By Muslim Mirror News,
New Delhi: New Horizon School, an unaided minority institution, has celebrated its 35th Annual Day Function dubbed as “Udaan” on Saturday evening with traditional cheerfulness and fanfare. On the occasion, Delhi State Minority Commission chairman and ex-IPS officer Quamar Ahmad gave a word of advice to students and parents. He said the New Horizon School is a rare combination of Deeni and modern education. Praising the efforts of school for imparting education, he said it strikes a fine balance between modern and traditional values. He exhorted parents to provide healthy atmosphere at home for educational development of children.
While addressing the gathering, Jane Alam, joint secretary in the HRD, described the NHS as a unique experiment in the school education sector where tradition modernity is getting married. It is heartening to know that the school has been performing much better than other CBSE schools in the city, he said. He also advised the children to excel in every walk of life as today’s world is a competitive world.
The school manager and former chairman of the Delhi Minority Commission Kamal Farooqui said the school has been established with a purpose of producing excellent human beings with his/her sound religious development and excellence in academics. Our aim is to inculcate a strong sense of responsibility, both physical and moral, in order to build a value based system through quality education, where by our students can feel confident to face the complex world which is quickly getting reduced to a global village due to marvelous scientific developments, he added.
On the occasion, meritious students were given awards and certificates of appreciation and annual school magazine was also released. The school children presented cultural and dance progarmmes with a message.
It is worth to be mentioned that the school was established by World Education and Development Organisation (WEDO), with a purpose of producing excellent human beings with excellent academic standard clubbed with our cultural and religious knowledge. It began with 22 students and 2 teachers in 1978-79 and now it has reached Senior Secondary level offering multiple streams and wide choice of subjects. NHS has been producing one of the best results in Secondary and Senior Secondary classes ever since its inception. URDU is compulsory for all students from Class I onwards.
School Managing Committee president Shabi Ahmad, chairman – Dr.Salahuddin Ahmed Siddiqui, general secretary Sultan Iqbal Chaudhary and other members and dignitaries were also present in the function.