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                                  CMS creates a better future for all children by maximising  CMS celebrates UN International Day
                                  their opportunities through quality education and             of Non Violence
                                  initiatives for unity and development.                   Gandhi Jayanti
                                                                                              on 2nd October 2021

             Queen’s University Belfast, U.K., awards                                    Message from the CMS President
             Honorary Doctorate to Dr Jagdish Gandhi                                   Dear Parents,          round as they scored above the 87.89th
                                                                                       In September, our pre-  percentile, and will be allowed to appear
                       Bringing                                                        primary and primary    for the JEE Advanced exam. 84 CMS
                       acclaim to the                                                  students returned to school   students won a Govt. of India scholarship
                       entire CMS                                                      after more than 500 days   of Rs. 4 lakh each, totalling a sweepstake
                       Family and                                                      away, and brought joy,   of Rs. 3 crore 36 lakh.
                       honour to the                                        Prof Geeta Kingdon  laughter and life back into   It was a matter of great pride on 24th Sept.
                                                                             President & MD, CMS
                       nation, the                                                     the school. As confidence   when the CMS Founder Manager
                       CMS Founder                                         built, attendance rates have steadily   Dr. Jagdish Gandhi was conferred an
                       Dr Jagdish                                          increased. A lot of non-academic learning   honorary doctorate by Queen’s University
                       Gandhi was                                          happens at school that does not in online   Belfast (Northern Ireland, UK) via its
                       awarded an       Prof. Nita G. Forouhi received the Honorary Doctorate   classes, especially socialisation with other   chancellor Ms Hillary Clinton, former US
                                        on Dr Gandhi's behalf from Chancellor Mrs Hillary Clinton
                       Honorary                                            students, behaviour modelling by teachers,   Secretary of State. The Founder Director
    Doctorate in Social Science Honoris Causa   educationist and a true visionary in his field.   and learning of social mores, culture,   Dr. Bharti Gandhi received an Education
    by Queen’s University Belfast, UK, on 24th   He co-founded (with his wife Dr Bharti   discipline and values for successful living.   Warrior award from Hon. Dr. Dinesh
    September, 2021. Dr Gandhi received this   Gandhi) the City Montessori School (CMS) in   September has also been a month of   Sharma, Dy Chief Minister of UP, both for
    Doctorate degree from the Chancellor of   Lucknow, India, in 1959.  Sixty years later, the   accolades based on our students’ dramatic   distinguished services to education. Both
    Queen’s University, Secretary and former   school has grown from 5 pupils to 55,000   achievements, especially the statistic that   attributed their awards to the utterly
    First Lady of the United States of   and is recognised as the world’s largest   152 CMS pupils cleared the JEE Mains 4th   dedicated work of the CMS staff.
    America, Hillary Rodham Clinton, for his   school.   Size, however, is not its
    distinguished services in the field of   distinguishing feature but rather the global
    education. Dr Gandhi’s daughter   citizenship focus, which underpins CMS’s   History Festival, ‘The Relic’ relives forgotten glories of the past
    Prof. Nita Gandhi Forouhi who is   educational ethos. Dr Gandhi has crafted                               India made it a truly memorable
    Professor of Medicine at the University of   meaningful initiatives to create a wider set of   Three-day International
    Cambridge, received the award on behalf   circumstances for peace and conflict   Festival of History– 'The Relic   experience.  Events included Debate,
                                                                                                              Creative Writing, Film Making, Poetry,
    of Dr Jagdish Gandhi in Belfast.  prevention at a local, national and          2021' was organized by CMS   Drawing, Photography etc.
                                                                                   Aliganj Campus I from 15 to 17
    The citation of the Honorary Doctorate   international level, including 28 international   September 2021. Shri Swami
    read: “Dr Gandhi is a world-renowned   events aimed at inspiring world unity.”   Chief Guest Shri
                                                                          Swami Prasad Maurya,  Prasad Maurya Cabinet
                                                                           Cabinet Minister, U.P.
                                                                                   Minister U.P. did the honours
                                                                          of inaugurating this festival online. Active
     Dr Bharti Gandhi conferred ‘Education Warrior’ Award                 participation by student teams from the
                                                                          USA, England, UAE, Australia, Canada,
    Dr Dinesh Sharma, Deputy Chief Minister,                              Brazil, Russia, Nepal, Vietnam, Peru,
    Uttar Pradesh conferred the ‘Education                                Ukraine, Belgium, Sri Lanka, Mauritius,
    Warrior’ award on the CMS Founder                                     Germany, Algeria and different parts of
    Director, Dr Bharti Gandhi at a glittering                                                                        Cultural Item at the Inauguration
    ceremony held on 3rd September in the                                         152 CMS students qualify for JEE Advanced
    presence of eminent scholars from the
    fields of education, literature, politics,                              Ravija Chandel of CMS tops in Lucknow with 99.96 percentile; 21 CMS students score
    journalism etc.  Dr Dinesh Sharma                                              above 99 percentile while 128 students score above 90 percentile
    honoured and presented Dr Bharti Gandhi                                         A record number of 152 CMS   Campus I topped in JEE Main in the city
    a Certificate of Recognition for her   further motivate us to work with full    students qualified for JEE   with a total score of 99.96 percentile,
    outstanding contribution in the field of   dedication towards building a bright   Advanced after the results of   achieving an All India Rank of 509. She
    education. Dr Bharti Gandhi expressed   future for our children.”               4th round of JEE Main were   bettered her score of 99.6 percentile that
    her gratitude and said,“This award will                                         declared, by getting higher   she achieved when she appeared in the
                                                                                    than the cut off of 87.89   second round of the examination. An
                                                                          Ravija Chandel  percentile. 21 CMS students   immensely talented student, she has
     Dr Jagdish Gandhi awarded at Global PIEneer Awards, U.K.              Lucknow Topper  have secured above 99   already qualified for Government of India’s
                                                                          percentile and 128 CMS students have   Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY)
               Dr Jagdish Gandhi,      'Highly Commended” and highlighted Dr   scored above 90 percentile, bringing   scholarship and the Indian National
               Founder-Manager of CMS,   Jagdish Gandhi's lifelong commitment to   laurels to the institution.  Olympiad for Chemistry earlier this year.
               has been awarded High   reimagining education as a vehicle for   Ravija Chandel of CMS Gomti Nagar    (See Photos of 21 toppers on Page 3)
               Commendation for his    World Unity and World Peace.
               'Outstanding Contribution   With six shortlisted finalists from across   84 CMS students secure Govt. of India's INSPIRE
               to the (Education) Industry'   the globe, Dr Gandhi's award affirms his    Scholarship Rs 3 crore 36 lakh
               at global PIEneer Awards   standing as a proven global leader in the
    2021. At a glittering ceremony held on 3    field of education.       84 CMS students have secured        These meritorious students credit their
    September at London, UK, the jury                                     scholarships worth Rs 3 crore 36 lakh from   parents, teachers and the academic
                                                                          the Ministry of Science and Technology,   environment in the school for their
                                                                          Government of India. They secured this   outstanding achievement. CMS Founder,
     High Commissioner of Singapore, Mr Simon Wong launches               prestigious scholarship by figuring in the   Dr Jagdish Gandhi congratulated all the
        Waste Management initiative at CMS Chowk Campus                   top 1% merit list in the country on the   students for their outstanding
                                                                          basis of their ISC (Class 12) percentage
                                                                                                              achievement and said that CMS creates
                                                                          marks. These students have been offered   opportunities for its students to qualify in
    On 24th Sept, High Commissioner                                       this scholarship to pursue higher   various competitive exams and pursue
    of Singapore, H.E. Mr Simon Wong                                      education in The Sciences under which   higher studies from the best of
    launched the Waste Management                                         each student will receive Rs 80,000 per   universities by giving them free-of-cost
    initiative 'Blue Nudge- Pathshala' at                                 year for five years, thus a total of Rs. 4   coaching classes after school.
    CMS Chowk Campus. With this,                                          lakh each, amounting to Rs. 3 crore 36             (see names on page 3)
    CMS reached another milestone in                                      lakh scholarship for all the 84 students.
    its commitment towards
    Sustainable Development in line                                                 CMS celebrates Teachers Day with great
    with PM Modi's Swaccha Bharat   H.E. Mr Simon Wong with CMS Management & Staff               joy and enthusiasm
    Mission and the UN  Sustainable
    Development Goals. Mrs Aditi Sharma,   Blue Planet Skills. The launch was in                              enthusiasm by the Chief Guest,
    Principal, Chowk Campus welcomed the   collaboration with Singapore's 3rd third                           Mr Suresh Khanna, Minister for Finance,
    Chief Guest and dignitaries including Ms   largest waste management company, Blue                         Health Education and Parliamentary
    Alice Cheng, Deputy High Commissioner   Planet Ltd. CMS Founder Dr Jagdish                                Affairs, Government of U.P. Over 3000
    of Singapore, Mr Wu Po Cheng, First   Gandhi & CMS President Prof. Geeta                                  CMS teachers and staff members
    Secretary, High Commission of Singapore   Kingdon were present on this occasion.                          registered their online presence adding to
    in New Delhi; and Mr Prashant Singh and            (continued on page 2)                                  the gravity of the occasion. CMS Founders
    Mr Harsh Mehrotra Co-Founders and CEO,                                     Chief Guest, Mr Suresh Khanna & others  Dr Jagdish Gandhi and Dr Bharti Gandhi
                                                                                                              and the CMS President and MD, Prof.
                                                                          Grand Online celebrations were organized   Geeta Kingdon congratulated the teachers
                                                                          by CMS on 4th September, the eve of   for their wonderful adaptation to the new
     Connect with CMS on Social Media!
     Facebook :                                 Teachers Day marking the birthday of   teaching technology in corona times and
     Instagram : @cms.lucknow                                             former President, Bharat Ratna      carrying out their work with dedication.
     Twitter   : @cmsjaijagat                                             Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the greatest
                                                                          teacher-philosopher of all time. The
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