Sports instill discipline, confidence among youth: Chib
Filed Under: Sports, World | Posted: 11/09/2012 at 5:23AM
Comments | Region: India
Minister for Medical Education, Youth Services and Sports, R S Chib, was the chief guest on the occasion.
Highlighting the importance of celebration of Sports Day in educational institutions, the Minister said that it provides a platform to students to exhibit and polish their sports talent besides honouring them for excellence in co-curricular. He appreciated the whole management for holding such a morale boosting programme and hoped that the school will continue to organize such events with same enthusiasm and devotion.
Elaborating the significance of sports in life, Chib said that sports inculcate a sense of discipline, team spirit and self control among the youth besides strengthening their physical and mental health.
Chib lauded the role of defence forces in imparting quality education to the wards of defence personnel and civilians as well side by side protecting the country from the enemy. He complimented Air Commodore, Principal and management of the school for securing first position among the Air Force Schools across the country.
The Principal highlighted the achievements and annual activities of the school in sports and academics as well.
The students presented various sports events and colourful cultural bonanza.
Later, the Minister presented trophies and certificates to the students who were adjudged first, second and third in various sports competitions.
Among others, Secretary, J&K State Sports Council Dalip Thussu Director, Youth Services and Sports S. Jaipal Singh, DIG, Dr. Kamal Saini, Air Commodore, Air Force Station, Satwari, students and their parents were also present on the occasion.