The India Post, Chandigarh, 22nd September, 2008:D.A.V. Public School, Sector 8-C, Chandigarh has achieved distinctions by being conferred with awards by Education Department, Chandigarh Administration in their prestigious award giving ceremony ‘for Teachers’ of Government and Private Schools and Non Formal/Voluntary Teachers and NGO’s of UT, Chandigarh
H.E.General S.F.Rodrigues, Governor of Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh gave the award to Mrs. Jaskiran Harika (Principal, DAVPS-8C, Chd.) for working for Vasudhaiv Kutumb – the upliftment of children by providing financial and emotional security through foster parents , Prerna Club – working in close association with seniors citizens and grand parents, Gyan Uday – that runs tutorial classes for 60 children of lower strata of society mainly children of domestic workers, 16 of which have been taken into the school on concessional fee.
Mrs. Jaskiran Harika is also working in close association with Srijan – a club to promote Art & Culture . Srijan club was also awarded.