Inter school band competition for Delhi and NCR region.

The Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource and Development organised Inter School Band Competition at National Bal Bhavan, Kotla Road, New Delhi today. This is an initiative undertaken for celebrating the 70 years of Independence and 75 years of the Quit India movement.

Special Secretary, Smt Rina Ray inaugurated the Competition and gave her good wishes  to all the participants.

Shri Anil Swarup, Secretary, Dept. of  School Education & Literacy, MHRD gave away the prizes to the winning teams. Separate prizes were given to the teams securing 1st, 2nd , 3rd position in Girls and Boys Bands.

Trophy and Cash prizes were given to all the winning team.

First Prize Two Trophy   + 10,000/-
Second Prize Two Trophy   + 7,000/-
Third Prize Two Trophy   + 5,000/-

Details of the winning teams:-



Rank Name of the school
Ist Happy Home Public School, B-4, Sector- 11, Rohini, Delhi-85
II nd Dashmesh Public School, Vasundhra Enclave, Mayur Vihar, Phase-3, Delhi-96 
IIIrd The Vivekanand School, Safiabad Road, Narela, Delhi-40



Rank Name of the school
Ist Bhai Parmanand Vidya Mandir, Surya Niketan, Anand Vihar, Delhi-110092
II nd The Mann School, Holambi  Khurd, Delhi-110082
IIIrd Suraj Bhan Dav Public School, F-10/15, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi-110057

Participation certificates were given to all the participants. Event included March Past and Band performance. The theme of the programme is “70 Years of Independence” .Jury of the programme had specially been invited from Deputy Commissioner of Police HQs.


Cultural performances by member children of NBB enthralled the audience. This included orchestra, Song and Dance performance on the theme of Independence.

Shri Maneesh Garg, Joint Secretary, MHRD and Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, Director, Dept. of School Education & Literacy, MHRD who is also Director National Bal Bhavan were also present.