Jammu Tawi, December 23
DPS Jammu organized ‘Annual Athletic Meet- 2016’ on December 23rd and 24, 2016. Priya Sethi, MoS
for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Govt. of J&K, Jammu was the Chief Guest on the occasion, while Prabhjyot Kour, DPS Alumna batch -2011 and Badminton State Champion, rank no. 2, J&K State, was the Guest of Honour. The event commenced with the DPS song and the rendition of the world famous inspiring song – ‘You raise me up’, sung by the School Choir, accompanied by student rhythimists, infusing the whole atmosphere with grace and serenity . This was followed by the welcome address by the Principal DPS Jammu, Ruchi Chabra, who lauded the MoS Priya Sethi for setting an excellent example of woman empowerment in the state through her wise and strong decisions favouring the progress and growth of Jammu city. She also mentioned about the successful achievements of the school, in general and sports achievements of the students, in particular. She also congratulated Guest of Honour, Prabhjyot Kour, ex-Sports Captain of the school-2010 and ex-School Head Girl-2011, for becoming an inspiration for other dipsites, being a Badminton State Champion, rank no. 2, of J&K state, having made a mark nationally and internationally in this game. Thereafter, the Sports Captains-Raj Pratap Singh and Arpita Labroo in a relay run, handed over the Sports Torch to the Mos, Priya Sethi who lit the auspicious Sports Lamp, which was immediately followed by the impressive March Past led by NCC Girl cadets , students of the five houses and the School Band followed by the Sports Oath administered by the Principal, Ruchi Chabra, after which, the Chief Guest Priya Sethi, MOS, declared the meet open.