THE CORE TEAM - Edify World School Dehradun – Think Beyond



A visionary and an enterprising individual, Advocate Pankaj Holkar is keenly involved in various projects which include management of Holkar Educational Trust, coordinating Manav activities (an NGO working with CWSN – children with special needs), lias oning activities of Tarang – a school for differently-abled children, organization and implementation of adventure camps and lastly but not the least, ensuring that quality, innovation, and creativity continues to be an integral part of his dream project, Edify World School, Dehra Dun. His vision is to see all children happily and meaningfully engaged in their own learning.

Mr. Pankaj Holkar, Director



Mrs. Kiran Holkar brings in emotional connection and affection within the school through her personal engagement with the students

 and staff of the school. Ever alert to the requirements of all, she is quick to provide solutions. She is sensitive towards students and their needs and makes that extra effort to take care of them in a motherly way. As the Chairperson, she is instrumental in setting up future goals of the school keeping in mind the transformations taking place in this new age. She wants the school to be a happy place for all!


Mrs. Holkar, Chairperson – School Management Committee



Mr. Ajay Lall has worked with renowned schools in India in various key positions, with over 15 years as Head of School. He has handled various curricula – ICSE/ISC, CBSE, International Baccalaureate (PYP, MYP and the Diploma) and the Primary Years / Middle Years / IGCSE / A Level programs of the Cambridge. His rich and varied experiences along with his talent in music and sports, is a source of inspiration and provides strong leadership in all school programs. He is of the view that all children want to succeed and teachers should be able to provide that additional individual support for their growth. Opportunities must be created in

 schools for children to start achieving and becoming confident in their own abilities!


Mr. Ajay Lall. Head of School


With over 14 years of experience in teaching and supervisory work, Dr. Tyagi has shown commitment towards teaching and learning and has even coached students for entrance to various public examinations. With a double Ph.D. to his credit in Physics and Chemistry & Gold Medallist in MSc in each subject, Dr. Tyagi has immense knowledge and depth of content in these areas. He is able to understand issues quickly and resolves them at the earliest. He joined the school in August 2021 and takes care of the academic program. He was also in the top 10 students in academics in ICSE. Since his joining, he has added to the strength of the school team.

Dr. Parashar Tyagi, Principal-In-Charge

With an eye for observing minute details related to the smooth functioning of the school administrative machine, Mr. Pundir, with his 17 years of experience has provided a sense of trust and support as Manager – Administration He oversees the school maintenance, security within the campus, transport, accounts and admissions and also liaisons with the Education Department of Uttarakhand. He ensures that all issues related to his field of work are addressed promptly.

Mr. Digamber Pundir, Manager Administration








Ms.Ritika Gurung has a knack for multi-tasking and likes to be involved in school activities. A teacher at heart, she uses creative and innovative methods of teaching so that students are keenly engaged. An alumnus of Delhi University, she started as the admission counselor at Edify World School, Dehra Dun in 2014 and took on various other supervisory roles within the last 5 years. She is presently coordinating the activities of classes III to VIII along with her role as 3C Curriculum Coordinator. Ritika believes in keeping the ‘freshness quotient’  high at all times so that natural curiosity and spontaneity stay alive in learners.

 Ms Ritika Gurung, 3C Coordinator, Coordinator – III to VIII






Ms. Ranjeeta Bhog has been associated with the school since 2016, a year after its inception. She joined as an admission counselor and thereafter moved to teach, and has been handling classes from I to III. She is closely associated with most parents due to her earlier role as the counselor. She is presently teaching Inquiry Modules in grades I to III, integrating all subjects in a meaningful and practical way through these modules.

She is also coordinating all school activities for classes IK1 to II (ESP –  Elementary School Program). She believes that teaching can be made interesting by integrating it with real-life situations. She brings in calmness, composure, and an organized way of handling all issues which crop up.

Ms Ranjeeta Bhog, Coordinator –  IK1 to II