By OUR STAFF REPORTER
DEHRADUN, 28 Sep: KV ONGC Dehradun witnessed great zeal and enthusiasm today as it hosted KVS Regional Level programme EK BHARAT SRESHTH BHARAT- a social science fiesta in its premises today. Lalima Verma, Rtd. Aisstt. Commissioner KVS Dehradun Region, Madhu Chturvedi, Rtd. Principal KVS, Bharti Verma, Rtd. Principal, Honey Pathak, Founder of Arpit Foundation and Coordinator of SPARSH GANGA CAMPAIGN inaugurated the programme and also judged the various activities of the programme. Alka Gupta, Assistant Commissioner was also present on the occasion. Dr. Anshum Sharma Kalsi, the venue Principal welcomed the chief guest and the other dignitaries by presenting plant saplings, a green gesture. A galaxy of renowned and experienced judges from different fields had been invited to assess the research work of the participants who were accorded a welcome with the presentation of plant saplings by Abhilekh Pilkhwal, Vice Principal of the Vidyalaya. The mesmerising cultural programmes such as Saraswati Vandana, and Patriotic Song presented by the enthusiastic students of KV ONGC Dehradun, set the tone for the day. Dr. Anshum Sharma Kalsi, the venue Principal said that about 250 student participants hailing from 30 Kendriya Vidyalayas of Dehradun Region, registered themselves as participants of this social science fiesta. The exhibition focused on giving precedence to the children’s multifaceted potential through various activities such as Hindi and English Debate, Hindi Kavya path, Sanskrit Shloka path, Spell Bee, English Elocution, Skit on Social issues etc. The winners were felicitated by the Principal KV ONGC. KV ONGC, the venue school appeared all set for the event. The participants looked extremely enthusiastic to showcase their potential. In her address, Lalima Verma said that providing this type of platform to children is the best way to harness their potential and exhorted the children to transcend their thinking by setting even higher standards. All the renowned judges were greatly impressed by the extraordinary talent exhibited by all the children of Kendriya Vidyalay. Bakht-e- Muneem, Principal HBK, KVNo.2 Dehradun observed the proceedings of the entire programme and expressed his immense pleasure with the arrangement done by Dr. Anshum Sharma Kalsi.