Out of 460 schools of Chandigarh, CIS secured platinum rank in School Health Accreditation Project powered by DOE & PGIMER.
The health of children is of paramount importance for the growth and development of any country. Keeping this in mind, Chitkara International School promotes the health of children at all levels, be it providing a clean infrastructure, conducting health awareness programs or maintaining health records, etc. Various opportunities for health promotion are undertaken and reinforced time and again by the school to ensure well being of children, teachers, parents and the community at large.
This effort of CIS was acknowledged by the Department of education Chandigarh (U.T.) in association with PGIMER, Chandigarh and Indian Council of Medical Research under the School Health Accreditation Project (SHAP). After the rigorous assessment of 460 government and private schools by the team of assessors, the *Chitkara International School* was found to be in the category of ‘Platinum'(platinum being highest). The evaluation procedure followed the assessment following the combination of Curriculum (teaching, learning, professional development), Environment (school ethos, physical, policies, culture, procedure) and Partnership (students, families, staff, professionals, agencies, community and services).
With much applauses, CIS was felicitated with the award at the event titled Ranking and Certification Ceremony of the Accreditated Schools, organised at PG Government College, Sector 11, Chandigarh. The certificate was presented to honourable Dr. Niyati Chitkara, Principal, Chitkara International School by much notable Sh BL Sharma, Education Secretary along with dignitaries from PGI and Education Department, Chandigarh, ICMR and Minister of government of health.