The Symphony of Learning 'Creating Harmony in Classrooms' - 2024

Podar International School #Chandrapur recently hosted an empowering training session on 27 April 2024, "The Symphony of Learning: Creating Harmony in Classrooms," under the visionary guidance of Principal Dr. Valmik Somase. As the orchestrator of this educational symphony, Principal Sir extended a warm welcome to all esteemed resource persons Ms. Phorum Shah and Mr. Raju Bhadke from the Podar International School network, along with the esteemed Mrs. Manisha Sanghar, Principal of Podar International School Amravati. Together, they embarked on a profound journey, delving into innovative pedagogical approaches and strategies to cultivate harmonious learning environments. Driven by a shared commitment to excellence, this gathering epitomized the spirit of collaboration, as educators from PIS Chandrapur and Ballarpur joined forces to shape the future of education with unwavering dedication and resolve. This event not only exemplified the ethos of Podar International School but also underscored the transformative power of collective knowledge and collaboration in shaping the educational landscape.

Healthy Hydration: Encouraging Students with Health Awareness - 2024

"Healthy Hydration: Encouraging Students with Health Awareness"

Podar International School, #Chandrapur! organized a Wellness Program on the 23rd of April 2024. The wellness experts from Zydus Wellness Ltd led an enriching session designed to promote health and hydration among students. Engaging in interactive discussions, students were quizzed and rewarded with essentials like water bottles and health drinks. With a special emphasis on the benefits of hydrating the body, students were motivated to fuel their bodies with the right nutrients for optimal performance and well-being. School principal Dr. Valmik Somase shared valuable tips on maintaining optimal health, including the importance of drinking homemade lemon juice daily and consuming 8 to 10 glasses of water in scorching summer. The major focus during the session remained on the positive side of hydration during summers. A good number of students showed interest in the quiz competition on health and wellness. In the session they proved that they know major basic things about taking care in summer. The enthusiasm reached its height when students were awarded for their right answers.

Assembly 'Legends of Laughter – A Tribute to Comic Creators' - 2024

On 22 April 2024, our school assembly was transformed into a vibrant tribute to the legendary comic creators who have left an indelible mark on our imaginations and hearts. Students took center stage to honor the iconic figures behind some of the most beloved characters in the comic universe.

From Anant Pai, the visionary behind Amar Chitra Katha, to Stan Lee, the genius behind Marvel Comics, and Charles Schulz, the mastermind who brought us Peanuts, and not forgetting Pran Kumar Sharma, the creator of Chacha Chaudhary, each creator's contribution was celebrated with enthusiasm and reverence.

As our students brought these characters to life on stage, they not only showcased their talent but also paid homage to the rich legacy of storytelling woven by these comic legends. Following the performances, our esteemed school principal, Dr. Valmik Somase, shared insights into the power of comic narratives to inspire, entertain, and educate.

Jumpstart Activity 'Ink and Imagination - Crafting Tales through Comics' - 2024

Embark on a journey of 'Ink and Imagination' with our electrifying Jumpstart Event! Before unveiling the curtain on our exciting theme, we whisked our students away on a whirlwind adventure designed to ignite their creativity and spark their curiosity. From the halls of humor to the depths of sci-fi, we delved into the enchanting world of comics, exploring their power as a medium for communication and self-expression. With activities like sharing their favorite cartoon/comic characters, dreaming up their own superhero powers, and even bestowing superpowers upon their beloved heroes, our students were immersed in a realm where anything is possible. And amidst the excitement, they even had the chance to complete the dialogue for Snoopy, uncovering the magic of ink and imagination. Stay tuned as we continue to unfold the wonders of comics and inspire the next generation of storytellers!

Green Olympiad Exam Certificates - 2024

Green Olympiad: Educating and Sensitizing Students Nationwide

Students of Podar International School, #Chandrapur, shine brightly as they received certificates of participation and merit from The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for their engagement in the Green Olympiad. This nationwide initiative aims to educate and sensitize students about crucial environmental issues, covering a spectrum of topics including water, waste, energy, air, biodiversity, climate, global warming, sustainable development, culture, and current affairs. Ms. Nagma Sheikh's exceptional handling of responsibilities in organizing the exam earned her a certificate of outstanding contribution, while Dr. Valmik Somase, the school principal, was honored with a certificate of appreciation by TERI. Green Olympiad stands as a leading school-based initiative, fostering environmental consciousness and responsibility among the youth for a sustainable future.

Culminating Event 'The World Explorer Fair' - 2024

"Journey of Discovery: The World Explorer Fair"

On March 12, 2024, the culmination of our Grade 1 students' exploratory journey through the thematic unit "Going Places" reached its zenith with the World Explorer Fair. Led by the revered guidance of our Principal, alongside the collaborative efforts of dedicated students and teachers of Grade 1, this event was a testament to the collective passion for learning and discovery within our school community. Through captivating musical performances and graceful dances, our students eloquently showcased the depth of their understanding, each presentation a testament to their exploration of the world around us. Anchored by the insightful contributions of Grade 1 student Rudraksh Deshmukh, the World Explorer Fair stands as a shining beacon of our commitment to empowering students to embark on their own journeys of discovery, both within and beyond the classroom.

Girls' Welfare Meeting 'Exploring Healthy Food vs Junk Food' - 2024

The Girls' Welfare Meeting at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, convened on March 9, 2024, delved into the critical discourse of Healthy Food vs Junk Food, with Ms. Akansha Jacob, a respected science teacher, delivering the keynote address. Stressing the pivotal role of a balanced diet in daily life, the session underscored the imperative of embracing nutritious options while curbing the intake of salt, sugars, and processed foods. With an emphasis on the significance of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats for optimal health, attendees were cautioned about the adverse effects of consuming junk food. Notably, students from Grades I and II actively engaged in the discussions, signaling a promising commitment to fostering healthier lifestyle choices.

Boys' Welfare Meeting 'Healthy Food vs Junk Food' - 2024

Boys' Welfare Meeting: Navigating Healthy Food Choices

The Boys' Welfare Meeting at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, convened on March 9, 2024, with a focused exploration of Healthy Food vs Junk Food, featuring Mr. Roshan Wairagade as the distinguished speaker. Amid discussions highlighting the indispensable role of a wholesome diet in daily life, attendees were urged to prioritize a diverse range of nutrient-rich foods while minimizing the intake of salt, sugars, and processed items. Emphasizing the significance of essential nutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates, and fats, participants were cautioned about the detrimental effects associated with the consumption of junk food. Noteworthy was the active involvement of students from Grades I and II, reflecting a collective commitment towards embracing healthier dietary habits for enhanced well-being and vitality.

Annual House Competition 2023- 24

Triumph Unveiled: The Annual House Competition 2023-24

In the tapestry of our school's legacy, the Annual House Competition 2023-24 emerged as a saga of brilliance and camaraderie. Every house member contributed their utmost, weaving a narrative of excellence across the four competitions held within our school walls. The culmination on 9th March 2024, during the assembly, marked a momentous occasion as the annual results were unveiled. Ventus, with commendable efforts, secured the position of the runner-up, while Terra House basked in the glory of victory, claiming the coveted title. Principal Sir, with a heart full of pride, felicitated Terra and Ventus House with a trophy, a symbol of their outstanding achievement. The resonance of congratulations echoed throughout the entire school, a testament to the dedication, talent, and unity displayed by Terra House. This triumph stands not just as a victory for one house but as a collective celebration of the spirit that binds our school community together.

Culminating Event 'All Aboard' - 2024

"Voyage of Knowledge: All Aboard with Grade 2"

Setting sail within the school premises, the thematic unit "Let's Take a Trip" reached new heights with the meticulously organized event, on 7th March 2024, "All Aboard." The principal, students, teachers, and parents of Grade 2 came together to orchestrate a spectacular showcase, featuring musical performances, captivating dances, and enlightening information sessions. Anchored by the charismatic Grade 2 students – Ishanavi Sainani, Raavi Gandhi, Shravi Bhat, Anushree Parihar, Anvi Kove, and Saha Khan – the event was a seamless blend of entertainment and education. Aviraj Gidwani, with heartfelt gratitude, extended a warm vote of thanks, acknowledging the collective effort that made 'All Aboard' a resounding success. This event not only celebrated the culmination of the thematic unit but also symbolized the spirit of collaboration and joy in the journey of learning.

International Women's Day Celebration - 2024

In a heartwarming celebration at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, on 9th March 2024, the spirit of Women's Day echoed as all women, from teachers to housekeeping and bus staff, were felicitated for their invaluable contributions. The event was a testament to recognizing and appreciating the dedication and hard work of every woman within the school.

Principal Dr. Valmik Somase graced the occasion, addressing the gathering with words of appreciation for the women's relentless efforts. The celebration not only acknowledged their roles but also celebrated the strength, resilience, and achievements of the women who play crucial roles in shaping the school's environment. A heartfelt salute to the women of Podar International School for their outstanding contributions.

Parivartan Drive 'A Visit to an Old Age Home' - 2024
"Unveiling Hearts of Gold: Podar International School, #Chandrapur, orchestrated a profound Parivartan Drive on February 29, 2024. In a symphony of compassion, students passionately conveyed messages of acceptance, kindness, self-love, and seeking support. Their journey extended to the Debu Savali Devala Old Age Home, where a heartwarming skit not only entertained but also embraced the residents with warmth. A resounding call for action echoed through a spirited walk-in rally, symbolizing unity and purpose. To sweeten the experience, students generously provided refreshments, turning moments into memories. This transformative day exemplified the school's commitment to fostering a culture of empathy and community support.
House Competition 'Significant People' - 2024

*SIGNIFICANT PEOPLE, CHARACTERS AND EVENTS that change the world - A House competition*

In a riveting House competition, each day unfolded a tapestry of inspiration as students illuminated the stage with diverse topics. Aqua House embraced acceptance on 27th Feb, Ignis House radiated kindness on 28th, Terra House celebrated self-love on 29th, and Ventus House, on 1st March, echoed the importance of seeking support. Through the lens of significant people and world-changing events, every house showcased the power of Parivartan Drive, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of the assembly. Students from all houses captivated the audience with their unique talents. Terra House emerged as the remarkable 1st runner-up, showcasing exceptional prowess, while the triumphant Ignis House claimed victory, leaving an indelible mark with their outstanding performance. Amidst this dynamic showcase of talents, the school principal's unwavering encouragement became the heartbeat of each presentation. As every house unfolded its narrative of significant people and events shaping the world, the collective spirit of Parivartan Drive resonated in the air.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti Celebration - 2024

A Grand Celebration at Podar International School, #Chandrapur. In a vibrant homage to the legendary Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, students at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, recently commemorated his birth anniversary with an awe-inspiring celebration. The heartwarming event unfolded with students showcasing their musical talents, bringing to life the valor, wisdom, and indomitable spirit of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Each song became a melodic chapter, painting a vivid picture of his historic legacy and inspiring the audience with the ideals he stood for. Adding depth to the commemoration, the school's respected principal, adorned with the spirit of the occasion, shared profound insights into Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's life. His speech was a beacon of knowledge, illuminating the path for students to understand the significance of the Maratha Empire's founder. The celebration wasn't just an event; it was a cultural tapestry woven with threads of pride, respect, and admiration for Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

The Annual Art Exhibition - 2024

"Dive into a vibrant tapestry of creativity at Podar International School #Chandrapur, where the annual Art in Focus exhibition unfolded on February 17, 2024. From the imaginative strokes of Grade 1 to the sophisticated expressions of Grade 8, our school transformed into a gallery of dreams, showcasing the incredible talents of our young artists.

With meticulous attention to detail, students poured their creativity into every piece on display, weaving a visual narrative through the mastery of the 7 Elements of Art – Line, Colour, Shape, Form, Space, Texture, and Value. Art becomes a language of its own, weaving stories, emotions, and perspectives through the vibrant tapestry of these captivating creations. A heartfelt thank you to all the parents who graced us with their presence, becoming an integral part of this celebration of art, imagination, and the endless possibilities that unfold when young minds are given the canvas to express their boundless creativity.

Boy's welfare committee meeting - 2024

Boys' welfare committee meeting was conducted at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on 12.02.2024. The topic was 'Health and Diet' to create awareness among students. Dr. Valmik Somase, the Principal, addressed the gathering. He advised students that children need a healthy and balanced diet containing food from each food group so they get a wide range of nutrients that help them stay healthy. Children's appetites vary depending on age, growth spurt, and how much activity they have done, so it's important to provide appropriately sized portions. In his speech, he suggested that healthy, active young people can have large appetites; they need to lessen screen time and must go for more physical activities that will enhance their appetite.

Girls welfare committee meeting - 2024

The Girls' Welfare Meeting held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on February 12, 2024, aimed to address important aspects of a healthy diet. The event featured Dr. Abhilasha Gaoture, a pediatrician and social activist, as the keynote speaker. The importance of a healthy diet in our daily life was highlighted. A healthy diet is essential for good health and nutrition. She emphasized the importance of eating a variety of foods and consuming less salt, sugars, and saturated and industrially-produced trans-fats, which are essential for a healthy diet. She highlighted the need for regular handwashing, maintaining cleanliness of personal belongings, and adhering to proper etiquette in shared spaces, the importance of consuming nutritious foods, and cautioned against the harmful effects of consuming junk food. Students actively participated in this session. Dr. Gaoture addressed queries on a healthy diet. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase extended gratitude to Dr. Abhilasha Gaoture for her valuable contribution and dedication to the well-being of our students.

Annual Day Celebration 2023-2024

Podar International School, #Chandrapur, transported its audience into the enchanting world of 'Malgudi Day' during its Annual Day celebration on February 2, 2024. The event was a symphony of talent and creativity, with Chief Guest Shri. Vipin Paliwal, Municipal Commissioner of Chandrapur, adding grace to the occasion. Dr. Rajesh Ranjan, Principal of Podar International School, Ballarpur, and Smt. Lata Wadive, Police Inspector of Durgapur Police Station, graced the event, further elevating the festivities.

The ceremonial lighting of the lamp marked the commencement of the program, setting the stage for a day filled with captivating performances. Dr. Valmik Somase, Principal of Podar International School, Chandrapur, extended a warm welcome to the esteemed guests, emphasizing the significance of the theme 'Malgudi Day.'

The highlight of the celebration was the mesmerizing portrayal of Malgudi Day through drama and dances by students from primary and secondary schools.

The event was a true community celebration, with students and parents from all classes coming together to witness and participate in the cultural extravaganza.

Class 2 students, including Shanaya Jain, Elisha Garg, Trisha Kukde, and Swayambhu Zanjari, took charge of conducting the program, showcasing their leadership skills and confidence. The vote of thanks, a heartwarming conclusion to the evening, was eloquently delivered by Saee Wargantiwar and Purab Paliwal, both from Class 2. A day to remember, filled with joy, creativity, and the spirit of Malgudi Day."

Grade X Farewell 2023-2024

"Capturing the essence of a memorable farewell for our Grade 10 students! The school organized a heartfelt event filled with laughter, camaraderie, and cherished moments. Each student received a thoughtful gift, symbolizing the school's best wishes for their future endeavors. The atmosphere was buzzing with excitement as students engaged in lively games, creating lasting memories with their classmates.

The highlight of the evening was the inspirational speech by our esteemed principal, who shared invaluable life lessons and motivated the students to pursue their dreams with passion and determination. It was a beautiful blend of nostalgia and optimism, marking the end of a chapter and the beginning of new adventures.

As we bid farewell to these remarkable individuals, we celebrate not just their academic achievements, but also the unique bonds and growth they experienced during their time with us. Here's to the graduating class of Grade 10. May your paths be filled with success, joy, and endless possibilities!

75th Republic Day Celebration - 2024

Celebrating the Spirit of Democracy: Podar International School, #Chandrapur, marked the 75th Republic Day with unparalleled enthusiasm! From the inspiring flag hoisting by Dr. Kirtivardhan Dixit to the vibrant decorations adorning our school grounds, the day was a true ode to our nation's pride. The heartwarming patriotic dance and song presentations captivated the audience, bringing together parents, students, and teachers in a shared celebration of unity. In a thought-provoking speech, School Headmistress Ms. Guneet Sahani emphasized the significance of Republic Day, highlighting India's democratic values and the collective responsibility we all bear to contribute towards our nation's progress. The program, skillfully moderated by Tanak Khobragade and Mansi Shah of grade 6th, filled the air with gratitude as Prachi Sheladia from grade 9th delivered a heartfelt vote of thanks, showcasing the talent and dedication of our students. As we reflect on this momentous occasion, let's renew our commitment to working together, fostering a sense of unity, and building a stronger, brighter future for our beloved country.

SOF International English Olympiad exam and chess competition - 2024
"Amid an atmosphere charged with accomplishment, Podar International School Chandrapur orchestrated a momentous Certificate Distribution Ceremony, commemorating the stellar achievements in the SOF International English Olympiad Exam and Chess Competition. As certificates and gleaming medals were bestowed upon the deserving achievers, the school's esteemed Principal, in an inspiring moment, shared words of motivation that resonated with the students' dedication and hard work. The event not only recognized academic prowess but also celebrated the strategic brilliance displayed on the chessboard, creating a harmonious blend of intellect and skill. Congratulations to all the students for their outstanding achievements, and may these accolades be a testament to their commitment to excellence.
Inter Podar Literary fest - 2024

In a symphony of intellect and creativity, Podar International School Chandrapur and Podar International School Ballarshah coalesced their academic realms, orchestrating a spellbinding Literary Fest that transcended geographical boundaries. Amidst the pages of literature, students from both schools wove tales of inspiration and innovation, each word echoing the collaborative spirit of education. The resonance of this literary celebration was heightened as both school principals, beacons of encouragement, took the stage to applaud the students' literary endeavors. Their words served as catalysts, fostering a culture where learning knows no bounds. As the Literary Fest unfolded, it wasn't just a celebration of words but a testament to the unifying force of education, creating memories that will linger in the hearts and minds of these students for years to come. Kudos to the principals and students for weaving a tapestry of shared knowledge and literary brilliance!

Certificate distribution of general knowledge Olympiad exam and lokmat maha game box cricket - 2024
Under the canopy of academic brilliance and the roar of sporting achievements, our school witnessed a dual celebration as certificates for the General Knowledge Olympiad and the Lokmat Maha Game Box Cricket participation were bestowed upon our remarkable students. Principal Sir, with an eloquent blend of pride and encouragement, graced the occasion, commending the students for their intellectual prowess and athletic endeavors. In the symphony of achievement, our school stands as a testament to nurturing both the mind and body, fostering an environment where curiosity meets resilience. A heartfelt congratulations to our students, weaving a tapestry of excellence across the realms of knowledge and sportsmanship!
Thematic unit Jumpstart 'What we wear' - 2024

"Empathy in Action: Grade 2 students at Podar International School, Chandrapur, embarked on a heartwarming Jumpstart activity, generously donating their own clothes to bring warmth and joy to orphaned children. The spirit of giving thrived as these young philanthropists selflessly contributed, creating a ripple of compassion. The donated clothing found a new home at Jan Kalyan Shahar Upjivika Kendra, Nagar Parishad, Bhadrawati, amplifying the impact of this collective act of kindness. Together, the students have woven threads of hope, proving that even the smallest gestures can make a significant difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

Financial Literacy Awareness Training - 2024

"In a collaborative effort to enhance financial literacy education, a comprehensive CBSE training was recently conducted at Podar International School, Chandrapur. The event not only benefited the dedicated teachers of Podar but also welcomed educators from Shree Maharishi Vidhya Mandir School, emphasizing a collective commitment to empowering the academic community. The dynamic and insightful sessions were spearheaded by the esteemed resource person, Mr. Ajinkya Gajbhiye. His expertise illuminated the intricacies of financial literacy, providing valuable insights that are crucial for educators. The training's end was graced by the esteemed presence of the school principal, Dr. Valmik Somase, whose address echoed the importance of integrating financial literacy into the curriculum. He commended the dedication of the participating teachers and stressed the pivotal role they play in shaping well-rounded, financially savvy individuals.

Jumpstart Activity 'Theme - Significant People – Characters and Events that Changed the World' - 2024
A Jumpstart Event has activities that are supposed to be carried out before the theme is introduced in the school. This is to immerse the students in the theme without directly telling them what it is all about. These activities are designed to surprise the students, evoke their imagination, and engage them in the upcoming theme from the start. It also provides a common platform so that every student has some experience to draw from as he/she progresses through the unit. Primary Grades have done the "I WANT TO BE NEXT" activity, Secondary Grades have "MY DREAM AMBITION IN LIFE" and "MY STAR QUALITIES" activities, and "I AM GOOD AT..." activity for All Grades.
Certificate of appreciation - 2023
"Celebrating the Wings of Wisdom! Podar International School, #Chandrapur students soared to new heights at the World Wide Wisdom Global Challenge 2023 by WWF. Anurag Jevalikar and Advait Vaidya, shining in Round 3, showcased their avian expertise. Kudos to Ms. Nagma Sheikh for her guidance, honored with a Certificate of Appreciation.Dr.Valmik Somase, the principal applauds the students' knowledge quest and encourages all to seize such enriching opportunities. " Stepping into Victory! Asmi Regundawar (6A) and Yashika Potdukhe (5B) sprinted to success, earning 'Certificate of Finishers' at the Marathon organized by Dr. Satchidanand Mungantiwar Memorial Medicolympics. Congratulations to the participating students:
House Competition 'Mythbusters' - 2023
MYTHBUSTERS – Uncovering Myths, Fairy Tales and Legends Engraved in Time’. House Competition – ‘The Wall of Myths’

Celebrating the triumph of knowledge and creativity! Ventus House emerges victorious in the epic 'Wall of Myths' house competition, where Tera, Aqua, Ignis, and Ventus houses delved into the realms of myths, fairy tales, and legends. From unraveling ancient mysteries to debunking age-old myths, each house brought forth a tapestry of stories engraved in time. Students have found out about the specific myths and collected information, pictures, symbols, and articles from countries like India, China, Greece, Egypt, and Africa. Ventus House, with their captivating exploration and insightful revelations, clinched the top spot! A huge shoutout to every student who poured their heart and intellect into this quest for truth. Let the Wall of Myths stand tall as a testament to our shared pursuit of knowledge and the magic woven into the tales of old.

Sports Day Celebration 2023-2024

Celebrating a day of sheer athleticism and camaraderie at Podar International School, #Chandrapur! Dr. Bhushan Uplanchiwar, a distinguished retina specialist, graced the occasion as our esteemed guest, adding a touch of brilliance to our Sports Day extravaganza.

The rhythmic beats of the march past echoed the unity and discipline ingrained in our students, setting the stage for an unforgettable day. Mesmerizing dance performances by our talented students added a burst of energy, showcasing not just physical prowess but also artistic flair.

From track and field to various sports activities, our students displayed unparalleled skill and sportsmanship, making every moment count. The thrill of the teachers' race brought smiles and cheers, emphasizing the bond between educators and students. The parent race added a delightful twist, proving that enthusiasm knows no age limits.

A special mention to our esteemed Principal, Dr. Valmik Somase, whose inspiring address resonated with wisdom and motivation, setting the tone for a day filled with triumphs and teamwork. Your words are the guiding force behind the spirit of Podar International School.

As the sun set on our Sports Day, it left behind memories of laughter, achievement, and a community united by the love for sports. Here's to more victories, more celebrations, and the unwavering spirit of Podar International School #Chandrapur.

Children's Day Celebration - 2023
"Radiating smiles and bubbling with enthusiasm, Children's Day at Podar International School #Chandrapur was a celebration of the vibrant spirit that defines our extraordinary students. In the spirit of joy and appreciation, each student was gifted a token of affection, a small reminder of the unique brilliance they bring to our school community. As laughter echoed through the corridors and classrooms, we witnessed the magic of childhood and the boundless potential within each young mind. Here's to fostering creativity, nurturing dreams, and cherishing the incredible journey of growth together. *Happy Children's Day, dear students!* May your days be filled with wonder, discovery, and the joy that you so effortlessly bring to our Podar family.
Cyber Crime Awareness Program - 2023

We are delighted to share a recap of the recently conducted *Legal and Cyber Crime Awareness Program* at *Podar International School #Chandrapur Chandrapur* , which took place on October 30th, 2023, for students in grades VIII to X.

The event was a significant step towards equipping our young learners with essential knowledge about legal awareness and cybercrime, and it featured distinguished speakers such as *Mr. Sumit Joshi-* Secretary of District Legal Service Authority Chandrapur and Civil Judge Senior Division and ADDL Chief Judicial magistrate Chandrapur, *Mrs. Ashwini Wakde* - PSI, Bharosa Cell and *Mr. Mujawar Ali* from Cyber Security and Safety who provided valuable insights:
Mr. Sumit Joshi elucidated the POCSO Act 2012, shedding light on key articles such as Article 39A . His informative session aimed to make students aware of their rights and the importance of understanding these legal provisions.
Mr. Mujawar Ali addressed various cybercrimes, focusing on those that often involve students as both victims and perpetrators. He emphasized the role of emotional control in protecting themselves and others from the perils of the online world.
Mrs. Wakde shared real-life cases (with anonymous names) to illustrate the dangers of interacting with strangers and engaging in age-inappropriate activities, including any form of sexual misconduct. Her stories served as stark reminders of the need for caution and awareness.

All our speakers, through their extensive experience and expertise, connected with our students by presenting real cases they had dealt with, many of which involved students. This made the information relatable and emphasized the importance of vigilance and responsible behavior.

The overarching goal of the seminar was to instill in our students an understanding of cybercrimes, the negative consequences of irresponsible social media use, and, most importantly, their social responsibility. We firmly believe that this knowledge will empower our students to make informed and responsible choices in their digital lives, ensuring their safety and the safety of those around them.

Navratri Celebration - 2023
Throughout these nine days of Navratri all over Gujarat, people celebrate 'Dandiya Nights'. But dancing with parents and teachers in their own school campus will be an evergreen memory for our pupils. On October 21,2023 Podar International School #Chandrapur organised 'Dandiya Night with Podarites' for all the parents, students and teachers.. Their happiness and excitement in the program was noticeable. when they got an opportunity to perform garba their happiness reached very high.. School organised the program 'Dandiya Night with Podarites' but parents added grace to the program. School is thankful to the participating parents to creating navratri memory with our students.
School Tour - 2023
"Wag Villa Tour: Where Every Moment Was a Splash of Fun and Adventure". Our students embarked on an unforgettable journey on 30th September which was filled with excitement and learning as they enjoyed the day at the water park and embraced thrilling adventures. The students, from grade 1 to 10, enjoyed as their laughter echoed through the slides, and the joy of making a splash was contagious! They relished every water-filled moment, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Our Smart Tour with students, led by the watchful eye of Principal Sir, as well as enthusiastic teachers, was a resounding success.
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration - 2023

Ganesh Chaturthi, also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi, is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It marks the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha.

In Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur, Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with various activities and events to acquaint students with the cultural and religious significance of the festival. One of the highlights of the celebrations is taking the students for aarti.

The aarti begins with the lighting of a lamp, symbolizing the presence of divine energy. Students join in by clapping and singing devotional hymns, praising Lord Ganesha and seeking his blessings. This collective act of devotion creates a sense of unity and spirituality among the students, fostering a deeper understanding of their cultural heritage.

During the aarti, students are encouraged to offer flowers and prasad (sacred food) to Lord Ganesha. This act of giving reinforces the values of gratitude and generosity in the young minds. It also serves as a reminder for students to be thankful for what they have and to share their blessings with others, extending the spirit of the festival beyond the school premises.

Ganesh Chaturthi celebration in schools is a wonderful opportunity for students to connect with their cultural heritage and learn important values. Taking the students for aarti during the festivities enhances their spiritual development and fosters a sense of unity and gratitude. It is a celebration that instills in them a deep sense of reverence and respect for Lord Ganesha and his teachings.

Biz Kids Bazaar - 2023

Empowering Young Entrepreneurs: The Biz KIDZ Bazar at Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur In a vibrant and bustling event that showcased creativity, entrepreneurship, and a taste of culture, students recently took part in the exciting Biz KIDZ Bazar. This unique activity not only provided a platform for young minds to explore their entrepreneurial spirit but also celebrated the rich traditions of Mandala art and Gond art while tantalizing taste buds with an array of delectable treats.Artistic Ventures: Mandala, Manjusha and Gond Art, known for its intricate patterns and soothing symmetry, and Gond art, a traditional Indian folk art known for its vivid and colorful depictions of nature and daily life, took center stage at the event. Students transformed their creativity into unique pieces of art that mesmerized visitors. From hand-painted canvases to custom-designed clothing, the talent on display was nothing short of inspiring.The art wasn't just for show, though. These young entrepreneurs took their passion a step further by offering art workshops where attendees could try their hand at creating their own Mandala, Manjusha and Gond art pieces. It was a remarkable opportunity for art enthusiasts to learn and appreciate the cultural significance of these forms.

Adding a delicious twist to the event, students also ventured into the world of culinary entrepreneurship. Food stalls adorned with an array of mouthwatering dishes lined the venue. From street-style chaats to delectable desserts, the aroma wafting through the air was enough to tempt anyone's taste buds.

The event served as a reminder that our young generation is not only our future but also the future of innovation and progress. By nurturing their entrepreneurial spirit and appreciating their artistic talents, we are sowing the seeds for a brighter tomorrow.In conclusion, the Biz KIDZ Bazar was a resounding success, celebrating the fusion of art and entrepreneurship. It not only showcased the talent and creativity of our students but also instilled in them the values of hard work, innovation, and community engagement. We look forward to witnessing the future endeavors of these young entrepreneurs as they continue to blossom into leaders of tomorrow.

Hindi diwas celebration - 2023
Teacher's Day Celebration - 2023

"Empowering Minds: Students Take the Lead on Teachers' Day!"

The Teacher's Day celebration organized by the 10th-grade students of Podar International School Datala #Chandrapur was a resounding success, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of both teachers and students. It served as a beautiful reminder that the relationship between teachers and students is not only about education but also about the enduring bonds of respect and admiration that are formed in the process of learning and growing together. The main event of the day was a cultural program organized entirely by the students. It showcased a diverse array of talent, dance and anchoring. The students worked tirelessly to perfect their performances, and it was evident that they put their hearts into every act. The ground was filled with cheers and applause as the students showcased their talents.

House Competition "Pitch it - The Clash of Advertisements" - 2023

In the realm of advertisements, it's not just about selling a product or service anymore; it's about crafting an experience, telling a story, and making a lasting impression. Our young entrepreneurs have been leading the charge, bringing fresh perspectives, bold ideas, and the latest digital tools to the table. The School Inter House Competition had not only crowned a victor but had also instilled a sense of pride and unity among the students. As the Ventus house celebrated their triumph and our Principal Dr.Valmik Somase's inspiring words resonated with the students. This event aims to give students the opportunity to place themselves in the core strategy of the business making process that is to promote a product. Students used their knowledge, did thorough research, executed and created excellent campaigning materials like charts, slogans etc to promote their products in the competition.

Independence Day Celebration - 2023

August 15th holds immense significance for every Indian, whether residing within India or abroad. It is a day of immense pride and patriotism as the Indian flag flies high in the blue sky at our homes and schools. As we raise the tricolour, let us pay homage to the brave freedom fighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the struggle for independence.

On the 76th independence of India, let us solemnly promise to contribute to our country's progress, uphold its dignity, and safeguard its values. Let us ensure to walk on the path of the freedom fighters and stay responsible, seek knowledge and become dedicated citizens committed to defending our nation against any challenges. On this auspicious occasion we blessed with our chief guest Ms. Arnavi Dubey our ex student who brought glory to our institution in the year of 2022 with marvelous study performance and Mrs. Guneet Sahani Ma'am Headmistress of Podar Prep.

Every year, schools organize several independence day activities to let students respect the feeling of an Independent India. Our young talents presented performances and the participants are from all middle school.

The feeling of getting goosebumps when one listens to patriotic songs is untraceable. And so is the feeling of singing patriotic songs on stage. Our students group presented melodious performances on the stage. Last but not list Mrs. Pooja Gayakwad delivered a vote of thanks.

Girl Welfare Committee Meeting - 2023

The Girls Welfare Meeting held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on August 8, 2023, aimed to address important aspects of personal hygiene, menstrual health, and overall well-being among female students. The event featured Dr. Deepali Musale, a prominent medical professional from Musale Hospital, as the keynote speaker. The importance of promoting girls' well-being and hygiene was highlighted. She emphasized the importance of maintaining cleanliness and how it contributes to physical and mental well-being. She highlighted the need for regular hand wash, maintaining cleanliness of personal belongings, and adhering to proper etiquette in shared spaces, importance of consuming nutritious foods and cautioned against the harmful effects of consuming junk food. Students actively participated, seeking clarifications on various hygiene-related topics. Dr. Musale addressed queries, providing evidence-based answers and dispelling myths. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase extends gratitude to Dr. Deepali Musale for her valuable contribution and dedication to the well-being of our students.

Boys Welfare Committee Meeting - 2023

The Boys Welfare Committee at Podar International School, #Chandrapur, successfully organized a highly informative and impactful seminar focused on skill formation, personality development, and job opportunities across various sectors on 8th August, 2023. The event, led by the school's principal, Mr.Valmik Somase,Mr.Shashikant Rajgade and Mr.Roshan Wairagade aimed to empower students with valuable insights and guidance for their future endeavors.

The attendees participated in interactive workshops that covered a wide range of skills. These sessions were designed to provide practical knowledge and hands-on experience in fields like skill formation, communication, professionalism, problem-solving and critical thinking etc.

It showcased the school's commitment to provide holistic education that goes beyond textbooks.

Investiture Ceremony 2023-2024

The investiture ceremony held at Podar International School, #Chandrapur on August 10, 2023, marked the official announcement of the Student Council for the academic year 2023-2024. The event began with the singing of the Maharashtra anthem by the school's students, setting a patriotic tone.

Police Inspector Lata Wadive's presence added significance to the occasion as she enlightened the students regarding the safety measures to be followed on a daily basis. The ceremony took place in the school's sports arena, emphasizing the importance of discipline and teamwork, which are vital qualities for leadership.

Selected through confidential voting, the Student Council members were introduced to the audience. School Head Boy Anurag Jevlikar, Head Girl Aabha Joshi, Sports Head Ranveer Darbar, Cultural Program Head Aditya Yadav. Furthermore, the individuals appointed as leaders for the four houses were as follows: Sarthak Mehta and Krutika Padole for Aqua House, Parth Singh Tomar and Aditi Lohakare for Ignis House, Sarvasv Karlewar and Prachi Sheladia for Terra House, and Aditya Raj and Palak Warbhe for Ventus House. These chosen leaders hold the responsibility of guiding and representing their respective houses, ensuring active participation in various school activities and competitions. Their commitment to fostering a sense of belonging is highly regarded.

Dr. Valmik Somase, the Principal of the school, along with Mrs. Lata Wadive, awarded badges and sashes to the newly elected Student Council members. The oath-taking ceremony followed, during which the students pledged to fulfill their responsibilities diligently.

The ceremony concluded with Dr. Somase acknowledging the dedication of the Student Council members and encouraging them to uphold their roles with integrity and commitment. The event not only celebrated leadership but also emphasized the values of discipline, responsibility, and teamwork among the school's students.

Certificate Distribution for achievement in National Cyber Olympiad exam - 2023

Podar International school #Chandrapur has organised a felicitation programme for the achievers of SOF National Cyber Olympiad exam 2022-23 on 7th August 2024.The students worked hard to reach their goals and made an outstanding difference in the exam. The achievers were honoured by conferring the medals and certificates.

1.Mast Aviraj Gidwani Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 1
2. Mast Palvish Chalakh Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction School rank 2
3. Miss Trisha Kukade Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 3
4. Mast Viyaan Bambole Grade 2 secured gold medal of distinction and school rank 4
5.Miss Ira Vaidya received medal of excellence
6. Mast Swarnim Shrugare Grade 2 received medal of excellence
7.Mast Tanish Mankar Grade 2
8. Miss Aarohi Pande Grade 3 Gold medal of excellence school rank 1
9.Mast Riddhansh Wankhede Grade 3 certificate of excellence
10. Miss Ishanvi Thengne Grade 3 certificate of excellence
11. Mast Aarav Wasade Grade 3 certificate of excellence
12. Mast Ridul Umare Grade 3 certificate of excellence
13.Miss Ishita Kulsange Grade 4 certificate of excellence
14. Miss Shriya Dakhare Grade 4 certificate of excellence
15. Miss Azeeza Shivji Grade 4 certificate of excellence
16. Miss Shrimayi Thawari Grade 4 certificate of excellence
17. Mast Manas Joshi Grade 6 certificate of excellence
18. Mast Aradya Khande Grade 6 certificate of excellence
19. Mast Reyansh Garg Grade 6 certificate of excellence
20. Miss Harshada Rathod Grade 7 certificate of excellence
21. Miss Aabha Joshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence
22. Miss Vrisha Doshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence

English Olympiad achievers
23. Miss Srishti Chandrawansi Grade 4 certificate of excellence
24. Miss Anushka Rathod Grade 5 certificate of excellence
25. Miss Vrisha Doshi Grade 8 certificate of excellence

The program was concluded with the motivating words of our honorable Principal Mr. Valmik Somase.

Culminating Event 'Marvellous Me' - 2023
Podar International School #Chandrapur organised a Culminating Event for Grade I on Saturday 8th July 2023 based on theme "Marvellous Me" by this theme students learned ," About me, My Family, The School". Students came in red and white colour pretty clothes and they performed dance very well. They all were overjoyed, enthusiastic and excited for the event and presented themselves marvellously.
Express Yourself Activity 'Young Entrepreneur' - 2023

In recent years, there has been a growing trend of young people starting their own businesses. These young entrepreneurs are not only changing the way we do business, but they are also proving that it is possible to be successful at a young age. Therefore, Podar International School, #Chandrapur conducted Express Yourself activity on the theme "Young Entrepreneurs" where -
Class 1 and 2: Show and tell their dream jobs. What do you want to be when you grow up? Class 1 and 2 share their entrepreneurial dreams."
Grades 3 and 4: Customers on board! Grades 3 and 4 create flyers to promote their businesses and learn the importance of marketing their businesses with flyer making activity.
Grades 5 and 6: "Is entrepreneurship worth leaving a 9-5 job for? Grades 5 and 6 discuss the pros and cons and explore the entrepreneurial mindset in class discussion.
Grades 7 and 8: "Catchy tunes to croon! Grades 7 and 8 compose jingles to promote their businesses and learn the power of music in marketing their businesses with jingle composing activity."

Certificate Distribution for achievement in English, Math, and Science Olympiads - 2023

Podar International School #Chandrapur is proud to honor our exceptional young minds who have achieved remarkable milestones in the fields of English, Math, and Science Olympiads!

Join us in recognizing their dedication, hard work, and passion for knowledge as we present them with well-deserved Achievement Certificates!

Our students' achievements are a testament to their perseverance and the unwavering support of our dedicated faculty and parents.

Let's applaud their brilliance and motivate them to continue reaching new heights in their academic pursuits!

English Olympiad Achievements
Let's begin with our young stars who have outshined in the English Olympiad:

  1. Shanaya Jain (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 18
  2. Trisha Kukade (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 16
  3. Swarnim Shrungare (Grade 2) - International Rank 9, Zonal Rank 9
  4. Anushree Parihar (Grade 2) - International Rank 20, Zonal Rank 18
  5. Purab Paliwal (Grade 2) - International Rank 22, Zonal Rank 22
  6. Aviraj Gidwani (Grade 2) - International Rank 9, Zonal Rank 8
  7. Viyaan Bambole (Grade 2) - International Rank 39, Zonal Rank 28
  8. Palvish Chalakh (Grade 2) - International Rank 14, Zonal Rank 12

Mathematics Olympiad Achievements
Let's now recognize our mathematical geniuses:

  1. Anishka Rathod (Grade 5) - International Rank 4880, Zonal Rank 813
  2. Soumya Zullurwar (Grade 6) - International Rank 4928, Zonal Rank 322
  3. Arnova Tiwari (Grade 8) - International Rank 1656, Zonal Rank 148

Science Olympiad Achievements
Our budding scientists have also excelled in the Science Olympiad:

  1. Srishti Chandrawanshi (Grade 4) - International Rank 1062, Zonal Rank 130
  2. Yashika Potdukhe (Grade 5) - International Rank 1126, Zonal Rank 115
  3. Manasmi Deshpande (Grade 6) - International Rank 2977, Zonal Rank 240
  4. Shlok Ingle (Grade 8) - International Rank 4397, Zonal Rank 541

Let us give all these brilliant minds a huge round of applause for their extraordinary efforts! To our students, remember that dreams become goals when you take action towards their achievement. Your dedication and hard work have brought you this far, and we believe you will continue to reach even greater heights! Thank you to our esteemed Principal Sir, Mr. Valmik Somase, for your continuous support and encouragement in shaping these young minds.Congratulations once again to all the achievers! You are an inspiration to us all.

Students achievement in Vocal and Instrumental Music Exam - 2023

Akhil Bharitya Gandharv Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai organised vocal and instrumental exam. Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand and achievements are a result of hard work, determination and constant efforts with a positive attitude.This is why Podar International School, Chandrapur is always one step ahead in felicitation of students.

The principal of Podar International School #Chandrapur - Dr. Valmik Somase appreciated the musical endeavors of students by giving them certificates.

1) Rudrani Velankiwar of Grade III B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
2) Manas Joshi of VI A passed Vocal exam with distinction.
3) Manasmi Deshpande of VI B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
4) Tanak Khobragade of VI B passed Vocal exam with distinction.
5) Maninder Singh Johari of IX passed Tabla exam with second rank.
6) Soumya Zullurwar of VI A passed Vocal exam with first rank.
7) Vihan Tadase of VI A passed Vocal exam with first rank.

The Gourmet Club - 2023
We at Podar International School #Chandrapur strongly believe that cooking is a very important life skill that should be inculcated in kids from an early age. We can start by teaching them how to operate basic utensils. It also helps them understand how various things work and develops a sense of curiosity in them.You can never say enough to appreciate a good cook but encouraging someone is a wonderful way to show your gratitude. Cooking requires great effort and patience. The act of love that goes into cooking often goes unnoticed. Make a great cook feel loved ..and here presenting our young talents from all grades.. watching them cooking was like the feast for your eyes..
International Paper Bag Day - 2023
The special occasion of International paper bag day is observed every year on July 12 to spread awareness about the benefits of using paper bags over plastic bags. Using paper bags has enormous benefits for nature such as they are biodegradable, free from toxins and do not release any poisonous gases in the environment. Podar International School, #Chandrapur organised a paper bag making contest held for the grades from l to lX. Students participated with great excitement and made different types of paper bags of different sizes and colours. They creatively decorated the bags with their own imagination. All the bags were collectively looking amazing. Overall it was a fun loving activity for the students.
Jumpstart Activity 'Young Entrepreneur' - 2023
Starting your business is like planting a sapling..First, you have to invest your time and money. Podar International School #Chandrapur Chandrapur has conducted Jumpstart Activity- "Let's go for shopping" with the theme of "Young Entrepreneur discovering the businessman in you" were enjoyed by our young minds "on 10/07/2023.Paying for grocery store goods used to be pretty easy, but these days there's more to checking out at the market than counting money on your fingers. Students learn about small businesses and understand how to manage their shopping list with this activity.
Tech-O-Mania 'TECH-IT-UP' - A World of Gadgets and Gizmos' - 2023

The school-wide theme 'TECH-IT-UP' culminated with an event - 'TECH-O-MANIA',organized by the students and staff members of the school within the premises. This event showcased the changes in technology in today's times.

This event focused on how technology has moved into our lives and homes. The students had showed and explained how technology has changed how we live today and how it might change in future. The event gave the students an opportunity to display their understanding and knowledge of the impact of technology in their lives. The students displayed their work that was done in the classroom and also a few ideas were been given of putting up posters on the different topics covered in the IE session.

The 'TECH-O-MANIA' event was the concluding event for the school-wide theme in Integrated English module 'TECH-IT-UP' - A World of Gadgets and Gizmos.

This event was an initiative for the students to come and present their knowledge which enhanced their confidence to become effective communicators. The students worked together under the guidance of their class teachers to generate ideas, plan and execute their ideas. This became a class project with the students researching and developing ideas together. The class teacher formed teams/groups within the class for different tasks.

Some of the topics portrayed were:
‘Activities Lost to the Screen’ – A creative display was made by writing things or drawing pictures on activities that they want to do in a day but do not find the time for.

‘Can’t read anymore ! “When asked about this, the student talked about how device addiction and increased screen time has reduced the ability of the brain to focus on one task. Reading a book is one such task that needs undivided attention.

The event received overwhelming response from the parents. They were ecstatic to share their ideas over various topics. The students received appreciation for their innovative display. The event was a grand success.

National Technology Day - 2023
Podar international school #Chandrapur celebrated National technology day under the theme- Tech-it-up! -A World of Gadgets and Gizmos. National technology day was first observed on 11th may 1999, it aims to honour the accomplishment of Indian Scientists, Physicist, researchers, technologies and many others working in the areas of science and technology. On this occasion, a special assembly was conducted. The students explained how technology has changed and how it might changed in the future. Grade IX and X students shared information and conducted a quiz and it grade 5 onwards participated in this quiz competition.
Guru Purnima Celebration - 2023

Tech-It-Up: A World of Gadgets and Gizmos Magazine Competition - 2023

Podar International School - Chandrapur is thrilled to announce the successful completion of the much-anticipated "Tech-It-Up" magazine competition on the topic "Tech Revolution 2050," which took place in our school.

The event was a grand success, and we owe it to the enthusiastic participation and collaborative efforts of our esteemed principal, dedicated teachers, and talented students.

"Tech-It-Up: A World of Gadgets and Gizmos Magazine Competition" aimed to ignite the passion for technology and innovation among our student community while exploring the thrilling possibilities of the future in the year 2050. The competition focused on various aspects of technology, from artificial intelligence and sustainable energy solutions to space exploration and augmented reality.

The success of Tech-It-Up was a result of the outstanding collaboration between our exceptional teachers, supportive judges, and creative students. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase played a crucial role in leading the event, providing guidance, motivation, and unwavering support to all participants.

The highlight of the competition was the creation of captivating magazine spreads by the participating teams namely Aqua,Ignis Terra,Ventus. The teams left no stone unturned in crafting their presentations, incorporating innovative technologies and ideas that addressed real-world challenges and opportunities. The judges were left astounded by the creativity and originality displayed by our young tech enthusiasts.

Frida Chunarkar Yash Rane of Ventus House were winners of the competition. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our principal and students for their unwavering support, dedication, and enthusiasm, making Tech-It-Up an inspiring event. We look forward to continuing our journey towards a tech-driven future where possibilities are boundless and innovation knows no limits.

School Reopening Day 2023-2024
Reunited and Ready to Learn: School Reopening Day Begins a New Chapter of Education and Connection. Podar International School, Chandrapur reopened the school on 30th June 2023 as per Government GR .The students were welcomed with great zeal and enthusiasm. Dr. Valmik Somase, Principal of Podar International School , Chandrapur addressed the students motivating them for the new beginning.
International Yoga Day Celebration - 2023
This year, the theme for International Yoga Day 2023 is 'Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam,' effectively encapsulating our collective aspiration for 'One Earth, One Family, and One Future.' The event began with a brief introduction on Yoga Day by Mr. Sushil which was followed by inspirational speech by honourable Principal Dr. Valmik Somase. The event began with warm up exercises . All the teaching, non-teaching and house keeping staff very enthusiastically practiced & performed various sitting and standing asanas. The importance of these asanas were explained simultaneously. Principal sir later demonstrated various other asanas and explained their importance. The celebration concluded with the vote of thanks given by Ms. Guneet Sahani , Headmistress of Podar Prep.
Express Yourself 'IE Theme - Tech It Up' - 2023
Under the IE Theme "Tech It Up- A World of Gadgets and Gizmos" Express Yourself Activity was organised for the Students of Podar International School #Chandrapur in which various activities were conducted, these activities will help students to develop their spatial sense. Story-Robot Rumpus, A Tete-a-Tete between a Regular watch and a Smart Watch, Comic Strip and Debate from which students had interactive discussions and they enthusiastically participated in all these activities.
Prize Distribution Ceremony 2022-23

Awards are a way to encourage good behaviour and inculcate competitive spirit. This is the reason why Podar International School, Chandrapur is always one step ahead in felicitation of students.

The principal of podar international school, #Chandrapur- Dr. Valmik Somase appreciated the hard work of the students by awarding them with medals, certificates and trophies.

  1. Ira Vaidya II A Won trophy in Chess Tournament held in Chandrapur District for under 17 girls.
  2. Purab Paliwal II B Achieved certificate and medal of participation in District level under-9 open and girls selection chess Champonship 2023.
  3. Swara Shahare VI A Won a medal in under-17 Chess Tournament 2023 conducted at Aanand Niketan Mahavidyalay , Aanandwan.
  4. Yash Somase IX Achieved certificate in Chess Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  5. Gayatri Dhere IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  6. Krutika Padole IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  7. Palak Warbhe IX Achieved certificate in Badminton Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  8. Atharva Ramteke X Achieved certificate in training programme on Effective Public Speaking orgnized by JCI Chandrapur.
  9. Sarvoday Sahare X Achieved certificate in Chess Tournament held at District level by Directorate of Sports and youth services.
  10. Shweta Agale X Won a trophy in chess tournament , organized by Mitraseva Group of foundation and department of Physical education and sports Anand Niketan College, Warora.
Prize Distribution Ceremony 2022-23

To enhance students problem solving skills Science Olympiad Foundation (SOF) has conducted International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).A good number of students from PIS,#Chandrapur had participated and 26 students won gold medals .Podar International School #Chandrapur conducted SOF felicitation ceremony for the Winners.

The names of Gold medallist are as follows
Devansh Kulkarni
Shanaya Jain
Ira Vaidya
Anushree Parihar
Purab Palliwal
Ishanvi Thengne
Aarohi Pane
Kinjal Wandhare
Swaraj Mohitkar
Shrimayi Thawari
Ekansh Khokhale
Anishka Rathod
Advita Chopade
Yashika Potdhuke
Rustom Mulley
Viraaj Kanstiya
Soumya Zullurwar
Aarna Mokhade
Harshada Rathod
Parth Singh Tomar
Arav Tiwari
Vrisha Doshi
Arpeet Bhople
Rayyan Sharif
Shubham Kumar
Piyush Kumar

Tech It Up 'A World of Gadgets and Gifzmos' - 2023
Podar International School, Chandrapur conducted a Jumpstart activity before the theme "TECH-IT-UP! A WORLD OF GADGETS AND GIFZMOS" was introduced to the students. Various activities such as describing Favourite Gadgets, designing a draft for future inventions, Robotic dance etc were conducted in the classes.The theme focuses on making the students more aware of the technology we use every day and encouraging them to appreciate how technology influences our life. This jumpstart activity was successfully completed in all the grades.
'Tour within body' for grade V to IX - 2023
"One demonstration is equivalent to one hundred explanations ."_ Podar International School Chandrapur organised "Tour within body" for grade V to IX on Saturday 18 th February 2023. In that tour students visited government college, Chandrapur. Students acquired knowledge about functions of internal organs of human body like brain, kidneys,heart, etc. They could study preserved human bodies and were shown PPTs on medical health stress management ,etc . Students were fascinated through this tour. As it was great learning experience for them.
Women's Day Celebration - 2023
International Women's Day was celebrated in Podar International School - Chandrapur. The Principal appreciated women's contributions in education field and their multi tasking abilities. He honored every woman on campus for her dedication to the work and loyalty to the organization. All the degnified ladies of teaching and non teaching sections were appreciated and were offered a token of love.
School Picnic - 2023
The most awaited day of the year was the school picnic to Podar International school, #Chandrapur.The school picnic was for the student Grade I to IX. The Butterfly Garden gave an experience of being surrounded by greenery and the beauty of nature. The students were extremely excited till they reached. The students were amazed to see the statue of the butterflies and the sports equipment. Every child was given an opportunity to participate and enjoy themselves.The most enjoyable time was in the play area with swings, slides etc. Indeed it was a great day for all the students and teachers, as it strengthened the bond between the students and their teachers.
Science Exhibition - 2023

A science exhibition is a wonderful tool that engages students in learning new facts. Students develops in them the curiosity to learn and also provides a platform for the students to use their scientific knowledge and bring the best invention from their brains. students work together in groups and learn from each other. They shared their ideas and collectively galvanize those ideas to bring something innovative into implementation. This allowed the students to develop their social and moral skills and make them a better team player. Podar International school #Chandrapur conducted a Science exhibition on the occasion of National Science Day 28/2/2022 . Students from grade V to Grade IX actively participated in the exhibition. All the students attended the exhibition Podar International school #Chandrapur believes that science exhibitions help to explore the creative talent of the students and push them to think outside the box. Students enjoyed learning through these exhibitions as they put effort and made models with their own hands. Principal Dr.Valmik Somase appreciated the sincere efforts of students who made astonishing models in the exhibition.

Marathi Rajbhasha Diwas - 2023

Culminating Event 'Jungle Beats' - 2023
Podar International school #Chandrapur conducted culminating event Jungle beats organised by the students and teachers of Grade 1 within the school premises.This event focus on all that the students have been learning about during the unit through musical performance dances Jungle parade .The purpose of this events students wore costumes based on different kinds of plants and animals that they have been learning in this unit . It immerse the students in the theme without telling them what is it all about. It also provides a common platform so that every student has an experience to learn the progress from this unit .
Felicitation of Winners - 2023

Podar International School, #Chandrapur felicitated the following winners giving them certificates and medals.

  1. Dhawal Gaikwad 5B Gold Medal All Styles Martial Arts Championship – 2023.
  2. Tarsh Arora 2B certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  3. Veda Mokade 2A certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  4. Shravya shende 2A certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  5. Priyal Mane 3 B certificate In participated insports competition organised by lokmat campus club
  6. Ashneer sahni 4 A participation certificate andmedal Alama 18 th international level competition
  7. Arna Mokade 5 a participation certificate andmedal In participated in running competition organised by lokmat campus club
  8. Prisha Ghate 5A Trophy and certificate JCI CHANDRAPUR URBAN MULTISTATE BANK
  9. IRA Vaidya 1A Trophy certificate 2 days chess workshop held at swami vivekanand junior science college ,Gadchiroli BLACK GOLD CITY CHANDRAPUR ROLLER SKATING BATTLE 2023 held on 19/02/2023
  10. Md.Abdul ahad khan 3A Certificate and Medal Category;Beginner
  11. Ilisha Garg 1A Certificate and Medal Category;Beginner bronze
  12. Umang Mirashe 2B Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  13. Ayansh Taksande 1A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze
  14. Durvesh Hiwarkar 1B Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze
  15. ShRAya Shende 2A Certificate and Medal category:Quad silver ranking 2nd position
  16. Purvansh Mane 1A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze ranking 3rd position
  17. Shiven Kotpalliwar 1A Certificate and Medal category:Quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  18. Mayra Kotpalliwar 2B Certificate and Medal category:Quad silver ranking 2nd position
  19. Chavvi Maddiwar 2B Certificate and Medal category:Quad gold ranking first position
  20. Priyal Mane 3B Certificate and Medal category:Quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  21. Abha Mandape 4A Certificate category:Quad
  22. Vibhor Tonge 4A Certificate and Medal category Beginner bronze ranking 3rd position
  23. Reyansh Garg 5B Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking 3rd position
  24. Aarav Jain 5B Certificate category :quad
  25. Inaya Pathan 5A Certificate category :quad bronze ranking
  26. Shlok Ingle 7A Certificate and Medal category :quad bronze ranking
Mock Fire Drill - 2023
"Ensuring safety first! Our team participated in a fire mock drill today, preparing ourselves for any emergency situation that may arise.
Podar Volunteer Program - 2023

Community is a familiar thread used to bring people together to advocate and support each other . The main aim of the Podar Volunteer Program is to encourage students to give back to their communities. Giving back instills in students the idea that they can make the world a better place, one small project at a time. Volunteer opportunities for children teach important social-emotional skills such as compassion, social awareness, relationship skills, leadership, and more. When students participate in a service project, it provides them with a sense of purpose and helps them strengthen their social-emotional core.

Dr.Hedgewar Janmshatabdi Samiti from Chandrapur has undertaken a number of welfare projects Chandrapur’s Ashray hostel for underprivileged and destitute children is one such project. Students of Podar International School ,#Chandrapur under Podar Volunteer program visited the hostel and actively participated in the donation drive. The donations made were
Students of Grade II donated their old clothes and gently used household items.
Students of Grade III donated their old/used toys.
Students of Grade V donated Books.

It is important to give to the community and by undertaking the initiative podarites have shown their unconditional affection towards the community.

Pariksha pe charcha - 2023

Education with a holistic perspective is concerned with the development of every person's intellectual, emotional, social, physical, artistic, creative and spiritual potential. Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement - ‘Exam Warriors’ - led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters. Pariksha Pe Charcha is part of the larger movement - ‘Exam Warriors’ - led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to create a stress-free atmosphere for youngsters.

It is a movement that is driven by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to bring together students, parents, teachers and the society to foster an environment where the unique individuality of each child is celebrated, encouraged and allowed to express themself. Learning should be an enjoyable, fulfilling and endless journey - this is the message of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

To support this joyful journey Podar International School ,#Chandrapur ensured proper arrangements for students to attend the live broadcast of Pariksha pe Charcha 2023 on January 27,2023.In continuation to this journey students also participated inExam Warriors Art Competition held on 24 January,2023.Students Also attended Pariksha pe charcha painting competition held on 23 January in Kendriya Vidyalaya Durgapur.18 School fromChandrapur District participated in competition.Mimansa Kanstiya grabbed 4th place in this competition,and each student was awarded withPrime Minister Narendra Modi's path breaking, bestselling book 'Exam Warriors'.

Annual Day Celebration 2022-2023

Podar International School Chandrapur organised Annual Day Function for the year 2023 on the 6th of February. The gala was embedded with spectacular performances, bringing to life the theme of the event 'Krishna Kathayein'. Mr. Yogesh Mhatre- General Manager of Podar Nagpur Hub, Mr. Shyam Narayan Sahu- Principal of Podar International School Nagpur Besa, Ms. Lucky Sadrani- Principal of Podar International School Katol, Dr. Rakesh Ranjan- Principal of Podar International School Ballarpur, Ms. Medha Nair- Principal of Podar International School Wardha graced the occasion as chief guests with their august presence. Students across Grades I to X through skits and dance routines put up a spectacular event portraying the life of Lord Krishna from his birth to him sharing Bhagavad Geeta knowledge for the masses. Parents of Podarites attended this program that ran such a smooth course, well-orchestrated, culminating precisely on time. This was followed by awarding the students with the Winner House and Runner up Trophy for the year round House Competition by the hands of the Chief Guest and Principal Dr. Valmik Somase along with the Head boy Mas. Rehaan Puglia and Head girl Ms. Samayra Puglia. Also, students of Podar International School Chandrapur who are awarded the prestigious Aajivasan trophy for maximum participation PAN India, were felicitated on this platform. It was a grand event filled with divine fervour, artful set-up, heartening compering, aesthetic nuances and a highly encouraging audience of guests and Podar parents.

Express Yourself 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023
Under the theme of ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’ and as part of the ‘Express Yourself’ activity, the students of Podar International School - Chandrapur participated in series of activities like show and tell activity in which they will showcase how a sari can be used in different ways as per their imagination. The students were given a hand-on experience of using different objects that can be used for printing. Students got an opportunity to design their school uniforms. They thought about different materials and patterns that could be incorporated in designing their school uniforms. The students discussed how local entrepreneurs/ small scale industries can merge with large scale clothing brands to ensure a market for their products/clothing and earn profit. Students actively participated in all the activities and gained an enormous insight about the world of fabrics.
74th Republic Day Celebration - 2023

Every year on 26th January, the whole country comes together to celebrate Republic Day. This year, India is marking its 74th Republic Day.

Celebrating the sovereignty of our country, Podar International School #Chandrapur organised 74th Republic Day in a special way.

After unfurling the Tricolor on the occasion of this National festival and singing the National Anthem, various cultural activities sending out patriotic messages were organised. Students danced, sang and performed a skit to mark this occasion of national significance. Followed by this, an eminent social figure and knowledge resource, our Chief Guest for today Mr. Alok Dhotekar, addressed the gathering. He guided on how every person should have a moral code and hence strategically plant a specific number of trees in order to maintain balance of oxygen intake and production in the environment. It was a welcomed food for thought for the young audience and their mentors present. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase in his compendium address summarised various events organised by the school in the past one year, that is, 2022-23. He reiterated the pivotal role parents and School plays, in the lives of children to encourage them in Sports and help them win accolades at State and National level. He encapsulated how extra and co-curricular activities go a long way in paving the way for the overall well-being of children. He stated that he could envision that in coming year, students from Podar International School Chandrapur would come out in flying colors in various fields, especially in Sports and extra-curriculars. Students across all Grades, as well as parents of Podarites, partook in the commemoration of this National festival with fervour and heads held high.

After all, it's a day meant for us to rejoice in our glory as 'One Nation'!

Happy Republic Day to everyone!

Theme 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023

Podar International school ,Chandrapur celebrated Suraiya Hasan Bose and her contributions to the world of textile industries under the THEME: ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’ by conducting an Assembly: Heroes who are Reviving India’s Heritage Textiles. Suraiya Bose was an Indian textile conservator, textile designer, and manufacturer, who worked to preserve traditional Indian textile art and techniques. She worked with the Indian Cottage Industries Emporium, as well as the Indian Handloom and Handicrafts Export Corporation, later establishing her own textile manufacturing unit to create traditional Indian textiles .Students from grade 8 Aditya Yadav portrayed the role Anchor and Suraiya Hasan Bose role was effortlessly played by Frida Chunarkar of Grade 7.

Students were enlightened by the different types of fabrics mentioned in the assembly like extinct weaves like– himru and mashru, also about the Indian rugs with ikat and kalamkari prints as well as gadwal and uppada sarees. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase addressed the students by giving them a brief idea about evolutions of clothes. He also informed that the textile and apparel industry in India contributes to the total revenue of the country.

3D Designing and Printing Competition - 2023

Knowledge becomes power only when we put it into some use.

The students of Podar International School - Chandrapur & Podar international school Ballarpur used their knowledge & came forward with projects, models created on 3D Printer.

A 3D printer is a type of machine that can create three-dimensional objects by building up layers of material under computer control. These objects can be of almost any shape or complexity, and can be made from a wide range of materials, including plastics, metals, and even living cells. 3D printers are used in a variety of industries, including aerospace, architecture, automotive, dental, and healthcare, and are also becoming popular in education field.

Students of PIS Chandrapur & PIS Ballarpur presented various 3D. Cheif Guest Mr. Irfan Sheikh, HOD - Computer Science, Vidya Niketan Jr. College Chandrapur appreciated the students' efforts. Principal Dr. Valmik Somase mentioned that Podar Education Networ pioneers the implementation of several innovations and Podar students at quick at grasping the modern education. Students' confidence for making was boosted after the event.

Jumpstart Activity 'Pleat by Pleat' - 2023
Podar International School #Chandrapur conducted the Jumpstart event for launching the theme ‘Pleat by Pleat: Traversing the World of Sustainable Fabrics’. The theme intends to help the students to explore the world of fabrics by raising questions about the process of turning fibre into fabrics, different types of fabrics they see around, how the textile industry runs. Students will henceforth develop curiosity about the fabrics around them, and also to dip into the history of different kinds of fabrics, sustainable fashion. Students took active participation in all the activities, and were immersed in the world of fabrics.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As one of the top leading CBSE schools in Chandrapur, Podar International School is regarded as the best-in-class CBSE board school in Chandrapur that instructs its students in the English language. Offering an excellent curriculum taught using global modules and modern technologies, Podar CBSE School in Chandrapur is one of the best English medium schools in Chandrapur, Maharashtra!

Offering an end-to-end schooling system right from preschool to secondary high school education, Podar CBSE school in Chandrapur is renowned as one of the best schools in the region for students pursuing globalized education in 11th and 12th classes. With a comprehensive curriculum, professional sports and extracurricular development, and step-by-step guidance through the years, we at Podar International school in Chandrapur shape and ready our students to face all challenges of tomorrow!

You can find a detailed fee structure for Podar International CBSE school in Chandrapur on our website.

Ranking as one of the top leading CBSE schools in Chandrapur, the infrastructure of our Podar International school has been carefully designed as per ergonomic principles for utmost comfort. Our infrastructure boasts spacious and well-ventilated classrooms, innovative labs, a fully-equipped medical centre, well-stacked libraries, vast playgrounds, and extra-curricular activity rooms. Have a look at the infrastructure of our Podar International CBSE school in Chandrapur on our website!

Here is a list of required documents for securing admission to our Podar International CBSE school in Chandrapur:
  • Student’s Birth Certificate.
  • Student’s Aadhaar Card.
  • School Leaving Certificate (can be submitted later if currently not available) (Std 2 onwards).
  • UDISE Number (Unified District Information System for Education) from current school (Std 2 onwards).
  • Student's previous/current class Report Card (Std 2 onwards).
  • Address proof (any one) : a) Ration Card. b) Electricity Bill c) Passport d) Aadhar Card.
  • Aadhar card of any one parent/guardian.
  • Pan Card of any one parent/guardian.
  • Passport size photograph of the student.
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable).
Check out our Admissions page on the Podar Chandrapur CBSE school website to learn all the details for the online and offline admission process.

To check our transfer process and get transfer certificates, visit our Podar International School website to check the transfer process and transfer certificates for our best CBSE school in Chandrapur.

Prioritizing the health, safety, and protection of our students at Podar International School, we are one of the top CBSE schools in Chandrapur that offers to and fro transportation for children in our Podar buses. With each bus being installed with CCTV cameras and having trained attendants, your child is supervised throughout their journey. Learn more about the bus transport facility at Podar on our website.

The minimal age limit for admission in Nursery at Podar CBSE school in Chandrapur requires the student to be a minimum of 2 years, completed latest by 31st December 2023. Find the detailed age norms for the eligibility criteria for specific standards of Podar CBSE board school in Chandrapur on the Admissions page of our international school website.

Podar International Schools across India stand as a pioneer in holistic schooling as they offer not only excellent academic curriculum but also encourage children to pursue various sports & hobbies. Offering a variety of traditional & new age sports and a myriad of extracurricular activities for children to hone their skills, here are the extracurricular activities that our CBSE school in Chandrapur offers its students:
  • Theatre
  • Indian and Western Dance
  • Classical and International Music
  • Public Speaking and Debating
  • Computer Animation

There are two simple ways you can seek admission for your child at Podar CBSE school in Chandrapur - Online & Offline visit.
Online Admission Process:
  1. Complete the online application form.
  2. The following documents are to be uploaded while filling the online application form:
    • Student’s Birth Certificate.
    • Student’s Aadhaar Card.
    • School Leaving Certificate (can be submitted later if currently not available) (Std 2 onwards).
    • UDISE Number (Unified District Information System for Education) from current school (Std 2 onwards).
    • Student's previous/current class Report Card (Std 2 onwards).
    • Address proof (any one) : a) Ration Card. b) Electricity Bill c) Passport d) Aadhar Card.
    • Aadhar card of any one parent/guardian.
    • Pan Card of any one parent/guardian.
    • Passport size photograph of the student.
    • Caste Certificate (if applicable).
  3. After submitting the online application form, if there are seats available in the standard that you have applied in, an email with a payment link for the first term fees will be sent to you. Parents are requested to make the necessary payment online.
Offline Admission Process:
  1. Complete the application form either online or collect the form from the school.
  2. Please submit the completed application form along with following documents at the School Office:
    • Photocopy of Student’s Birth Certificate.
    • Photocopy of Student’s Aadhaar Card.
    • School Leaving Certificate (can be submitted later if currently not available) (Std 2 onwards).
    • UDISE Number (Unified District Information System for Education) from current school (Std 2 onwards).
    • Photocopy of Student's previous/current class Report Card (Std 2 onwards).
    • Photocopy of Address proof (any one) : a) Ration Card. b) Electricity Bill c) Passport d) Aadhar Card.
    • Photocopy of Aadhar card of any one parent/guardian.
    • Photocopy of Pan Card of any one parent/guardian.
    • 3 Passport size photographs of the student.
    • Caste Certificate (if applicable).
  3. Please submit a Cheque with the first term fees to the School Office. All payments at the School are to be made by Cheque. Please mention the name of your ward, and contact number on the rear side of the Cheque. Fees once paid will be strictly non-refundable.
To learn more details about the admission process and confirmation, please visit the Admissions page on the Podar Chandrapur CBSE School website.