By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 23 Oct: The 20th Founder’s Day Celebrations of The Asian School started this morning with the subject exhibitions put up by the various departments. It provided a platform to showcase students’ practical knowledge as well as their unique learning experience. The exhibitions were based on the common theme – India Today – followed by sub-topics for various subjects. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Satish Sharma, owner of The Garhwal Post. The Juniors showcased the latest and informative exhibits in the subjects of English, Hindi, Science, Social Studies and Art & Craft. The English and Hindi exhibits presented the importance of languages globally. The highlight of the show was a musical rap with a message of a cleaner and greener Dehradun. The EVS exhibition threw light on future missions of ISRO. The Art & Craft exhibits reflected the creativity and talent of the Junior Wing. Drawing and creativity were depicted through Indian Folk Art. The exhibits put up by the Seniors were informative and eye-catching. The English Department exhibited the progress of literature in Independent India. The exhibits also comprised interesting working models. Students and parents played a game and acquired literary knowledge of English in post Independence in India. In Chemistry, the air pollutant absorber model was the talk of the day. To assess the abstract ability of students in Mathematics, many models were displayed. The children were shown properties of the circle and the uses of abacus in day to day life. The Commerce students exhibited skills to manage waste through a treatment plant. Social Science exhibition tried to better the GDP of the country through agricultural growth exploiting drip irrigation and rain water harvesting. In the Computer exhibit, Artificial Intelligence devices, eco friendly smart city and presentation on Cyber Security were attractive models. The Biology exhibition displayed working and static models on various topics. The attraction of the day was a Robotic Car for watering plants at home. In Physics, the model of an automatically moving seat belt was liked by the visitors. Physical education showcased its growing impact in schools. The Art and Craft exhibition proved to be major attraction, with paintings and handicraft items promoting the cottage industry. The Design Lab exhibition showcased paper and woodwork items made by the children. Deco Page design items were a major attraction. The Chief Guest spoke very highly of The Asian School, appreciating that the school was progressing by leaps and bounds under the guidance of the Management, Principal and Vice Principal. It would carve a greater niche in the education field in the years to come. A book fair was has also been organised for 23-24 October by Natraj Publishers. It was inaugurated by School Principal AK Das. The students purchased many books as per their interests. Some of the parents also attended the book fair and appreciated the idea. Present on the occasion were Vice President Madanjeet Singh Juneja, Principal AK Das, Director Gaganjyot Singh Juneja, Vice Principal Anant Vijay Dutt Thapliyal, Middle School Coordinator Mukesh Nangia, Head Mistress Kalpana Grover, students past and present and the entire teaching staff.