DPS Chas organised Sports Workshop on Olympic Education in India 2018 (03/12/2018-04/12/2018)

 The workshop was conducted by Indian Pierre Coubertin Association (IPCA) which is being headed by former players of Jharkhand to introduce a values-based sporting culture in schools akin to its parent body, International Pierre De Coubertin Committee (CIPC).The function began with the lighting of the lamp by Mr. Dilip Tirkey (President of IPCA), Mr. Jaydeep Sarkar (Treasurer of IPCA), Mrs. Vincinsiya (State Co-ordinator) along with Mrs. Rashmi Sinha (Principal Incharge, DPS Chas). Welcoming the guests the Principal Incharge, Ms. Sinha said that the school is privileged to host such a workshop which will enrich the sportsman spirit and moral values amongst sportspersons. Sports Teacher and Student from DPS Bokaro, Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Sree Ayyappa, DAV, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Holy Cross, Adarsh Vidya Mandir and several other schools of Bokaro participated in this workshop.

The two-day workshop was divided into several sessions wherein all the resource persons addressed the participants. Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Dilip Tirkey opined that sports correlated with education can produce good citizens. He stressed upon the need of sportsman spirit. Mr. Jaydeep Sarkar highlighted the evils of sports and how it defeats the true spirit of the sports. He also urged the participants to follow the morals and values as envisaged by Sir Pierre Coubertin and also his thoughts in relation to the Olympics. In his session, Dr. Umakant Singh shared knowledge about Olympics games history and its values and also focussed on Teamwork in Sports through several interesting activities and games.

Ms. Sarojini Lakra (General Secretary IPCA) apprised the audience about the aims, objectives and total working system of IPCA through power point presentation. Different issues like health value, performance-based sports, sportsman spirit were the key factors of which solutions were sought by discussion. She reiterated that sports and games are the essentials to keep a healthy mind in a healthy body.
The workshop conluded with a vow to spread the message of Olympism as well as to bring forth a new generation of India full of Core values and the Right spirits.