Keeping this statement in view, ODM Public School Bhubaneswar organized it's Annual Sports Meet 2019 at the Railway Sports complex on 29th November 2019. The ground, the track and the stage area were beautifully decorated with colourful balloons, ribbons and flags of the different houses. The Chief Guest for the day was Mr.Tushar Kanti Behera( Minister of State Independent Charge)Electronic & Information Technology, Department of Sports & Youth Seminar, Government of Odisha, along with Mr Janmejaya Mohanty, International Body Builder. The programme started sharp at 9 a.m. with the hoisting of School flag followed by March Past of the houses and NCC troop. Dr. S. Minaketan, Chairman Educational group, declared the Sports Meet 2019“Open”. The Chief Guest, Mr. Tusharkanti Behera, in his address, congratulated the students and faculty of ODM, Bhubaneswar for putting up a grand show and urged the students to play with a true sportsman spirit. Mr. Janmejaya urged the youngsters to take up bodybuilding or any form of sports as a career option, stepping outside the conventional career choices. Dr. P. K. Das, President, School Managing Committee, Ms. Jyotshna Mahapatra, Member, SMC, Ms. Indumati Ray,Dir (F&A) and Mr. B. N. Rout were present on the dais.
The colourful cultural presentation of the four houses and by kids of BDA unit is praiseworthy.
As sports events continue till 30th November, ODM family wishes that the house flags fly high as the students battle it out in the track and field events. We also hope to identify some sporting talents who will keep the sports torch burning in future.
It is once again a moment of immense pride for us, to have Dr. S. Minaketan, Chairman, ODM Educational Group feature as one of India's top-40 Education Evangelist chosen by joint collaboration of FORBES and SkillTree. It was a once in a lifetime opportunity to be interview by Chetan Bhagat, the Indian Author and Bollywood Screenwriter, . Our chairman also presented his collection of books to Chetan Bhagat and the latter being an avid reader, appreciated the topics that the books covered while receiving it.