News and Events
Victory at 20th State Children's Drama Competition: 'Abhalmaya' Claims the Crown!
Exciting news from the 20th State Children's Drama Competition the play 'Abhalmaya' by 'New English School, Ramanbag,Pune' won the top prize. Congratulations to the talented team for this fantastic achievement, showcasing their creativity and dedication
Guinness World Record – Pune Book Festival at Fergusson College,Pune
Punekars once again set a new Guinness World Record for the Pune Book Festival at Fergusson College as the event witnessed the creation of the word “Bharat”, skillfully crafted with the collaborative effort of an astounding 7500 books.
DES Interschool Athletics Sport Meet 2024 At Sangli
12 January 2024 : The DES Interschool Athletics Sport Meet 2024 was an electrifying showcase of youthful athleticism and spirited competition. Over two days in Sangli Maharashtra, 315 girls and 420 boys from 17 DES-affiliated schools converged to exhibit their prowess across a spectrum of track and field events. From blistering sprints like the 100m dash to gruelling tests of endurance such as the 3000m run, every participant exemplified determination and resilience.
The atmosphere crackled with excitement as athletes pushed their limits, striving for personal bests and coveted championship titles. Amidst the thrill of competition, the values of sportsmanship and camaraderie shone brightly, fostering an environment of mutual respect and encouragement. As the sun set on the final day, triumphant winners emerged, celebrated not only for their achievements but also for their unwavering dedication to the spirit of the sport.
The event's success owes much to the guidance of respected figures and the unwavering support of spectators, whose enthusiasm fuelled the athletes' aspirations. The DES Interschool Athletics Sport Meet 2024 stands as a testament to the transformative power of sport, igniting passions, forging bonds, and inspiring greatness in the hearts of all who participated.
Geet Ramayana - A Grand Musical Drama by DES Pre-Primary School
24th December 2023 : Murlidhar Lohia Matrumandir (DES Pre-Primary) showcased a spectacular event at the New English School Tilak Road ground in celebration of the inauguration of the "Shri Ram Mandir at Ayodhya," . Our little stars presented "Geet Ramayana - A Grand Musical Drama," a heartwarming performance that lit up the stage with the magic of 600 pre-primary performers, capturing the hearts of a mesmerized audience of 4000.
We are thrilled to announce that DES Pre-Primary School has secured not one but TWO prestigious records - the "Wonder Book of Records, International" and the "World Record of India." This achievement is a testament to the dedication and talent of our school.
The event itself was unforgettable, and we were honored to have the esteemed presence of Anand Madgulkar and Anuradha Marathe as our special guests, adding to the grandeur of the occasion.
International Strategic Conclave on Indian Knowledge Systems at DES Pune University
14 December 2023 DES Pune University : The International Strategic Conclave on Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) held on 14-15 December, 2023 at DES Pune University was a pivotal event jointly organised by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The conclave successfully laid the foundation for a comprehensive national vision for IKS, envisioning its role in the contemporary educational landscape.
The conclave witnessed active participation of 80 esteemed scholars and experts in IKS including Prof. D. Venkat Rao (Prof. Emeritus, English & Foreign Language University (EFLU), Hyderabad), Prof. Neeraja Gupta (Vice Chancellor, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad), Prof. Mohan Raghavan (IIT Hyderabad), Prof. Ram Sharma (Director, IKS Center, Indus University, Ahmedabad), Prof. Jyotirmay Tripathi (IIT, Madras), Mr. Deepak Singhal (IAS; Retd. Chief Secretary, U.P), Mr. Kalyan Vishvanathan (President of Hindu University of America (HUA), Orlando Florida), Prof. Mahadevan (IIM, Bangalore) and Prof. Nagraj Paturi (Director, Indic Academy, Hyderabad).
Diwali Sandhya 2023 a culturally rich event was organized by the DES Cultural Committee and DESâ€™S IMDR Pune
The DES Cultural Committee and DES’S IMDR Pune organized the culturally rich Diwali Sandhya 2023 on 8th Nov 2023. The event began with a warm welcome to the entire DES family, creating a festive atmosphere. The campus was beautifully illuminated with decorative lights, embracing the joy of Diwali.
Renowned artists delivered exquisite performances of traditional classical music, showcasing India's cultural heritage. The college band, led by Prof. Shaunak Mainkar, added a modern touch, infusing the evening with energy and highlighting the diverse musical talents of the students. Distinguished guests, including Dr. Sharad Kunte and Shri. Mahesh Athavale, graced the occasion, making it a memorable celebration of lights, music, and entrepreneurship.