Delhi Public School Durgapur celebrated the 9th Annual Sports Day on December 10,2022. On this day, the spectators witnessed the future sports persons, all giving their best from Pre-Primary to Senior Secondary.
The day started off with the school choir, the unfurling of the sports flag and declaration of the Annual Sports Day open by the Chief Guest, Ms Sima Dutta Chatterjee , the winner of 6 gold medals in Commonwealth Power lifting Championship 2022 , the honourable SDO of Durgapur , Dr Sourav Chatterjee as the Guest of Honour. The students entered into the spirit of the occasion in a grand way with the Inter-House March Past followed by the lighting of the piousflame by the students, who have won laurels for DPS Durgapur in sports followed by oath being administered by the athletes. Nehru stadium glowed with the presence of the Bulbul scot guides and the vibrant participants of the four school houses – Ganga , Kaveri, Chenab and Teesta who participated in the various drills – with sticks , with dumbbell ,in shape semblance dance and the most awaited show- Karate. Some of the sports events which marked the day were various sprint and relay races. Besides, there were events for the teachers, staff and parents as well.
In his message, the Principal of the school, Sri. Umesh Ch. Jaiswal reiterated the importance of being active in sports. The Pro-VC of the Om Dayal Group of Institutions, Sri Alok Tibrewal thanked the Chief Guest for her presence and the parents for being the constant source of support. The Chief Guest appreciated the school management for providing quality education and also congratulated the school for organising events where 100 percent participation of all the students is encouraged.
The winners were applauded through awards like Best March Past, Best House Enclosure, The Most Disciplined House and Champions Trophy along with the Best Male and Female Athlete. The sincere dedication and the commitment of the teaching and non-teaching staff, the tremendous effort of the students and their enthusiasm was highlighted in the Vote of Thanks, by Ms. Enakshi Dutta. The Mega Day was called off with the National Anthem.