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Welcome to Gen BC Joshi Army Public School, Pithoragarh

A sapling which was sown by Gen BC Joshi on 16th Oct 1993, is now a sprawling campus of 23 acres with pollution free healthy environment. It has turned into a healthy plant and is growing well in the beautiful valley of the Pithoragarh hills. General BC Joshi Army Public School has been established under the aegis of Army Head Quarters, Adjutant General's Branch, to cater to the needs of children of defence personnel including ex-service men, and to some extent to those of civilians and Non-Resident Indians. The School aims at providing quality education in an environment that ensembles the contemporary values of science and technology with our rich traditions, ideals and cultural heritage. It also ensures a judicious mix of academic competencies, physical fitness, discipline and social awareness. It prepares children for All India Secondary School Examinations and All India Senior Secondary School Examinations conducted by CBSE, New Delhi.



Founder Gen. B.C. Joshi
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Gen BC Joshi APS, Pithoragarh

The School aims, “To provide quality education and character development in an environment that encourages creativity and inquisitiveness while simultaneously instilling the virtues of discipline and hard work”

Mr. Vinod K. Bhama

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Teacher's Day Celebration 2022

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05SEPT

Gen BC Joshi Army Public School Pithoragarh celebrates Teacher's Day

The inevitable contribution of Teachers was honoured on the beautiful occasion of the Teacher’s Day with Students expressing their gratitude for the Love, Care, Knowledge and Wisdom imparted by their Teachers towards them The Students organised Heartwarming Activities which included performing Plays and Songs. Students of Class XII acted as Teacher's for the day. Senior students of CL XII presented a self-made beautiful GREETING CARD to each teacher of the School in the morning assembly, which was deeply appreciated by each Teacher Tribute was paid by one and all to the Great Scholar, Teacher, Philosopher and the Second President of our Nation, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, on whose Birthday the Teacher’s Day is celebrated across all the Schools in India

30AUG

VISIT OF MR VINOD SAIGHAL, INDIAN ARMY VETERAN ON 30 AUG

A very eminent personality Mr Vinod Saighal, A veteran of Indian Army and Ex Head of Army Training Team with his better half Mrs Juhi Saighal visited the school on 30th Aug. Mr Saighal retired from the Indian Army in 1995 from the post of Director General Military Training. He had served as the country's Military Attache in France and BENELUX, also overseeing Spain and Portugal. Currently he is the Executive Director of Eco Monitors Society, a non-governmental organization concerned with demography and ecology. He is the author of the internationally acclaimed book 'Third Millennium Equipoise'. He also has authored many other books. He is known far-and-wide for his works. Mr Vinod K Bhama- the Principal apprised the distinguished guests about the History, Phases of Developments, Various Achievements and Recent Infrastructural Developments of the School. The Guests visited various Departments, Classrooms, Labs, and Offices of the school, met the students and the IA Veteran shared his profound experiences especially the time spent with none other than the Noble Soul Gen B C Joshi

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29AUG

INTERHOUSE DANCE COMPETITION 2022

Junior and Senior students of Four Houses (Bhagat, Cariappa, Thimayya and Manekshaw) shown their marvellous dancing skills by participating in Inter-House Dance Competition on 29th Aug. The Theme of the competition was ‘Patriotism and Indian Folk’. In Senior Category, Manekshaw House secured the First Position, Bhagat House 2nd, Cariappa House 3rd and Thimayya House 4th position respectively. In Junior category, Cariappa House secured 1st, Manekshaw House 2nd, Thimayya House 3rd and Bhagat house 4th Position Respectively. The Graceful, Synchronous and Mesmerising performances of the students and the efforts put by the Teachers-In-Charges were applauded.

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24AUG

GEN BC JOSHI ARMY SCHOOL PITHORAGARH CELEBRATED MILK FOOD DAY

Gen BC Joshi Army Public School celebrated Milk Food Day on 24th Aug. The students of Primary Wing brought the healthy dishes made up of milk products. Students also demonstrated skits and Puppet shows to spread awareness regarding the benefits of Milk and Its products. Students also brought the self-prepared greeting cards to express their gratitude for the Milk Food they enjoy almost every day. The tiny-tots of the Primary Wing enjoyed the event thoroughly and gained knowledge through interaction with teachers and from Skit and Puppet Show.

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18AUG

SHRIKRISHNA JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATION

The Auspicious Festival of "Janamashtami" was celebrated today morning by presentation of beautiful skit by students of Primary Wing & CL 9th seperately On this occasion a special morning assembly was conducted depicting the "Life of Lord Krishna" by students of CL 9th 'A' who demonstrated the teachings of Lord Krishna as Yogeshwar and Karmayogi thru their wonderful skit. Students of Primary wing demonstrated the "Bal-Leela of Natkhat Kanha". It was a heart-warming performance and was an elixir to the Eyes. The tiny tots of Primary Wing as audiences not only relished the dramatic presentation of Krishna’s life but also learned lessons filled with Virtues from the Skit. Col BC Sati, OIC Schools, Vinod K Bhama, Principal enlightened the students on the ideals of Lord Krishna. They congratulated the participants and teachers for exhibiting such a spectacular show.

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15AUG

76TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

School celebrated Independence Day Function today on 15 Aug 2022, under the banner 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' with pomp & show . The School Chairman Mr Saurabh Shinde graced the auspicious occasion by being the Chief Guest accompanied with Mrs Rupali Shinde. The Chief Guest hoisted the National Flag, followed by reviewing salute from the March-Past Contingents from 04 × Houses . The Skit presented by the students of Primary Wing on India's Freedom Fighters was mesmerizing and a goose-bumps giving event, which touched the hearts of spectators with their fabulous performances. The melody of Patriotic Songs presented by the four Houses echoed in the environment and filled everyone's soul with deep love for the nation . The Chief Guest awarded students with Trophies who had done well in the CBSE Board Exams 2021-22, and in various other fields to incl Sports, Literary and Co-curricular activities. Chairman in his address motivated the students to instill the Feelings of Patriotism with Honesty and Dedication, and deeply appreciated the performances of Children. The program was valedicted with Vote of Thanks by Principal, Mr Vinod Bhama, followed by Sweets Hamper distribution to all the students .

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13AUG

AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV : MINI MARATHON

TODAY STUDENTS OF GEN BC JOSHI, ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL PARTICIPATED IN MINI MARATHON CONDUCTED UNDER THE AEGIS OF THE FMN HQ & SECURED TOP THREE POSITIONS IN STUDENTS CATEGORY. A total of 150 students, 10 teachers and the School Bursar Capt(Retd) AS Mathur participated in the Mini Marathon. Master Pawan Paswan (1st Position), Rajendra Bisht(2nd Position) & Showket Bashir(3rd- Position )secured the first three positions. OP Sadhbhawna students were also felicitated for their good performance in today’s Marathon. The Event was flagged of by Brig Saurabh Shinde, Cdr 119(I), who later gave away the prizes and congratulated the winners.

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13AUG

AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV : RALLY AND STREET PLAY

Under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahostsav Theme, School organised an Awareness Rally and Street Play to spread the Spirit of Patriotism. A total of 80 students participated who performed Street Play at Simalgir Bazar and Bin Chouraha. Both the events were very much liked by the audience.

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12AUG

GEN BC JOSHI APS PITH WON THE INTRA-CLUSTURE ENGLISH DEBATE(I POS) AND QUIZ COMP (II POS)

English Debate Team of the school secured 1st Position in Intra-Cluster English Debate Competition-2022 held at APS Gorakhpur on 1 Aug 2022. The Topic of the Debate was - "There A Need to Correct the Distortion and Misinterpretation of Indian History?" And the Quiz team secured 2nd position by scoring 130 pts in the Intra-Cluster Quiz Competition held online by APS Gorakhpur.

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12AUG

AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV : DRAWING AND PAINTING COMPETITION

In celebration of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the school conducted a drawing and painting competition for the tiny -tots of Primary Wing on 12 August ,2022. The young artists showcased their skills and talent in brushing and spreading the colours on paper sheets exhibiting their feelings of patriotism. A total of 300 students participated in the competition. The Principal and OIC Schools appreciated the skills of the students and efforts made by the I/C. Moreover, they applauded the awe- inspiring participation and enthusiasm shown by the students. The tiny tots of Primary Wing (Classes 3- 5) participated in the event and showcased their creative & artistic skills. A total of 300 students participated in the event.

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2AUG

State-Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-22

The school adding more shine to its glittering beauty by getting the State-Level Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-22 (issued by the Deptt of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education, Govt of India). The selection of schools for the award is done as a part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ campaign under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The award was received by the Principal, Mr Vinod K Bhama from Dr Dhan Singh Rawat - Education Minister, Uttarakhand, during a ceremony held at the Office of Director General of School Education, Dehradun, Uttarakhand on 1 Aug, 2022. It’s indeed a proud moment for the school having received the great honour.

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2AUG

GRANDPARENTS DAY CELEBRATION

“Grandparents are a little bit parents, a little bit teachers and a little bit best friends.” -Unknown With its strong belief in the overall and holistic development of the child, Gen BC Joshi Army Public School celebrated the GRANDPARENTS DAY and continues to instill values by conducting such events. The motive behind this day’s celebration is to honour grandparents for all the sacrifices they make for their families and also to create awareness among the children of the moral support, information and guidance they can offer. The day was celebrated by performing skits by both the Primary and Senior Wings, followed by the speeches by Principal- Mr Vinod K Bhama and Ofg OIC Schools- Col Karam Singh Bisht.

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25JUL

MASTER PIYUSH KANYAL AND LAKSHIKA RAWAT BROUGHT LAURELS TO SCHOOL

Master Piyush Kanyal won the best delegate of AIPPM (ALL INDIA POLITICAL PARTIES MEET) as CM of the Punjab, during Model United Nations (MUN), held at APS Noida on 22-23 July, 2022.
Lakshika Rawat, a class-XII student, won bronze medal in NCC INTER-DIRECTORATE SPORTS SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 held at Chandigarh from 05-15 July, 2022.

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16July

Gen BC Joshi Army Public School Pithoragarh celebrates Kargil Vijay Divas

The school commemorated the Valour of our armed forces and the martyrs on Kargil Vijay Divas by organising Special Assemblies for both Senior and the Primary Wing of the school, today. Students performed mesmerising skits, depicting the lives of the Kargil War Heroes and paid tribute to the great warriors. The Principal - Mr Vinod K Bhama, enlightened the students about the valour of our soldiers displayed during Kargil War against Pakistan. It was indeed an apt occasion to remember the supreme sacrifice of our brave-hearts and paying homage to them as an expression of gratitude. Jai-Hind! Jai Hind Ki Sena!

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16July

Harela Celebration 2022

Gen BC Joshi Army Public School Celebrated the Auspicious Festival of Harela
Harela, the festival commemorating the new Harvesting Season in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, was celebrated with gaiety and fervour in General BC Joshi, Army Public School, Pithoragarh. This festival is dedicated to Hindu Deities Shiva and Parvati, saplings were planted in the school’s premises by the School Management. Col BC Sati, OIC Schools in his address inspired to spread awareness to protect our ailing Mother Earth and make it cleaner, greener and beautiful. Mr Vinod K Bhama, Principal said Herala shall bring happiness and prosperity to all of us.
Group photograph with the distinguished staff members and boarder students was taken followed by National Anthem. Celebrating HARELA made a great impact in the mindset of students and they pledged to nurture the Nature. On 14 July 2022 the students of Class XB also performed a skit showing the cultural and environmental significance of Harela

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15July

SWACHH VIDYALAYA PURASKAR 2021-22

GEN BC JOSHI ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL PITHORAGARH received SWACHH VIDYALAYA PURUSKAR 2021-22 (District Level Award) Gen BC Joshi Army Public School, Pithoragarh received the District Level Award in Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-22 (issued by Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Education, Govt of India). The selection of schools for the award is done as a part of the ‘Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya’ campaign under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
The award was by given away by Dr Ashish Chauhan – IAS, Distt Magistrate, Pithoragarh, in a ceremony held at B. L. S. Govt Girls Inter College, Aincholi, Pithoragarh, on 15 July, 2022. The school received the award in OVERALL CATEGORY for being the cleanest school of District Pithoragarh. The school achieved an overall score of 94% with an overall rating of 5-Star.

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15July

GEN BC JOSHI ARMY PUBLIC SCHOOL PITHORAGARH conducted ‘PROJECT VEER-GATHA’

Gen BC Joshi Army Public School Pithoragarh conducted ‘PROJECT VEER-GATHA’ on 15 July, 2022. The ceremony began with extending a warm welcome to the great warrior and speaker of the day Hon Sub-Maj Suresh Chander Punera, SM, followed by showcasing documentaries on the NSG as well as the Kumaon Regiment.
The gallantry awardee depicted his life while serving in Indian Army and also in NSG as a Black-Cat Commando. He narrated his many acts of bravery, but the most influential and encouraging was the act when he eliminated two militants with his expertise in Head-Shot style,
and finished the enemy on the spot in dense forests of Banihal. And for this valiant act, Hon Sub-Maj Punera, SM, was honoured with Sena Medal, one of the most coveted Gallantry Awards of the Indian Army. Coming to the valediction of the programme, a vote of thanks was extended by the Principal - Mr Vinod K Bhama.
The OIC Schools - Col BC Sati honoured Ex-Hon Sub Maj Suresh Chander Punera, SM, by presenting a memento as a token of gratitude and affection on behalf of the school managament. There had been a personal interaction with the gallantry awardee with all over high-tea, arranged in honour of the brave soldier and saviour of the motherland.

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13July

SPROUTS-DAY CELEBRATION 2022

Gen BC Joshi APS PTH celebrated Sprouts Day, as per the Almanac schedule, on 13 July, 2022. The students of classes I to V brought self prepared Spouts and Fruit-Salads, and displayed their creativity in respective classrooms.

The Principal, Mr Vinod K Bhama, alongwith the Wing Coordinator, visited every class and the applauded and appreciated the efforts of students in learning the skill of food-preparation and the life-skill of healthy living. Students really enjoyed their first ever experiences in kitchen. The Principal explained to them the health benefits of Spouts.He also fed each one of these little angels displaying his role as a fatherly-figure.
The young students & teachers thoroughly enjoyed the event which witnessed effort from each student & personal interaction with the Principal

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