Hyderabad, November 14, 2022: The Hyderabad Public School Society & its Board of Governors hosted an exclusive Curtain Raiser for the HPS(B) Centenary Celebrations starting Jan 2023. This was followed by a detailed presentation on the HPS Vision & Mission 2050 and the future infrastructural plans.
The formal dinner was attended by over 300 distinguished alumni who pledged their support, promised to participate, and assist their Alma Mater with time, talent and resources. Some of the prominent Alumni present at the dinner were Mr. Ashok Gajapati Raju, Former Union Minister; Mr. Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, Former Member of Parliament; Padmashri Dr. P. Raghuram; Mr. Hari Buggana, Inv Ascent; among other honorable members consisting of prominent doctors, businessmen, lawyers, politicians, sportsmen, artists, among many others.
Video messages of commitment to active participation as well as an appeal to all other alumni to come forward and contribute towards the execution of the school’s long-term vision made by prominent alumni such us Mr. Shantanu Narayan (CEO, Adobe), Mr. Satya Nadella (CEO, Microsoft), Mr. Sriram Panchu (Senior Advocate, Madras High Court), Mr. Harsha Bhogle (Commentator), Mr. Shailesh Jejurikar (COO, Procter & Gamble), Mr. Nagarjuna (Film Actor), Mr. Syed Akbaruddin (IFS Retd), Mr. Prabhu Pingali (Chairman, ICRISAT) who could not be present at the event.
Speaking at the event Dr. Madhav Deo Saraswat, Principal of The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, stated “An Institution committed to a legacy of excellence like ours is a partnership among its students, faculty, alumni, administrators, donors, trustees, and more. The school needs a new impetus backed by a new approach, new thinking, and of course necessary resources as we enter the centennial year. I invite the alumni to participate and engage with the school so as to efficiently meet the audacious plans set out in the Vision 2050”
Highlighting the need for alumni to give back to their alma mater, Mr. Gusti J Noria, President, The Hyderabad Public School Society, in his address emphasized that, “The culture of any organization grows over time. With a school, the alumni are often the keepers of the culture. The success of our school can be measured, by the contribution, the alumni have made to our school, nation, and the world at large. We are all proud to say that HPS has, is, and will continue to be the torchbearer of excellence!! He exhorted the alumni and solicited their wholehearted participation in planning, organizing, and implementing the centenary celebrations and the long-term development plans of HPS.”