Alumni Meet – 19th to 22nd Feb., 2013
Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya hosted a four-day alumni meet from 19th to 22ndFebruary, 2013. With a view to reach out and felicitate its alumni within the country and across the border the school has been hosting alumni meets. We have held alumni meets in London, Pune and Bangalore last year and the next is scheduled in Nepal this year.
Students from the’72 batch; Anjana Appachana, Dr. Jaskiran K. Mathur (Nee Grewal), Dr.Nandini Ramchandran, Anjali Potnis and Dr. Ravi Sidhu visited their Alma Mater after forty years.
After having completed their schooling from this prestigious institution, they went ahead inpursuit of higher education and have been making significant contributions in their respective fields.
Anjana Appachana is a renowned author and has taught creative writing at Penn State and Arizona State University. She has been a Visiting Writer at various universities in the US.
Dr. Jaskiran K.Mathur is a US based sociologist with wide-ranging experience in gender issues, rehabilitation, development and voluntary work. She is the New York Representative for the New Delhi based Institute of Social Studies Trust and the Center for Rural and Industrial Development Chandigarh; NGOs with consultative status at the United Nations. At present she is elected for a three year term as Professional Member on the Board of the National Collegiate Honours Council. Dr. Mathur was the recipient of the Vijaya Award for the year 2011-12.
Dr. (Lt Col) Nandini Ramchandran was perhaps the first student from Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya to be commissioned in the Indian Army. She worked as a Medical Officer in various Military Hospitals. Presently she is the Professor of Ophthalmology at Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College.
Dr. Ravi Sidhu is the Head of Department, Home Science in Agra University. She had taken up Human and Family Studies as her subject for Graduate and post Graduate courses. She was the topper in both.
Anjali Potnis took up a course in Hotel Management and worked in the hotel industry for some time.She is now a pre primary school teacher and has been working for the last eleven years with three-year olds.
They conducted workshops and interactive sessions with the current students; giving them invaluable lessons and passing down the tradition of our school.
During this meet, Ex-Staff and Students could refresh old memories and reconnect with their Alma Mater.