A Star in the sky has been named after Kendriya Vidyalaya No.1 Uppal, Hyderabad due to the efforts of some alumni belonging to the 1982-84 batch of the school and now settled in the USA.
The International Star Registry maintained in Switzerland had issued a certificate recording it in the astronomical compendium "your place in the Cosmos". The star named after the school is in the "Ursa Minor" constellation (Laghu Sapt Rishi Mandalam).
The group of students passed out their school in 1984 and are now heading top companies in the US. On what led the Class of 1984 to take up the "starry expedition;" Mr.Vikas Sinha, Director at SPSS Inc. Chicago said, "We always wanted to give back something to our school which has instilled in us values and ethics.
The 12 years at school have a profound impact on our personality." Others, who along with Vikas put their school on the top of the world are : Shashi Mehrotra - Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice President at The Legend Group, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and M Srikant - CEO of Trianz Corp.
"Harmonious holistic development of students to strengthen India through academic excellence,value based peerful co-existence ,clean and green environment by optimum utilization of infrastructural facilities, technology and all resources."
To develop knowledge citizens with basic values of love & compassion. To nurture the students with the ennobling virtues of truth, fairness, tolerance and cooperation so as to build a just society.To equip the students with multidisciplinary global competencies and Life skills. To reinforce in the students the right attitude towards building a successful career, home & society. To promote in the Kevians a sense of appreciation of traditional and cultural inheritance of the Nation and the State. To create and maintain an environment of excellence with technological Advancements, effective pedagogy and methods of evaluation.