1.The South Western Command Principals’ Meet was held at Army Public School Mathura Cantt on 19th and 20th of Sep. The inaugural address was given by Lt. Gen. Saranjeet Singh, YSM, Chairman Board of Administration and Chief of staff, HQ South Western Command. The welcome address was given by Maj. Gen. VD Dogra, Patron, APS Mathura Cantt. Six Chairmen, four Directors and seventeen Principals of various APSs of South Western Command and four Principals of APSs of other Army commands attended the meet.
2.The meet is an annual event of each Army Command. There are seventeen APSs in South Western Command wherein large no. of children of defence personnel, serving and retired attain education from primary to XII classes.The meet focused on improving the academic standards of the APSs with interactive classes and contemporary technologies involving ATAL Tinkering Labs, Digi campus and so on. Issues like school Principal as the team leader and manager, developing school teachers and leaders. The need to revamp curriculum to integrate employability skills and the holistic development of the students were discussed.
3.The event included the presentation of various awards. The academic excellence trophy was baggad by APS Jaipur for class X was received by APS Lal Garh Jattan. The proud winner of the Best APS Trophy for the year 2015-16 was APS Hisar, First Runners Up APS Bikaner and Second Runners Ups was APS Jaipur. The Best teacher of each of the 17 APSs were also awarded the Best Teacher Award for the year