INVESTITURE CEREMONY HELD AT SAINIK SCHOOL BALACHADI, JAMNAGAR
The Investiture Ceremony of Sainik School Balachadi, Jamnagar for the academic session 2019-20 was held gracefully on the lines of Military traditions in school’s auditorium on 17 Apr 2019. Lt Gen Asit Mistry, AVSM, SM, VSM General Officer Commanding, HQ Delhi Area, an alumnus of Sainik School Balachadi was the Chief Guest on this occasion. On his arrival the Chief Guest laid wreath on Shaurya Stambh - the war memorial of martyrs.
The Investiture Ceremony began with welcoming of the Chief Guest by the Principal Gp Capt Ravinder Singh.The Chief Guest conferred appointments to cadets nominated for various School Appointments and House Captains. Cadets were nominated on the basis of holistic qualities which include punctuality, discipline, moral values, academics, Games & sports, positive attitude, leadership qualities so on and so forth so that they can be role models to their fellow schoolmates. An oath was administered to the new appointments for their allegiance to the rules and regulations of the school. The cadets who are selected as appointments will look after the various curricular and co-curricular activities in the houses and will support the administration for the smooth functioning of the school.
The chief guest during his address congratulated the new appointments and reiterated the need to inculcate leadership qualities among the cadets and urged the cadets to rise up to the expectations of the competitive world to achieve their objectives. The Chief Guest shared his experiences of school days in Sainik School Balachadi. He congratulated the staff for their noble deed in making the leaders of the future nation. On this Occasion, the Chief Guest also inaugurated the newly constructed “Leaders’ Gallery” – a motivational hall, which will motivate the cadets to work hard to achieve their aim i.e. to join defence forces and serve the nation.
The ceremony culminated with a group photograph with newly appointed appointments.