Bhubaneswar : All India Sainik Schools Inter Zonal Hockey Championship was inaugurated at Sainik School Bhubaneswar. Shri R Vineel Krishna, IAS, Director and Additional Secretary, Department of Sports and Youth Services, Govt of Odisha, Bhubaneswar graced the occasion as Chief Guest and inaugurated the Championship.
In this event the winners of the East Zone Sainik School Goalpara, West Zone Sainik School Satara, Central Zone Sainik School Tilaiya, North Zone Sainik School Kapurthala and the winners of South Zone Amaravathi Nagar have participated. On the arrival of the Chief Guest Shri R Vineel Krishna,IAS, Gp Capt S Dominic Rayan, Principal, Sainik School Bhubaneswar extended a warm welcome in the presence of Cdr Pritika Sharma, Administrative Officer, Wg Cdr Amitabh Ranjan, Vice-Principal, Shri B Pradhan, Senior Master, all staff members and six hundred cadets. A spectacular March Past was organised by the participating teams in the honour of the Chief Guest. In his address to the cadets the Chief Guest appreciated the spirit of Sainik Schools and assured that all necessary support shall be extended to the cadets in making Sainik School Bhubaneswar a model school in the field of games and sports in the forth coming days. This Championship will be closed on 15 Aug 2019.
Its worth mentioning that recently Sainik School Bhubaneswar cadets were the Champions of the Central Zone Football Championship held at Sainik School Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh.