The 66th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at LK Singhania Education Centre, Gotan on 26th January 2015. The students saluted the National Flag and pledged themselves to upholding the honour and integrity, diversity and uniqueness that is “ India”.
President Mr. B K Arora and Vice President Ms. Sushma Arora graced the occasion with their presence and hoisted the national flag along with the Principal Mr. R C Joshi.
The students dispersed after snacks with the image of the fluttering tricolor in their minds.
2nd October 2014: Moving ahead on the path of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi and one of the legendary Prime Minister Shri lal Bahadur Shastri, students and staff of LKSEC gave their contribution ine the drive of cleaniliness in the school premisis. Students of various houses gave their contribution to clean the surrounding of their respevtive houses and school premisis under the guidence of their House Masters and Mentors. On the other hand Principal Mr. R.C.Joshi led the teachers to clean the area near both the lecture theatres (XI & XII).
Earlier Gandhi & Shastri Jayanti was celebrated in the Senior School Assembly area. Stuents along with the music teachers enchanted the bhajans like ‘Vaishnav Jan To, Tene Kahiye Je’, ‘He Ram, He Ram…’, Alah Tero Nam…’ etc. which filled the environment with a feeling of piouness and humaniity. On the occasion students gave speeches that highlighted the contributions of Mahatma Gandhi and Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri. Mr. Pranay Kumar, informed the students about the importance of cleanliness and asked the stdents to make their surrounding clean and contribute their efforts in the Clean India drive of our Prime Mister Sh. Narendra Modi.
Principal Mr. R.C.Joshi gave his greetings on this auspicious day and said that this day is just not the birth days of two great leaders, it is the day on which we not only have to rejuvenate our efforts to make our nation ahead in terms of self dependence but also we have to give our best to regain the title of ‘Vishwa-Guru.’ He requested the staff and teachers to give their best in all spheres of life and on only then we will able to create a serene environment around us. He suggested all to give at least two hours in a week for the cleanliness drive in the school. His suggestion was whole heartedly accepted by the students and pledged that they will do their best to keep their surrounding clean and hygenic.
Ms. Asmita and Ms. Shanna Jain participated in the 26th W.C. Kashyap Memorial English Debate 2014 at Pestleweed College, Dehradoon. The Debate Competition was between 16 schools. The topic of the debate was Social Media – Boon or Bane, in which Asmita spoke in favour of the topic while Shanna Jain gave her views against the Social media. Both the speakers captivated the audience.
Ms. Shanna was considered as the best orator and clinched the first prize, on the other hand Asmita entralled with her views and bagged third Runner prize. Ms. Shanna, also was the winner of the Debate Competition also received a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/-.
Twelve enthusiastic performers of LKSEC represented the school in the IPSC Cultural Fest held at Mayo College Girls’ School from 19th and 20th September 2014. The students performed exceeding well in Folk Dance, Choreography, Western Dance and Solo Dance. We were winners in Choreography and Western Dance, got third position in Folk Dance and got consolation prize in Solo Classical Dance. Chief Guest of the function was Ms. Uma Sharma, a prominent Kathak Dancer who is also decorated with prestigious Padma Bhushan by Government of India.
Over all we were the winner of the IPSC Cultural Festival Trophy.
The students who brought laurels to themselves and school are Nikita Chandak, Saloni Bharti Singh, Riya Singh, Radha Agrawal, Sunita Deelwal, Pooja Singh, Nishta Vaswani, Arihant Jain, Gaurav Khelwani, Utsav Barandwal, Keshav Agrawal and Sunita Deelwal.
The theme of Choreography performed by our students was Nirbhya – based on crushing of women in general and their empowerment. The performance of the students raised the consciousness of the young generation specially women towards such heinous crimes and raising their voice against the sexual and patriarchal violence they had been taught to tolerate as inevitable.
The Folk Dance was a colourful Chhau Dance of Orissa, known for its grace, vigour and vitality. It is a dance originated from the mock – fights of the solders. The dance essentially marital and folk in nature was performed by mainly by soldiers to keep themselves physically fit. he students performed the mock –fight with groups of soldiers rhythmically fighting with each other with sword and shields, to the accompaniment of a band of musical instruments, mainly percussion.
The western Dance was performed in the most energetic manner on free hip-hop style that rocked the audience. Kathak was performed by Nishta Vaswani in the Solo Classical Dance category and she got words of praise by everyone.
Mrs. Sushma Arora, Vice President of school and Mr. R.C.Joshi, Principal congratulated all the students and their mentors for their extraordinary performance on such a grand scale.
Twelve students from LKSEC participated in the Silver Jubilee Memorial Inter School English, Hindi Debates, Quiz & Multimedia Presentation that held from 22nd to 24th September 2014 at Mayo College Girl’s School Ajmer.
Saksham Garg, Dikshita Nakra and Bhumkia Joshi outshined all with their exemplary skills and grabbed the pole position in the Multimedia Presentation Competition. On the other hand PADMANK BHUSHAN TIWARI, NIKHIL BAGHLA and RICHPAL MEHRIYA strolled into the final round in the Quiz Competition. They settled for the fourth position. Mohit Agarwal, RAKSHIT JAMAD and RAKSHITA RATHORE participated in English Turn Coat Debate Cum Extempore Competition, while PRAKASH PUNIYA, RISHABH BAFNA and RAVIJA BHARDWAJ participated in the Hindi Quiz and marked their presence.
It was a wonderful experience for all the students as the competition was a great stage for representing themselves.
“ Teacher – a source of love and inspiration A great teacher can change your life”
Teachers Day at LK Singhania Education Centre, Gotan was celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm. The day started with giving a tribute to Dr. Saravpalli Radhakrishnan. The day had an emotional and recreational touch. The students did all the preparations with complete energy and excitement. There were various games for the teachers and the students also performed various dances.
Principal, Mr. R C Joshi congratulated the teachers on the eve of the Teachers Day.
Students listening to PM Narendra Modiji’s speech at different hostels on Teacher Day 2014.
LKSEC celebrated its 27th Annual Prize Giving Ceremony on 3rd September 2014 by felicitating the meritorious students along with colourful display of cultural programmes. Former Police Commissioner of Mumbai & Member of Parliament Dr. Satyapal Singh graced the occasion as the chief guest. Dr. Satyapal Singh was welcomed in the safa ceremony by Mr. B.K.Arora, president JK White Cement Works while Mrs. Sushma Arora greeted him and his wife with bouquet.
Mr. R.C. Joshi, Principal welcomed the chief guest, guest of honor, parents and all the dignitaries present on the 27th Annual Prize Giving Ceremony. He praised the interminable efforts of Mr. B.K.Arora & Mrs. Sushma Arora which resulted into the growth of such an institution. In his annual report he mentioned the performance of the students in various classes with special emphasis on board classes where 17 students got 10 CGPA in X standard and 10 students scored over 90 % in class XII. He also mentioned the achievements made by the students in various sports and co-curricular activities on various platforms. Over 125 students marked their presence on district level and number of students represented the school at state and national levels in various sports. Students also made the school proud in various co curricular activities by getting positions in various IPSC events. The school stood first in English Literary Quiz while in Hindi Quiz and Drama we stood second and first respectively. He also stated that Vice President Mrs. Sushma Arora was honored by the ‘Excellency in Peace Education Award’ while HRD Minister admired 15 teachers by proving them with certificates.
A grand school orchestra comprising 107 students in guidance of their mentors presented an extraordinary harmony on the theme Jai ho- a song by Rahman on 28 various instruments. It was followed by the magnificent school band display on the theme song ‘Colonel Bogi’, ‘Almora March’ and ‘Bol radha Bol…’ by 25 students in their colourful dress.
On this occasion unveiling of school magazine was done by the chief guest Dr. Satyapal Singh along with Mr. B.K.Arora President, Mrs. Sushma Arora Vice-President, Mr. R.C. Joshi Principal, Mr.P.R. Kumar Vice-Principal, Mr. A.K.Mishra Headmaster Senior, Mr. D.P.Singh Headmaster Middle, Mr. S.B.Choudhary (HoD I.T.), Mr. Shanhar Nath (HoD – English ) and Mr. Pranay Kumar (HoD – Hindi).
In his speech the chief guest praised both the programmes wholeheartedly. He said that the education takes people on the righteous path and to bring equality within the society in the chief aim of the education. To achieve the goal we must try to lead a healthy life style and inspire others to do the same.
After a brief break, the cultural show began with ‘Saraswati Vandana’ by 17 girl students on the tune of Taal, Adi Taal, Teen Taal and Karwaha Taal. It was followed by the most entertaining dance of film songs by the tiny-tots of the school on the theme ‘Old is Gold’. These kids gave amazing dance performance on the song ‘Khaike Paan Banares wala’, ‘Hum Kale Hue to Kya hua…’, ‘Ude Jab Jab zulfeen tere…’and ‘Mera Juta hai Japani..’ It was followed by the fusion dance on Ganesh Chaturthi. The audience praised wholeheartedly the beautiful choreography. Women today feel very unsafe today and the time has come to the women to oppose injustice and discrimination within the society. Choreography on ‘Nirbhaya’ depicted the theme in the most imposing manner and got a standing ovation from all. The last performance was dance performance on the theme Jai ho…..indicating successful India. All the people in the pandal swayed on the musical dance performance of the students. By the end of the performance all the 300 participants assembled on the stage and everyone admired the performance of one and all.
The programme was anchored by Saijal Jain, Sanna Jain, Drisha Menon, Titash Rai, Yamini Saraf, Prachi Singh and Tarun Yadav.
Gotan 1st September – National level 16th Sir Padampat Singhnia Memorial Science Quiz was organized in LK Singhania Education Centre, Gotan. 26 schools from various parts of India participated in the science quiz comprising various rounds viz. verbal quiz, wheel of fortune, buzzer round, questions based on MCQ, audio visual round, clue round and rapid fire round. The programme began with the welcoming of the chief guest Dr. CVR Murti, Director IIT by presenting bouquet by Mr. B.K.Arora, President, JK White Cement Works, Gotan and Mrs.Sushma Arora, Vice President LK Singhnia Education Centre, Gotan. Mr. Abhisek Sengupta who flew directly from Dubai conducted the quiz. A Graduate from Hindu College, Delhi, Mr. Abhisek currently writes for a weekly newspaper in Dubai. He was also a part of research team for the show like KBC and Master Mind in the past.
Vice Principal Mr. P.R.Kumar in his welcoming speech introduced the chief guest and informed everyone about his contribution towards education and social services especially in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream ‘Home for Everyone’.
The quiz was conducted in two phases. 26 teams with great enthusiasm took part in the first phase; however, only eight teams could qualify for the second round. The teams which qualified were LKSEC Gotan, LASEC Jhalawad, Vallabh Ashram Gujarat, Saint Xavier’s Jaipur, DPS Jodhpur, Maheshwari Public School Jaipur, Vaisya Model School Bhiwani and Maam Public School Delhi. First prize was bagged by Master Padmank Tiwari and Ms. Monika Kriplani of LKSEC, Gotan, while the second prize went to Master Shreyansh Srivastwa and Ms. Himanshi Bhati of DPS Jodhpur. Master Yogesh Soni and Ms. Ariba Ahmed of LASEC, Jhalawad settled for the third position. Mr. P. Sundaram was the subject specialist for Mathematics, Mr. A.K.Mishra for Computer Science, Mrs. Bindumol for Chemistry, Mr. R.K.Gupta for Physics and Mr. Manoj Kumar for Biology.
Along with the trophy and certificate the first position holders got a cash prize of Rs. 15,000/- to each participant, Rs. 11,000/- each to the second position holders and Rs. 8,000/- to the third position holders.
Chief Guest of the day Dr. CVR Murti was extremely satisfied to see the profound interest of students towards Science. In his speech he motivated the students to understand and learn science, as new technology could be developed only through it. He also encouraged the students by giving the slogan – Educated India- Developed India and Learning halt-life halt. He asked the teachers to teach students in way to increase their inquisitiveness and curiosity. He whole heartedly thanked the management to organize Science Quiz on such a grand level.
Mrs. Bindumool, conveyer of the programme thanked the Chief Guest Dr. C.V.R. Murti, Special Guest Mr. B.K.Arora, Mrs. Sushma Arora, Principal Mr. R.C.Joshi, Vice Principal Mr. P.R.Kumar, Headmaster Senior Mr. A.K.Mishra, Headmaster Middle Mr. D.P.Singh along with participants, guests and students to make the programme a success.
Lady Anusuyia Singhania Memorial All India English Debate 2014 was organized on 30th August 2014 in the school premises in which 62 students of 31 schools participated. The topic of the debate was ‘Oil fields are the key factor for the crises and devastation in the middle east’. Prominent educationalist and columnist Prof. Pushpeshpant was the chief guest on the day while the competition was critically judged by Dr. Praveen Kumar Jha, Dr. Lalit Kumar and Dr. Gautam from the reputed Jawahar Lal University, New Delhi.
The first speaker Ms. Shubhangi Gupta from Birla Balika Vidhyapeet, Pilani mentioned how discovery of oil in the middle during the first decade attracted the western investors that lead to various wars in those days paved the path of conflict. Another debater Ritu Mishra advocated that it is the dollar that is the centre of all the conflicts.
Ms. Nikita Chandak from LK Singhnia Education Centre, Gotan presented her views in the favour of the motion and said that excess demand of crude oil in the US is the first step of the conflict. She said that the US always considered the oil fields of the middle east as its own property and never favoured other nation’s interference. On the other hand Master Mohit Agarwal rejected the motion and said that religion, petro-dollar, supply of arms by European and other nation as well as media have played an important role in increasing the crisis in the middle east.
Impressed with the standard of the debater Dr. Praveen Kumar, one of the judge praised the efforts of the participants and their mentors. He said that such platforms will surely enhance the thoughts of the next generation. Another judge Dr. Lalit Kumar also gave his views on the topic. He said this topic plays a crucial role in international politics and our own nation is no exception. He admired the efforts of the school’s administration for successfully conducting debate on such a grand scale.
Mr. Shankar Nath, HoD (English-LKSEC) and the conveyer of the debate, thanked the Chief Guest Prof. Pushpesh Pant, Guest of Honour Mr. B.K.Arora President JK White Cement Works and Mrs Sushma Arora Vice President LKSEC for sparing their valuable time and gracing the occasion. He also express his gratitude towards Mr. P.R.Kumar Vice Principal, Mr. A.K.Mishra Headmaster Senior, Mr. D.P.Singh Headmaster Middle, representative and participants of schools and the students of LKSEC.
Results of the English Debate:
First Position :
Nikita Chandak (LK Singhania Education Centre, Gotan)
Second Position :
Ahat Sanwariya (MMPS, Udaipur) & Akriti Patidar (LASEC Jhalawar)
Third Position :
Sarthak Jain (DPS Jodhpur) & Mohit Agarwal (LKSEC Gotan)
First Consolation Prize :
Kripa (Pinegroove School, Solan)
Second Consolation Prize :
Ishika Sharma (LASEC Jhalawar)
Results of the Hindi Debate:
First Position :
Mayank Verm (LKSEC Gotan)
Second Position :
Bhumika Joshi (LKSEC Gotan)
Third Position :
Ayush Jain (BVM Nainital) & Aditi Priya (BBV Pilani)
First Consolation Prize :
Devika (MGD Jaipur) & Saksham Agarwal (MPS Jaipur)
Second Consolation Prize :
Harshita (MPS Jaipur)
Lady Anusuiya Singhania Memorial All India Hindi Debate 2014 began with all decorum and grace on 30th August. The sequence for speaking in the debate was finalized by a lucky draw in the School Cobference Hall at 8000 AM. This was followed by the traditional group photography of all the participants with their escorts and host Principal.
The debate competition began with the welcoming of the Chief Guest Sh. B.K.Arora, President JK White Cement Works, Gotan by presenting a bouquet by Mr. R.C.Joshi, Principal LKSEC. Chief Guest with other administrators offered garland on the statue of lord Ganesha and presented floral tribute to the portrait of Lady Anusuiya and Sh. Kamlapat Singhania, the inspiration behind this programme.
It was followed by the Ganesh Vandana by the students to get blessings from the almighty. Mr. R.C.Joshi welcomed the chief guest, special guest, dignitaries, participants and the students on the debate competition. He expected that this debate will surely going to flow new thoughts in everyone’s mind and soul.
The debate began with announcement of rules for the debate. Participants of the first session were called on to the stage. 16 teams took part with great zest.
BIRLA PUBLIC SCHOOL,PILANI, R K K GIRLS’ PUBLIC SCHOOL,JODHPUR, BIRLA VIDYA MANDIR, NAINITAL , SAWAN PUBLIC SCHOOL,NEW DELHI, MAHARANA MEWAR PUBLIC SCHOOL, UDAIPUR, LADY ANUSUIYA EDUCATION CENTRE,JHALAWAR, SAINIK SCHOOL, KAPURTHALA, PINEGROVE SCHOOL, SOLAN, MAHESHWARI PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAIPUR, MGD GIRLS’ SCHOOL, JAIPUR, PESTLE WEED COLLEGE, DEHRADUN, SAINIK SCHOOL, KUNJPURA, BRCM PUBLIC SCHOOL, BAHAL, LAKSHMIPAT SINGHANIA SCHOOL, KANKROLI, DELHI PUBLIC SCHOOL, JODHPUR, ST. XAVIER SCHOOL, JAIPUR
The second session began at 3 p.m in which 15 teams participated.
SAINIK SCHOOL, GHORAKHAL,VIKAS VIDYALAYA, RANCHI,TAGORE PUBLIC SCHOOL, JAIPUR, SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA EDUCATION CENTRE,KANPUR, SAINIK SCHOOL, BALACHADI, SAINIK SCHOOL, SUJANPUR TIRA, RAJKUMAR COLLEGE, RAIPUR, MANN PUBLIC SCHOOL, DELHI, BIRLA BALIKA VIDYAPEETH, PILANI, AMBUJA VIDYA NIKETAN SCHOOL, AMBUJANAGAR, YADAVINDRA PUBLIC SCHOOL, PATIALA, L K SINGHANIA EDUCATION CENTRE, GOTAN, SAINIK SCHOOL, CHITTORGARH, VAISH MODEL SR.SEC. SCHOOL, BHIWANI, MODY SCHOOL, LAKSHMANGARH
Mr. Pushpesh Pant, an eminent personality in the field of education was the chief guest for the second session. Mr. Pant has worked in top universities like Delhi University and J N U Delhi. He has worked in many top positions like member of Indian council of world affairs and institute of defense studies and analysis. He is also contributor on food and travel and has scripted and anchored several food and travel TV show.
The competition was judged by Dr. Vimlendu Terthankar, professor DU, Dr. Hemant Kumar professor Shaheed Bhagat Singh College and Dr. Sunil Kumar Tiwari professor DU.
First participant Navdeep of Birla Public School, Pilani said that sports organization have become puppets in the hands of politicians and now we see that administrators are more in number than players in any tournament.
Siddhartha Pal of Rajkumar College, emphasised on free and fair sports authorities for the real development of sports.
Participant of LKSEC also were part of the debate. Ms Bhumika Joshi gave her views in the favour of the topic. She condemned the political interference in sports. She favoured training in the field of sports as well as administration. Then only sports personalities could remove the obstacles in this field.
Master Mayank Verma on the other hand gave her views against the topic. According to him sports too are a part of human culture and politics. Politics if criticized all the time will overshadow its better aspects. We have seen great administrator in sports and the whole world has accepted their mattel.
After the debate the judges gave their views. Dr. Vimlendra Tirthankar gave his best wishes to the participants and praised their efforts.
Another judge Dr. Sunil Kumar praised Lksec for providing such an excellent stage for the citizens of tomorrow.
Mr. B.K.Arora, President JK White Cement Works, Gotan motivated the children to take sports as their career. For this we have to change the environment. He cited the examples for foreign nations where clubs are funding the players. He advocated to Sponsor the sports on all stages.
Chief Guest Dr. Pushpesh Pant blessed the gathering and said that politics is a eternal part of democratic country like India. According to him it’s an important aspect of life but of course politics has a gray shade too. The problem is not in politics but in the commercialization of the games.
In the last Mr. Pranay Kumar, Coordinator of Hindi Debate expressed his gratitude to all in his vote of thanks.
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