SSP celebrates 11th Founders Day

SSP celebrates 11th Founders Day
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Dimapur, May 12: Sainik School Punglwa today celebrated its 11th Founders Day with K Tokugha Sukhalu IAS (Retd), Advisor, Government of Nagaland and also an alumnus of Sainik School Bhubaneswar as the Alumnus Guest. The prestigious event was also attended by Old Boys Association (OBA) of Nagaland, dignitaries and parents.
On arrival the KT Sukhalu was received by Group Captain, Sharad R Keskar, Principal Sainik School, Punglwa and was presented an impressive Guard of Honour by the senior cadets of the school. Later he inaugurated the Science and Art Exhibition of the school showcasing the ingenuity, aptitude and creativity of its cadets. Various working models in different categories prepared by the cadets were displayed in the exhibition. He appreciated the models and efforts put in by the cadets.
The lighting of the “Lamp of Learning” and release of school half yearly magazine “VYWOM” (Voice of Young Warriors of Morung) by the alumnus guest marked the beginning of the prestigious event. There after the Principal gave his welcome address and presented the School’s Annual report.
In his Annual Report the Principal asserted that the school remains focused on its objective “One aim, one goal NDA”. This year the school created history as Cdt Sumwang Wangsa (Adm No 494) after successfully clearing his UPSC 140 NDA /102 NA Exam, SSB (Services Selection Board) and Medicals was placed in the All India Merit List and will soon be join the prestigious National Defence Academy. He will be the first cadet to join NDA in the history of the school since its first batch passed out in year 2013.
The vibrant cadets of the school staged a magnificent cultural potpourri such as mime depicting voluntary organ donation for a noble cause, Cultural Dance of Nagaland and Madhya Pradesh on the theme of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ (One India, Great India), Group Songs, Western Dance and special fusion dance by the tiny tots of Budding Blooms Foundation School, a school which looks after the educational requirement for the children of staff and nearby village.
KT Sukhalu did the honour of conferring the Best Academic (Individual) Award to Cdt Ngacho Heche, Best Sportsman of the Year to Cdt Mhademo Tsanglao, Best OLQ (Officer Like Quality) Award to Cdt Sendemo Tsanglao, Best Cadet to Cdt Sumwang Wangsa who successfully cleared the 140 NDA/102 NA Course conducted by UPSC, Best Academic Trophy and the prestigious Cock House Trophy (Best house in overall) for the academic year 2017-2018 to Patkai House.
The alumnus guest speaking on the occasion expressed his happiness to be at the event on behalf of Chief Minister, Nephiu Rio. He also said that it was the Chief Minister’s dream that Sainik School Punglwa to come up and excel in all fields and was happy to see the progress the school has made so far.
He expressed his gratification on the various items put up by the cadets especially the cultural fashion show which inculcates a sense of unity in diversity and social practices.
He expressed willingness and initiative from the state government to extend support towards infrastructure development and help required for the progress of the school.
He said that Chief Minister’s focus is on development of youths and requested the school to spread more awareness about the Sainik School Punglwa as desired by the Chief Minister, so that the populace of the interior villages of Nagaland come to know about it and their children can be benefited from the school education specially the Eastern Nagaland region (ENPO).
He encouraged cadets to remain focus and join Armed Forces.
The programme ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Sqn Ldr Sanjeev Kumar Chaudhary, the Vice Principal of the School. (Page News Service)