The IIS University celebrates National Sports Day with special children

29th August 2018: Jaipur: To mark the birth anniversary of India’s Hockey Wizard, Major Dhyan Chand, IIS (Deemed to be University) celebrates National Sports day with special children on Wednesday. The Equal Opportunity Cell, Sports Board, Rotary Club Jaipur Gurukul and National Service Scheme unit of the university organized a Para Sports Meet where almost 130 special children from Umang, Milestone, Prayaas, Nirmal Vivek, Sweekar and Disha schools were present.

Dr. Raakhi Gupta, Rector & Registrar of The IIS (Deemed to be University) paid the homage to ace Hockey player Dhyanchand and announced the commencement of the programme. Later, she addressed differently abled children present and said that they are no way less than a normal child and the level of energy and enthusiasm they got cannot be compared with any other child.

The exhibition Hockey match was played by these special children with great gusto. For the enjoyment of these children various sports activities like soft ball throw, lemon and spoon race, balloon race, pyramid race, book balancing etc were held which was smoothly conducted with the help of NSS and sports volunteers of the university. The children were shining with a smile on their faces.
The efforts made by these children were enough to convey a message that they need empathy and a little extra care and attention can do wonders to them.

Dr. Raakhi Gupta delivered a thank you note and extended heartfelt gratitude for making this day memorable. Since all of them were the winners in every way, so medals were awarded to each child. Also, mementos were distributed to the teachers who accompanied the students and lending help and support in organizing event of such stature.