As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) Air Force School Coimbatore recently organized Inter School Athletic Meet in collaboration with nearby schools as a part of the Play India Campaign (Khelo Bharat Abhiyan).
Chief Guests Dr.G.S Sameeran IAS, District Collector and District Magistrate, Coimbatore, inaugurated the function in the presence of M Prathap Commissioner, Coimbatore City Corporation and Air Commodore RV Ramkishore, Commandant, Air Force Administrative College.
More than 600 students from 17 schools participated in the mega event which consisted of 100 m, 200 m, 400 m, 4X100 m relay, Shot Put and long jump. The Commandant appreciated the children for their participation and urged them to inculcate the spirit of sportsmanship.
While addressing the gathering, Chief Guest Dr G.S. Sameeran IAS emphasized the importance of sports and games in school life. He was delighted to see young boys and girls participating wholeheartedly in various events. He also appreciated the initiative taken by Air Force School Coimbatore in organizing Inter School Athletic Meet as a part of ‘Khelo Bharat Abhiyan’.