The 30 th Annual Sports Day – SAMANVAY ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi’ of DPS, Bokaro started with great vigour and vivacity with the fresh morning breeze and warm Sun rays. The school was exuberant with vitality as the sportive Dipsites geared up perfectly for the show here on Wednesday.
The Chief Guest, Sanjay Prasad, Principal District & Sessions Judge, Bokaro, graced the occasion with his charismatic presence. He was greeted with a bouquet and a melodious rendition of the welcome song followed by the school song. The welcome address was presented by the Head-Boy and Head Girl, Pratyush Kumar Shandilya and Shalu Agarwal respectively. The School flag was hoisted by the
Chief Guest, escorted by the Director and Principal, Dr. Hemlata S. Mohan was also present of the occasion. This was followed by the impeccable march past presented by the six houses – Sutlej, Chenab, Jamuna, Jhelum, Raavi, Ganga to the tunes of the school band.
All the six houses took the oath of sportsmanship administered by Pratyush Kumar Shandilya, Head Boy. Thereafter the inaugural was formalized with the ceremonial lighting of the torch to solemnize the opening of the event. A magnificent field display was presented by around 450 students of classes VI and VII which enthralled the audience. The drill performed by students of Class VI – Zumba Drill and Dance cum Drill by Class VII depicting lotus with a butterfly depicted the significance of health and fitness.
Quoting the example of eminent sports personalities like M S Dhoni and footballer Christiano Ronaldo the Chief Guest emphasized the importance of games and sports in the life of a student in achieving their cherished goal. Showering appreciation for the magnificent march past the Chief Guest urged the students to actively participate in sports so that they can rise and shine as it adds to the glory
of the state as well as the nation. He complimented the Director & Principal, Dr. Hemlata S. Mohan for her conscientious efforts to uphold the potentials of the students. Thereafter the Chief Guest officially announced the sports day ‘Open’ with the release of balloons.
The Director & Principal in her address stressed that hard work and sincerity is the mantra of success. She appreciated the co-scholastic department as well the students for a commendable job in making the Sports Day a grand success. She hoped that the sports day becomes special with a display of the spirit of participation and sportsmanship in future.
Earlier in the day, the Chief guest along with Dr. Mohan felicitated the winners of various events with medals and certificates.
The vote of thanks was proposed by the Head Boy and Head Girl, Harmeet Singh Saluja and Ramsha Naushad respectively. A commendable job was done by the compere, Shreya, Aakanksha, Avi Thakur and Ankita Pandey who knit the intricate web of events with a touch of perfection. The eventful day became special with the participation of teachers and the students of Deepansh Shiksha Kendra in
a race exhibiting their vigour and vitality. The grand event was declared closed with the declaration of result which placed GANGA House on the first position, CHENAB House in second while SUTLEJ House was at the third position.