Model Sports Village Bhadawal
Ms. Manju Rana addressed the gathering and said that no stone would be left unturned for smooth functioning and execution of this project. Addressing the parents of the kids, she further added that Sports would play a crucial role in personality development and character building of their kids. They must encourage their children to play as it would help him or her in attaining success in life and moreover if the child was talented he could go on to play for the country.
People were also addressed by Shri Ashok Dhyanchand and Shri Naveen Punia. Both appealed to the villagers to send their children to play daily and also provide full support to Seth Anandram Jaipuria School and IMT Ghaziabad to take forward this wonderful cause. This was followed by Tug of War game finals (boys and girls). Prize were distributed to the winners.
Dr. Kanishka Pandey highlighted that Bhadawal is only the 2nd village in India, which will be developed as Model Sports Village. Explaining the concept of Model Sports Village, he said that it’s a village where anyone could play. Time has been reserved for playing in the village from 4 pm to 6 pm. At this time, mobile, TV, radio and even reading books are kept closed in the houses. At this time everyone only plays and talks about games.
He assured them that every child will be encouraged and given a chance to play for character building, personality development and ethical balance. Moreover if a child shows promise, he or she will be adopted for further growth. Dr. Pandey finally introduced the sports facilitators and Taekwondo coach and appealed to the gathering to provide full support and co-operation to them.