Sardar Dastur Hormazdiar High School (located at Camp, in Pune, Maharashtra), founded on 24th February, 1998, by Sardar Dastur Hormazdiar Nosherwan Kaikobad Dastur, celebrated twenty-five years of successful establishment on 24th February, 2023. The special event was commemorated by an evening program which commenced with the unveiling of the bust of Founder President – Sardar Dastur Hormazdiar Noshirwan Kaikobad Dastur, fondly known as ‘Dasturji’, followed by lighting the ceremonious divo (lamp). The day is also celebrated as the school’s Founder’s Day.
Dignitaries attending the function included Chief Guest – Behram Pudumjee, Guest of Honour – Mehernavaz Vakil, Col. Sohrab Pudumjee – President Emeritus, Sardar Dastur Schools’ Trust; Jehangir Vakil – Hon. Secretary; Management Board members – Farhad Forbes, Kavas Patel, Jehangir Ardeshir, Viera Pudumjee Gaekwad; Principal of the school – Farrah Gustaspi and other principals of sister concerns.
Behram Pudumjee and Mehernavaz Vakil set the pace for the evening and were then escorted by the Guard of Honour to witness the spectacular musical ‘Back to School’ with scintillating dance performances and a wonderful display of ex-students’ success over the last 25 years.
Principal Gustaspi read out the Annual Report, highlighting the students’ achievements in various fields. The National Anthem was presented in sign language. The choir presented the school song which was followed by a vote of thanks by the Headboy. It was a gala evening, much appreciated by the audience, and put together by the Dastur family and the dedicated team of teaching and non-teaching faculties.