ATULYA GUPTA is just
13 years old and a student of class IX at D.P.S. R.K.
Puram, New Delhi.
He is a national Award winner for innovation. He was the
youngest innovator in 2008 to win a prize for a unique
garbage disposal mechanism in a National competition. He
received the award Trophy from Honourable Dr A.P.J Abdul
Kalam at a grand ceremony at IIM Ahmedabad. When he
learnt that he will be receiving the award from Dr Kalam,
he made a painting (a portrait of Dr Kalam) and
presented it to him during this function. Dr Kalam
really appreciated the painting and the gesture.
Atulya is a very bright and creative student who is also
a “Karate” Brown Belt. His interview has appeared in The
Times of India.
He has been painting and writing since childhood. His
articles appear in The Hindu supplement. He was in the
“Editorial Board” in his school when in class IV. Later
he was in the “Hindi Club” of DPS-RKP. Apart from his
school magazine, his poems have also been published in
the children’s magazine Bal Hans.
At the age of 11, he came
out with his first book, “Pyari Chhotee Khushiyan”, a
collection of Hindi poems written by him since the age
of 5. The poems portray the little little attachments
and happiness of a young, school going child. This book
was launched by Dr. D.R. Saini, Principal D.P.S R.K
Puram, on 6th April, 2011. Moreover, the book was
launched in Dubai by Mr. Ashok Chandra, Chairman D.P.S.
Society, at D.P.S. Sharjah in January 2012, during
“PARAMPARA-2012”- an annual event.