Sanskriti is a recognised co-educational, public service-oriented school which offers education from nursery to intermediate levels. The school is the enterprise and endeavour of the Civil Services Society, formed by the wives of civil servants from various departments of the Government of India. Realising the importance of a premium school offering quality education to wards of the officers of All India and Allied services and Defence Personnel on transfer, the school was set up in 1998 in Chanakyapuri, Delhi. The society meant to create a system based on 4 tenets: excellence, diversity, sympathy and universal ideals. Thus, the name ‘Sanskriti’ that resonates with these basic values integral to our diverse culture. The school is affiliated to CBSE. Sanskriti welcomes children with parents from non-services background. It follows the Government’s directive of co-opting 25 per cent of its students from the economically weaker sections.
The school has excelled in academics and co-curricular activities alike. At present, there are over 2,500 students from varied backgrounds studying in the school.
Abha Sahgal currently heads the school. She brings with her 30 years of teaching and administrative experience. She is committed to all that Sanskriti stands for and is putting her might behind positioning it as one of Asia’s leading schools.
Today, it is deemed as one of the best schools in Delhi and India with numerous accolades and recognitions to its name. The Education World-C fore Survey of Schools in 2012 ranked it at number 10 in the day school category in India.
Sanskriti boasts of a full-fledged gymnasium, a soccer field, a huge swimming pool with diving facilities and a splash pool for the younger students, auditorium, amphitheatre and airy, bright classrooms with projectors and smart boards.
It runs a parallel school named Umang where underprivileged children are provided food and education free of cost.
The school follows the motto ‘Knowledge is Liberation’. It is the corner stone around which the character and personality of every child is modelled. It strives to instil integrity, cultural sensitivity and compassion in its students and at the same time enables them to take responsible decisions. The design aesthetic for the school follows contemporary modern Indian sensibility.