best cbse schools in dehradun

Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Chairman – Mr. Vijay Nagar

A successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and a visionary educationist, he is humble, spiritual and altruistic by temperament, and has built and created this school as a very ambitious project with a view to elevating it to the forefront of school education in the country. He spares no personal or financial endeavour to realise this vision. This is evident from the way TonsBridge Dehradun has developed within a short span of four years.

He inspires the teaching community in making this school as the institution of choice for highly discriminating parents. His highest concerns are happiness and hygiene of school children as a pre-requisite for a meaningful education.

Director – Mr. Shailendra Benjamin

Mr. S. Benjamin is an eminent educationist, whose career in education spans over more than thirty five years. Mr. S. Benjamin has worked in various teaching and administrative capacities in Public Schools in India, i.e. Bishop Cotton School, Shimla and Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun. He has also worked with the Ministry of Education, Ethiopia. Besides having a passion for teaching, he has a flair for writing and has authored several books for renowned publishers.

Mr. S. Benjamin has been associated for several years with the Center for Space Science Technology and Education for Asia and Pacific, a UN-sponsored organization, as their English educator for foreign participants.

Administrative Officer – Mr. K K Sharma

Mr. K. K. Sharma had his early education at various cantonments around the country. After graduating from Guru Nanak University, Amritsar, he did his post graduation from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Mr. Sharma brings with him over 32 years of teaching and administrative experience. In recognition of his dedication to the field of education, Mr. Sharma was honoured with the Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Award by the International Association of Lions Clubs in 2019 and Rotary International in 2009 for outstanding contribution in the field of teaching and was twice honoured with the Best Teacher Award in Summer Valley School.

Among his many interests is quizzing. He has been organizing quizzes for the past 25 years for various institutions. His proteges have won a large number of Quizzes over the years, including the All-Asia Finals of the prestigious Bournvita Quiz Contest and the National Finals of the Quiz organised by the Chinmaya Mission.

Principal – Ms. Bela Sehgal

Ms. Bela Sehgal has been involved in education for over 20 years. She holds a Masters of Commerce Degree. She later pursued further studies in the Education Program. Her education has been from different parts of the country, enabling her to imbibe different cultures. Ms. Sehgal started as a teacher, subsequently became the headmistress, vice principal & the officiating principal of various schools of repute.

She has been a popular name amongst students and teachers for her exceptional teaching, problem solving and leadership skills. During her previous tenure, she has been awarded the best teacher for 3 consecutive years from the schools that she associated with. Ms. Sehgal, a thorough academician, has been involved in upgrading the teaching methodologies and ensuring implementation of best practices in the school.

Ms. Sehgal believes that education goes beyond books and is meant to prepare the child for the future. Teaching, according to her, is an art that moulds many futures.

Dean of Academics – Mr. A. K. Aggarwal

Mr. A.K. Aggarwal is Head of Department Science. He has a teaching experience of teaching Physics to I.C.S.E & I.S.C classes for over 25 years. His expertise lies in using information technology in his classes and he has been instrumental in giving wings to the online academic program in the school. He has been associated with reputed boarding schools of Dehradun like The Hopetown Girls’ School where he worked for 15 years.

He was actively involved in conducting Science Olympiads, School Quiz, STEM activities, Staff welfare, Reviewing the curriculum, Workshops etc. He has travelled to NASA – USA at Houston & Orlando space center for a training program in rover designing and chemical composition analysis. He was also associated with starting the Alumni relations program.He is widely acknowledged by his students and peers for his patience and equanimity. The school benefits from his vast experience and expertise he carries with him.

Headmistress – Ms. Kritika Mansingh

Ms. Kritika Mansingh brings with her two decades of rich and varied experience as an educator, school leader and teacher trainer. After heading the Primary Wing of a Boarding-cum-Day Boarding school in Delhi, she founded and managed a school of her own for 12 years in her hometown of Haridwar. She has worked as a Resource Person (Teacher Training) at the prestigious Azim Premji Foundation. She holds double Masters degrees- one in Advertising & Communication and one in Sociology. She is also a cyber safety advocate for youngsters and has conducted several workshops on the topic for parents, teachers and students.

She also holds a Certificate in Guidance and is a UGC NET scholar. Ms. Mansingh believes that being a life-long learner is the hallmark of a competent teacher. She has a special connect with children and strives to create a safe learning space for them.

H.O.D. Biology – Dr. Christopher Singh

(Head of Pastoral Care & Academic Affairs, Counsellor)

Dr. Christopher Singh, Ph.D. in Education, is an experienced educator with a rich history of teaching and leadership in renowned educational institutions. Over the years, he has held various teaching roles, such as Biology teacher and Subject Coordinator, in schools offering ICSE, ISC, IGCSE, and IBDP programs. He is known for his expertise in subjects like Biology and Environmental Science.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Singh has actively contributed to his school communities. He has coordinated subject-related activities, organized quizzes, guided students in research projects, and managed educational exhibitions. Dr. Singh possesses a strong educational background with master’s degrees in Zoology and Ecology and Environment. He is also well-versed in educational leadership, management, and counseling. His technical skills include using learning management systems, providing academic and career counseling, and training teachers in effective classroom management.

A dedicated educator, Dr. Singh has shown exemplary leadership by serving as a House Master, Head of the Department, and Activity Coordinator. His commitment to education and nurturing students’ academic and personal development is evident throughout his extensive career.

R&D Head – Dr. K. Mohan Reddy

(ICT model & STEM projects)

Dr. K. Mohan Reddy is the Head of Research & Development (R&D) ICT Models & STEM Projects.He nurture students who seek and construct learning through ICT & STEM training methods. He teaching is aligned to NEP-2020 & NCF with more experiential and experimental learning. He is demeanour, loved and respected by students.

Dr. Reddy is Ph. D. degree holder in Applied Science from Central College, Bangalore University, Post-doc fellow from IISc Bangalore.with his Master’s in Science (M. Sc) &Education from Bangalore University, and Bachelors in Science (B. Sc & B.Ed) Educational Psychology (BUB & SVU, Tirupathi), and Post Graduate Diplomas in the Computer Technology with C+ Languages and IT for Education and Technological applications, He is life member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) & Materials Research Science of India, IISc, Bangalore.

He is a recipient of Young Scientist Award winner in 2008 by Indian Council of Chemists & and Winner of Teaching-Learning Award in 2020 by Blackboard (leading LMS)Dr. Reddy has also undergone intermittent professional development stints in countries such as the UK,USA, and Russia. To his academic credit, he has published more than 60 International Research articles (SCI, SOPUS, WoS, UGC-Care with cumulative IF:75) and participated more than 200 International and National conferences, Workshops and seminars. He is visited IIT Madras, IIT Kanpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Delhi, BARC Mumbai for his research work and spent time with eminent research scientists and professors. He believes in the high quality research always good for National development. In his 20 years of experience, he has taught across many states, in various Universities & Schools such asJain University, UPES, Dayananda Sagar International School, Venkat International School, The Oxford PU College, Sree Bhagwan Mahveer Jain College, School of Engineering and School of Applied Sciences and Graduate Studies etc., Dr. Reddy has been nominated as a Governing Body Member on prestigious committees such as the NCERT, SIC, SIA, Science, IFC, IFI, MoE. He has delivered invited talks on his area of research, organized conferences at University level & FDPs. He is passionate about development of innovative labs for School system with STEM activities and mini Science labs, He is associated with Science Express and mini science labs, science museums and mobile science labs.

In his leisure time, Dr. Reddy loves reading, writing, rural development, Agriculture, playing Chess, and Cricket and catching, forestry, the sunrise and sunset. Deeply influenced by fore fathers of our Nation (Bharat) inspired social responsible leaders from different fields, Politics, religious gurus, economists, environmentalists, sports persons. He strives to understand and practice their ideals and believes that the best way to find oneself is to lose oneself in the service of others.