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RAFTAAR: Inter School Sports and Cultural Competition launched by UPES

In yet another initiative under the umbrella of its Societal Responsibilities, UPES launched the first edition of ‘Raftaar’-an Inter-school sports and cultural competition-for the students of eight ‘Rajkiya Prathmik Vidyalaya’ at its Kandoli campus. Apart from providing need-based infrastructural support to these State-run schools, the students and faculty volunteers of UPES visit them on a regular basis to teach Mathematics and English. Inaugurating it, Sahdev Pundir, MLA Sahaspur expressed his gratitude towards UPES for its voluntary efforts towards the progress of the people residing in his constituency. Speaking on the occasion, Arun Dhand, senior director UPES, informed that nearly two hundred school students ranging from 1st class to 5th class from the Government primary school at Paundha, Upper Kandoli, Bishanpur, Bidholi, Doonga, Masras-Patti, Bakarna and Kharakhet had participated in multiple sports and cultural competitions. Sports events included a sack race, pope skipping race, spoon lemon race, and tug of war while the cultural events included traditional group dances and group singing based on patriotic themes. Running shields for the “Best School–Sports” and “Best School–Cultural” was also instituted on the occasion. Read more posts… Thursday, 20 December 2018 | PNS | Dehradun–

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