Celebration of 76th Independence day at Sainik School Kodagu

In an impressive parade displayed by the school cadets, the 76th Independence day was celebrated with great fervour at Sainik School Kodagu. Shri Jaiprakash K., Former Secretary to Government, Water Resources and Former Managing Director, Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited, Bengaluru was the chief guest of the programme, who was very impressed with the turnout, discipline and parade presented by the cadets. The immaculate march past by the House contingents of the school impressed the audience. 

The chief guest was escorted to War Memorial of the school by the Horse Cavalcade where he laid the wreath and paid homage to war heroes. After unfurling the tricolor at Thimmaiah Parade Ground, the chief guest witnessed a cultural programme at Kuvempu Multipurpose Hall. Patriotic songs and a skit titled ‘True Freedom’, which intended to imbibe sense of patriotism and one’s duty towards the nation, was performed during the programme.

In his Independence day address the chief guest acknowledged the noble sacrifice by freedom fighters and their selfless service in freeing our nation from the clutches of British power. Further in his speech, he applauded the cadets for putting up a spectacular cultural programme which invoked patriotic feelings among the audience. He encouraged the cadets and staff to strive and seek creativity, novelty and innovation in the works they are engaged with. By commemorating the supreme sacrifice of the freedom fighters, the chief guest wished that all cadets to take up a career in the armed forces in order to safeguard the frontiers of our nation. He appreciated the school for developing state of art infrastructure and imparting training keeping in abreast with the needs of modern world. The chief guest recalled the initial days of his career in Government Polytechnic, Kushalnagar which falls in the domain of Cauvery basin and his retirement from service as Managing Director, Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited, being the sole incharge of the Cuavery Basin, state of Karnataka. He was overwhelmed for addressing the cadets of Sainik School Kodagu which is located in the pristine Cauvery basin. He paid homage to his father Late KN Karigiraiah and expressed his obeisance to his mother for guiding and shaping his future.

The Chief Guest presented the Principal’s Commendation Certificate to Mr Suresh Krishnan, PGT (Mathematics), Mrs Vidya Ashok, UDC, Mr Ashok Kumar, General employee for their yeomen service rendered to the school. A prize ceremony was conducted during the programme and winning participants of various competitions connected with ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ were felicitated. Col G Kannan, Principal gave away a memento as a token of remembrance to the chief guest.

As a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ programme was successfully observed in the school, hoisting the national flag at Kautilya Administrative Block, Ved Vyas Academic Building, Hostel Buildings of all Houses, Main Gate and Old Gate of the school, Kuvempu Multipurpose Hall, General Thimmaiah Parade Ground, Officers' residences, House Masters' residences and staff quarters. It is heartening to note that more than 600 parents hoisted the national flags at their respective residences..

Col G Kannan, Principal, Lt Col Ajit Singh, Administrative Officer, academic, administrative, NCC and PI staff were present on the occasion.

Report on Brahmagiri Sahodaya Cluster Wet Land Sports


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A contingent of 44 participated in the wetland sports competition held at Ankur Public School, Napoklu on 28 Jul 2022. As part of Brahmagiri Sahodaya Cluster Wet Land Sports Class VIII to X students were encouraged to participate in hand ball, 100 Mtrs run for girls, tug of war, football and other wetland sports competition. Cdt Amit Amit Rathod, Roll No. 1091 from Class X won second position in the 100 mtrs run. This is the first time girl cadets of our school had participated in the handball and tug of war. The team has also won third position in the tug of war and football. Respectively.

Report on Har Ghar Tiranga Awareness Programme

Report on Har Ghar Tiranga Awareness Programme to mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav


Har Ghar Tiranga(i) The first awareness campaign 'Tiranga Jagrukta Rally' to mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, was carried out on 28 Jul 2022. Cadets of Class VIII and JD/ JW NCC Company, Sainik School Kodagu marched from Sainik School Kodagu with the slogans in three languages till Kudumagaluru, Harangi diversion and back. 53 cadets, Mr Raghavendra Raje Urs B, ANO, JD/ JW NCC Company, Sainik School Kodagu, Mr Khyser Ahmed B and PI Staff were present on the occasion.

(ii) As per Para 5(d) of SS Society letter no 14(47)/SSS/2021 dated 22 Jul 22, the following contractual employees staying outside the school premises were sensitised and encouraged to hoist the National Flag at their place of residence. Academic Staff (a) Mr Shivaraj SM, TGT- Social Science and General Employees (a) Shiva Reddy (b) Suresh HV (c) Ramappa (d) Natesh (e) Dillan (f) Mahendra (g) Ganesh (h) Santosh (j) Venkatesh HR (k) Putta C (l) Mohan KA were briefed. They were also properly briefed to maintain the sanctity and follow the flag code of India.


Azadi ka Amrut Mahaotsav(iii) As a part of CBSE Workshop hosted by SS Kodagu a special session regarding awareness on "Har Ghar Tiranga" was conducted on 30 Jul 22 for 60 faculty members of neighborhood schools of Kodagu district. The faculty members of following six schools attended the said session. 1. Jnanaganga Residential School, Attur, Kodagu, 2. SMS Academy of Central Education, Aramery, Kodagu, 3. ALG Crescent School, Madikeri, Kodagu, 4. Ankur Public School, Napoklu, Kodagu, 5. National Academy School, Gonikoppa, 6. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalaya, Madikeri, Kodagu.

(iv) As a part of HGT campaign, all cadets of the school were told about the freedom fighter Pingali Venkkaya, who was the designer of Indian National Flag. It was done as a mark of rememberance on his birthday i.e., 02 Aug 2022.

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