STATE TIMES NEWS MATHWAR: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Saturday underscored the crucial importance of sports in forging camaraderie and inculcating spirit of discipline among youngsters, hoping that educational institutions will endeavour towards achieving this objective by creating conducive atmosphere for their students to make mark of their talent in chosen sports in a big way. “Those assigned with the task of physical education will have to work overtime and with a sense of missionary spirit to explore the potential of students, as per their aptitude and help sharpen this by ensuing best possible coaching and facilities”, Rana said while speaking at a function held in connection with Inter School Sports Spark Day at Govt Higher Secondary School, Keri (Zone Bhalwal). Sports spark is an annual sports event where students from government, and private school participate in various sports activities like tug of war, long jump, sac race, 100 meter race, volley ball etc. Rana also urged the students to participate in extra-curricular activities especially sports alongside academics by maintaining a reasonable balance, saying in the present competitive world the young people must attain versatility that alone can place them in good stead. “Given the openings and opportunities available in the fast changing world, sky is the limit for young to scale”, he said and hoped that the students will not let any opportunity go unexplored. In this context, he also solicited close synergy between teachers and parents for overall development of children. “While parents and teachers can be facilitators, ultimate choice of choosing the game should be left to students as per their aptitude”, Rana said, adding that parental support makes a real difference. Dwelling upon the event, Rana said he was impressed to know the achievements registered by the students in sports activities and various competitions. He said these pursuits imbibe spirit of camaraderie among young people that is pivotal for harmonious growth of the society. He said inter-school activates help the participants to benefit from one others’ experiences that ultimately sharpens their skills and generates spirit of competition. Rana congratulated the achievers with a word to do better in years to come. He hoped their achievements will serve as inspiration to other students to participate in these activities and give their best to bring laurels for themselves and their institutions. He wished success to the students in their endeavours. Rana also referred to Quality Support Programme being implemented by nationally acclaimed philanthropic organization Bharti Foundation in 26 schools of the Nagrota Constituency, saying a major headway has been achieved in transforming educational scenario. He said the model is going well and he is encouraged to have it extended in third phase by bringing more schools under its ambit. Rana appreciated the effort of Anil Bhat, Project Head, Bharti Foundation who along with his team of mentors is working tirelessly to implement interventions that contribute towards enriching the overall schooling experience. Besides heads of educational institutions, teachers, students those present on the occasion included Chairperson, Block Development Council, Mathwar Sharifa Bibi, Principal, HSS Keri, Ravinder Kour, Principal Girls HSS Rabta, Rajesh Kumar , Head Master Girls HSS, Sarote, Rajesh Verma, Anwar Khan, Sapranch, Sain Khan, Nakshatar Singh, Sanjeev Singh, Ashwani Kumar, Dayal Singh (Lucky), Tejpal Singh, Kuldeep Singh (Retd ZEO) and Ajay Singh.
Jackie Shroff to team up with son Tiger in ‘Baaghi 3’
Want to make film on Chandragupta Maurya: Kangana Ranaut
Depression like any other illness and treatable: Deepika Padukone
Bachchan-Hashmi’s ‘Chehre’ to now release on July 17
Will not apologise for remark on Periyar rally: Rajinikanth
© 2017 State Times Daily Newspaper