Apeejay Stya and Svran Group commemorated93rd Birth Anniversary of its Founder Chairman Late Dr. Stya Paul on 23rd November, 2012 at Sirifort Auditorium in New Delhi.
Notable artist Mr. Shekhar Sen, who has proved himself as a talented singer, music composer, lyricist and actor, paid tribute to Dr. Stya Paul by his enthralling performance on Sant Kabeer– one of the great saints, philosophers and poets who inspired Dr. Stya Paul throughout his life’s journey.The play served as a great learning experience as it threw light on the values and principles of life through the rich teaching of Sant Kabeer.
A galaxy of esteemed dignitaries from across the country, along with members of the Apeejay family assembled at the venue to commemorate the 93rd Birth Anniversary of late Dr. Stya Paul, Founder Chairman, Apeejay Stya &Svran Group - a leader par excellence and a legend of our times – who was one of the principal architects of our nation’s emergence as a self-reliant industrial and educational superpower, founded on the strength of Indian capability and enterprise. Distinguished guests, members of the Apeejay family including Apeejay students,staffs were also present in the event.
Padma Bhushan Major H P S Ahluwalia, Everest Hero, institution builder and author, was the Guest of Honour of the occasion.
Mrs. Sushma Berlia, President Apeejay Stya &Svran Group, Co-Founder & Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University; Mr. Nishant Berlia, eldest grandson of Dr. Stya Paul; Mrs. Nisha Berlia, grand daughter-in-law of Dr. Stya Paul and Chief Guest of the evening, Rivan, the youngest member of the Apeejay family and great grandson of late Dr. Stya Paul graced the function.
Expressing his happiness to be present in the event of great visionary Dr. Stya Paul, Major H. P. S. Ahluwalia addressed the august gathering specially the students, he said: “As a builder of tomorrow’s India, each one of you have the potential to make our country truly great, make the most of your education – it is the greatest gifts you will ever receive. The love for learning goes beyond merely studying textbooks and passing exams, it must open your hearts and minds to the glory and the adventure that is what life itself it!”
Major Ahluwalia also congratulated every students, teachers and staffs of the whole Apeejay Group and most importantly, Mrs. Sushma Berlia for organizing such a grand event to pay rich tribute to Late Dr. Stya Paul.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. Sushma Berlia, President, Apeejay Stya &Svran Group and Apeejay Education Society said, “Dr. Stya Paul, both at a personal level & at the level of the Apeejay Group and its institutions, was a source of inspiration & motivation to all of us. Personally, it is through him that I have learnt how to live life & if there are any achievements that I have, the credit goes to him.”
The event concluded in a high spirit with all paying their due respect to the National Anthem.