Creating awareness on health and nutrition, Young Indian Vizag Chapter (Yi) held a session on nutritional diet that helps build the immune system for the children of GVMC Primary School.

Speaking at the event, chairperson of Yi Poonam Shah Srinath said that the main objective was to fight against malnutrition by ensuring the holistic and overall development of the child. Dietician of Indus Hospital, Dhanya Sooraj, interacted with the students and explained the negative effects of malnutrition. She stressed on the need to include fresh fruits and vegetables in the daily diet to maintain good health and improve the immune system.

Experts also suggested that students get a general health check-up done on a regular basis. Healthy snacks were distributed to visitors and students on the occasion.

DAV student wins

Max Life Award

Kshipra of DAV Public School, Safilguda won a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh in an ingenious competition held by Max Life lnsurance for students across India.

Kshipra cleared several rounds of the online elimination tests centred on G.K and general aptitude to be selected for the final rounds at Delhi. She was the only one from Hyderabad to make it to the finals.

The award was handed over to her at a function by the representatives of the organisation in the school assembly on Tuesday in the presence of the Principal and her parents.

Sreenidhi Cricket Fest

The first Primary School Cricket Fest 2013, organised over two days, on February 19 and 20, was a classic example of how the spirit of sportsmanship can be inculcated right from school. Conducted by the Sreenidhi International School, the objective of the Cricket Fest was to develop friendship and sportsmanship with cricket as the medium.

And Sreenidhi International School did achieve the objective. Those who participated in the Cricket Fest were Oakridge International School, Glendale Academy, Indus International School and Hill Side Academy along with the host school. Principal of Sreenidhi, V. Srinivasan, welcomed the young teams, seeking to motivate the students and gain their commitment to the game and to the spirit of friendship. After the preliminary matches, the tussle for the final was between Sreenidhi and Oakridge and the latter emerged winners by eight wickets. The ‘Men of the Match’ in their respective matches were Jayaditya Rao Katikaneni and Lohitaksh (Sreenidhi), Krithik and Srivas (Oakridge), Aneesh (Glendale) and Anoop (Indus).

In all, it was an exciting 48-hour event with the organisers, representatives of the different schools and participants.