Report of the CLUSTER LEVEL ATHLETIC MEET & SCIENCE EXHIBITION held at JNV PALAKKAD on 18/08/2016 & 19/08/2016
The cluster level athletic meet and science exhibition of Palakkad cluster was held at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,Palakkad from 18/08/2016 to 19/08/2016.The two days meet was inaugurated by Commandant of Armed Police,Palakkad and Arjuna Award winner Sri.Cyril C Velloor.March past heralded the formal inauguration of the meet and the chief guest of the opening ceremony received the salute given by all contingents. The Chief Guest of the programme Sri .Cyril C Velloor hoisted the meet flag and declared the opening of the meet.
In this function, the chief guest,the athletes, young scholars and escort teachers of various JNVs across south Kerala were welcomed by the School Principal Sri.V N Balakrishnan. 55 athletes advanced to the Regional level out of athletes participated from 9 JNVs.
The Cluster level Science Exhibition, which was also conducted on the same days, witnessed the demonstration of talent by scholars of 9 JNVs.12 scholars progressed to the Regional level Exhibition.
The two days Athletic meet saw three meet records broken as Ma.Sanjay, Ma.Sooraj and Ku.Ramshiya T T, all of venue Vidyalaya, carved new timings and distances against their names. All the athletes participated in the meet with full zest and enthusiasm and the meet proved to be a true display of sportsmanship.
The two days meet came to a halt with the Valedictory function in which the Overall champions in different segments were given certificates and trophies by the Chief Guest of the function -Sub Collector, Dr Rijil. JNV Palakkad adjudged the champions of the meet in both categories while JNV Trivandrum and JNV Idukky managed to secure runner up trophies in Boys and Girls categories. On this occasion, the scholars who progressed to the regional level of science exhibition were also acknowledged and applauded. Smt.Indira Ramachandran, Panchayat president, Malampuzha Grama Panchayat was also present on that occasion, who told the importance of keeping pace with the changing scenario in the holistic development of children. The guests gave away the certificates and trophies for the winners of athletic meet and science exhibition.
The programme came to an end with the vote of thanks by the school Vice Principal Smt.Bindu.