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Closing Ceremony of RBCL

02 Sep 16

Ramjas Basketball Champions League – 3rd August 2016-31st August 2016-a whole month of excitement, energy and euphoria comes to an end today. The 22nd Ramjas Basketball Champions League through the 27 days had some nail biting moments, success stories and an amazing showcasing of team spirit and sportsmanship.

On the morning of 31st August, Ramjas School, R.K.Puram wore a festive look ablaze with a riot of vibrant colors. But, the rain Gods decided to bless us just then with a heavy downpour.  The heavy rain compelled us to shift our venue inside the hall. But all went well with the coordination between students and staff members.

The Chief Guest for the day was Honorable Chief Guest, Mr. Parvesh Sahib Singh, Member Parliament, Lok Sabha, West Delhi.

 The day began with cute cheering girls welcoming the Chief Guest with pom poms and balloons. The school captains escorted the chief guests to the dais. Mr.Devesh Gupta, Member, Managing Committee, Ramjas Foundation presented the Chief Guest with a token of gratitude.

Shri Parvesh Singh Ji, has been a member of the legislative assembly, NCT of Delhi. He has also been a member of the standing committee on urban development. He runs NGO’S namely Rashtriya Swabhiman and Gramin Swarabhiman. He has contributed towards rehabilating four villages in Odisha after the great cyclone and two villages in Gujarat after the earthquakes in 2000. He has also played sports such as lawn tennis, table tennis, football and volleyball in school and college levels.

Our first Guest of Honour for the day was Mr.Pradeep Sing, General Manager, Corporate Sports Division, ONGC, Delhi. He completed his Graduation from Ramjas College, Delhi University and M.Phil from Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He played cricket for Ramjas College Cricket Team from 1973-1976.He is currently the president of Uttaranchal Cricket Association.

Our second Guest of Honour for the day was A.C.P, Delhi Police Shri. Ved Bhushan. He was posted in Cyprus under the United Nations program. He has been the SHO of Janakpuri, Pandav Nagar and Model Town. He completed his Graduation from Meerut University and LLB from ARSD College, Delhi University. Mr. Bhushan has also played cricket and football during his college years.

Our Special Guest for the day was Dr.Madhumati Singh. She is a Senior Psychologist for the past 25 years. She is a certified practitioner in the neurologist programming and training in quantum mechanics.Dr.Singh has been conducting various social programmes in many schools across the country.

Our Second Special Guest was Mr.Siddarth Chaudhary. He is the Founder and Chief Mentor, Gurgaon Road Runners, NCR’S largest fitness community. He is an ultra endurance athlete who ran 1480km at the Great India Run 2016. He is the recipient of many awards such as Quickie Marathon of the Year, 2016. He has also cycled 230 km spreading the message of cleaning environment through fitness. He is race director and founder of Juniorun, India’s earliest Multicity kids only running events.

The third Special Guest was Mr. Anil Sharma. He is the ex-MLA of R.K.Puram constituency, New Delhi. He has been the MCD councilor in the year 2007 and has also held the position of deputy mayor of Delhi from 2012-13.

The programme started with the lighting of the lamp followed by a melodious rendition of -“Waving Flag” by 100 students of Ramjas School. Then there was a Kathak Recital presented by the students of the host school.

The most unique feature of all was the introduction of the participating teams represented by the Student Council of Ramjas School, R.K.Puram.

The “ALL STAR TEAM” – comprising of the Best of Best from all the participating teams- could not play their match on account of the sudden downpour. The Members of “THE ALL STAR TEAM” were felicitated by Mr Siddharth Chowdhary.

This was followed by the Prize Distribution.

Mr.Devesh Gupta, Member, Managing Committee, said on this occasion, “It is a privilege to be here, sitting. I would like to congratulate Mrs.Rachna Pant, Principal, Ramjas School, R.K.Puram, for being the architect of RBCL and making it such a huge success and bringing it to such a height. Lastly I want to congratulate each and every player sitting here who has won prizes.”

Ms.Madhumati Singh said, “I would first congratulate every single one of you present here. Sports play a vital role in the development of a person .Every girl/boy present here should challenge himself/herself and not others and that’s how you become A Real Champion. God bless all the children and keep playing. I wish you all a brilliant future ahead. Be focused and determined towards your goal. Once more congratulations to all of you”

Mr.Siddarth Chaudhary said, “I am very glad to be a part of this ceremony. It is really awesome. The day started with rain but it didn’t stop us, thus, showing our determination towards this event .All I want to share is five words-FOCUS, CONSISTENCY, PASSION, WILL POWER and WANT. If we want to achieve something then we should have the will power and passion to tackle the problems that come with every responsibility and we should focus on our path. I would like to congratulate all of you for your achievements.”

Following this, Mrs. Rachna Pant, Principal, Ramjas School, R.K.Puram, presented the Vote of Thanks “I would like to thank all my teachers, staff members and students for making this event a grand success. From the core of my heart I would like to thank each one of you for being a part of this event. There were contributions of many noble hearts. I am very grateful to the honourable guests for coming today. A special thanks to ONGC who contributed towards the prizes. I am extremely thankful to Dr. Madhumati Singh and Anil Sharma for coming here and sharing some words of wisdom. I am very grateful to Siddarth Chaudhary who ran from India Gate to Gateway of India. The truth is that he ran from his heart, presence of such noble people will inspire the students. My energy is my teachers plus my students who made this event more energetic. I would like to thank all the principals of other schools for coming here. I would like to thank our sponsors and the DBA officials who worked silently to make this event a grand success. Thank you everyone.”The DBA officials were given tokens of appreciation.

The day  was wrapped up with the r national anthem.

Participation in sports is a huge achievement even if you don’t win it. It is a matter of team spirit and sportsmanship and not of winning and losing. Big hearty congratulations from Ramjas School to all the teams who won the tournament this year and to all who didn’t “don’t worry! There are many opportunities ahead .till then better luck next time….”


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It is considered a very safe and secure platform. Initially Google Cloud IoT Core was developed to help businesses in the areas like utilities, transport and logistics, oil and gas and manufacturing to manage their expanding volume of smart devices and the IoT data they produce, from a central location of a particular area. Smart Parking was launched to the public in September 2017. At present it takes three to four days to configure it and for operational acceptance testing of the process. It guides the driver finding a parking space automatically and conveniently. AWS and Azure are the two different platforms that offer the same service; however, Google became the best choice due to its reputation in the market worldwide and for continuous innovation in technology. It is being hoped that Google Cloud IoT Core will help eliminating a lot of issues that we previously had to develop and manage for our infrastructure and smooth life.

By: Anita Aishvarya

Content: www.computerworld.in


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Content: timesofindia.indiatimes.com


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