Born in Sonipat, in a family of great educationists, Sh. Ashish Arya has inherited his father's passion and inclination towards the advancement of the Indian Education system. He has been an active participant and an initiator of change in all spheres of the education since 1993. His deep rooted values and commitment towards his home town inspired him to serve the nation by providing a World-Class Institution i.e. Little Angels School, Sonipat that guarantees the children a noble and bright future. The institution caters to the needs and requirements of its students helping them excel in academics and sports with the strong support and guidance of the well-qualified, competitive, hardworking and dedicated staff.
The strength of the institution lies in its team and their collaborative efforts. Each and every member of the institution bonds like a Family and works as a Team, constantly striving and supporting each other to keep the torch of knowledge burning. The sense of togetherness, trust and tenacity that runs in the Little Angels Family is the backbone of every accomplishment. The cumulative efforts of all the members under the aegis of Sh. Ashish Arya have taken the institution to its present dazzling heights.
At present, the Angelians are shining like morning Stars in the cosmos of life-be it a scientist, an engineer, a doctor, a poet, an author, an environmentalist or a sports icon. The institution has been highly acclaimed in academics with the students consistently bringing excellent results. There has been a meteoric rise in acme academic achievers. The academic genius, Apoorva Gulati got 99.4% marks in CBSE Class X Board Exams 2019, secured the 3rd Rank in India and ruled the roost.
The Sports Complex built on the International Standards with ultra-modern sports facilities is an effort to encourage sports of every kind to flourish within the campus and to provide opportunities to the sports lovers to discover and develop their sporting talent. The zealous sports stalwarts have brought laurels to the Institution and are still on a winning streak. The Angelians have proved their mettle in various sports viz. Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Boxing, Hockey and Cricket at State, National and International levels. The Tennis sensations, Sumit Nagal, played in Grand Slam US Open 2019 and is a proud winner of Junior Wimbledon Doubles 2015 and Himani Mor, Gold Medalist of World Junior Tennis Championship; the promising Cricketers, Himanshu Rana, the member of Under - 19 Cricket World Cup winners, our Mini Sachin, Sagar Dahiya, a proud member of Under - 19 Indian Cricket Team; the Hockey wizard, Yashdeep Siwach, Silver Medalist of Johar Cup International Hockey Tournament; the vigorous boxers Manisha and Pawan Narwal, Asian Games Winners are the prominent prodigies who have added gems in the School’s Crown. The credit goes to the laborious team of educators, professional coaches and above all the worthy direction by the Chairman Sh. Ashish Arya who leaves no stone unturned to provide best of modern infrastructural facilities to the Angelians so that they can walk shoulder to shoulder with the global community.
The School is associated with NGO’s like Avantika and Goonj and shoulders its social responsibilities with deep conscientiousness. Sh. Ashish Arya and Little Angels Team have always been at the forefront to render the selfless service and to support the victims of natural calamities like Kerala and Uttarakhand Floods. Sh. Ashish Arya feels proud in providing voluntary services to uplift the underprivileged section of the society.
He also took a giant and generous step towards creating environmental consciousness among the nation builders by installing solar panels and initiating Mass Tree Plantation Drive. He has also got a Yagyashala built to inculcate the Indian pathos in the young Angelians as performing Hawan purifies the inner and outer environment. Yajna (Hawan) is performed as a daily ritual in the School with the active participation of students. He has proved the maxim ‘Values are caught, not taught.’
As a philanthropist, he took the noble initiative of establishing Soniya Arya Memorial Little Angels Inclusive School, Sonipat with the ultra-modern facilities for the differently abled children. The dream journey which began with 43 students in 2011 is progressing successfully with about 165 students and is the talk of the Nation for its best services for the Special Children.
He has always been magnanimous and prompt in providing the best of infrastructural facilities keeping in mind the welfare of students. Through his undaunted efforts, he has initiated a revolution of change in the field of education. He has tremendous potential to handle pressure yet retain balance even in the time of adversities. COVID-19 crisis, which created a dark and gloomy atmosphere didn’t deter him a bit; he put his foot forward with determination by providing Online Education to the students despite all odds. For him, his students’ & staffs’ safety is the first priority and can never be compromised under any circumstances. He has spearheaded the transition to bring a considerable change in the School infrastructure to meet the demands of time. His ceaseless efforts ‘to provide the best’ and ‘be the best’ have heralded a new epoch in the education world.
In recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of education, sports and social services, Sh. Ashish Arya has been honoured with a number of accolades.
His skillful execution earned him the award by the Hon’ble former Chief Minister of Haryana, Sh. Bhupender Singh Hooda on 15 August 2009.
His sincere efforts bore fruit when he was felicitated by Union Human Resource Development Minister of India, Hon’ble Sh. Kapil Sibal on 13 December 2009.
The other graceful occasion was when he was honoured with the Sonipat Ratna Award on 12 March 2011.
He was felicitated by Sh. Mukesh Khanna, a famous actor in Bollywood, for making Little Angels the Best School in Sonipat.
It was the proud moment for the Little Angels Family when Sh. Ashish Arya earned the Honour of being one of the Top Ten Most Eminent Personalities of Sonipat.
It was a moment of pride when Sh. Ashish Arya was awarded with Indian Legend Award by Trendspire Solutions in the presence of Ms Mahima Chaudhary, Bollywood Actress & Mr Khayali, Comedian.
It was a historical moment for the Little Angels Family when Sh. Ashish Arya was conferred with Excellence in School Education Award for his contribution in the field of Education & Sports (Especially Inclusive Education) at The House of Commons, British Parliament, London (UK) by Sri Gaur Gopal Das Spiritual Leader, in the presence of Ms Seema Malhotra Member of Parliament for Feltham & Heston (UK), Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj Controller of Exams CBSE & Trustees of Intelligent Minds Trust.
The other glorious occasion was when Sh. Ashish Arya was honoured with Special Merit Award by Education World in the presence of Mr Dilip Thakore, Chief Editor, Mr Bhavin Shah, Director of Education World, Mr Kulbhushan Sharma, President – NISA, Mr Luis Miranda, Founder Director Indian School of Public Policy & Mr Premchand Palety CEO, C- Fore.
It was a momentous occasion when Haryana Progressive School Conference during EDU Vision 2020 conferred School Founder Late Dr V. P. Arya with Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumously) for his immense & invaluable contribution in the field of education by Hon’ble Education Minister (Haryana) Sh. Kanwar Pal. The Honour was received by Sh. Ashish Arya in the presence of Dr Sanyam Bhardwaj Controller of Exams CBSE, Dr Manjeet Singh Deputy Director Sports CBSE & Sh Biswajeet Saha Vocational Director CBSE.
Sh. Ashish Arya was also honoured with Unmatched Supporter Award – Gratitude to the Real Supporter of the Nation acknowledging his outstanding service to the community during COVID-19 crisis.
Despite being honoured with a number of awards, Sh. Ashish Arya is humble and well-known for his down-to-earth approach. It is his humility which makes him treat his staff as his ‘Little Angels Family’. Educationally enlightened, technologically savvy and open to pedagogical changes, Sh. Ashish Arya is a dynamic and enterprising leader with a futuristic and composite vision. His exemplary life bears testimony to the fact,
“Excellence is never an accident; it is a result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction, skillful execution and the vision to see obstacles as opportunities.”
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