Class of 1948, Air Chief Marshal Mehra was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in 1952 and held various command and staff appointments during his career. He, in his outstanding flying career, logged 4000 hours on fighter aircraft and was one of the eight pilots who was selected by the Air Force for training on MIG 21s in Russia. In August 1988, he was elevated to the position of Chief of Air Staff. During his illustrious career, he was decorated with the Vayu Sena Medal, the Ati Vashist Seva Medal and the Param Vaishist Seva Medal by the President of India.
Class of 1959, Mr. Das is a prolific writer and the author of bestselling books, namely, ‘A Fine Family’, ‘India Unbound’, ‘The Difficulty of Being Good’, ‘The Elephant Paradigm’, ‘India Grows at Night’ and ‘Kama: The Riddle of Desire’. He has also served as the Managing Director, Procter & Gamble Worldwide (Strategic Planning). Mr. Das today is unshakable and sought after speaker at world forums and is a regular columnist in prestigious papers such as the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, New York Times and The Times of India.
Class of 1972, Dr. Dang is the recipient of the prestigious Dr. B. C. Roy National Award for his contribution to the socio-medical field. He is the founder and director of Dr. Dangs Lab and is known for pioneering quality in the field of diagnostics in India. He has also been a nominated member of the Ethics Committee of Medical Council of India and Delhi Medical Council by the Government of India
Class of 1973, Dr. Shroff has been practicing exclusively in the field of Vitreoretinal medicine and surgery for over 34 years. Currently, holding the position of Medical Director of Shroff Eye Centre, he has also served as President Delhi Ophthalmological Society (2015-2016), President Vitreoretinal Society of India (2008-2010) and Honorary Ophthalmic Surgeon to the President of India (1997-2002).
Class of 1973, Mr. Bartholomew is a three-time World Press Awardwinning documentary photographer. He has been bestowed with the Padma Shri in 2013 and the Chevalier Dans L’Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres on behalf of the French Republic in 2014. He has to his credit over 30 successful solo exhibitions in various cities across the world, along with notable mentions in leading world magazines and papers.
Class of 1976, Prof. Narain is currently the Chairperson of the Centre of Russian Studies, JNU. She has contributed immensely to the advancement of the Russian language and has worked dedicatedly on approaches and theories of language translation.
Class of 1977, Justice Khanna while practicing law has actively addressed wide and varied aspects of law including writ petitions in public law matters, environment and pollution law causes and medical negligence cases to name a few. He became a permanent Judge of the Delhi High Court on 20th February 2006 and has been appointed as a sitting Judge of the Supreme Court of India w.e.f. 18th January 2019.
Mr. Ajay Bisaria, IFS, Class of 1980, Mr. Bisaria joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987 and is currently the High Commissioner of India to Canada. He went on to be appointed Private Secretary to the Prime Minister of India in 1999 and served in this capacity till 2004. He has served as India’s Ambassador to Poland, based in Warsaw, with concurrent accreditation to Lithuania from January 2015 to November 2017. Mr. Bisaria has also served as High Commissioner of India to Pakistan.
Class of 1980, Mr. Pillai has played 95 first-class matches scoring 5443 runs at a batting average of 54. He has 18 centuries and 21 fifties to his credit and has the batting best of 222 not out. In 1988 he played for India in the ODI series against New Zealand. Mr. Pillai is now the coach to the Uttarakhand Ranji Trophy Team and is also serving as a NCA coach, (an academy of BCCI).