 Ankur Bahaar Pawan Solanki
2 Ankur Basant Anurag Rana
3 Ankur Malhaar Nupur Maithani
4 Pallav Basant Madhavi
5 Pallav Bahaar Priya Grover
6 Pallav Malhaar Kanwaldeep Singh
7 I Basant Shachi Sharma
8 I Bahaar Anubhuti Krishna
9 I Malhaar Sonal Pandey
10 II Basant Sugandhi Bhasin
11 II Bahaar Manisha Agarwal
12 II Malhaar Rajeev Kumar
13 III Basant Bhavna Chadha
14 III Bahaar Pooja Aggarwal
15 III Malhaar Rajan Ahuja
16 IV Basant Bhawna Kothari
17 IV Bahaar Amit Kumar
18 IV Malhaar Hemant Taneja
19 V Basant Seema Sharma
20 V Bahaar Sangita Navani
21 VI Basant Ritu Vohra
22 VI Bahaar Daljeet Singh
23 VII Basant Nitin Gupta
24 VII Bahaar Aradhana Venkat
25 VIII Basant Brijinder Kaur
26 VIII Bahaar Ranjeeta Buti
27 IX Basant Anju
28 IX Bahaar T.S. Gopalakrishnan
29 X Dr. Yogita Pitale
30 XI Devendra Singh Mehta
31 XII Dhiraj K Wadhwa

 

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