Hansraj Morarji Public School

Hansraj Morarji Public School is a combined primary, junior and senior school in Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1939 by the Bai Kabibai and Hansraj Morarji Trust. The foundation stone was laid by the then-Deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Patel.

Campus

The school campus of around 50 acres (202,000 m²) is located at the foot of Gilbert Hill, near Juhu Beach. Apart from the main school buildings, it includes two hostels, a dispensary, a music room, staff quarters, a library, theater, swimming pool and a science laboratory. The campus also has Rajhans Vidyalaya ) [http://www.rajhansvidyalaya.org/aboutus.htm] a CBSE affiliated senior secondary school and Baikabibai Balvatika the feeder preprimary school for Hansraj and Rajhans.

Current principal: Mrs Anjana Prakash,

Current Rector: Mr. B.C.Kumawat

Affiliation

The school prepares students for Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCs) held by the Mumbai Divisional Board of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Both Gujarati language streams and English language streams were available earlier. Today the school is a completely English Medium School. Apart from the subjects defined in the curriculum, many other activities like Maths Club, Drama Club, Environment Club etc are a part of the student life at HMPS.From 2008 the school has received the permission to start a Junior College, and the college commenced operations from 28th July, 2008.

The Green Brigade Club has been the most active Environment Club amongst the schools in the suburb and has won noteworthy prizes in competitions.Former faculty member Ms. Satjot Kaur Duggal was the founder of this organisation. She was also a French and a Science Teacher in the school. The club was responsible for the school winning the "Green School Awards" in the year 1996.

Diamond Jubilee

After sixty years of service, preparation for celebrating the Diamond Jubilee year in a fitting manner commenced in January 1999. The trustees of the School managing committee held meetings with past students, associations of parents and teachers and School staff to elicit views on the celebrations and to make concrete plans.

Alumni

Notable alumni include:
* Viren Shah, Governor of West Bengal & Managing Director, Mukand Iron.
* Upendra Patel, Managing Director, Dinesh Silk Mills
* Dr. Vaidya, plastic surgeon
* Dr. Minoo Patel, MS,FRACS, (Vice Captain 1978) Orthopaedic Surgeon, and Lecturer, Monash University Melbourne Australia
* Dr. Sanjay Desai, MS, MCh, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jaslok and Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai.
* Salil Wadhavkar [PhD student, Computer Architecture, North Carolina State University]
* Shri Harish Bhimani, TV and dubbing artiste
* Amit Desai, Co-Founder SynergyTree - An IT Services and BPO company
* Roshan Williams, Assistant Vice President, J P Morgan Chase
* Anil Sharma, Vice President, Clivet TF Air-Conditioning Systems
* Amal Vartak, Process Manager, J P Morgan Chase
* Sajid Chauhan, IT Professional.
* Saurabh Sood, Business Analyst - J P Morgan Chase
* Hrishikesh Kale, DREAM WAGON Advertising agency Director
* Amit Sangani, Sales - Google Inc.
* Pranay Anthwal, General Manager, India (Entertainment and IP) - Starcom Mediavest Group
* Harshil Shah, QA - Citigroup Inc, USA (Class of 93)
* Kavin Shelat, Senior System Engineer- Accenture
* Vishal Desai, Software Engineer and Analyst - ASTI, USA
* Amit Desai, Co-founder [www.synergytree.com] Class of 93
* Puneet Arora, IT Professional
* Deepak Udeshi, School Captain: Class of 81, Systems & Software Eng - [dsw@sapo.pt]
* Venkatesh G , Project Manager - Robert Bosch Inc: Class of 1992
* Ashish Sharma, Consultant - Mckinsey
* Gaurav Sharma, Senior System Analyst, Accenture
* Nikhil Sorot, Technical Support Specialist, NBCUniversal IT, 100 Universal City CA, Class of 2000
* Narendra R. Goradia, Senior IT Consultant, Goldman Sachs, NY, Class of 1983
* Tejas Nadkarni, Graduate Research Assistant, Columbia University.
* Vaibhav Gandhi, Transition Manager - Cognizant Technology Solutions gay

Address

Hansraj Morarji Public School,
Munshi Nagar,
D. N. Road,
Andheri (W),
Mumbai-400061.
Maharashtra.
India.

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