Education Leader - The HDFC School

Mrs. Anita Makkar

The group of HDFC Schools is led by our Education Leader, Mrs. Anita Makkar, who brings with her an experience par excellence in the education sector. A post graduate in Mathematics from Hansraj College, Delhi University, Mrs. Anita Makkar has been in leadership roles for schools during her enriching career spanning over three decades. An evangelist of exchange of educational ideas and practices internationally, she has travelled widely across Western Europe, Japan, Russia, etc. for that purpose. A strong and focused visionary, a dynamic administrator and an ardent promoter of innovative approach, her list of achievements is truly inspiring. She has been a Master Trainer with CBSE for CCE, ideator in writing Curriculum content for CBSEi, and member of the Inspection Committee for Affiliation to CBSE.

Contribution towards education by Mrs. Anita Makkar

For her contribution towards education, Mrs. Makkar has been conferred the following awards:

  • Computer Literacy Award presented by His Excellency, the then President of India, Shri A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • National Award by Ministry of HRD, Government of India, presented by His Excellency the Vice President of India, Shri Hamid Ansari
  • CBSE Award presented by the then Hon’ble Minister of HRD, Shri Arjun Singh
  • DAV President’s Gold Medal presented by Late Shri Sunil Dutt (erstwhile Union Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs)
  • Woman of the Year award on National Women’s Day, presented by the Former Chief Minister of Delhi, Late Shri Sahib Singh Verma
  • Green School Award by Centre for Science and Environment