48th KVS National Sports Meet-2017 Kicked Off at KIIT
Bhubaneswar ,22nd October 2017 (By Madhusmita Nayak) The 48th KVS National Sports Meet-2017 inaugurated by Santosh Kumar Mall, Commissioner, KVS in presence of Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS, at KIIT; A.V.L Jagannath Rao, Deputy Commissioner, KVS, Bhubaneswar region; former Indian Cricketer Debasis Mohanty; and eminent Odia athlete Duttee Chand on 21st October, 2017.Addressing the inaugural ceremony also Mr. Mall said, the word ‘Discipline’ has been the key to all the aspects of life those really matter. Discipline also plays a very crucial role to those who often wish to be good to others. He later opened the function with unveiling of the Logo of the Sports Meet in form a Dolphin like Doll namely Dolly based on the concept “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”. Dr. Samanta advised the students to be good, because to be a good human being, no investment is required. “If you will be good to yourself, then you will also be good to others”, he said. Debasis Mohanty appreciated the ambiance of KIIT and KISS and said, this the best place to showcase your talent. In order to succeed in sports one should adhere to dedication, determination and discipline, while Dutee said, to elevate you into the next level, consistent endeavor with a strong resolution is inevitable. Shri Rao, introduced the guestsA total of 3,000 students from across 25 regions of the country are being assembled during the event. In fact, KIIT University has been entrusted by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to conduct the 48th KVS National Sports Meet 2017-18 of different games in three phases from 21st October to 11th November. In the first phase, athletics, chess, badminton, volleyball would be held from 21st to 24th October and in second phase judo, kho-kho, football, archery would be held from 27th to 30th October and in the third phase cricket would be held from 7th to 11th November.