Sports promote camaraderie, inculcate discipline among students: Rana

Students posing along with chief guest Devender Singh Rana during Inter School Sports Spark Day at GHSS Keri, Bhalwal in Jammu.
Students posing along with chief guest Devender Singh Rana during Inter School Sports Spark Day at GHSS Keri, Bhalwal in Jammu.

Inter School Sports Spark Day

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
KERI (MATHWAR) Dec 7: National Conference Provincial President, Devender Singh Rana today 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”, Mr Rana said while speaking at a function held in connection with  Inter-School Sports Spark Day at Govt Higher Secondary School, Keri (Zone Bhalwal), here.
Sports Spark is an annual sports event where students from Government and private schools participate in various sports activities like Tug of War, Long Jump, Sac race, 100 meter race, Volleyball etc.
 Mr 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.
The Provincial President expressed happiness over holding of joint event by government and private schools, saying this will not only benefit students but also promote competition among various institutions to excel in their pursuits.
Dwelling upon the event, Mr 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.
Mr Rana congratulated the achievers with a word to do better in years to come.