Monday, March 24, 2014

Governor attends Futsol finals at TNSS

GANGTOK, 23 Mar: Governor Shriniwas Patil attended the finals of Futsol Tournament organised by Sikkim Royal Sports Academy at the playground of Tashi Namgyal Senior Secondary School, Development Area, Gangtok as the chief guest on 23 March.
On reaching the venue, the Sikkim Royal Sports Academy members led by its president, Dr. SK Dewan accorded a warm welcome to the Governor, informs a press release.
The two-day under 15 tournament for both boys and girls with the theme ‘Let your children play’ started from 22 March and was participated by many government and public schools in and around Gangtok.
Speaking on the occasion, the Governor expressed his happiness for having got the opportunity to witness the tournament and thanked the organisers for inviting him.
The Governor lauded the effort put in by Sikkim Royal Sports Academy to provide a platform for young students to excel in the field of sports. Sports is a means to provide guidance and direction, channelizing  the potential of the youth and also keeping them away from the vices and evils of  the society  such as alcoholism and drugs, said the Governor.
Commending the role of the academy in facilitating the youth to excel in sports in the state since its inception in 2012, the Governor also thanked the organisers for providing opportunity to the differently abled children of Spastic Society of Sikkim to participate in the sports meet. He called for proactive role of NGOs in nurturing the youth of society and expressed hope that the committed effort being made by Sikkim Royal Sports Academy will certainly bear fruit in the days to come.
Addressing the students on the occasion, the Governor mentioned about the various opportunities the world has to offer to the youth and asked them to be motivated and dedicated to excel in the chosen field, the release mentions.
Governor, at the end, gave away the trophies and certificates to the winners and runners up of the tournament congratulating them on their achievement.
Also on the day, a team of senior medical specialists from STNM Hospital and Manipal Hospital conducted a health screening camp for all the participating players. This initiative of the Academy was appreciated by both the parents and schools.

The winners of the final match were TNA [Boys] and SRSA [Girls].

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