Date : 11-01-2020
Presided by : Mann. D.Bhanudasji, General Secretary, VRM & VK
Chief Guest : Sri. M.Raman., M.Sc., M.Ed., Chief Educational Officer, Kanyakumari
Special Guest: Selvi.Pon Supriya., I.R.S., Deputy Commissioner, Customs and Indirect Taxes, Tiruvananthapuram
We celebrated the 157th Janma Diwas of Swami Vivekananda,Annual Day of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya and National Youth Day on 11/01/2020 in a grand manner. The programme began at 2.30 pm. It was compered by Smt.P.Jeya,Teacher of Vivekananda kendra Vidyalaya
On this happiest occasion the programme was inaugurated by our honourable Chief Guest Sri. M.Raman, M.Sc., B.Ed., Chief Educational Officer, Kanyakumari by lighting the lamp followed by other dignitaries on the dias. The celebration was initiated with an invocation song sung by the students of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya. Sri. S.Abraham Lingom, Principal, Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya presented the welcome address and school Annual Report.
The academic toppers as well as extra curricular activity toppers were honoured by giving prizes. The prizes were given by the chief guest and the special guest. Smt. Suba, Teacher of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya read out the name of the winners. We had an eminent person Sri. M.Raman, M.Sc., B.Ed., Chief Educational Officer, Kanyakumari as our chief guest and he addressed the audience. He asked the teachers to mould the students like Swami Vivekananda . He appreciated our school for giving opportunities to participate in different competitions. He praised the singing talent of the students. He asked the principal to take steps to develop the sports and games. He illustrated Swamiji’s life and advised the students to follow the ways of Swami Vivekananda. The students of VIII and IX standard sang a Tamil song about Swami Vivekananda. Selvi. Pon Supriya., I.R.S., Deputy Commissioner, Customs and Indirect Taxes, Tiruvananthapuram as our special guest, addressed the gathering. She thanked Vivekananda Kendra and her teachers as the alumni of Vidyalaya.She reminded her childhood experience in Kendra.She advised the students to select their aims first. She quoted the saying of Swamiji, “Arise Awake and stop not till the goal is reached”.
Mann. D.Bhanudasji., General Secretary., VRM & VK, President of the function presented the memento to the chief guest and the special guest.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Smt. K.G.Sariga, Vice Pricipal of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.
Cultural programme was comperd by Smt. T.Maheswari and Smt.Sowmiya, teachers of Vivekananda Kendra Vidyalaya.