Preparatory Stage Coordinator
Middle School Coordinator
CCA Coordinator
Foundational Stage Coordinator

Ms.Aakrusha Bellaney-Principal

Every challenge you face today makes you stronger tomorrow. The challenge of life is intended to make you better, not bitter.”

― Roy T. Bennett

Following the above quote Ms.Aakrusha Bellaney has taken over as the head of the organization in the most challenging times the globe has ever faced, with her pleasant smile and ardent commitment as tools.

A commerce graduate in Business Management from the Mumbai University & Bachelors in Education she has several certifications to her credit, the prominent ones being certified as a Pioneer of ‘Teach the Teacher’ from National Institute of Information Technology, certification from the British Council, UK for English and ICT skills.

Having begun her stint in the field of education with some of the competent schools in the twin cities followed by the  flagship branch of Meridian Schools, she went on to assume the charge of the Kukatpally campus from the time of inception. A self-directed, action-oriented professional with over 19 years experience in education and community service, she has been witness to the growth of the school by leaps and bounds. Her single minded commitment towards the progress of the school is evident in every facet of the transformative journey of the school.

As an educator, she  has been instrumental in revamping Curriculum planning and transaction, reviewing and building the continuous and comprehensive evaluation, building a strong in house continuous professional development for teachers, performance management systems, streamlining recruitment procedures, strengthening ICT use in school, thematic learning in primary, introducing Reading Programmes for all grades, planning and executing  trips for students, policy building within the school, coordinating various school functions and publications. She strives to build student self-esteem and encourage understanding of cultural diversity, gender differences and physical limitations. She has played a pivotal role in bringing about ingenuity to the learning modules right across and creating a cooperative community in the classroom.‘Happy learning is genuine learning’ is her motto.

Amongst the numerous and prestigious assignments that she has undertaken is the successful conduct of the NEET and CTET examination. As a Centre Superintendent she was responsible for the smooth conduct of the exams following the Standard Operating Procedures during the pandemic times.

She also had an enriching experience of being an Assistant Head Examiner during Central Board of Secondary Education Evaluation, twice over for her subject Social Sciences.

Extremely creative by disposition and an enthusiastic and passionate performer, Ms Aakrusha is a leader with a difference. She has brought glory to the school by piloting and bagging the British Council’s International School Award twice in succession.

She has also been glorified with the Global Principal’s Award by AKS education and holds the distinction of bagging the Super teacher award for outstanding mentorship, CSAW 2022 Award - Global CS Ambassador in Leadership Excellence in Promoting Computer Science Education.

She has also been honoured to her for exceptional efforts in Computer Science Education. She was also a part of prestigious Principal’s conference in T-Hub which empowered Principals to motivate entrepreneurship and leadership among the school students.

She has made a mark of her own in spearheading ‘IMPULSE’ the inter school cultural and literary fest four times in a row which has established an identity of its own in throwing up the competencies of children.

Inclusive Education tops her list of community of interests and she has established strong connections with organizations like Junior Chamber International known for its philanthropic work. The highlight of this association a ‘Special Olympics, Bharat’ an International cadre match between our children and specially abled was held in the lines of International Para Olympics.

She has been instrumental in organizing and participating in public-spirited activities like the ‘Street Store’ – a store organized by the children for the support staff of the school and ‘Pinkathon’– a Marathon run to create awareness on Breast Cancer.

She has proved to the world that firm and innovative philosophies are the order of the day. Her strength lies in her humble nature which makes her a friend and confidante to the children and staff alike. She strongly propagates the thought that education should offer along with academics, life skills like confidence, self-respect and empathy.She also believes that children should be kept abreast about the 21st century skills which would help them to compete in this competitive world. She believes in sustainable leadership and strives to build a professional learning community with all stakeholders. For her, student’s safety, happiness and their learning in school is of utmost importance.

The humanitarian touch to her administration is her unique feature which makes her a loved and respected leader.


Lalitha Ketavarapu- Headmistress & Senior School coordinator

A literature graduate from the Delhi University, Lalitha Ketavarapu is a passionate and committed member who takes pride in having been with the Kukatpally branch since its inception. Very passionate about her role she believes that education is a beautiful tool which gives an opportunity to see a child from their eyes and understand that the pedagogic world is full of surprises to be unfolded and we as educators are the blessed ones to be rolling out this world to them and strengthening each child’s belief that they are the best. A loving personality and a National rank holder in the prestigious Centa Teachers’ Olympiad she is a progressive thinker who believes in blending the contemporary with the cultural base


Ms.Anthony Maria

Anthony Maria- Primary & Pre-primary Coordinator
Affectionately called the Mother Hen, Ms Anthony Maria comes with a rich experience of thirty years in various capacities in the toddlers and kids segment. Affectionate to the core she has a reputation of being a keen observer, who has the numerous details of all the little ones stored in her brain. Her personalized attention to each child, every single day has turned her into a favourite amongst the children and teachers alike. She believes that a strong foundation is the base for a successful educational journey. Architect of an innovative team, she has been instrumental in adding to the glory of the school. Having been with the branch since its inception she has a special fondness towards students who have crossed out the portals of this beautiful school called Meridian School, Kukatpally


Ms. Amaleswari.E

Amaleswari.E- Middle School Coordinator
Exuberant and enthusiastic Ms Amaleswari, post graduate in commerce is an educator with twenty plus years of experience in different capacities. She is a staunch believer in the philosophy that challenges make an educational journey meaningful and enriching. She has guided many students to perfection during the various MUNs and trusts that hard work has no substitute. She is known for her problem solving skills which she uses effectively and skilfully. She has been actively involved in content development in her subject-Social Science and has trained and guided many facilitators. An affectionate mentor to the students she has carved a niche in the students’ hearts.

CCA Coordinator

Ms. Priti Rao

An educationist by choice , Ms. Priti Rao is a Masters in Business Administration with over 5 years of corporate experience.
She moved to the field of education after her corporate stint and taught in leading business schools of Hyderabad. Also, she did a 2 year teaching stint in Institute of Hotel Management, Hyderabad.
Her passion for education and love for children brought her to school education. She believes in working at the grass roots level and bringing about a positive change in her students.
An avid reader and sports enthusiast, she takes keen interest in various art forms of India

An enthusiasts by choice Ms. Priti Rao is a Masters in Business administrations with over 5 years of corporate experience.

Meet Ms.NagaRatnam Pappu, our vibrant and dedicated Foundation Stage Coordinator at the Kukatpally campus . With a background in early childhood education and a heart full of enthusiasm, Ms.Ratnam is the driving force behind the lively atmosphere in our foundation stage.

She brings years of experience working with young learners, understanding their unique needs.

She demonstrates an exceptional outlook in coordinating and implementing effective foundation stage programs.

 Bubbly and Enthusiastic,  Ms.Ratnam radiates energy, creating a positive and dynamic learning environment for both students and staff.

With a warm, friendly an ingeneos demeanor, she easily connects with parents, teachers, and, most importantly, the little ones. She constantly strives to incorporate innovative and creative teaching methods and activities to engage young minds and make learning a delightful experience.

She is an excellent team player: and does not believe in limiting her ideas to the toddler’s Zone. She seeks immense satisfaction through introducing Social Responsible Activities right across and collaborates seamlessly with fellow educators to ensure a cohesive and supportive educational journey for students.

Ms.NagaRatnam envisions a foundation stage where every child's curiosity is nurtured, creativity is celebrated, and a love for learning is instilled from the very beginning. With a passion for laying the groundwork for lifelong success and is dedicated to creating a foundation stage experience that sets the stage for a bright future for our young learners at Meridian School, Kukatpally.