Devender Verma, Head Teacher

Devender is a product of St Edward's School, Shimla and is presently teaching English at Subathu Wing. He has done his Masters in English Literature from HP University and was the topper of his batch. He has also completed his M.Phil in English. He is a voracious reader and enjoys playing Cricket. He possesses a positive attitude and is endowed with considerable initiative and drive.

Renu Sharma, Administrator

Capt Renu belongs to Zirakpur in Punjab and has done her schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya School, Bangalore. She has served in the Indian Army (AOC) and later took to teaching. She is a science graduate from St. Joseph's College, Bangalore and later did her Masters in English. BEd from Kurukshetra University. She has both teaching as well as administrative experience in educational institutions. She is rendering services as an Administrator at Subathu.

Gurpreet Singh, HOD(IT)

Gurpreet is a Post Graduate in Computer Science and has also done Master's Diploma in Software Engineering from APTECH, PGDCA from Kurukshetra University and Diploma in Computer & Office Management from IGNOU. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional since 1999 and CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) since 2010. He has had the experience of working with STG and APTECH for nearly 4 years and got the `FAME 2000` award from APTECH for excellence in Academic performance. He has been working at the Subathu wing as PGT Computers since 2002.

Shriya, Counsellor and Special Educator

Shriya is an alumnus of the Lawrence School Sanawar, Pinegrove School, Lady Shriram College, Delhi and Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is a First-class Graduate in History and Education and a Gold Medallist in Post Graduation from PU where she, as an Asst Professor, taught BEd (Special Education) students. She is working in the capacity of "Special Educator and Counsellor" in the designation of PGT (G&C). Being a Old Grovian, she also guides work in the Alumni Office, is a member of the School Management Committee and accompanies `Student Exchange Programmes` abroad. She is a highly intelligent, articulate, dedicated, proficient, smart and widely travelled individual, who is an incredible asset in handling and motivating weak students.

Rama Sehgal, PGT

Rama is a Post Graduate in Economics and History and also holds a BEd degree. She has done her Honours in Economics and has been associated with Pinegrove School, since 2004 as a PGT (Economics). She is creative and proficient in dramatics and takes keen interest in stage activities.

Pankaj Sharma, PGT

Pankaj has done his Masters in Mathematics and Education from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and Bachelors in Education from IGNOU. He joined us with seven years of teaching experience in 2007 and is presently teaching Mathematics to the senior classes at Subathu wing. He likes interacting with students to understand them in a better manner.

Ajesh Rana, PGT

Ajesh has done his Master's degree from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. He has also done M.B.A. in Finance from Sikkim Manipal University and M. Phil in Commerce from Vinayaka Mission University. He has a teaching experience of five years preceding Pinegrove. He is teaching Accountancy at Subathu Wing. He enjoys reading and travelling.

Digambar Bhatt, PGT

Digamber is an alumnus of Rashtriya Military School, Chail. He is a Graduate in Science from Himachal Pradesh University and has also completed his Bachelor's in Education. He holds Master's degree in Mathematics from Madras University. He has been an active member of NSS and NCC at the school and college level and is a sports lover. He joined Pinegrove in the year 2008 and teaches Mathematics.

Vineet Thakur, PGT

Vineet did his Bachelor's in Physical Education from Nagpur University in 2005 and M.P.Ed. from Shimla University in 2008. He completed his Diploma in coaching for soccer from Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports in 2009. He has participated four times in the Senior National Santosh Trophy for Soccer. He had 2 years of teaching experience before joining Pinegrove in 2011. Currently, he is teaching Physical Education to Classes XI and XII and is also coaching students for soccer. He takes keen interest in adventurous activities and has been part of the Mount Deo Tibba, Friendship Peak and Chandernahan Expeditions under taken by the School.

Tridib Narayan Deb Choudhury, PGT

Tridib hails from Agartala, Tripura in the North East. He is a qualified Bachelor of Visual Art, Drawing & Painting in Western Art from Tripura University & Master's in Fine Arts in Painting from Punjab University, Chandigarh. He has participated in 24 National level Art Exhibitions, 15 Art Workshops & many Art seminars & Group Discussions. His Art work is human based. An ever smiling, Tridib joined in 2009 and teaches Contemporary Art to the students at senior school, Subathu

Uday Katoch, PGT

Uday is from Palampur, Distt. Kangra and has done his Post Graduation in English and Bachelor's in Education from HP University, Shimla and went on to complete his MPhil from Periyar University, Tamil Nadu. He loves going on short hikes and listening to music in his leisure time. He is a keen learner who likes to make the best use of the opportunities. He joined Subathu Wing in 2010 as English and SSc teacher.

Soniya Kapoor, PGT

Soniya is from Ambala and is a Post graduate in Commerce from H.P. University, B.Ed. from IGNOU and M.Ed. from Kurukshetra University. She was an active member of the N.C.C. in school and college and has the honour of passing A, B, and C certificates. She has an experience of about eight years prior to joining Pinegrove. She has great interest in dance and music. She loves teaching and believes that one learns and grows in this profession, every day.

Jatinder Kumar, PGT

Jatinder is from Khamanon Punjab and is working as PGT Physics in Subathu location. He holds a Master’s degree in Physics from Annamalai University and has also done BEd. He has ten years of teaching experience. He likes to work on various Science projects and one of his project was at National Level in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. His hobbies include playing, listening to Music and watching Movies.

Komaldeep Kaur, PGT

Komaldeep is from Mohali. She has completed her Post Graduation in Sociology and is currently pursuing her PhD in Sociology from Punjab University. She is a gold medalist in her field. She was awarded Junior Research Fellowship Award by UGC and has also earned College Colour Award in Bachelor’s of Education. While at school, she was a national level basketball player and a state level athlete. She also has keen interest in singing and was a folk singer in her school days. She has been appointed to teach Sociology to senior students.

Amarjeet Kaur, PGT

Amarjeet Kaur hails from Chandigrah. She is a Master’s in Psychology and has also completed the Advanced Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counseling from Punjab University. She has qualified the UGC NET in Psychology. She brings eight years of experience with both school and college in the capacity of an educator and counselor. She enjoys going on short hiking trips and playing badminton. Her other interests include appreciating and collecting handicrafts, gardening and mythology. She would love to see a detailed national level policy for special needs children. She has been appointed as PGT Psychology.

Dr. Chandana Bhattacharjee, TGT

Chandana did her Master's degree in Modern History from Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur University and then pursued her doctorate from the same university. She has a teaching experience of 20 years and also has to her credit a book on Social Science titled `A Text Book of Class V" (Vol. I and Vol. II) She was awarded a prize by the Ministry of Tourism for participating in a Quiz Competition titled `Discover India Contest.` She has interest in music, books and various dance programmes. She has been working at Pinegrove School, Subathu as a Social Science teacher since 2006

Raj Lal Sharma, TGT

Raj Lal is a Post Graduate in Hindi and also holds a degree in Bachelor's of Education. He did his honours in Hindi from Punjabi University, Patiala and has a teaching experience of seventeen years before joining Pinegrove. Currently he is working as a Hindi teacher at Pinegrove School, Subathu

Varsha Lihantu, TGT

Varsha did her schooling from Auckland House School and went on to Graduate from St. Bede's College, Shimla. She has done Masters in Mycology and Plant Pathology from Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan and was amongst the top performers of the institute. She is currently teaching Science at the Subathu wing of the School. Varsha strives hard to give her best to the students.

Anita Sharma, TGT

Anita is a Bachelor's in Science (Non-Med) from St. Bede's College, Shimla and has done her B Ed from HP University, Shimla. She has also done Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from DOEACE Society. She has experience of about 4 years in different schools and joined the faculty at Subathu in 2010 to teach Physics and Mathematics.

Anupama Verma, TGT

Anupama has done her BA (Hons) in English from MCM, DAV College, Chandigarh and Masters in English Literature and Bed from H.P. University, Shimla.. She is smart, well spoken and enthusiastic. She is fond of reading. She is married to Devender Verma of the English Department and had joined the Pinegrove family in 2002

Virender Chauhan, TGT

Virender belongs to Shimla. He is a Bachelor's in Science and Education from Himachal Pradesh University. He likes to update his knowledge in science by reading science books and magazines. He taught for five years before joining the senior School at Subathu in 2011.He enjoys playing table tennis, cricket and listening to music.

Veni Negi, TGT

Veni has done her schooling from Shimla. She completed her Graduation in Psychology (Hons.) from Guru Nanak Dev University, Jallandhar, Bachelor's in Education and Master's In Tourism Administration from Himachal Pradesh University. She has also completed a basic course in Special Education and likes to involve herself in Social Work. Prior to her joining Pinegrove as a Hindi teacher she has taught in Bangalore, Shillong and Meghalaya. She loves to read, listen to music and is quite fond of travelling and trekking.

Tarvinder Kaur, TGT

Tarvinder is from Delhi and did her Bachelor's of Applied Sciences in Instrumentation from Delhi University and Master's in Ecology and Environment from Sikkim Manipal University. She had been privately tutoring students of classes 9th and 10th for the subjects of Mathematics and Science for almost 15 years. Before joining Pinegrove, Subathu as TGT Mathematics, she was teaching in a reputed school of Chandigarh for the last three years. Tarvinder loves to dance and involves herself in gardening during her free time. She has a strong belief in Karma philosophy, is very religious and is an ardent follower of spirituality.

Simmi Gupta, TGT

Simmi is working as TGT English at Subathu location. She is from Patna, Bihar and is a product of St. Joseph’s Convent, Patna. She has done her Graduation from IGNOU. She possesses a B.Ed. Degree and has also done a Computer course from IGNOU. She has a teaching experience of seven years and has conducted English language workshop for teachers. Her hobbies include reading Novels, making Soft Toys and Dancing.

Babrick Vir Singh, TGT

Babrick is from Nabha, Punjab and is working as TGT Music at Subathu location. He holds a Master’s Degree in Instrumental Music from Punjabi University, Patiala for which he has also earned a Gold Medal. He has also done Sangeet Bhushan in Tabla from Pracheen Kala Kendra and is a National Gold Medalist from Punjabi University, Patiala. He has also appeared in Zee Channel’s ‘Punjabi Sa Re Ga Ma’ in 2012 and positioned himself in Top- 12. He is proficient in playing various Western and Folk instruments and also holds NCC ‘C’ Certificate. His hobbies include playing Chess and Travelling.

Twinkle Sharma, TGT

Twinkle belongs to Shimla. She did her schooling from Loreto Convent, Tara Hall, Shimla. In addition to having Master’s in English, M.S. in Psychotherapy and Counseling she has thirteen years of teaching experience in a reputed Convent School. She is also certified to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). She is presently pursuing her Post Graduation in Psychology. Her hobbies are listening to music and painting. She believes learning never ends. She has been appointed as TGT, English

Pankaj Kumar, Computer Teacher

Pankaj Kumar is native of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh and is working as TGT Computer in Pinegrove School, Subathu since 2010. He has done BCA from Vallabh Degree Govt College, Mandi and also holds a Masters Degree in Computer Applications from Kurukshetra University, Haryana. He constantly guides the students and the staff members to enhance their IT skills. Apart from his love towards computers he also likes to play, volleyball, cricket and listen to music in his free time. He also likes to travel and visit new places during vacations.

Rajesh Aggarwal, Office Executive

Rajesh is a Bachelor's in Science from H P University, Shimla and has done various computer courses. He is a qualified Internal Auditor and Management Representative ISO 9001:2008 of both the branches of Pinegrove School since 2006. He is working as Office Executive at Senior School. He likes to play basketball, cricket, billiards and badminton. His hobbies are reading and listening to music.

Sarabjeet Kaur, Office Assistant

Sarabjeet alias Meenakshi is from Yamuna Nagar and has done her Bachelor's in Humanities and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Kurukshetra University. Later, she also pursued a two year diploma in computers from Aptech. She is quite creative and an optimistic person. The ever smiling, Meenakshi takes keen interest in listening to music and dancing and also enjoys playing badminton. She is married to Mr. Gurpreet Singh, the HOD(IT department) in the school and has been in Pinegrove since 2002. She teaches mathematics to the junior classes.

Simrat Kaur Garcha, Matron

Simrat joined Pinegrove School, Subathu in August 2008. She has done her schooling from Auckland House School, Shimla. She loves being with children and is fond of gardening and listening to music. She joined Pinegrove as a Matron for junior boys.

Sunita Kaushal, Matron

Sunita has done her schooling from Rashtriya Military School, Chail and is a Diploma holder in Pharmacy from Himachal Board of Technical Education. She has passed a three month internship course from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and also holds a six month Diploma in Computer Applications. She loves to be with children and has joined Subathu School as a matron for junior boys. Her hobbies are reading and listening to music.

Manisha Goyal, Matron

Manisha is working as a Matron and Computer Instructor at Subathu School. She is from Ambala, Haryana and comes with the teaching experience of about nine years at College level. She has done her Graduation from Kurekshetra University, Haryana and also holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana. Her hobbies are Cooking and Reading.

Vikram Kumar, Dance Teacher

Vikram hails from Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh and did his Master's in Vocal Music from H.P.U. Shimla. He has done Kathak Visharad from Thirkan Nrityashala, Shimla. He is also a Post Graduate in Kathak from Punjabi University, Patiala. Vikram has won many awards in National Youth Festivals, Inter University Competitions and National Natya and Nritya Mahotsavas. Vikram has joined Pinegrove School, Subathu as Dance Teacher. Singing and reading books are his other interests.

Amit Kumar, Coach(Cricket)

Amit kumar is working as a Cricket Coach and Administrative Assistant at Subathu School. He is native of Himachal Pradesh and has served the Indian Navy for 15 years. Having done his Graduation from HP University, Shimla Amit is a prolific Cricketer and has played in various National Tournaments including Ranji Trophy, Under-16, Under-19, Under-22 and has Captained State Cricket Team of Himachal Pradesh. His hobbies include playing Badminton and Swimming.

Munish Kumar, Coach(Swimming)

Munish is from Patiala. He did his Bachelor's in Physical Education from Punjabi University Patiala, M.PEd. from BAMU Aurangabad, NIS Course in Swimming from Gandhi Nagar and M.Phil. in Physical Education from Bharthiar University, Coimbatore. He has participated in swimming nationals at the school and university level. He was associated with the NCC and NSS during his college days and also participated in Soft Ball competition at the State level. Munsih has over 10 years of experience as a Swimming Coach and Physical Education teacher in various institutes. He takes keen interest in social welfare and is working as a Swimming Coach at Subathu School.

Kewal Singh, Coach(Gymnastics)

Kewal is from Nurpur, Dist. Kangra, Himachal Pradesh. He retired from the Army after completing 26 years of service. He has joined Pinegrove, Subathu as a Gymnastics Coach. He is quite versatile and can play games like Handball, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Football, Badminton, Kabaddi, Table-Tennis, Wrestling and Boxing. He is a certified holder of Judo and Karate Course, Swimming Life Saving Course, and Yoga. Kewal loves to keep himself fit through a daily dose of Yoga in the morning.

Ravinder, Librarian

Ravinder is a Graduate in Humanities from H.P. University. He has also done Bachelor's Degree in Library and Information Science from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. He has been working in Pinegrove School as a Librarian since 2005. He loves books and listening to music

Bakshish Kaur, Nurse

Bakshish belongs to District Ropar, Punjab. She did her Diploma in Auxiliary Nurse Midwifery from Haryana Nurses Registration Council, Chandigarh in 1999. She also completed her Diploma in General Nurse Midwifery from Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot in 2012. She possesses fifteen years of experience in the nursing field and has worked in many reputed institutions before joining Pinegrove like Rayat Polytechnic College and I.I.T. Ropar. She joined the Subathu wing of the School as Nurse in 2013.

Sandeep Aggarwal, Cultural Exchange Coordinator(Hony)

Sandeep Aggarwal is a member of "Cultural Bridges", an exchange program between the SCVinternational School CA, USA, Sallie B Howard School, NC, USA and Pinegrove School. He is the cultural exchange coordinator at Sallie B and is associated with Pinegrove in a similar capacity on an honorary basis. He is Masters in Commerce and a Bachelor in Education; a respectable gentleman, who is dynamic and very articulate. He is devoted to the institution, is fiercely loyal, honest and conscientious. Earlier, he taught as a TGT at Pinegrove.

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