17th Feb ’18 became a remarkable day for Sainik School Kodagu as it became the venue for the conduct of Capacity Building Programme for the first time since the inception of the school. It was a day’s programme conducted by Centre of Excellence, CBSE, Kakinada. 45 teachers participated in the workshop among them 20 teachers were of Jnanaganga Residential School.
The Capacity Building Programme was on Remodelled Structure of Assessment introduced by CBSE this year. Mr Manoj Kumar Tiwari was the Resource person of this programme. Mr Manoj is the Principal of Maharshi Centre of Excellence, Bangalore. The Venue Director Sqn Ldr D Mathew, Officiating Principal delivered an opening address and welcomed the resource person.
The programme started with the invocation of God. The teachers of Jnanaganga Residential School presented a prayer song. The training was divided into two sessions .The first was an introductory session for all and the next session was subject based. It was followed by a group wise presentation and discussion by the teachers. All teachers participated enthusiastically.The training was enlightening and fruitful.
“Sainik School Kodagu, being one of the youngest among all Sainik Schools, has not left any stone unturned to ensure all round development of cadets.” In this way Air Vice Marshal NS Vaidya, VSM, Chairman, Local Board of Administration, Sainik School Kodagu applauded the training programme of the school and appreciated for sending as many cadets as possible to the premier institutes like NDA and INA. Air Vice Marshal NS Vaidya was received with a cavalcade followed by a guard of honour. A special assembly was also organised in honour of the chief guest. He addressed the school in the assembly and motivated cadets to participate in all activities which paves way for all round development of personality. On the occasion Gp Capt BKE Jacob, VSM, Gp Capt RR Lall, Principal, Sqdn Ldr D Mathew, Vice Principal, Members of academic and administrative Staff were present.
The chief guest felicitated Cadet Sujeet S Biradar for winning the maiden rolling trophy in the Field Marshal KM Cariappa Memorial Essay Writing Competition which was conducted by Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalay, Madikeri to commemorate the Field Marshal’s birth anniversary.
Air Vice Marshal NS Vaidya interacted with the cadets of class XI in the Motivational Hall and expressed the urge for well equipped and immaculately intelligent officers in the Indian armed forces. He also encouraged the cadets to put up their best in order to crack the UPSC and SSB interview. He applauded the efforts being put in order to impart training in all spheres which is bearing fruits in the form of bright and satisfactory results in the UPSC and SSB interview. He wished all success to the cadets in their future endeavours.
Report By: Mr. Rajgolkar, Asst. Master in English