ONA Committee

ONA Committee

PPS (ONA) COMMITTEE MEMBERS

President ONA

BRIG HPS BEDI,VSM, Indian Army Veteran,R-58,1968 Batch

I joined PPS in 1961 in the Ravi House and passed out in 1968.Since commerce stream was started first time in the school we were 13 of us who were mandated to do senior Cambridge and excused NDA though I had qualified the exam.I did my B Com form the Punjab University Chandigarh. But since the passion was to join the Army I joined through the Officers’ Training School and got my commission in April 1973 at the age of 20.

After an illustrious 36Years Career in the Army; ending with a high point of commanding The “SIACHEN BRIGADE” popularly known as the Highest Battlefield in the World, IRe-attired into the corporate world as the head of BD, Industrial displays Samtel Group of Companies and COO of International Center of Robotic Surgery, an American MNC till Dec 2013.

Advisor,Defense& homeland security, Sports and youth affairs at PHD Chamber of Commerce, Delhi for four years and director at the Regional Office at Chandigarh looking after three states.

My main forte has been thorough professionalism with high calibre works orientation and handling of multiple functions and activities in a high-pressure environment.

Awarded several medals and commended for exemplary service in the Indian Army Graduate from the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington Master of Defence Studies from the Madras University with distinction.

AMasters in Management Studies from the Osmania University, Secunderabad. I keep my- self busy being am an Independent director in couple of companies and as a consultant with a few.

Fellow of the Asia Pacific Centre for Security Studies, Hawaii, USA, A trustee of the Trust “Forum for Breast Cancer Awareness and Protection” co-headed by Dr. Shekhar Pant and Dr. Rashmi Sareen of Apollo Hospital.

As a part of my passion for CSR activities, I am the Literacy Ambassador for India of the Literacy Crusade, an American NGO and on the board of the Invertonomics Foundation for India.

An avid golfer, Keen Cyclist, and theatre person I actively take part in Theatre for Social Causes. I have acted in a couple of YouTube Movies on the topical and contemporary issues of Punjab.

Mrs Jaspal Kaur Bedi my Wife is from a Brar Family from Muktsar and is a home maker. I have two children. Jaskeerat our daughter, is married and along with her husband works for Microsoft and is settled in Seattle. Mr Jaskaran Sigh Bedi (JB) our son having done his MBA from UBC is presently employed as head strategy and projects with an IT company in Vancouver, Canada.

We have settled in Vikram Vihar, an AWHO complex in Sector 27, Panckkula.

GEN. SEC. ONA

GAGANDEEP KAUR. PROP: GARY ARTS

Born in a small town Bhadson near Nabha gave me the golden opportunity of studying in P.P.S Nabha from 1982-1987 (ICSE). My interests in extracurricular activities in the school gave me an edge over the others throughout my life.

I did my BA with English Hons from MCM DAV College Chandigarh. And received college colour for Home Science and Dance. Received the best Dancer (Gidha) award in the North Zone 1992.I always emerged as a winner be itIkebana to fresh/dry/foliage flower arrangement in Garden Competitions, Rose Festival Flower Arrangement in the year 1990-1992 and North Zone Inter College Competitions.

Did my Bachelor in Education, Masters in Education and Masters in English. Got married to An Army Officer. Being an Army wife got the right platform to show case my talent and grow. Blessed with a daughter pursing her PHD in law and a son who is in his Grade 10.

Presently I am heading an enterprise under the flagship of Gary Arts. Founded by my father Late S. Abninder Singh Grewal (J-5) in 1990.

We have established a niche and an exclusive place in the market with being recognized by various countries and artist from all over the world. We are fortunate to receive the State Award, Army Commanders Comenendation Card for self and many more recognitions nationally. We got International recognisation via the Common Wealth Games Mascot Gary Arts has spread its wings and has extended its reach by leap and bound, doing work in various states in different military locations/cantonments and numerous private institutions for the purpose of beautifying the area and depicting varied situations relating to the history, culture of each of these locations. We actively participate in festivals and art fairs held across the globe.

Vice President ONA

Rajinder Jain

Businessman ,R-266
1970-76 Batch

I joined PPS in the year 1970 in Ravi House and passed out in the year 1976 ISC . Thereafter, I did my B. Com. from DAV College Chandigarh, subsequently pursued LL.B. from Department of Laws, Punjab University Chandigarh in the 1984 and side-by-side joined the family business of Retail/ wholesale of textile/ garments Real Estate . Over the years, we have expanded and entered into other allied products including furnishing fabrics and furniture. Recently, I have ventured into a Mega home store by the name of EVOK under our firm name Jain Enterprises in Industrial Area-1, Chandigarh.
I have been active in sports for leisure including golf/tennis and also been an active member of Rotary Club of Chandigarh over the years.

My Wife, Mrs. Ravi Jain is from Ludhiana and is a home maker. We have two children, Snigdha Gupta, B.A.LL.B., LL.M, MBA, our daughter, who is married in an Industrialy family of Patiala (Vishal Papers Ltd ) and along with her husband looks after their waste to oil industrial project in Patiala. Mr Rishab Jain our son, having done his LL.B & MBA from IBS Hyderabad is presently looking after our business interests.
We are putting up in Sector 9, Chandigarh.

TREASURER

Vikas Jindal

I am Vikas Jindal J-846, ICSE 92. I was in school from 1986-92 after leaving school i did my bachelor’s of engineering B.E in production after that i completed my MBA in system’s in 2001. After that i start with my business and i am based at panchkula. My wife Parul Jindal is an educator working with The Shri Ram Universal school. I am blessed with two kids. The elder one is Gauri studying in Carmel Convent School, Chandigarh and the younger one Reyaansh is studying in Little Flower convent school.

I was part of the school tennis team and i was selected as best NCC commander in school.