Interschool Sports Tournaments, A Platform for Budding Sportspersons

Christian College of Engineering and Technology, Bhilai has been the center of excellence in technical education and overall development of young minds since 1998. In line to this pledge, an Interschool football Tournament and Interschool Kho-Kho Tournament was organized at the college campus from 17 November 2015 to 21 November, 2015. These tournaments were in sequence with Science Exhibition and Interschool Model Competition organized at the CCET campus on 03 November, 2015.

The closing ceremony of these Interschool Sports Tournaments was attended by H G Bishop Dr Joseph Mar Dionysius, Chairman, CCET, the EVC, Fr Jose K Varghese, Fr Aju K Varghese, the Bursar, CCET, Dr Dipali Soren, Principal, CCET, Bhilai, HODs of Various dept., senior faculties, lab assistants and various staffs. In his welcome speech Mr Benjamin M C, Sports Officer, CCET gave the brief report of the sports events and congratulated the winners. He said that the Interschool Sports Tournaments were received with great zeal and ardor by schools students. He told that teams of 38 schools competed to gain the top spots in Football and Kho-Kho. The Chairman of CCET, Bhilai, H G Bishop Dr Joseph Mar Dionysius blessed the gathering with his benevolent words and congratulated all the participants particularly the winners of both the events. He said that sports leads to development of positive spirit in one’s body, this is quintessential for spiritual growth of mind. He motivated the gathering to learn the value of team work as it leads to coexistence and cooperative development of society. The vote of thanks was given by Mr Amit Sarda, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Dept.

The Interschool Sports events saw breathtaking performances in each level and although the competition was neck to neck, only one team emerged the winner. The Interschool Football Tournament was won by Delhi Public School, Bhilai and the runner up position was bagged by DPS, Durg. The KHO-KHO Tournament for Girls student was won by Maitri Vidya Niketan, Risali and the second position was held by Tularam Arya Kanya Vidhyalaya, Durg. The Interschool KHO-KHO Tournament for boys was won by Saraswati Shishu Mandir, Kailash Nagar and the second prize was awarded to Mansarovar Higher Secondary Schoool, Charoda. The winners and runner ups were awarded with Trophy and cash prizes. The EVC, CCET, Fr Jose K Varghese, Dr Dipali Soren, the Principal, CCET and the Bursar, Fr Aju K Varghese congratulated the winners and extended their warm wishes to the participants from various schools. They congratulated Mr Benjamin M C, Sports Officer, Mr Amit Sarda, Assistant Professor, Mech Dept., Mrs Dolly Reney, Assistant Professor, ET&T Dept. and Mr Prashant Shrivastava, Assistant Professor, ET&T Dept and supporting staff for successful organization of these tournaments.