Mr Ajay Singh

Mr Ajay Singh is an eminent educationist with a vast experience in the field of education, in which he has donned several roles in various capacities. With a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the renowned Banaras Hindu University, and a B. Ed. as well as a UGC-NET qualification, he has a vast experience of teaching Psychology across diverse curriculums such as the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) and IGCSE. Also, he has taught Theory of Knowledge and Global Perspectives to International Curriculums. As a pedagogical leader and a sports enthusiast, he combines the best of diverse disciplines.

In a career that encompasses a journey of more than two decades both as a facilitator and an administrator; Mr Singh has served the Mayo College, Ajmer for almost a decade as a Psychology Teacher, a Career Counsellor and eventually a Housemaster. Thereafter, he joined the Genesis Global School, Noida in the capacity of ‘Dean Residences’ and went on to head the National Curriculum (CBSE) of the School. Prior to joining The Scindia School, he has headed the Punjab Public School, Nabha.

A voracious reader and a travel enthusiast, he has travelled to many countries to understand the pedagogical systems practiced all over the world. He has many accolades to his credit- the ‘Excellence in Teaching Award’ , ‘International School Award’ , ‘The Most Transformational Practices in Student Development Award’ and quite importantly, the first ‘CV Raman Award’ for Principals on September 5, 2021 in an event organised by ThinkNiti.
As an educational leader, he believes in providing transformational learning experiences to the learning community and enthusing them with a spirit of team building and camaraderie.

Ms Smita Chaturvedi

Ms Smita Chaturvedi did her Masters in English and B.A. (Hons) in Economics and English Literature. She has successfully completed a course in Educational Leadership and Management from the Nottingham University. She is a teaching professional with an experience of 31 years, out of which 18 years’ experience is in administration. Prior to joining us, she was heading the Delhi Public School, Kashipur. She has also worked as an English Teacher and as a Housemistress in Mayo College Girls’ School, Ajmer and had contributed commendably in the areas of academics, pastoral care, co-curricular and teachers’ enrichment programmes. In all her previous assignments, she has efficiently managed the stakeholders’ expectations and relationships. Ms Chaturvedi has the expertise in dealing with students. In her role as VP Pastoral Care she has ensured, that we continue to abide by high standards of discipline. She has firmed up the routine to optimise learning outcomes. Further measures have been initiated to ensure that the emotional and other needs of the boys are attended to. She is a conduit of communication with the parents for ease of transaction. Inculcating the sense of discipline amongst the students is an area of utmost importance in any residential school, therefore, Ms Chaturvedi plays a pivotal role.

Lt Col Disoj Kumar Farashwal (Retd)

Lt Col Disoj Kumar Farashwal (Retd) has joined us as the Bursar. He is a visionary administrator with over a decade of experience in the education-development sector. A man of many talents, he has done his Postgraduation in International Studies and MBA in Human Resource Management, allowing him to combine the macro view of the world with the micro world of the school. It also allows him to effectively utilize the varied resources of the school and community to the optimal level. He also holds a PG Diploma in Disaster Management, Computer Networking, and Industrial Safety & Security from leading institutes like Red Cross.

With 35 years of combined experience in management in the education sector and leadership in the Indian Army; he brings with him a seasoned approach to administrative aspects such as maintenance, finance, human resource management, transportation, safety and security, food, health and hygiene.

Having lived and travelled across the length and breadth of the country and experienced the varied rich cultures of India, he brings with him the wisdom and skill to build and nurture a team and lead them to the common goal of ensuring all support for the holistic and inclusive development of the institution. He brings with him a culture of transparency, integrity, sincerity, and excellence.

Mr Raj Kapoor

The Dean of ICT, he is the driving force of the IT success story of our school. A thorough professional, he seems to have 48 hours in his day, by virtue of the quantum of work he accomplishes. At any given time, his office is full of students and members of the faculty, who get immediate solutions for all their IT-related problems. A perfectionist to the core, he is able to infuse his students with a passion for the subject as well as zeal, commitment and a deep sense of responsibility.

Mr Kapoor is known to be a man of principles and all students approach him for guidance on personal matters, apart from looking up to him for creative ideas and the latest updates on technology. A person who believes in updating his knowledge at all times, he encourages the same in his colleagues and students. The computer labs which are always buzzing with activity and the laurels that our boys win when they represent the school for Inter-school competitions are a testimony of his leadership and the encouragement he provides.

Mr Kapoor is someone who has the school’s welfare and the community at heart. As the Head of the Anti-Ragging Committee of school, he has been instrumental in bringing about a positive change in attitudes. He has also received a certificate of appreciation from the Government of India for the excellent performance of his students in the CBSE Board Examinations.

Adding more sheen to his persona are the numerous games he has played such as State and University level tournaments in table tennis and cricket. He is also a trained mountaineer from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.

Mr Kapoor has received national scholarships for his academic performance at the college and university level. He is also a regular member (Educationist) of Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya management.

Mr Dhirendra Sharma

Mr Dhirendra Sharma, from the faculty of Mathematics, has been with the school for the past 25 years. He has been an integral part of every major area of school life and played a great role in the streamlining of processes, be it as the examination incharge, time table incharge, or the head of adventure activities and Dean of Academics. A trained mountaineer from the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, his passion for adventure has made him lead a phenomenal 19 cycling and 12 mountaineering expeditions. He has also been actively involved in community service. In recognition of his continuous contribution to the International Award for Young People (IAYP), Mr Sharma has received the ‘Outstanding Service Certificate’. On the academic side, his sincerity, perseverance and never-give up attitude, make him work untiringly towards making the, otherwise dreaded, subject, simple for students. A gentle administrator, he believes in giving his team total autonomy and empowering them in their effort to bring about a culture of academic rigour. His motto is to promote the academic growth of the boys and the professional growth of the faculty. He envisions The Scindia School as a place with the perfect balance between academic, sporting and co curricular excellence.

Dr Laven Govender

He is a citizen of South Africa. He has served various Health-Care institutions across India. He completed MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) from Vinayaka Missions University, Tamil Nadu. He is clinically competent with adequate experience in general medicine and has demonstrated interest in relevant Specialized fields of Medicine. He has the experience of working with Daymed Hospital Pietermaritzburg, South Africa; Pondicherry Institute of Medical Science; Rajagiri Specialty Hospital, Kochi and various Island Resorts in Maldives as a medical officer (Resort Doctor). His last assignment was with Dhani Health Care (Indiabulls Company) as Senior General Practitioner Telemedicine consultation.