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Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta
Chairman
 

Mr. Ravi Vira Gupta served as an IAS officer and joined the Indian Administrative Services in 1962. He served in key positions at various levels in the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the Government of India and also served as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years. Actively associated with institutions promoting education and culture, Mr. Gupta has been the key member of many educational committees over the years. As the Chairman of many international schools, he is all set to steer DPS International, Gurgaon on the path of holistic excellence.

Shri A.H. Jung
Vice Chairperson
 

Shri A.H. Jung has experience largely in administration and management and in the public sector. He has served as Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and as Chairman Air India. After retirement he was a member of the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission. Shri Jung has been a key member in the Central Government in the Ministry of Home, Labor, Power, Steel and Mines. His experience also includes working in the India High Commission in London and as an advisor to the government of Afghanistan.

Ms. Devyani Jaipuria
Pro Vice Chairperson
 

An alumna of DPS herself, Ms. Jaipuria is a young and enthusiastic educationist. Her belief in relevant education for the children of today led her to spearhead many innovative educational programmes. She seeks to enhance the joy of learning among the young and views education as an opportunity for lifelong learning and as a means of fostering unity in diversity. She is an active member of various educational boards. DPS International, Gurgaon is her brainchild and she is all set to put it on the academic map of the world.

Prof. Sydney Rebeiro
Member Managing Committee,
DPS, Gurgaon
 

With over four decades in the service of education, Prof Sydney Rebeiro has blueprinted and steered several innovative educational projects. He has been the former Dean of Culture and Alumni at the Delhi University and was the only nonofficial Member Planning Commission / MHRD XI Plan ( 2007-2012 ). As Member Board of Directors U S Educational Foundation in India USEFI, (which has served 18,000 Indian and American Scholars) Prof. Rebeiro played a significant role in evolving the present Fulbright-Nehru Scholarships scheme under USIEF since 2009; also current Convener Oxbridge India Scholarships subcommittee and Member Central Governing Council Military Schools in India and Board of Governors Army Training College H P. He is also a recipient of the Padma Bhushan.

Mr. Ravi Jaipuria
Industrialist, Philanthropist and Educationist
 

A well-known industrialist, social worker, and educationist, Mr. Ravi Kant Jaipuria serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of R J Corp and Devyani International Ltd. The companies have a vast experience in setting up and running Pepsi Bottling Plants in India and abroad. He was presented with the Donald M. Kendall Bottler of the year award, the highest honor to any franchisee. He entered the field of education by collaborating with the DPS Society to set up schools at Gurgaon and Jaipur.

Ms. Dhara Jaipuria
Pro Vice Chairperson DPS Gurgaon & Jaipur
 

An eminent educationist and philanthropist, Ms. Dhara Jaipuria currently hold the position of the Chairperson on the board of R J Corp. A visionary, Ms. Dhara Jaipuria has been responsible for developing renowned schools and institutions such as DPS Gurgaon, Jaipur, and Modern Montessori International. She has also been actively involved in bringing the revolutionary concept of umbilical cord blood banking to India with Cryobanks International.

Shri Rakesh Kacker
 

Shri Rakesh Kacker did his BA in Economics from Hindu College, Delhi (1969 – 1972) and his Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics (1972-1974). Thereafter he went back to Hindu College and taught Economics for 2 years (1974-1976) in the college before joining the Indian Administrative Service in 1977. Shri Kacker has worked in the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Government of India. In April 2013 he retired from the Government of India as Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
He has also worked in the Energy Research Institute (TERI) and in the Indian Wind Energy Association (INWEA).
He worked as Director, India Habitat Centre from 1st September 2014 till 30th April 2018.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Power Trading Corporation of India and ONGC Videsh. He is also on the Committees of the Ministries of Power and Coal.

Ms. Anita Kapur
 

Anita Kapur, former Chairperson, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), and ex-Adviser on Tax Reforms with the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, joined Indian Revenue Service in 1978. Before being elevated to the CBDT, she held varied assignments in the Income Tax Department. She also had secondment stints with the Foreign Tax and Tax Research (FT&TR) Division and the Tax Policy & Legislation (TPL) Division of the Ministry of Finance; the capital market regulator of India i.e SEBI; and a division of the Ministry of Finance dealing with Financial Services sector. During these stints, she was nominated as a Director on the Boards of several banks and regional stock exchanges. She was, in her personal capacity as a tax expert, a member and Vice-Chair of the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (2009-2013).
Her last assignment with the Government was as a Member of the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) during 2016-17.
In 2016, she was listed by Business Today among 25 most Powerful Women in India.

Mr. Varun Jaipuria
 

Mr. Varun Jaipuria is a Director on the Board of NSE listed and other companies under RJ Corp. He has 10 years of experience in the soft drinks & FMCG industry and has developed training programs for talent retention, development & upgradation, including capability enhancement across Group companies. He also has led the development of Varun Beverages Limited's M & A initiatives. He led a successful listing of Varun Beverages on Indian stock exchanges (NSE & BSE) in 2016. Mr. Jaipuria attended Millfield School, Somerset, England and Regents College, London. He is an alumni of the Program for Leadership Development (PLD), 2018-2019 Batch from Harvard Business School, Boston.

Ms. Aditi Misra
Director Principal, DPS Gurgaon
 

Aditi Misra is a career educator since 37 years. She is an Alumnus of DPS RK Puram and Lady Shriram college. She’s worked at several DPSs - RK Puram, Vasant Kunj, Dubai and now heads DPS Gurgaon since 2001. A Karmaveer Chakra awardee she has received the Maharatna award from icongo in 2019.
She’s received the Teachers Award from CBSE- the largest national education board in India. She’s been a master trainer for CBSE. She continues to train educators through the Centre of Excellence of CBSE. She is currently Vice Chairperson of the NPSC a body of Progressive School Principals of India.
She’s authored and ideated several books for children on life skills, Art education & Social Science. A trained classical dancer herself, her hobbies and interests included classical Indian music and dance and reading.