Vidya Vikas Academy celebrated National Sports Day on August 29, 2018. The day marks the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand, who is considered as one of the greatest Hockey players in the history of sports. He won many gold medals for India at the International level. A special assembly was conducted by Class 8. The students briefed the gathering on the importance of Sports Day and how it affects us daily. The students put up a skit on Indian olympian, Mary Kom which also depicted women empowerment in Sports. A powerpoint presentation was shown on the life Major Dhyan Chand. This was followed by a Sports Motivational talk for students of Classes 6 and 7.


The compere for the event, Lyann Fernandes introduced the gathering to the Chief Guest, Major Anil Rohil. Major Anil is from 3 Military Training Regiment. He joined the army in February 1993; he was an International athlete and the officer in charge of military battle training as well as weapons training of the newly enrolled recruits. He has won various medals and achieved many awards from different championships and games. The Chief Guest Major Anil then addressed the gathering. Mr. Omanakuttan was called upon to present the Chief Guest with a token of appreciation ..He spoke of his achievements and his experiences that led him to his victories. He inspired the students to join the army and advised them about the path they would have to take to join the army. Major Anil was thanked by Miss Lyann fernandes for being a source of inspiration in the field of sports and for being an advocate of hard work and determination. The special assembly was coordinated by Mr. Omanakuttan and Ms. Balika Phaldessai.


Tr. Balika Phaldesai

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