Delhi Public School

Mandla Road, Jabalpur
Under The Aegis of DPS Society, New Delhi

Torch Bearers


Shri V.K. Shunglu, a P.G. in History from Delhi University, joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1962. He has served as Special Secretary in the Ministry of Power, etc. He was appointed as the External Auditor of

the International Meritime Organization (IMO) head quartered at London & of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAQ) at Rome. He has also contributed as the Honorary Treasurer, Vice Chairman of DPS Society. He continues to be the Trustee of The DPS Society. He has been a Member of The DPS Society since 1998 & took over the reigns as Chairman of The Delhi Public School Society in 2014.

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(Chairman, School Management Committee)

Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta served as an IAS Officer & joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1962. He served key positions at various levels in Govt. of Madhya Pradesh & Govt.

of India & also served as Deputy Governor of RBI for about three years. He is actively connected with institutions promoting education & Culture. Shri Ravi Vira Gupta was associated with many committees over the years.

For many years, he was associated with various aspects relating to cooperatives as well as agriculture. As the Chairman of many International Schools, he is all set to steer DPS Mandla Road, Jabalpur on the path of holistic excellence.

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(Vice Chairperson, School Managing Committee)

DOB: 02/11/1942, M.Sc. (Maths) Shri Ajay Kumar Agarwal was teaching Mathematics at the University of Jodhpur for three years before joining Indian Administrative Service (IAS)

in July 1966. Allocated to Madhya Pradesh Cadre, he was assigned various important posts, both in GOI as well as in the state government of M.P. He participated in a three week’s course on Value Added Tax organized by the Harward Institute for International Development (HIID) - USA.

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(Member- SMC)

DOB: 06/09/1963 at Kamalpur, Karimnagar district, Andhra Pradesh. Education: ZilaParishad High School, Kamalpur. B.A. from Nizam College, Hyderabad, BJ(Bachelor of Journalism),

Osmania University, Hyderabad. Publication: NTR- A Biography “(Vikas,’83). Honours: Doctrate of Letters (Honoris Cause) from Kakatiya University, Warangal, AP, ’98. Travelled in 33 countries, interviewed scores of statesman & celebrities at home & abroad.

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Dr. Deepa Das
(Member- SMC)

DOB : 02 October 1954 at Dishagarh, Bardhaman district, West Bengal.

Education : Loreto Convent Asansol and Shillong; Graduated with honours in Philosophy from Cotton College,

Guwahati, Assam; MA Philosophy and PhD, Banaras Hindu University; Thesis: Nature and Genesis of Religious Experiences

Work experience : worked with NGOs on various social sector concerns; Women's Studies and Development Centre, University of Delhi; different market research agencies, the District Primary Education Programme in Assam and with the Government of India; and also, with SSA at the National level; Education Specialist UNICEF (Assam, UP and Delhi). Done stints as a freelance consultant on a diverse range of subjects related to the social sector.

Received the Fulbright Fellowship in 1990 to study Support Services for Women by Organisation's within and Outside Academic Institutions in the USA Member of the Supreme Court Committee constituted to look into the question of rehabilitating the children of prostitutes.

Publications include : Systemic Preparedness for Opening Schools, September 2020; Status of Contract Teachers, June 2020; The Model Cluster Development Approach in DPEP Uttar Pradesh, 2003; A Silent Revolution: Educational Interventions for Women and Girls by Mahila Samatha Andhra Pradesh, 2001; Religious Experiences: Nature and Genesis, 1991; Giving the Children of Prostitutes their Due, 1991; Female Child an Investment in Flesh Trade, 1987; Socio-cultural Sanction to Flesh Trade among Bedies, 1990.

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(Pro Vice Chairman)

Shri T.P. Choudhary joined SBI in the year 1969 & held assignments in planning & operation viz Branch Manager, Development Manager, Regional Manager & Dy. G.M. He was also the Chairman of Damoh, Panna

& Sagar regional Rural Bank for 5 years. While in service, he was associated with officers’ trade union movement continuously for 15 years. He has an aptitude for amelioration &upliftmentof down trodden members of the society & also improvement & welfare of working class community. He actively participated in State & National level seminars relating to credit dispensation in priority sector arranged by the RBI, NAWARD Bank as well.

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Dr. H.L. Prajapati, IAS (Retd) a restless visionary , the man who could not let things be. Having wide exposure of school, Technical & Higher Education during his tenure as Secretary in the

Govt of M.P. & C.G. He has published few books like “Land Recenue System & Administration” (1986), “Gas Tragedy: an Eye Witness” (2003) & “Ravelling Truth”(2012). At present he is the Secretary of the Grikaet Society, which runs “Delhi Public School Mandla Road Jabalpur”.

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Mr Satyanarayan Prajapati

A dynamic leader, reflective practitioner, an enlightened source and a motivator, is a force to reckon with.

He is a visionary educationist with a panoramic experience of more than 20 years in school education and administration and leads DPS Mandla Road School, Jabalpur as the DIRECTOR.

With his vision to serve the society in a rightful and lawful manner, he brought his educational and professional experience into active practice in the Supreme Court with Mr. Vivek Tankha in the year 2005 and also shared his intellect in law with honourable justice, Mr. Satish Sharma at High Court, Jabalpur.

He has been a multitalented and multifaceted personality, grounded to the roots of simplicity, values and discipline to the core which finds its influence from his early years, being an active scout, with NCC Certificate to his credit. He explored his interests in various NCC activities and has got a flair for Interiors and Construction as well.

He has efficiently transformed the school into a rapidly progressing institution and has steered the school, the staff and the students in right and positive direction, through thick and thin, relentlessly keeping up the fighting spirit and proving his abilities. He expeditiously handles multiple roles in administration, classroom teaching and beyond.

His techniques of prioritization and delegation of tasks guide him to take appropriate decisions at the right times. His accomplishments and awards serve as an inspiration to the school as he works on the philosophy of… “Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen”.

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A name that has become synonymous with expanding the frontiers of school education and taking it to untouched horizons of excellence. Her sincere devotion towards the education of

children, training and empowering of teachers, and inculcating moral values and self-discipline is widely recognized in educational circles and has been perhaps the cornerstone for her penchant for literary pursuits.

She has brought her passion and expertise of teaching to forefront while serving as a Faculty for MBA students for a couple of years. She also taught French to school students for a long period of 10 years and made the language, fun to learn with her extravagant teaching methodologies and pedagogies.

She has explored her intellect and wisdom by attending PDEM (Professional Development in Educational Management) and various insightful Seminars and Workshops, organized by DPS Society. She identifies herself as a nature lover with gardening as a core activity along with creativity, book reading, drawing, sketching, travelling and yoga on the peripheral.

She has never believed in resting upon her laurels and achievements instead she believes that there is always a scope for improvement and innovation. Her persona is an inspiration, not only for the students but also for the staff members, who under her guidance are scaling new heights of success. As the DIRECTOR of DPS Mandla Road, Jabalpur, Mrs. S. Prajapati actively looks after the administration of school, to maintain its excellence in academics through her unmatched discipline-oriented approach towards the students.

Her one-line philosophy ever has been… "Make the children happy at school and learning will follow."

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Mrs. Aparna Choubey has been a Principal at Delhi Public School Mandla Road for last 11 years and as a teacher since 2006. She has enormous experience in the field of education spanning 23 years.

Her vision and yeoman service towards the growth of school has enabled it to scale heights in the domain of Education.

She has invested in exploring, learning and creating distinct opportunities for all. She has been instrumental in making DPS an exemplary institution and in preparing competent students to meet the challenges of the present global scenario.

Her empathetic and democratic approach towards work place make the environment of school, very conducive for all concerned.

She has been an effective school leader who has focused on developing highly creative teaching methodologies. Her prime focus is on developing academic standards constantly. Also Parents have always been her big support in all the endeavours.

She has also been appointed as the Deputy City Coordinator by CBSE and led a group of CBSE schools of Jabalpur and Mandla being the Chairperson of Jabalpur Sahodaya School Complex from 2021 to 2023.

Mrs. Choubey served as a CBSE Resource Person of Class Room Management and NEP, 2020. She was also appointed to lead collaboration on Hubs of Learning.

Her committed approach and hard work has bagged many accolades for her like Best Principal Award by the former HRD minister Mrs Smriti Irani, by the Group of Nai Duniya,by Rotary Club and by Science Olympiad Foundation, New Delhi and Adarsh Pradhanacharya by Mahatma Gandhi Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti, Pune.

She is trying to instill among students "Be the change which you want to see in others."

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