Tribune News Service
Solan, January 10
The Indian Public Schools’ Conference (IPSC) conferred the prestigious Gaur Hari Singhania Lifetime Achievement Award on Capt AJ Singh, executive director, Pinegrove School, at the 82nd IPSC Principals’ Conclave held at The Doon School, Dehradun, today.
The award was given in the presence of Union Minister of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, online during the closing ceremony of the conclave.
Capt AJ Singh is the founding headmaster and director of Pinegrove School, director, St Soldier’s School, Panchkula, chairperson of the IPSC and also a member of the Board of Governors of the CBSE.
His exemplary work in nurturing Pinegrove School from the scratch and elevating it to a prestigious position among the IPSC schools fetched him the honour. His contributions to the IPSC as well as introduce innovations in the field of education were also recognised.
Capt AJ Singh was in the Army, who took premature retirement to pursue the noble profession of education. He has contributed to the Executive Committee of the IPSC for about a decade and worked selflessly in conducting IPSC/SGFI tournaments, organising conclaves, reframing the IPSC bylaws, restarting IPSC teacher training seminars and IPSC student conclaves.