ANNUAL SPORTS MEET 2016-17
“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential….. these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
The sporting fiesta organized every year by N.C. Jindal Public School, Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi offers a multitude of opportunities to its students to become resolute, responsible and resilient and achieve personal excellence in sports as well as life. This year, the much-awaited Annual Sports Meet-2016 was held, spanning three days from 7th December to 9th December, 2016 for the Primary and Senior Wings. It witnessed the gracious presence of Shri Deependra Pathak, I.P.S, Joint Commissioner, South Western Range, Delhi Police as the Chief Guest and Sh. Madhukar Shyam, a Gymnastics Champion as the Guest of Honour. Other dignitaries present on the occasion were Sh. Vijay Kumar, I.P.S., D.C.P., Distt. West, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi, Sh. Ankit Chauhan, I.P.S, A.C.P, Disstt. West, Punjabi Bagh, Mr. M.M. Valecha, Ravinder Jeet Singh, President & CEO, FIDES, INFOSYS Maryland U.S.A, and alumnus of the school and the members of the Alumni, NCJPS. According a genial welcome, the NCC Cadets, Boy Scouts and Girl Guides presented the Guard of Honour and the Jindalites showcased extraordinary skating feats. The Chief Guest planted a sapling in the school garden, supporting the ‘Green’ endeavours of the school targeted at environmental sustainability. The recital of the School Anthem reflected the Jindalities’ true spirit of selfless service towards the global community. In his address, the school Principal, Dr. D.K. Pandey urged the students to believe in themselves and develop an inherent power to manifest their fullest potential. He further stressed that healthy food habits pave the way for a healthy body and mind which would build a strong edifice for success and achievement in their lives.
In his message, the Chief Guest, Shri Deependra Pathak, I.P.S, Joint Commissioner, South Western Range, New Delhi said that the Golden Era of civilization in the present has opened up the floodgates of equal opportunities for the young generation to lead the process of progressive evolution with more discoveries and inventions and build an equitable society at large. The Chief Guest hoisted the school Flag and declared the Meet open.
The torch was lit and an oath of fair play and sportsmanspirit was administered by the Chief Guest to the representatives of the respective houses. Ecstatic and evocative displays of Yoga, Zumba Aerobics, Mass PT and Taekwondo were a perfect blend of coordination, consistency and self-discipline. ‘Bravo India’ – the cultural programme encapsulated the glory and grandeur of India by paying glowing tributes to the blazing sports stars and the warriors of our motherland.
Characterized by the drum beats, synchronized tapping of the feet and dignified salute, the March Past performed by the students of class VIII in the respective contingents of the houses was indeed a feast to the eyes.
Sports scholars and Yoga scholars were adorned with badges and certificates for their excellence in the field of sports. Initiated by the ‘NCJPS Alumni’, three awards – All Round Best, Best Sports Person and Best in Academics Award were proudly wrapped by Prachi Goswami, Utkarsh and Sharanya respectively. Each award comprised a Certificate of Excellence and a cash prize of Rs. 11000/-. Mrs. Shikha Gurung, HOD,PHE Deptt., read out the ‘Annual Sports Report’. The air was filled with excitement, energy and thrill when the track and field events unfolded amidst loud cheers and thundering applause. The competitive instincts were put to test in various events like Obstacle Race and Balloon Race for the tiny tots, and Relay Race, Matka Race and Sack Race for the students of the Senior Wing.
The Principal congratulated the winners and felicitated them with medals and certificates. The event concluded with the National Anthem.