Bal Bharati Public School

Bal Bharati Public School (BBPS) is a group of institutions educating people at school level in India. Padma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta, an Indian philanthropist, founded the parent body (the Child Education Society) which governs all the member schools across India. Bal Bharati Public School ranks among the premier institutes in Delhi and the country.

Bal Bharati Public School
Location
Bal Bharati Public School
Location in Delhi, India
Coordinates28.6100°N 77.2300°E / 28.6100; 77.2300
Information
School typePublic
MottoHanso Nayuta Na Pragyam
Established1944
FounderPadma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta
ChairmanL.R. Channa
FacultyFull time
MascotSwan
AffiliationsCBSE
Websitehttp://www.balbharatipp.org, http://www.bbpsgr.edu.in, http://www.bbpsbv.org

History

Padma Vibhushan Lala Hansraj Gupta established the first Bal Bharati in 1944 near the Central Ridge in New Delhi. The school spreads over six acres and is now housed in two wings - Pusa Road and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Marg. Other Bal Bharati Schools have since been set up across India.

"Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides" is derived from "Aa No Bhadra Kratvi Yantu Vishwatah". The school motto "Hanso Nayatu Naha Pragyam" is depicted in the image of a child astride a soaring swan and symbolises how the school embraces knowledge from all sources. The motto means, "Ey swan, give us education", and make us move constantly to newer heights of learning and excellence, generally because the swan is a symbol of enlightenment in Hindu beliefs.

Houses

  • Sir Ganga Ram Hospital Marg branch: Abhimanyu, Ashoka, C.V. Raman, Jawahar, Mother Teresa, Shastri, Shivaji, and Subhash. The names are the great Indian personalities, from freedom fighters to social workers to scientists.
  • Pitampura branch: Gurunanak, Vivekanand, Dayanand, and Kabir. The names are spiritual gurus and poets.
  • Brij Vihar branch: Ashoka, Shastri, Shivaji, and Subhash. The names are rulers and kings of India.
  • Noida branch: Raman, Ashoka, Tagore, and Shivaji.
  • Dwarka branch: Abhimanyu, Ashoka, Shivaji, Jawahar, Shastri, Subhash.
  • Rohini branch: Abhimanyu, Ashoka, Jawahar, Mother Teresa, Shastri, Shivaji.
  • Navi Mumbai (Kharghar) branch: Shivaji, Ashoka, Kanishka and Pratap. The names of great Indian rulers.

Branches

Core schools (existing)

  • Bal Bharati Public School, Ganga Ram Hospital Marg, New Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura, Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Brij Vihar, Ghaziabad
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Dwarka, New Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Neelbad, Bhopal
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Ludhiana
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Manesar
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Noida
  • Bal Bharati Nursery School, Pitampura, Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini, Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Nursery School, Rohini, Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Gwalior
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Jaipur
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Ludhiana-II
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Solan

Projects in collaboration

  • Bal Bharati Public School, Jharli - NTPC
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Bhopal – Indian Railways
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Jhanor – NTPC
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Ratnagiri – NTPC
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Simhadri – NTPC
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Sipat – NTPC
  • Bal Bhararti Public School Gadarwada Narsinghpur - NTPC
  • Bal Bharati Public School, Anuppur - Moser Baer

Institutes

  • Bal Bharati Nursery Teachers Training Institute, New Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Teachers Training Centre, Delhi
  • Bal Bharati Activity Centre, Solan

Clubs

Byte Club

Byte Club is the computer club of Bal Bharati Public School, Pitampura.[1]

They announced the club's annual tech fest called Byte.IT[2] in July 2018 where multiple inter-school contests were held every year.

The Flag is: byteiscool

Accolades

In 2017, students of BBPS Pitampura created a movie called 'Psycho Social' based on the Blue Whale challenge, which was awarded with the following:[3]

  • National Science Film Festival 2018:
    • Bronze Beaver Award
    • Special Award for Technical Excellence: Sound Recording and Design
  • International Young Film Maker's Festival 2017:
    • Meritorious Award

In 2017, four students from BBPS Pitampura represented India at the International RoboCup Junior Rescue-Line Competition and achieved the fourth position with Germany in the Super Team Challenge.

In 2011, two Class XII students, Sharanjeet Singh Mago and Vaibhav Sapra, at the school discovered the main belt asteroid 2011 QM14. A Class XII student and a Class XI student discovered a Trojan asteroid (2011 MV9).[4] In 2019, a music video of T-Series was shot at BBPS Pitampura sung by Aryan Singhal. The song name was Ranjhna Ve.[5]

Notable alumni

References

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