Lucknow, April 24 : A grand CMS alumni meet was organized under the aegis of International Relations Department of City Montessori School at Hotel Hyatt Regency today. A large number of ex-students of the institution participated in the grand meet and expressed their views and experiences recalling their school days. On this occasion, all the alumni of the school said in one voice that CMS has a great contribution in making us that what we are today. Excellent education and personality development efforts of CMS have brought us to these levels. Former students of CMS who are presently serving the country as IAS, IFS, IPS and IRS officers registered their presence on the occasion.
Expressing his views on the occasion, former CMS student and Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India, Shri Prakash Gupta, IFS said that the spirit of Jai Jagat taught to me during my school days in CMS had immense contribution in moulding my career. Shri Pranjal Yadav, IAS, Special Secretary, National Irrigation Department, Uttar Pradesh said that since the very early days of school, CMS had laid the foundation of my future life. Lt. Col. Prashant Kumar Singh, IRSME, Deputy Director General, UIDAI;, said that high thinking taught during my school days in CMS and the institution’s personality development efforts have led me to this level in my career. Shri Hasan Ahmad, IRS, Under Secretary, Finance ministry, Government of India said that CMS believes in overall development of every child and this is what differentiates CMS from other schools. Similarly, Shri Abhishek Pathak, IPS, Dy Inspector General (SSB), Shri Suboor H. Usmani, IRS, Income tax commissioner, Central Range – 1, Mumbai and other eminent officers also expressed their views.
Speaking on the occasion, CMS Founder and renowned educationist, Dr Jagdish Gandhi said that all the former and present CMS students are our pride. It is only because of hard work of these students, teachers and parents that CMS is known at the international level today. CMS Founder-Director, Dr Bharti Gandhi; President & MD, Prof Geeta Gandhi Kingdon and Head of CMS International Relations Department, Dr Shishir Srivastava also expressed their views on this occasion.