Veteran entrepreneur Dr Sanjay Gupta receives honorary doctorate degree from OIUCM Colombo

Every great idea begins with a dream but if we have within us the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world, we can easily accomplish any task at hand. An inspiring figure of success amidst adversities, Dr Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group has been awarded doctorate degree by the Open International University for complementary medicines – Colombo (OIUCM-Colombo, Sri Lanka) for his exceptional contribution to education sector and his service to the mankind. The degree was bestowed on Dr Sanjay Gupta at a conferment ceremony held at Kualalumpur in Malaysia. 

With the potential to excel and the desire to succeed, Dr Sanjay Gupta has accomplished various feats and won prestigious awards and recognitions from renowned institutes of the country. For his extraordinary contribution to education, he has also been conferred the Asia Pacific Achievers Award by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath.

Accepting the honorary doctorate in the presence of who’s who of the world of education, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group said, “I am honoured to have been awarded this doctorate. I would like to express my great appreciation for this recognition of our efforts towards transforming the country’s education system on international platform. In a way, it has added to my responsibilities of continuing to live by example while taking Ramagya Group of Schools to the next level of excellence.”

Ramagya School affiliated to CBSE & CIE boards is located in the heart of Noida, Sector 50 within a sprawling campus area of more than 3 acres. The school’s enviable scholastic and co-scholastic attainments are attributed to an eclectic mix of faculty having more than 15 years of teaching experience. As part of the management policies, teachers of Ramagya School Noida are regularly attending international and national seminars and conferences thus broadening their horizons of academic excellence both at national as well as international platforms. 

Ramagya School, Noida is one of the trendsetter schools in India due to its contemporary teaching pedagogies which incorporate best practices of Maria Montessori, Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligence, Montessori Learning Corridors, Reflective Corners, Word Wall, Open Doors and the school’s own customised ‘flexi learn technology’ at the secondary and senior secondary level. The curriculum followed at Ramagya boasts of its global lineage with wide-ranging core subjects, students and teachers exchange programme for global exposure and an ideal student-teacher ratio of 25:1. For a greater balance of mind-body-soul, Ramagya School has devised education as a way of life for the students under its roof. Programmes like ‘Know your Brain’ and  ‘Baal Saathee’ help in promoting physical, emotional and psychological wellness of the students and boost their confidence to achieve greater heights. Also, programmes like ‘Geeta Saar’ and ‘Stories of Panchtantra’ help the students by  imparting  wisdom and knowledge of  ancient scriptures in an engaging and interesting way to enhance their life skills and prepare them for leadership roles. The school has also incorporated Transcendental Meditation as a ‘Quiet Time Programme’ for children and teachers which helps in minimizing anxiety, managing stress and also improve brain functioning thus making teaching and learning a simple and enjoyable activity. In sports education, the Ramagyans have special access to Noida’s top sports academy (Ramagya Sports Academy) that offers world-class training in 35+ sports, in association with Indian sports legends like MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, and Bhaichung Bhutia. Ramagya School has also joined hands with globally acclaimed and famed universities and organizations such as UCLA, Cambridge University, British Council and Goethe Institute, Germany, which share the common goal of enhancing student learning. The collaborations have been made with a commitment to enrich educational experiences for the students. For these reasons, Ramagya School, Noida has been voted as one of the top 5 senior secondary schools in Delhi- NCR and is also listed amongst the 30 great Indian Schools. 

Utkarsh Gupta, MD, Ramagya Group Of Schools bags ‘Education Icon-Of-The-Year Award’

In recognition of his contribution to the education sector, Mr Utkarsh Gupta, MD of ‘Ramagya Group Of Schools’ has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Certificate of Excellence Award by Education Times – Education Icon of the Year 2020’. The esteemed award was presented to Mr. Gupta in the presence of the leading lights of the industry, at a well-attended ceremony held at ‘The Chancery Pavilion’ in Bangalore to felicitate all the India’s Top School winners.

The award acknowledges the exemplary work of the education leaders in India. At this prestigious platform, Ramagya School Noida also won India School Merit Awards 2020. Ranked No.1 in India under the Top CBSE Schools for ‘Individual Attention to Students’ category, in a survey conducted by ‘Education Today’. The award was presented to Principal, Ms. Aparna Magee.  Ramagya School Noida has bagged this award out of 2375 schools based on jury-rating, parent’s votes (98,970 votes) as well as analysis by ‘Education Today’ team (Perception based, Survey & Nomination based). 

Accepting the Certificate of Excellence Award with sheer humility, Mr. Utkarsh Gupta, MD, Ramagya Group Of Schools said, “It’s certainly a very proud and humbling experience to receive such an esteemed honour and I dedicate this award to my entire team for extending their unflinching support to me in my journey.  I also take this opportunity to appreciate my team for believing in my vision and performing exceptionally well in achieving our designated goal of bringing a positive change in society through education. ” 

Ramagya School affiliated to CBSE & CIE boards is located in the heart of Noida, Sector – 50 within a sprawling campus area of more than 3 acres. The school’s enviable scholastic, co-scholastic attainments are attributed to an eclectic mix of faculty having more than 15 years of academic teaching experience. As part of the management policies, teachers of Ramagya School Noida are regularly attending international and national seminars and conferences thus broadening their horizons of academic excellence both at national as well as international platforms. 

Ramagya School, Noida is one of the best in the list of schools in Noida, due to its contemporary teaching pedagogies which incorporate best practices of Maria Montessori, Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligence, Montessori Learning Corridors, Reflective Corners, Word Wall, Open doors and the school’s own customised ‘flexi learn technology’ at the secondary and senior secondary level. The curriculum followed at Ramagya boasts of its global lineage with wide-ranging core subjects, students and teachers exchange programme for global exposure and an ideal Student-Teacher ratio of 25:1. Ramagya School, Noida is voted as one of the top 5 Senior Secondary schools in Delhi- NCR and is also listed amongst the 30 great Indian Schools. 

Ramagya Group launches Ramagya Theatre Lab to open new opportunities for theatre artists

Breaking new ground in the world of theatre, Ramagya Group has launched Ramagya Theatre Lab with the aim to open new professional possibilities for theatre aspirants across India. With a vision to support artists and channelise their creative energies, Ramagya Theatre Lab engages audience through intimate theatre and platform performances. 

Championed by Ramagya Group, the Ramagya Theatre Lab is designed, and developed by Mr Gyanendra Singh – one of the most eminent theatre practitioners in India today. Mr Gyanendra Singh, who is popularly known as Anshu is renowned for his unique approach towards acting. Some of his eminent works have received critical acclaim in Mr Uday Prakash’s “Tiricch” that is one of his magnum opus production that echoes eminence and creativity. Among his other memorable performances are Rag Darbari, Bade Bhai Sahab, Ramsajeevan ki prem Katha, Waiting for Godot, Andher Nagari, Dusara Adhyay and many more. As a polyglot, he has staged performances in English, Hindi, Marathi as well as in Sanskrit, and has won numerous awards, accolades, and media mentions throughout his outstanding theatrical career.

Announcing the launch of the Ramagya Theatre Lab, Mr. Utkarsh Gupta, Managing Director, Ramagya Group said, “The idea of the Ramagya Theatre Lab is to provide an uplifting recreational ground to theatre enthusiasts, literature aficionados, and everyone looking for the holistic development of self by experiencing the wholesomeness of performing arts. It is indeed a perfect amalgamation of engagement, entertainment and education. ”  

“The Ramagya Theatre Lab is conceptualised to create a vibe of freedom and sense of discovering oneself. The sole purpose of the Ramagya Theatre Lab as it sounds, is to experiment with performing arts and literature in a space that allows the individuals to embrace their spirits without inhibitions,” added Mr Gyanendra Singh.

The Ramagya Theatre lab is open for anyone who wishes to learn, unlearn research, comprehend, enjoy, and appreciate diverse aspects of theatre life and walk into the realm of acting. Recently, Shri Devendra Raj Ankur, former Director of National School of Drama (NSD), has also joined the advisory board of the Ramagya Theatre Lab. At the virtually organised launch of the Ramagya Theatre lab, Mr Gyanendra Singh and Shri Devendra Raj Ankur, gave some healthy insights on how the theatre industry has also been affected in the pandemic, especially during the lockdown period. The event also witnessed a series of discussions on ‘Transformation of Theatre from Stagecraft to Virtual Reality’ and how to use the current period as an advantage. Shri Devendra Raj Ankur suggested all the artists to sit tight and read as much as they can by downloading stories like Natyashastra and Stanislavsky from the internet and submerge themselves in their characters. 

The Ramagya Theatre lab also has a digital wing called ‘Ramagya Digital’ where various artists from diversified backgrounds can be offered a digital platform to showcase their talents. Various groups can come together and read their lines and practice online on Ramagya Digital platform. Ramagya Theatre Lab is an endeavour to enable and encourage the community of art lovers and practitioners towards nurturing creativity and honing their craft. The lab has been meticulously synthesized by top experts to develop an area that has an aura, which naturally squeezes the creative nectar out of the soul of an artist. The vision is to be the dream-adda of every theatre enthusiast with intimate theatre space, rehearsal room, screening room, craft lab, library, and pantry.

Ramagya Foundation pledges to not leave anyone hungry during COVID-19

In one of the biggest relief operations amid COVID- 19 lockdown, Ramagya Foundation has dedicated itself to feeding more than 10 lakh poor and homeless people in Noida. Ramagya Foundation has already distributed food packets among 2 lakh people in the last more than two months of the continuing lockdown.

Ramagya Foundation initially started this initiative along the construction sites in sector 77-78 and later extended it to other nearby localities.  Along with the food packets, the volunteers of Ramagya Foundation are also distributing masks, sanitizers and soaps among the daily wagers, labourers and other needy people, besides running a campaign to educate them about adopting the necessary hygiene habits to stop the spread of infection. Ramagya Foundation has also launched a donation web portal: https://ramagyafoundation.org/covid19/ through which anyone can contribute one’s bit to support this noble initiative.

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group said, “The prolonged lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the lives of millions of people in disarray. As a responsible organisation, we aim to ensure that no person should sleep with an empty stomach at this unprecedented time. We look forward to serving food to more than 10 lakh people in the entire period of the lockdown, and this is just a small step in our efforts towards bringing smile on the faces of these helpless people.”

Recently, Ramagya Foundation, under the aegis of “Purusharth Charitable Society”, had launched an inspiring CSR initiative ‘Happy Fridge’ aimed at providing sumptuous food to homeless and needy people. In the progressive path of society development Ramagya Foundation is contributing through several attractive programs,  including  UMEED,  UNNATI,  SANGANAK,  ARADHYA,  URJA  and PANKH focusing on four  core  areas  including  Education,  Skilling,  Physical  and  Mental Health of underprivileged children. 

Giving back to the society is the primary motive of Ramagya Foundation which aims to contribute towards creating educated and developed society by unleashing talent and sculpting each individual soul by imparting values. More than 1,05,000 lives have been impacted through these programs. Ramagya Foundation also runs another most commendable initiative called  ‘NISHABD’  that seeks to sensitize the society towards dogs and  provide  loving,  caring  and  responsible shelter for them. NISHABD has been instrumental in the rescue and rehabilitation of the street dogs that have been starved to emaciation, beaten, confined   in their own waste, shot, or struck by cars.

Ramagya School Noida hosts Mega Conference on CSR Sustainability and its impact upon Education and Sports

A galaxy of thought leaders, policy makers, luminaries, stalwarts and leading lights of education and sports sector converged on a common platform at Ramagya School Noida in a Conference On CSR Sustainability and its impact upon Education and Sports. Organized by Ramagya Foundation, the grand conference kick-started by lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guests Mr. B.P. Mathur, Chief Justice Allahabad High Court, Mr. Jitender Mani, DCP, Delhi Police, in the auspicious presence of Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group, Mrs. Rajni Gupta, Director, Ramagya Group, Ms. Ruchika Gupta, Founder, Nishabd, Mr. Utkarsh Gupta, MD, Ramagya Group, Ms. Aparna Magee, Principal of Ramagya School,  and various other notable dignitaries.

The conference brought together NGOs, Corporate, Government Policy makers and Researchers who discussed a broad array of topics related to Corporate Social Responsibility and its benefits to the society as well as the bigger picture related to CSR and its contribution in education and sports. The event also focused on helping the companies and educational institutes understand the gaps in the education sector that could be addressed through CSR initiatives.

Speaking at the occasion, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, Ramagya Group said, “Through this initiative Ramagya Foundation aims to bring together voices from all the stakeholders working on addressing social issues related to education. We strongly believe that it’s the core corporate responsibility of every organization to contribute to the community and society at large.”  

The thought provoking event which evoked keen response and participation from the audience too, witnessed panel sessions on a wide range of topics including CSR in education and practical wisdom; CSR and Educational innovation and impact upon employability; CSR and new sustainable business model and creative initiatives; CSR and sports, among others.

Mrs. Tripti Khanna, GM- CSR and Skill Development, Ramagya Foundation delivered the welcome and keynote address at the event. Guest of Honor, Dr. Pooja Sakera also addressed the conference. Mr. N.P. Singh, President, Federation of Noida Residents Welfare association (FONRWA), Mr. Jagan Mohan Reddy B, Vice President, Extramarks Education Foundation, Ms. Sonali Sharma, Director-Communications, Helpage India, Mr. Urvashi Goyal, Founder, World Youth Council, Mr. Abhishek Sharma, CEO, Fortuno Saathi Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Ashok Srivastava, Founder, Navaratan Foundation and Mrs. Ranjana Bhargava, Entrepreneure were among the expert panelists who shared their vision and viewpoints in this conference. Besides the plenary sessions, the conference also featured presentation of various research and findings in the areas of CSR and sustainability.